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President Aki Ryuka
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)
Certified to practice IP litigation in Japan
Attorney at Law, California, USA

Practice Areas:
Prosecution, Licensing, Litigation, Opinions, and Customs Surveillance in the fields of Japanese Patent, Design, and Trademark law

Degrees:
Master of Engineering, Tokyo University, 1987
Bachelor of Engineering, Tohoku University, 1984


Partner Hideya Akashi
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)
Certified to practice IP litigation in Japan
Class I Information Technology Engineer

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Invention Consulting (Patent Visualization), Opinions, Litigation

Degrees:
Master of Engineering, Information Science, Kyoto University, 1993
Bachelor of Engineering, Information Science, Kyoto University, 1991


Partner Tadayoshi Higashiyama
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)
Certified to practice IP litigation in Japan

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Invention Consulting (Patent Visualization), Opinions, Litigation

Degrees:
Master of Science and Engineering, Keio University, 2000
Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Keio University, 1998


Partner Manabu Takata
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)
Certified to practice IP litigation in Japan
Software Design and Development Engineer

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Litigation, Opinions

Degrees:
Bachelor of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1997


Junior Partner Kazutoshi Iiyama
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Litigation, Opinions, Design, Invention Consulting (Patent Visualization)

Degrees:
Master of Engineering, Nagoya University, 1994
Bachelor of Engineering, Nagoya University, 1992


Junior Partner Daisuke Koiso
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Utility Model Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Keio University, 2004


Junior Partner Tetsuya Habe
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Master of Aerospace Engineering, Kyushu University, 2010
Bachelor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Kyushu University, 2008


Junior Partner Ken-ichiro Aoki
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Utility Model Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in Science and Technology, Keio University


Naoki Fujishima
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Law, Chuo University (2013)
Master of Engineering, Osaka University, 2000
Bachelor of Engineering, Osaka University, 1998


Ryuichiro Shirahashi
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Design, Utility Model Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Mechanical and Intelligent Systems Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology


Kohei Nakano
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Waseda University


Tamon Kimura
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of College of Science and Technology, Department of Physics, Nihon University


Takuma Hongo
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Agriculture, Tokyo University, 1999
Master of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Tokyo University, 2001


Chie Fujita
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Engineering, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1997


Nobuhiro Yamanaka
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)
Ph.D.

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Quantum Engineering and Systems Science with an emphasis in Engineering, University of Tokyo
Doctor of Physics, Graduate School of Science, University of Tokyo


Yoko Furuma
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Liberal Arts of Foreign Studies, International Christian University


Katsuyuki Utani
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Electronics, Gunma University (1991)
Master of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Gunma University (1993)
Juris Doctor, Daito Bunka University School of Law (2011)


Toshikazu Negi
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)
Ph.D.

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Science, Tokyo University of Science (2004)
Master of Science, Tokyo Metropolitan University (2006)
Ph.D. (Science), The Graduate University for Advanced Studies (SOKENDAI) (2009)


Yuichi Kato
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Master of Engineering, University of Tokyo, 2001
Bachelor of Engineering, Chiba University, 1999


Hirotaka Hokkyo
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Master of Business Administration, Globis Graduate School of Management, 2017
Master of Physics and Applied Physics, Waseda University, 1996
Bachelor of Applied Physics, Waseda University, 1993


Takeki Watanabe
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Geophysics in Science, University of Tokyo, 1994
Master of Earth and Planetary Physics in Science, University of Tokyo, 1996


Takayuki Ishiwata
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Master of Agriculture, Kyoto University, 2011
Bachelor of Agriculture, Kyoto University, 2009


Kohei Awaya
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Master of Science and Engineering, Keio University, 2002
Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Keio University, 2000


Tomoya Momiyama
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Master of Electronic Science and Engineering, Kyoto University (2014)
Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Kyoto University (2012)


Kai Takasu
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering, Waseda University.


Mitsunobu Hoshino
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Ph.D. Molecular and cellular biology.




Foreign Correspondence


WANG Shen
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Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Translation, Search

Degrees:
Master of Science in Engineering, University of Tianjin, 2006
Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University of Tianjin, 2003



Lee Jeong Hye
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Practice Areas:
Korean Liaison, Client Correspondence (Korea)

Degrees:
Graduated from Yamanashi Eiwa College, Department of Humanities
Graduated from Hanyang Women's College, Japanese Interpretation, Korea



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