Chair


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(The list includes 23 attorneys)


Hajime TAKASHIMA
Chair, the founder of TAKASHIMA International Patent Office
- registered patent attorney, passed qualification exam in 1971
- certified litigator
- pharmacist
- prior to founding TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career in the IP department of the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan.
- handles a wide range of IP matters including patents, designs and trademarks and contracts for domestic and foreign clients in the fields of pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical sciences, medical sciences, biotechnology, life sciences, cell culturing, organic synthesis, organic and inorganic chemistry, cosmetics, foods, functional materials, polymers, medical use materials and devices, mechanical, electric, optical and medical devices, semiconductors, fine ceramics, organic EL, batteries and cells, vehicle components, telecommunications, business models, plant variety registration and so on.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Mitsunori KAMADA
President

- registered patent attorney
- joined TAKASHIMA International Patent Office in 1995, and started his career at his final year of the doctor course.
- obtained B.S. degrees in biology and chemistry, and then pursued graduate studies in molecular biology and biochemistry.
- handles a wide range of IP matters including patents, designs and trademarks and contracts for domestic and foreign clients in various industrial fields, such as biotechnology, life sciences, pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical sciences, medical sciences, organic and inorganic chemistry, polymers, functional materials, mechanical, electric, optical and medical devices, semiconductors, organic EL, batteries and cells, business models, plant variety registration and so on.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.
- provides a number of lectures in Japan on how to patent biotechnology inventions.
- awards: leading lawyer in IP (life sciences, 2018 & 2019), EXPERT GUIDES THE WORLD'S LEADING LAWYERS CHOSEN BY THEIR PEERS

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Miyako DOI
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- pharmacist
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she started her career as a researcher (organic synthesis) at one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters mainly in the fields of organic synthesis, pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical sciences, formulations, medical sciences, agrochemicals, food products, cosmetics, inorganic chemistry, biotechnology, polymers, organic materials, functional materials films, fibers, synthetic resins, analysis and analytical devices and plant variety registration.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Yaeko TAMURA
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- pharmacist
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she started her career as a pharmacist at one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters mainly in the fields of formulations, pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical sciences, medical sciences, agrochemicals, organic synthesis, food products, cosmetics, inorganic chemistry, biotechnology, polymers, organic materials, analysis and analytical devices and plant variety registration.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Miyuki MURATA
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she started her career at The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo, and then in other patent attorneys' office.
- handles IP matters mainly in the fields of biotechnology, life sciences, medical sciences, pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, agrochemicals, food products, cosmetics, biochemical analysis, polymers, organic materials and plant variety registration.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Atsuko AKAI
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- pharmacist
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she started her career as a laboratory researcher (pharmacology) at one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan and then joined another patent attorneysf office.
- handles IP matters mainly in the fields of pharmaceuticals and pharmaceutical sciences, medical sciences, biotechnology, formulations, organic synthesis, agrochemicals, food products, cosmetics, organic synthesis, inorganic chemistry, polymers, organic materials and plant variety registration.
- handles IP matters mainly in the field of chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, medical sciences, biotechnology, foods, cosmetics and so on.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Tomiya TOZAKI
- registered patent attorney
- handles IP matters in the field of life sciences, biotechnology, medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, organic chemistry and functional materials.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Masamichi NAKA
- registered patent attorney
- pharmacist
- handles IP matters including prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court, specializing in pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, biotechnology, organic chemistry, polymers, functional materials, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Masumi TAKEI
- registered patent attorney
- pharmacist
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she started her career as a laboratory researcher at one of the leading cosmetics companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters in the field of chemistry, environmental chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, medical sciences, cosmetics, foods, functional materials, organic synthesis, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Shigehisa TAKAYAMA
- registered patent attorney
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career in the R&D department of the leading chemical company in Japan, and then joined another patent attorneysf office.
- handles IP matters in the fields of chemistry, polymers, organic synthesis, functional materials, inorganic chemistry, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Dai KITAWAKI
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career at another patent attorneysf office.
- handles trademarks, designs, patents in the field of mechanical devices and legal matters.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Hirofumi TOMA
- registered patent attorney
- Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
- pharmacist
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career as a JSPS postdoctoral fellow at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in U.S., then worked as a research associate at Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University, and then joined the JPO as a patent examiner.
- handles IP matters in the field of organic synthesis, pharmaceutical sciences, polymers, inorganic chemistry, catalyst chemistry, material sciences, natural product chemistry, foods, cosmetics, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.
- a pert-time lecturer at the Department of Management of Technology and Intellectual Property, Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine.

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Maki NABESHIMA
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- Juris Doctor
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she worked as a technical translator and then worked at another patent attorney's office for several years, which made her decide to pursue her career in IP law, and she went back to school for legal education.
- handles legal matters, trademarks, designs and copyrights based on the well-established understanding of Japanese and non-Japanese laws.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Yuki TAKEOHARA
- registered patent attorney
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she started her career at a food company in Japan, and then worked as a researcher in biotechnology at a company committed with research and development of drugs and foods.
- handles IP matters in the fields of life science, biotechnology, medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, chemistry, foods, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Koichiro MURAOKA
- registered patent attorney
- a former employee at a public office
- handles IP matters in the fields of biotechnology, medical science, pharmaceutical science and chemistry, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Keijiro KAMEI
- registered patent attorney
- has Master's degree in bioengineering, and he started his career as a patent attorney at another firm prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office.
- handles IP matters in the fields of life science, biotechnology, foods, cosmetics, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc

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Yosuke ITOU
- registered patent attorney
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career in the R&D department of a leading dairy product company in Japan, and then joined other Patent & Law firm.
- handles IP matters in the fields of life science, biotechnology, medical science, pharmaceutical science, chemistry, foods, etc.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Eiji TABUSHI
- registered patent attorney
- pharmacist
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career at IP Department of one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters in the fields of chemistry, organic synthesis, medical sciences, pharmaceutical sciences and biotechnology, for wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Minoru IWAKI
- registered patent attorney
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he used his expertise at one of major Japanese pharmaceutical companies.
- handles IP matters in the fields of life science area including biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, medical science and chemistry.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Noriko TSUJIMOTO
- registered patent attorney
- Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences
- pharmacist
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she started her career as a researcher at a Japanese leading food company and further at RIKEN, the prestigious Japanese research center; and worked as a patent attorney at another patent attorney's firm.
- handles IP matters in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, medical science and chemistry.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Soichi OGOU
- registered patent attorney
- Ph.D. in Dental Science
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he worked as a researcher at world most prestigious research centers such as Wister Institute (US) and Max-Planck Institute for Immunobiology (Germany) and as a patent attorney at other patent attorneys' firms.
- handles IP matters in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, medical science, agrochemicals, inorganic chemistry, food and cosmetic products, polymers, organic materials, housewares and logistics.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Nobuko TACHIKAWA
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she worked at the Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University (CiRA), and her other previous experiences are at a Japanese major chemical company and another patent attorney's firm.
- handles IP matters in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceutical science, medical science, agrochemicals, inorganic chemistry, food and cosmetic products, polymers, organic materials, semiconductor technologies such as flat panel displays, solar cells and TFTs, MEMS or micromachine technologies, material-related technologies, industrial machinery, and daily use products.
- provides wide range of IP services including prosecutions, appeals and oppositions before the JPO and litigations before the Court, FTO search, expert opinions, due diligence analysis, licensing, etc.

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Sakuji AMAI
- registered patent attorney
- highly experienced patent attorney, with abundant experiences in the leading pharmaceutical company and patent attorneysf offices over a wide range of IP matters.
- handles trademarks, contracts and legal systems.

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