SEIWA PATENT & LAW

Senior partners

Atsushi AOKI

  • President of SEIWA PATENT & LAW.
  • Senior Partner in charge of Trademark Department, Management Department, System Department, Metallurgy Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1990. Joined the firm in 1988.
Education:
  1. Keio Univ., Law Department
  2. George Washington Univ., National Law Center (LL.M)
Special Field:
  • Trademark
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • APAA
  • INTA
  • FICPI
  • LES Japan
  • IPO

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Junichi TSURUTA

  • Senior Partner in charge of Design Department, Patent Group Control.
  • Section Manager of Training Section.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1985. Joined the firm in 1973.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mechanical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Mechanical Eng.
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • APAA
  • FICPI
  • LES Japan

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Yoichi WATANABE

  • Senior Partner.
  • Senior Partner in charge of Life Science Department.
  • Section Manager of Foreign Language Section.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2000. Joined the firm in 1991.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Sophia Univ., Biology
Special Field:
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Agricultural Chemical
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • APAA
  • AIPLA

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Chihiro MINAMIYAMA

  • Senior Partner.
  • Senior Partner in charge of Electronic Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1998. Joined the firm in 1999.
Education:
  1. Keio Univ., Instrumentation Eng.
  2. Franklin Pierce Law Center (Master of Intellectual Property)
Special Field:
  • Electronic Eng.
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • LES Japan
  • AIPLA

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Shinji MITSUHASHI

  • Senior Partner.
  • Senior Partner in charge of Mechanical Department, Business Operation Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2002. Joined the firm in 1999.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Keio Univ., Biomedical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Mechanical Eng.
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • APAA

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Hisanori EBISUDA

  • Senior Partner.
  • Senior Partner in Charge of Chemical Department.
  • Former Director General of Third Patent Examination Department , Japan Patent Office.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2011. Joined the firm in 2011.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Osaka Univ., Science
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Kenji YAMAGUCHI

  • Senior Partner in charge of Legal Department, Vice General Manager of Management Department.
  • Attorney-at-Law, 2001. Registered Patent Attorney, 2001. Joined the firm in 2001.
Education:
  1. Tokyo Univ., Law Department
Special Field:
  • Patent Infringementing
  • Litigation
  • Legal Issues regarding Licensing
  • Other matters relating to Intellectual Property
Member:
  • Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Partners

Tetsuji KOGA

  • Partner Counsel.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1981. Joined the firm in 1980.
Education:
  1. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Inorganic Chemistry
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
  • Metallurgical Eng.
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • FICPI-JAPAN board member

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Satoru DENO

  • Partner.
  • General Manager of Chemical Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2003. Joined the firm in 1991.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Organic Chemistry
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Minako MIZUNO

  • Partner.
  • General Manager of Design Department.
  • Former Chief Examiner (Design) of the Japan Patent Office.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2000. Joined the firm in 2000.
Education:
  1. Tokyo Gakugei Univ., Education Department
Special Field:
  • Designs
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • APAA(Co-Chair, Design Committee)

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Yoshihiro KOBAYASHI

  • Partner.
  • Section Manager of Chemical Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1992. Joined the firm in 1981.
Education:
  1. Kyushu Institute of Technology, Industrial Chemistry
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Yuichi MORIMOTO

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2007. Joined the firm in 1992.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chemical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Mechanical Eng.
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Kazuhiro NAKAMURA

  • Partner.
  • General Manager of Chemical Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1996. Joined the firm in 1993.
Education:
  1. Tokyo Univ., Agricultural Chemistry
  2. Franklin Pierce Law Center (Master of Intellectual Property)
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Textile
Member:
  • AIPPI
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Shigeki HIROSE

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1997. Joined the firm in 1998.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chemical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Mechanical Eng.
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Atsushi EBITANI

  • Partner.
  • Department Counsel of Chemical Department. Section Manager of Chemical Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1984. Joined the firm in 2003.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chemical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • AIPPI

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Nobuo SEKINE

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2002. Joined the firm in 1998.
Education:
  1. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Chemical Eng.
  2. Univ. of Washington (LL.M. in IP Law and Policy)
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • AIPLA
  • AIPPI

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Kimikazu ITO

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2006. Joined the firm in 1999.
Education:
  1. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Mechanical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Mechanical Eng.
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Nami TOGAWA

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 1991. Joined the firm in 2000.
Education:
  1. Keio Univ., Law Department
Special Field:
  • Trademark
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • INTA
  • APAA

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Hiroyuki ONODA

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2005. Joined the firm in 2005.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Polymer Eng.
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Kentaro ITO

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2009. Joined the firm in 2005.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Precision Mechanical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Mechanical Eng.
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Masatoshi TAKAHASHI

  • Partner.
  • Section Manager of Chemical Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2006. Joined the firm in 2006.
Education:
  1. Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Department of Synthetic Chemistry and Biological Chemistry
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • AIPPI

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Masaru NAKAJIMA

  • Partner.
  • Section Manager of Life Science Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2006. Joined the firm in 2007.
  • US Patent Agent Examination passed in 2014.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Science, The University of Tokyo, Animal Resource Science.
Special Field:
  • Biochemistry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Agricultural Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association
  • Licensing Executives Society
  • AIPPI(Senior Director)

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Norio FUKUCHI

  • Partner.
  • General Manager of Metallurgy Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2013. Joined the firm in 2008.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Mechanical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Material Science and Engineering (Steel Making Technology, Semiconductor materials, Metallurgical Eng.), Mechanical Eng.
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Kenji KIMURA

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2014. Joined the firm in 2003.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Kobe Univ., Applied Chemistry
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Tsutomu KAWANO

  • Partner.
  • Section Manager of Electronic Department.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2004. Joined the firm in 2004.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Osaka Univ., Engineering Science.
Special Field:
  • Electronic Eng.
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Akira KAWAI

  • Partner.
  • Section Manager of Electronic Department.
  • Former Director of Trial Division of the Japan Patent Office .
  • Former WIPO official.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2009. Joined the firm in 2009.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Nagoya Institute of Technology, Electrical Eng.
Special Field:
  • Electronic Eng.
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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Miyako SAITO

  • Partner.
  • Registered Patent Attorney, 2005. Joined the firm in 2007.
Education:
  1. Graduate School of Tokyo Univ., Biomaterial Science
Special Field:
  • Chemistry
Member:
  • Japan Patent Attorneys' Association

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  • FAX:+81(0)3-5470-1911

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3-5-1 Toranomon, Minato-ku,
Tokyo 105-8423, JAPAN

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