Professionals

Patent Attorney


Yasuhiko Tanaka, Dr. Eng. (Tokyo Office)

Education:
Ph.D and MS in Material Science and Engineering, and BS in Metallurgical Engineering of Tokyo Institute of Technology

Field:
Mechanical, Metallurgical

Careers:
The Japan Steel Works, LTD. (1993-1997)
Associate and Patent engineer in Fujimura Patent Bureau (1997-2006)
- Registered to JPAA (2004)
- Registered Professional Engineer (Gijyutu-shi) of Metallurgy in Japan






Shigeru Hashidate (Tokyo and Niigata Office)

Education:

MS and BS in Electronic Equipment and Engineering of Nagaoka University of Technology

Field:
Electrical

Careers:
Nippon Seiki Co., Ltd. (1997-1998)
Associate and Patent engineer in Amagai Associates and TMI Associates (1998-2009)
- Registered to JPAA (2006)



  
 
Koichi Matsumoto (Tokyo Office)

Education:
ME and BE in Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Technology

Field:
Mechanical, Metallurgical

Careers:
Kobe Steei Co., Ltd. (1996-2001)
Associate and Patent engineer in Fujimura Patent Bureau and Katayama & Partners (2001-2004)
Japan Patent Office, Examiner (2004-2014)
Associate in Dai-ichi International Patent Office (2014-2016)
- Registered to JPAA (2014)



 
 
Mika Yamano (Tokyo Office)

Education:

BA in Faculty of Law, Keio Univ.

Field:
Trademarks, Design

Careers:
Associate and Patent engineer in Law Firm and Patent Agency (2000-2016)
- Registered to JPAA (2010)






Junich Izumi (Yokohama Office)

Field:
Electrical


Careers:
Major Company of Manufacturing Electric Devices(-2006)
The founder of Izumi Int. Pat. Office(2007-)
- Registered to JPAA (1991)
- Qualified as Litigation Patent Attorney, "Huki-Benri-shi" (2005)


Solicitor Lawyer (Shihou-syoshi)


Tubasa Takeuchi (Tokyo Office)

Education:

BL in Law of Neiji Univ.

Careers:
The founder of Green Wing Solicitor's Firm
Associate in Solicitor's Firm (1998-2009)
- Qualified as a Solicitor Lawyer (Shihosyoshi Lawyer, Reg. No.6098, Tokyo)
- Licenced as the Summary Court Counsel



The Japan Patent Office (JPO; Tokkyocho) is a Japanese governmental agency in charge of industrial property right affairs.....

The Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) is the only organization of registered patent attorneys, Benri-shi......

The National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT) is an Independent Administrative Institution in Japan for providing comprehensive information on industrial property.....

The Intellectual Property High Court is a court specializing in intellectual property cases for hearing appeals from district courts in Japan on patent actions and suits against appeal/trial decisions made by the JPO....