大林章
B.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Shizuoka University, 1981
Practicing since 1990
Electrical engineering, electronics, information technology, control engineering, and computer processing

Mr. Ohbayashi was involved in the development of videotape recorders at a major electronic manufacturer in Japan and has extensive knowledge about electrical circuitry. He has more than 20 years’ experience in drafting applications and is highly experienced in consulting with inventors to clarify patentable inventions.

高田聖一
B.S., Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Science University of Tokyo, 1988
Practicing since 1991
Joined us in 2011
Electrical engineering, electronic engineering, image processing, information engineering, and computer processing

Prior to joining our firm, Mr. Takada was a partner in a patent firm in Tokyo. He is involved in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in a wide range of fields and is in great demand by clients because of the high quality of his applications.

高橋太朗
B.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering and Science, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology, 1997
Practicing since 1998
Joined us in 2005
Mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, electronic engineering, image processing, information technology, medical equipment, and computer processing

Mr. Takahashi specializes in mechanical engineering, but he has also been involved in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in an extremely wide range of fields including electronic circuitry, signal processing, and software. He is highly valued by clients in these fields.

夏目洋子

B.A., Department of Literature, Okayama University, Japan, 1990
M.A., Department of International Studies, University of Oregon, U.S.A., 1992
Member of the International Activities Center, Japan Patent Attorney’s Association (JPAA)
Member of the Licensing Executives Society Japan (LESJ)
Member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
Practicing since 2000
Joined us in 2006
Telecommunication engineering, mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, computer processing, information technology, control engineering, and medical equipment

Ms. Natsume is an experienced patent practitioner and is highly skilled in drafting domestic and foreign patent applications and also in handling domestic and overseas Office Actions. Through her experience as a patent practitioner of more than a decade, she has extensive knowledge in a variety of technical fields including telecommunication engineering, mechanical engineering, electronic engineering, and computer processing. She is extremely fluent in English, and her abilities in drafting English specifications are highly appreciated by clients.

B.S., Department of Mechanical Engineering for High-Precision Machines, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo, 1998
M.S., Graduate School of Mechanical Engineering for High-Precision Machines, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tokyo, 2000
Practicing since 2010
Joined us in 2010
Electronic engineering, control engineering, computer processing, telecommunication engineering, and information technololy

Mr. Kijimoto studied autonomous robots and has a good deal of knowledge about control engineering, electric circuitry, and mechanical engineering. He was involved in development of banking systems and web-based systems and is knowledgeable about information technology. Through education and experience in our firm, he has become a patent attorney relied on by many clients.

引田舞依
B.S., School of Science and Technology, Meiji University, 2007
M.S., Graduate School of Science and Technology, Meiji University, 2009
Practicing since 2015
Joined us in 2015
Electrical engineering, information technology, control engineering, computer processing, and audio equipment

Prior to joining our firm, Ms. Hikita was engaged in developing financial systems at an IT corporation and then went on to work for the prefectural government of Ibaraki.