PATENT ATTORNEYS

Patent Group

Yasunobu YAMAUCHI

PresidentYasunobu YAMAUCHI

Patent attorney (Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation)
Visiting professor of Kagawa University
2012 Awarded an intellectual property achievement award by the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office.
2013 Awarded a Medal with Yellow Ribbon.

【Books/Papers】

  • “Patenting Tactics based on Court Precedents” (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)
  • “Patent Practice Manual based on Judicial Precedents, first edition to fifth edition” (Kogyo Chosakai Publishing Co., Ltd.)
  • “Basics and Practice of Intellectual Property Rights for Science and Engineering” (Kogyo Chosakai Publishing Co., Ltd.)
  • Academic membership, etc.:

    Japan Intellectual Property Association(supporting member), FICPI JAPAN (member)

    Language:

    Japanese, English

Shin YAMAUCHI

Vice-presidentShin YAMAUCHI

Patent attorney (Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation)
2005 Master of Science, University of Tsukuba.
2005 Started working for an electrical equipment manufacturer. Worked in establishing systems for companies as a system engineer.
2008 Joined YAMAUCHI Patent Attorneys.
2010 Passed patent attorney examination, and registered as a patent attorney in the following year.
2013 Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation.
2014 Training at BSKB (U.S. IP law firm).
2021 Awarded a Special award from Japan Patent Attorneys Association.

【Books/Paper】

  • “Patenting Tactics based on Court Precedents” (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry)

Academic membership, etc.:

  • 2014-2021 Patent Committee of Japan Patent Attorneys Association
  • 2021 Trial and Appeal Practitioner Study Group
  • 2022 Design Committee of Japan Patent Attorneys Association

Language:

Japanese, English

Yoshihiro Akamatsu

Yoshihiro Akamatsu

Patent attorney (Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation)
Visiting professor of University of Fukui
2005 Passed patent attorney examination, and registered as a patent attorney in the same year.
2008 Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation.
2010 Instructor of practical training for IP Infringement Litigation.

Language:

Japanese, English

Kazutoshi Hara

Kazutoshi Hara

Patent attorney (Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation)
National government licensed guide interpreter (English)
1992 Bachelor of Engineering, Osaka University.
1992 Started working for a heavy machinery manufacturer.
2011 Registered as a patent attorney. Started working for a law and patent firm in Tokyo.
2013 Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation.
2014 Joined YAMAUCHI Patent Attorneys.
2017 Registered as a national government licensed guide interpreter (English).

Academic membership, etc.:

International Activities Center of Japan Patent Attorneys Association

Language:

Japanese, English

Trademark Group

Shoko Yamauchi

Shoko Yamauchi

Trademark Attorney (Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation)
2003 Master of Law, Ritsumeikan University.
2003 Joined YAMAUCHI Patent Attorneys.
2007 Passed patent attorney examination, and registered as a patent attorney in the same year.
2011 Admitted to Practice IP Infringement Litigation.
2012 - Started working in Fukuoka branch

Academic membership, etc.:

Japan Trademark Association, International Trademark Association (INTA), Trademark Committee of Japan Patent Attorneys Association

Language:

Japanese, English