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Jun, 1994Founded in Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan with capital of 20 million yen.
Apr, 1996Moved to Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
Mar, 1998Managing Director Mr. Maida starts training at EPO.
Apr, 2000Registered to JPO web-site. Opened web-site of WISEL.
Nov, 2000Expanded the Patent Information Analysis and Technical Trend Analysis department.
Apr, 2002EJoined Japan Intellectual Property Association.
EBegin publishing Japanese version of "EPIDOS News" issued by EPO to web-site of WISEL.
Nov, 2002Displayed our search & translation service at IPO 30th annual meeting held at Los Angeles.
Oct, 2003EDisplayed our search & translation service at Patent Information Fair.
EJoined AIPLA held in Washington D.C.
Nov, 2003Visited China Patent Office and patent and law offices in Beijing and Shanghai.
Jun, 2004Selected as "official prior-art search company for medium and small companies" by Japan Patent Office.
Mar, 2005Joined in AIPPI(International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property).
Apr, 2005ESet up Osaka Office
EVisited Korea Patent Office and patent offices in Seoul. .
Apr, 2006Set up Nagoya Office.
Sep, 2006Made a presentation on the technical trend analysis "Gold Nanoparticle Catalyst" commissioned by National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) in Patent Business Market.
Oct, 2006EThe patent information search biomass bottle was broadcast on the TV program Circulation of Intellectual Property by TV Asahi etc.
EMade a presentation on the "TextMining of Patent
Information - Application of Freeware Termmi in INFOPRO.
Jan, 2007The president of Nagoya Office gave a lecture on "patent information search" for the faculties in an intellectual property department of Nagoya University.
Jun, 2007The vice president of Osaka Office joined the "Patent Search Competition" as an examiner. The competition was held as 50th anniversary event of the Association for Kansai Patent Information Center.
Dec, 2007 Published a translation of the book "Integrated Intellectual Asset Management" written by Steve Manton in cooperation with Dr.Yoshitoshi Tanaka, Associate Professor of Graduate School of Innovation Management,Tokyo Institue of Technology.
Jan, 2008Joined International Trademark Association(INTA).
Apr, 2008EOur search staff participated in training at EPO. He is the seventh person to join the training from our company.
ENagoya Office was also authorized as the official prior-art search office for medium and small companies by JPO.
EAttended the 130th annual meeting of INTA.
Sep, 2008Attended AIPPI 41st Congress held in Boston.
Nov, 2009Organized gIntellectual Property Seminar for Small and Medium Enterprises and Business Venturesh by Mr. Yoichiro Sata, Chief and Professor of Intellectual Property Management and Education Center, Yamaguchi University in Tokyo and Osaka in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the foundation of Wisel Corporation (in Tokyo and Osaka).
May, 2010Mr. Koji Amasaki (technical fields: chemistry and biotechnology), Patent Agent and Small and Medium Enterprise Management Consultant, joined as a counsel. Mr. Amasaki was qualified as a patent agent in 2003 during his continuance with Wisel.
Dec, 2010EIncreased capital to 58 million yen.
EMr. Tomoaki Azuma (technical fields: electronics, information and communications, software), Patent Agent, joined as a counsel. Mr. Azuma was qualified as a patent agent in 2006 during his continuance with Wisel.
Nov, 2011EThree examiners visited Wisel from the EPO. Wisel's search staff received a detailed explanation about CPC, etc.
EMs. Naoko Okuizumi, Wisel's employee, was qualified as a patent agent (resigned in August, 2012).
May, 2013Moved Nagoya Office to Nishiki, Naka-ku, Nagoya.
Mar, 2014Ms. Rika Wakui, Wisel's employee, received the highest award (as the top of six Gold searchers) in the category gIndividualsh (participants: 201 individuals) of the Patent Search Competition sponsored by IPCC and held Oct. 2013.