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(The list includes 20 attorneys)


Hajime TAKASHIMA
President
- 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 leading pharmaceutical company in Japan.
- handles a wide range of IP matters in the fields of chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, organic synthesis, medical science, cosmetics, foods, functional materials, mechanical devices and so on, and represents clients for prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court, contracts with Japanese and foreign companies, such as licensing, etc.
- has particularly strong expertise in the fields of life science including pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, biotechnology, etc., organic and inorganic chemistry, food, cosmetics, polymers, functional materials and semiconductors.

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Mitsunori KAMADA
Vice President

- registered patent attorney
- joined TAKASHIMA International Patent Office in 1995.
- 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 in various industrial fields, such as biotechnology, medical science, chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, mechanical devices and so on, and represents clients for prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court. He also handles contracts with Japanese and foreign companies, such as licensing, etc
- has particularly strong expertise in the fields of biotechnology, medicine, pharmaceutical sciences, organic chemistry, polymers and functional materials.
- provides a number of lectures in Japan on how to patent biotechnology inventions.

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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) in one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters in the fields of chemical, pharmaceutical, organic synthesis and biotechnology, for prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court..

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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 in one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters on pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, organic synthesis, biotechnology and so on, for prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court.

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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f office.
- has expertise covering the field of life science including biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, medicine, etc., and handles IP matters for prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court.

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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) in one of the leading pharmaceutical companies in Japan and then joined other patent attorneysf office.
- handles a wide range of IP matters in the field of chemistry, pharmaceutical and chemical technologies, biotechnology, foods, cosmetics and so on, for prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court.

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Tomiya TOZAKI
- registered patent attorney
- handles IP matters including prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court, in the field of life science, biotechnology, medicine and pharmaceutical sciences.

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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.

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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 in one of the leading cosmetics companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters including prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court, in the field of chemistry, environmental chemistry, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, foods, new materials, organic synthesis and so on.

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Junzo KOIKE
- registered patent attorney
- Ph.D in Medicine
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career as an immunologist at a laboratory (pharmacology lab) in one of the leading chemical companies in Japan.
- handles IP matters including prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court, in the fields of life science, biotechnology, pharmaceutical sciences, medicine and organic synthesis.

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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 other patent attorneysf office.
- handles IP matters in the fields of chemistry, polymers, organic synthesis, functional materials, inorganic chemistry, etc.

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Dai KITAWAKI
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, he started his career in other patent attorneysf office.
- handles legal matters, trademarks and designs.

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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 including prosecutions and appeal procedures before the JPO and litigations before the Court, specializing in the field of organic synthesis, pharmaceutical sciences, polymers, inorganic chemistry, catalyst chemistry, material sciences, natural product chemistry, foods, cosmetics, etc.

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Maki NABESHIMA
- registered patent attorney
- certified litigator
- Juris Doctor
- prior to joining TAKASHIMA International Patent Office, she had worked at another patent firm for several years, which made her decide to pursue her carrier 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.

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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 in a company committed with research and development of drugs and foods.
- handles IP matters in the fields of life science, biotechnology, medical science, pharmaceutical science, chemistry, foods, 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.

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Keijiro KAMEI
- registered patent attorney
- has Master's degree in bioengineering, and he started his carrier 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.

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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.

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Hitoshi NAKAYAMA
- registered patent attorney
- Ph.D in Agriculture
-a former employee at a public office
- handles IP matters in the fields of life science, biotechnology, microbiology, protein engineering, agricultural chemistry, etc.

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Sakuji AMAI
- registered patent attorney
- highly experienced patent attorney, has 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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