Japanese Patents about Treatment and Processing of Leather

Leather products such as bags can be used for a long time with proper care.

The more leather you use, the more the color and texture of the products change. You can enjoy the transition.

In order to apply leather to products, it is important to go through various processes including tanning.

For example, leather removes impurities by tanning in order to prevent it from hardening.

Therefore, there are various patents for leather treatment.

Currently, there are about 110 patents in force for leather in Japan.




This graph relates to the final uses of leather in above Japanese patents.

Final uses of leather



The following graph relates to MECHANICAL TREATMENT OR PROCESSING OF SKINS, HIDES, OR LEATHER IN GENERAL; PELT-SHEARING MACHINES; INTESTINE-SPLITTING MACHINES (IPC:C14B)

MECHANICAL TREATMENT OR PROCESSING



The graph below relates to TREATING SKINS, HIDES OR LEATHER WITH CHEMICALS, ENZYMES OR MICRO-ORGANISMS, e.g. TANNING, IMPREGNATING OR FINISHING; APPARATUS THEREFOR; COMPOSITIONS FOR TANNING (IPC:C14C)

CHEMICAL TREATMENT, ENZYMES OR MICRO-ORGANISMS


In addition to the above, there are many patents that have been expired or expired for Japanese leather processing, as the technology has been studied for a long time.

If you have any requests of patent search for this technology and its English translation, please feel free to contact us.