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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.


Chieko Murofushi
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Master of Science and Engineering, Keio University, 2013
Bachelor of Science and Engineering, Keio University, 2011


Tsuyoshi Hagiwara
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Law, University of Tokyo
Master of Human Security (International Relations), University of Tokyo



Toshiyuki Ota
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)
Ph. D.

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2005
Master of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2006
Doctor of Electronic Information Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, 2010


Takahiro Suzuki
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Qualifications:
Patent Attorney (Japan)

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution

Degrees:
Bachelor of Mechano-Informatics, University of Tokyo
Master of Information Science and Technology, University of Tokyo




Foreign Correspondence


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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