REPRESENTATIVE

President / Patent Attorney  Katsufumi MIZUNO

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan (1980), registered in 1981

Education: Chuo University (L.L.B., 1979)
Memberships: JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association),
AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property),
INTA (International Trademark Association),
APAA (Asian Patent Attorney Association), JTA (Japan Trademark Association)

EXPERIENCE

1993 Vice Chairperson of Trademark Committee of JPAA
1994 Chairperson of Patent Committee of JPAA
1995-2000 Commissioner of JTA
2000 Chairperson of Patent Committee of JPAA
2006 Vice Chairperson of Disciplinary Enforcement Committee of JPAA
2009 Vice President of JPAA
2010 Chairperson of Industrial Competitiveness Committee of JPAA
2010 IP Chairperson of Business Promotion Working Group of JPAA
2010-2016 Vice President of Political Federation of JPA
2017 President of Political Federation of JPA

OUR PROFESSIONALS

PATENT & DWSIGN TEAM

PATENT ATTORNEY Makoto IDE

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2003), registered in 2003

Education: Chuo University
(B.Eng.in Science and Engineering, 1998)
Specializations: Powder technology;
materials science; precision machinery;
business equipment; mechatronics; optical
engineering; electrical engineering;
computer software; hydraulic equipment;
organic and inorganic chemistry
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese and English

PATENT ATTORNEY Hiroshi SUZAWA

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2003), registered in 2003

Education: Kansai University
(B.Eng. in System Management, 1999)
Specializations: Precision machinery;
business equipment; mechatronics;
optical engineering; electrical
engineering; computer software;
hydraulic equipment
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese, English and Chinese

PATENT ATTORNEY Yosuke HISAMATSU

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2009), registered in 2009

Education: University of Tsukuba
(Ph. D. in life sciences and
bioengineering, 2006)
Specializations: Biochemistry; biology;
cytology; organic and inorganic chemistry;
pharmaceuticals; materials science;
polymer chemistry
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese and English

PATENT ATTORNEY Kei NARUSE

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2011), registered in 2012

Education: Tohoku University
(B.Eng. in Applied Chemistry, 2006)
Specializations: Organic and inorganic
chemistry; computer software;
mechatronics and design
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese and English

PATENT ATTORNEY Shun AMIMORI

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2012), registered in 2013

Education: Kitasato University
(BSc in biology, 2007)
Specializations: Biology; biotechnology;
biochemistry; organic and inorganic
chemistry
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese and English

PATENT ATTORNEY Tsuyoshi TOMIDOKORO

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2016), registered in 2016

Education: Keio University
(B.Eng.in Science and Technology, 2012)
Specializations: automotive engineering,
thermodynamics, mechatronics,
mechanical engineering,
electrical engineering
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese and English

PATENT ATTORNEY Naritoshi KAWAKAMI

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2002), registered in 2002

Education: Tokyo Institute of
Technology
(M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, 1994)
Specializations: Precision machinery;
mechatronics; production engineering;
hydraulic equipment
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese and English

TRADEMARK & DESIGN TEAM

PATENT ATTORNEY Mitsuko WADA

Partner
Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2001), registered in 2001

Education: Sophia University (B.A., 1995)
Specializations: Trademark including trials and appeals, licensing, litigation; import
suspensions; contracts
Memberships: JPAA, INTA, JTA, APAA
Languages: Japanese and English

PATENT ATTORNEY Akihiro HOZAKI

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2004), registered in 2004

Education: Waseda University
(L.L.B., 1995)
Specializations: Trademark and design
including trials and appeals, licensing,
litigation, import suspensions
Memberships: JPAA, JTA
Languages: Japanese and English

PATENT ATTORNEY Ami SUZUKI

Qualified as Patent Attorney in Japan
(2007), registered in 2007

Education: Reitaku University (B.A., 2000)
Specializations: Trademark and design
including trials and appeals
(domestic and international); licensing;
litigation; unfair competitions
Memberships: JPAA
Languages: Japanese and English