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    6 employees(4 Patent Attorneys, 2 clerks)

    Takumi KOBAYASHIPresident, Japanese Patent Attorney

    Takumi KOBAYASHI

    Mr. Kobayashi provides services related to the establishment and exploitation of intellectual property, with a focus on patenting, in a wide range of technical fields that includes machines, controls, inorganic chemistry, software, business models, designs and trademarks. Providing amiable and sophisticated services to clients, he leads the way in delving into ideas in applying ideas to other technical field pursuit of horizontal development, after having considered the intentions of their inventors, and relishes helping inventors structure their inventions from their ideas. By taking advantage of his practical experience from being seconded to industry, he provides consulting services such as support for business enhancement, IP training and planning strategies for rights establishment in IP and business development departments.

    Practice Area

    Patents / Trademarks / Designs / Intellectual Property Litigation and Trials

    Education
    • Tokyo Institute of Technology (M.E., Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Innovative and Engineered Materials, 2006)
    • The Polytechnic University (B.E., Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electronic Engineering, 2004)
    Admission

    Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (2011)

    Experience
    • Bird International Patent Firm (2017-Present)
    • TMI Associates (2013-2017)
    • TOTO LTD. (2014-2015)
    • Taiyo, Nakajima & Kato, Tokyo (2008-2012)
    • Matsumoto Patent Office (2006-2008)
    Languages

    Japanese / English

    Organization Memberships

    Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (2011)

    Akira YAMANOJapanese Patent Attoney

    Akira Yamano

    Practice Area

    Patents / Trademarks / Designs / Intellectual Property Litigation and Trials

    Education
    • Tokyo Institute of Technology (M.S., Applied Physics, 1999)
    • Tokyo Institute of Technology (B.S., Applied Physics, 1997)
    Experience
    • Bird International Patent Firm (2019-)
    • Patent Office (2009-2019)
    • Konica Minolta, Inc. (1999-2007)
      (formerly known as Konica Corporation)
    Languages

    Japanese / English

    Organization Memberships
    • Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)
    • Information Processing Society of Japan (IPSJ)

    Hiroko YAMADAJapanese Patent Attorney

    Hiroko YAMADA

    Practice Area

    Patents / Trademarks / Designs / Intellectual Property Litigation and Trials

    Education
    • Ochanomizu University (M.E., Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Life Sciences, 2011)
    • Ochanomizu University (B.E., Faculty of Human Life and Environmental Sciences, Department of Human-Environmental Science, 2009)
    Admission

    Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (2012)

    Languages

    Japanese / English

    Organization Memberships

    Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (2012)

    Mariko YAMASHITA

    Mariko YAMASHITA

    Practice Area

    Trademarks / Designs / Intellectual Property Litigation and Trials

    Education
    • Queen Mary, University of London (LL.M., 2008)
    • Tsuda University (B.A., Faculty of Liberal Arts, Department of English, 2001)
    Experience
    • Bird International Patent Firm (November, 2020-)
    • TMI Associates (Trademark Attorney, 2013-2016)
    • TMI Associates (Paralegal, 2001-2013)
    Languages

    Japanese / English

    Organization Memberships
    • Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (2021)

    Yukari SAKATAJapanese Patent Attorney

    Yukari SAKATA

    Practice Area

    Patents / Trademarks / Designs / Intellectual Property Litigation and Trials

    Education
    • Tokyo University of Science (M.E., Graduate School of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering)
    • Tokyo University of Science (B.E., Faculty of Science and Technology, Department of Mechanical Engineering)
    Admission

    Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (2010)

    Languages

    Japanese / English

    Organization Memberships

    Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (2010)