PATENT ATTORNEY

Kisaragi Associates Head Office

Representative Partner

MASARU ITAMI (PARTNER - Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Patent, Utility Model
(Electronic Circuit, Semiconductor, Micro-Computer,Computer Software, Image Processing, Network System, etc.)
Litigation, Prosecution, Appraise, Contract, Dispute solution,
Legal proceedings, Search, Consultation

[ Background ]
  • B.Eng.(Elec.), Meiji Univ., 1979
  • Associate of Suzuye and Suzuye, 1982
  • Registered Patent Attorney (No.9282), 1985
  • Established Itami and Associates, 1990
  • Established Kisaragi Associates, 1999
  • Qualified as a Litigating Patent Attorney ("Fuki-Benrishi"), 2004
[ External activity career ]
  • Vice-President of JPAA, 2006
  • Chairman of Patent Committee, 1997
  • Chairman of Ethics Committee, 2004
  • Vice-Chairman of Patent Committee, 1993-1994
  • Vice-Chairman of Working Group of PLT, 1994
  • Councilor of JPAA, 1995-1996, etc.
  • lecturer, JPAA Education Institute, 2001-
  • Evaluator, IPEC (The International Patent Evaluation Consortium), 2003-
  • lecturer, Meiji University (Graduate School of Science and Technology), 2006-
  • Evaluator, Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center, 2006-
  • lecturer, Tokyo University of Science (Master of Intellectual Property), 2008-2009
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)
  • FICPI (International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys)
  • AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Industrial Properties)
  • JIPA (Japanese Intellectual Property Association), support member
  • IIP (Institute of Intellectual Property), support member
[ Court Prosecution ]
  • Tokyo District Court, 1986-
  • Tokyo High Court and Intellectual Property High Cou, 1989-, etc.

KAZUYA SENDA (PARTNER-Counselor at Law, Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Chemical Engineering, Organic Materials, Medicine, Network System, Biochemistry, Trademark, etc.

[ Background ]
  • Born: September 30, 1968
  • B.Sc.(Chem.), Chuo Univ., 1992
  • Associate of TMI Associates, 1992
  • Registered Patent Attorney (No.10327), 1992
  • Associate of Migita Patent Office, 1996
  • Established Kisaragi Associates, 1999
  • J.D, Toin Yokohama University Law School 2011
  • Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan 2013
  • Registered Counselor at Law(48918), 2013
[ Professional Associations ]
  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • Japanese Patent Attorneys Association
  • Chairman of Patent Committee, 2005
  • Vice-Chairman of Patent Committee, 1997-1999, 2004
  • Vice-Chairman of Working Group of PLT, 1998-1999
  • Asia Patent Attorneys Association
  • Chairman of Asia Committee in Japan, 2005-2006
  • Lecture at Chiba University 2009-Present
[ Court Prosecution ]
  • Tokyo District Court, 1993-Present
  • Tokyo High Court, 1993-Present

Partner

KAZUHIKO TAMURA (PARTNER - Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Patent and Utility Model (Semiconductors, Electronic Circuits, precision measuring devices, Broadcasting & Telecommunication Technology, Medical Devices, Power-electronics, Mechatronics, Optical Devices, Computer Software, Image Processing, etc.)
Translation
Design Application
Foreign Patent Application
Expert's Opinion, Contract, Lawsuit, Prior art Search, Consulting

[ Background ]
  • Born: July 7, 1969
  • B.Sc.(Elec.), Chuo Univ., 1992
  • Topcon Corporation, Intellectual Property Div., 1992-2001
  • Registered as Patent Attorney (No. 10638)
  • Associate of Kisaragi Associates, 2001
  • Partner of Kisaragi Associates, 2005
[ External activity career ]
  • Member of Intellectual Property Assistant & Support Center in Japan Patent Attorney Association (JPAA), 2003-2006
  • Judge of Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center (About Patent Pool)
  • Vice-chairman of International Activity Center of JPAA
  • Consultant of Intellectual Property Assistant & Support Center
  • Evaluator, Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center, 2007-
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)
  • AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Industrial Properties)
[ Qualification etc. ]
  • Technical English Proficiency Test Grade 1

KOJI AMASAKI (PARTNER - Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Biochemistry, Organic Material Inorganic Material, Mechanical Facility, Civil and Construction Engineering, etc.

[ Background ]
  • Born: March 20, 1972
  • B.S (Biochem), Osaka Univ., 1995
  • Employee of Engineering Service Company, 1997
  • Employee of IP Search & Translation Company, 1999
  • Registered Patent Attorney (No. 12871), 2003
  • Employee of IP law firm in Japan, 2004
  • Associate of Kisaragi Associates, 2008
  • Registered Small and Medium Enterprise Management Consultant (No. 407616), 2010
[ External activity career ]
  • (Lecturer)
  • Seminar lecturer held in Hatsumei-Tsushin Co.,Ltd, 2010 - 2013
  • (Publications)
  • "SHIKAKU HABATAKU - Certified Small and Mediam Enterprise Management Consultant-" (NHK TV textbook, December 2011)
  • "Method for improving search accuracy based on a review of cases regarding invalidation trials invalidated due to lack of novelty."(PATENT published by JPAA, January 2014)
  • "Advanced Science and Technology of Biosensor and Application Development of New Products."(TECHNICAL INFORMATION INSTITUTE CO.,LTD, April 2014)
  • (Others)
  • Placed higher-ranking winner on Patent Information Retrieval Contest 2010, 2010
  • Certified gold certification on Patent Information Retrieval Contest 2013, 2013
[ Professional Associations ]
  • Japanese Patent Attorneys Association, Japan Small and Medium Enterprise Management Consultants Association, Information Science and Technology Association, Computer Graphic Arts Society

Associate

SAEKO UCHIDA (Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Trademark Litigation/Prosecution
Design Patent Litigation/Prosecution
Unfair Competition Law

[ Background ]
  • B.A., Gakushuin Univ., 1983
  • Pola Inc. (1983-1993)
  • TMI Associates (1996-2004)
  • Registered Patent Attorney (1996)
  • Qualified as a Litigating Patent Attorney ("Fuki-Benrishi") (2004)
  • Uchida & Associates (2004-2007)
  • Kisaragi Associates (2007-present)
  • Professional Associations
  • Japanese Patent Attorneys Association
  • Japan Trademark Association

YUYA SATO (Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Patent, Utility Model
(Electronic Circuit,Computer Software, Design Mechanical Facility, etc.)
Litigation, Prosecution, Appraise, Contract, Dispute solution,
Legal proceedings, Search, Consultation

[ Background ]
  • Born: November 5, 1985
  • LL.B.(Law), Nihon Univ., 2008
  • Kisaragi associates, 2008-present
  • Registered Patent Attorney(No.16082). 2009
  • B.Eng.(Elec.), Tokyo Univ. of Science, 2012
[ External activity career ]
  • Member of Patent Committee of JPAA, 2010-2011
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)
  • AOIPE (Association of Intellectual Property Education)

KEN KONAGA (Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Patent, Utility Model, Design Patent:
(Semiconductors, Electronic Circuits, Mechatronics, Computer Software, etc.),
Search

[ Background ]
  • (Academic background)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Info.), Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology, 1999
  • Master of Engineering (Info.), The Univ. of Electro-Communication, 2001
  • (Business career)
  • West Japan Railway Co., 1995-1997
  • NF Corp., 2001-2007
  • Kisaragi associates, 2007-present
  • Registered Patent Attorney (No. 16598), 2010
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)

AIMI TAJIMA (Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Chemistry, Material, Food, etc.

[ Background ]
  • B.Sc. (Chem), Chuo Univ., 2005
  • Shiseido Company, Limited 2005-2008
  • Kisaragi associates, 2010-present
  • Registered Patent Attorney (No.17244), 2010
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)

TAMIO ASAI (Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Patent, Utility Model
(Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Organic Materials, Inorganic Materials, Metallic Materials, Chemical Equipment, Semiconductors, Liquid crystal devises, Batteries)

[ Background ]
  • Registered Patent Attorney (No.17579), 2011
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)

SOICHIRO ITAMI (Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Patent
(Semiconductors, Electronic Circuits, Precision Measuring Devices, Other Electric Devices, Mechatronics, Computer Software, etc)

[ Background ]
  • (Academic background)
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Info.), The Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology, 2008
  • Master of Engineering (Info.), The Tokyo Univ. of Agriculture and Technology, 2010
  • (Business career)
  • Kisaragi associates, 2010-present
  • Registered Patent Attorney´╝łNo. 19549), 2014
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)

NORIMICHI KANATSU (Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Patent
(Semiconductors, Optical Devices, Other Electric Devices, Mechatronics, Foreign Patent Application, etc.)

[ Background ]
  • (Academic background)
  • Tokyo University Facility of Arts & Sciences (2009)
  • (Business career)
  • Associate of Sugimura, Tamura & Partners 2011-2014
  • Registered Patent Attorney´╝łNo. 17441), 2011
  • Kisaragi associates, 2014-present
[ Professional Associations ]
  • JPAA (Japanese Patent Attorneys Association)
[Qualification, etc.]
  • TOEIC 750

Adviser Partner

TOSHIO MIGITA (PARTNER - Patent Attorney)

[ Specialty ]

Trademark (All products and services field)
Patent, Utility Model, Design
Mechanical Facility, Civil and Construction Engineering, etc.

[ Background ]
  • Born: January 1, 1932
  • LL.B.(Law), Chuo Univ., 1957
  • Associate of Teikichi Ishihara Patent Office, 1958
  • Registered Patent Attorney (No.6453), 1961
  • Established Migita Patent Office, 1969
  • Established Kisaragi Associates, 1999
[ Professional Associations ]
  • Japanese Patent Attorneys Association
    Chairman of Committees, 4 times
    Vice-Chairman of Committees, 8 times
    Councilor of JPAA, 1971-1973, 1997-1999, etc.
  • International Association for the Protection of Industrial
  • Properties
  • Japanese Patent Attorneys Cooperative
    Auditor, 1995-
    Managing Director, 1978-1994
  • Japan Trademark Association
[ Court Prosecution ]
  • Tokyo District Court, 1961-
  • Tokyo High Court, 1961-
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