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Partner Manabu Takata

Patent Attorney (Japan)
Certified to practice IP litigation in Japan
Software Design and Development Engineer

Practice Areas:
Patent Prosecution, Litigation, Opinions

Mr. Takata specializes in optical systems, control systems, digital signal processing systems, fuel cell systems, semiconductors, and electrical circuits including timing adjusting circuits, control circuits, and measurement circuits.

Work Experience:
From 1997 until 2000, he worked at Sharp Corporation as an optical engineer of backlight systems for TFT-LCD modules, including those used in car navigation systems.

Mr. Takata joined RYUKA IP Law Firm in 2000. Recent work in 2012 includes representing a large US client in nullity trials before the Japan IP High Court and Supreme Court, together with colleagues Mr. Ryuka and Mr. Akashi and in cooperation with Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu.

Bachelor of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1997

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)