Patent Attorneys
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HARAKENZO
WORLD PATENT & TRADEMARK


OSAKA
HEAD OFFICE

DAIWA MINAMIMORIMACHI BLDG.,
2-6, 2-CHOME-KITA, TENJINBASHI,
KITA-KU,OSAKA 530-0041 JAPAN
TEL:+81-6-6351-4384
(Main Number)
FAX:+81-6-6351-5664
(Main Number)
E-Mail:

TOKYO
HEAD OFFICE

WORLD TRADE CENTER BUILDING SOUTH TOWER 29F,
2-4-1, HAMAMATSU- CHO, MINATO-KU,
TOKYO 105-5129,JAPAN
TEL:+81-3-3433-5810
(Main Number)
FAX:+81-3-3433-5281
(Main Number)
E-Mail:


HIROSHIMA
OFFICE

NOMURA REAL ESTATE HIROSHIMA BLDG. 4 F, 2-23 TATEMACHI, NAKA-KU, HIROSHIMA CITY, HIROSHIMA 730-0032, JAPAN
TEL:+81-82-545-3680
(Main Number)
FAX:+81-82-243-4130
(Main Number)
E-Mail:

Opened on
March.1.2018

NAGOYA
OFFICE

GLOBAL GATE 9F, 4-60-12 HIRAIKE-CHO, NAKAMURA-KU, NAGOYA-SHI, AICHI 453-6109, JAPAN
TEL:+81-52-589-2581
(Main Number)
FAX:+81-52-589-2582
(Main Number)
E-Mail:


In the background of the HARAKENZO trademark is a global map wherein countries/regions are sized according to the number of patents registered there in 1991.

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Attorneys & Others

OSAKA HEAD OFFICE


DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL
Patent&Trademark Attorney / Specially Qualified Attorney For Infringement Litigation
Specialist
Toshiro KURODA
DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL Toshiro KURODA Mr. Kuroda specialized in Biotechnology and Molecular and Cellular Biology at university and graduate school, where he carried out research into improving the function of proteins and the protein localization.

After graduate school, he worked for a cosmetics company at R&D division carrying out fundamental research and developing new products. Following this, he joined HARAKENZO WORLD PATENT & TRADEMARK, and became involved in patent prosecution for domestic and international cases in the fields of biotechnology and chemistry. After qualifying as a patent attorney and a specially qualified attorney for infringement litigation, he also gained experience in license agreements, expert opinions, consulting, litigation and so on. Currently, he not only carries out patent-related work, but handles cases from all areas of intellectual property, including design and trademark cases.

"In recent years, as the globalization of business has continued, competition has become much fiercer. In this fiercely competitive environment, outstanding technology is of course important, but it is not enough on its own. With only technical superiority, it is increasingly difficult to maintain a distinctive value.

"Therefore, to differentiate oneself from others and to increase one's competitiveness, in addition to technology, it is vital to incorporate design and brand into a multi-layered IP strategy. In order to increase the value of our clients' businesses, I aim to help provide a service that fully satisfies the demands of our clients in all fields of intellectual property."
Legal Headquarter General Manager
Attorney at Law
Patent and Trademark Attorney
Specialist
Yasuo NISHIYAMA
Yasuo NISHIYAMA After graduating from university (faculty of law), Mr. Nishiyama passed the patent attorney examination in 2003, and had worked for our firm since 2007.

After passing the preliminary bar examination and the bar examination, he completed a legal apprenticeship in 2020 and has returned to our firm.

Our firm is here to offer high-quality legal services to benefit clients by serving as a business strategist to work together. Nothing makes us happier than clients' satisfaction, which is also our lifeblood. To build a good, lasting, strong, and trusting relationship, we always make sincere efforts to serve clients, bearing gratitude for the clients.

We do our best to provide high-quality legal services that clients are satisfied with not only for our existing clients but also for new clients who consider starting a business relationship with us or who give us the opportunity to serve. We wish to be of your help in the future.

We hope to build a good, lasting, strong, and trusting relationship with overseas local agents, sometimes involving cooperation with each other. In addition, we provide the agents with high-quality legal services relating to Japanese intellectual property.
Osaka Legal Strategy Department General Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney / Specially Qualified Attorney For Infringement Litigation
Specialist
Akinori HACHIYA
Akinori HACHIYA Majored in Law
His specialty covers Design, Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition Prevention Law. He is presently a member of JPAA.

Intellectual property becomes more and more important these days. Under the circumstances, I’m doing my best everyday with responsibility and pride in handling IP cases.
I will make every efforts to meet the demands of our clients.
Osaka Legal Strategy Department Trademark Division Manager
Legal Strategy Department
Patent&Trademark Attorney / Specially Qualified Attorney For Infringement Litigation
Adviser
Kazunori TAKEDA
Kazunori TAKEDA Majored in Law
Specialized in design, trademark, copyright, computer program registration, semiconductor circuit layout-design registration.

As a patent attorney, I feel a great responsibility for establishing and protecting our clients’ important intellectual property rights.
I will make every effort to be of great assistance to our clients.
Osaka Legal Strategy Department Design Division Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Specialist
Chiaki GOMITA
Chiaki GOMITA Majored in Course of Environmental Economics, Department of Economics, Faculty of Economics

With my experience as a paralegal in charge of various intellectual property-related services for overseas clients in our Secretariat and Administration Department for residents abroad since 2006, I will try my best to provide our clients with fine-tuned services to meet various demands through my daily works.
Osaka Legal Strategy Department Design Division Assistant Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Keiko NISHIDA
Keiko NISHIDA A good design creates a great marketability, differentiating clients' goods from others.
Seeking for our clients' satisfaction, I strive to protect their valuable intellectual properties including design.
Osaka Legal Strategy Department Trademark Division Assistant Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Researcher
Nozomi KUROKAWA
Nozomi KUROKAWA Majored in Law
I will make every effort to fulfill our clients' expectations, keeping in mind to always smile.

Legal Strategy Department
Adviser
Maki SHIMAMURA
Maki SHIMAMURA Everyday products are protected by a wide variety of Intellectual Property rights.
Our clients demand appropriate protection for their products through these IP rights.
I continue to study and make daily efforts so that I can handle each of our clients' demands individually and carefully, and uphold our firm's long-lasting relationships with its clients.
Legal Strategy Department
Adviser
Kiriko MATSUI
Kiriko MATSUI I believe trademark and design are the source of prosperity of all clients.
I will sincerely make a positive contribution to the clients with pride as a professional.
Osaka Legal Strategy Department Trademark Division Assistant Manager
Researcher
Kanako NISHIOKA
Kanako NISHIOKA I feel importance of intellectual properties which produce unlimited value from superior ideas has been increasing in various situations of modern society.
I will try my best to deal with my daily work so as to help our clients’ businesses.
Legal Strategy Department
Specialist
Shingo NAGAMI
With gratitude for requests from our clients, I will protect our clients' intellectual properties in all sincerity.
I will make every effort to meet the demands of our clients.
Legal Strategy Department
Researcher
Nao TOTTORI
Nao TOTTORI Importance of intellectual property is increasing in modern society. Under the circumstances, in the field of intellectual property rights, particularly trademark and design rights, I will strive to make a positive contribution to our clients' businesses.
Legal Strategy Department
Dai NISHIMURA
Dai NISHIMURA Majored in Law

I strive daily to provide our clients with swift assistance that fully and accurately addresses their business needs.
I look forward to serving you in the near future.
Legal Strategy Department
Daisuke MURAI
Daisuke MURAI In a contemporary world, our surroundings change quickly. I would like to respond to these quick changes and contribute to our clients' businesses with full use of my knowledge in intellectual property rights.
Legal Strategy Department
Juris Doctor degree
Shinpei KASHII
Shinpei KASHII I majored in laws in my university.
My goal is not only responding to our clients' requests exactly but also always offer our clients results plus something extra.
For this goal, I would like to make daily efforts with constantly improving my knowledge on patents.
Legal Strategy Department
Tatsuya YONEDA
Tatsuya YONEDA Graduated from Faculty of Law

I want to provide best works for our clients so as to gain trusts from our clients and keep the trusts, just like a trademark, which is one type of intellectual properties and an embodiment of trusts in services having been built up for a long time.
Legal Strategy Department
Mari HOTTA
Mari HOTTA I would like to devote myself to intellectual property services and improvement in my ability as a legal department staff, in order to earn our clients' trusts.
Legal Strategy Department
Hiroto Itoh
Hiroto Itoh I aim to make constant efforts to improve my knowledge about intellectual property rights in order to deserve your trust and confidence in our service.



TOKYO HEAD OFFICE


DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL
Representative of Tokyo Head Office
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Specialist
Kenjiro FUJITA
Kenjiro FUJITA Specialized in agricultural chemistry and human enviromentology

Based on my experiences of not only patent applications and prosecutions but also contracting work such as licensing in all areas of intellectual property, I aim to keep honing my skills and provide services relating to intellectual property including design and trademark, etc.

Tokyo Legal Strategy Department General Manager
Legal Strategy Department
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Adviser
Tomoharu ISHIGURO
Tomoharu ISHIGURO Mr. ISHIGURO, born in 1980, is a bachelor of economics
He is mainly in charge of Trade Mark, Design, and Unfair Competition Prevention Act.

I would like to build such a relationship with clients that the clients can ask for consultation without hesitation, by maintaining mutual exchange of views on regular basis. I will continue to devote myself to:

• Speedy commitment for satisfaction of clients
• Result truly desired by clients

Patent Strategy Department Senior Manager <in the field of Chemistry and Biology>
Patent&Trademark Attorney / Specially Qualified Attorney For Infringement Litigation
Specialist
Morio NAKAO
Morio NAKAO Morio NAKAO, born in 1978, obtained a Master of Environmental Engineering from Osaka University. His specialty covers Biotechnology, high polymer chemistry and Environmental Sanitary Engineering.

I will make the most of my variety of experiences so as to contribute to our clients’ benefit.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions or problems concerning intellectual property such as patent, design, and trademark.
Tokyo Legal Strategy Department Trademark Division Manager / Legal Strategy Department
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Specialist
Yuki YAMAZAKI
Yuki YAMAZAKI Born 1987
Majored in Law
Specialties: Design & Trademark

The environment surrounded by intellectual property is increasing daily on a worldwide scale. Bearing that in mind while always in accordance with the expectations of the client, I will work hard to grow and improve my skills.
Tokyo Legal Strategy Department Trademark Division Assistant Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Researcher
Shuichi GOINO
Shuichi GOINO Majored in Law
Worked three years as an investigator in the Trademark Division of the Japan Patent Office

Utilizing my experience at the Japan Patent Office, I will strive daily to further improve my skills and make my utmost efforts to provide services for our clients' diverse businesses.
Tokyo Legal Strategy Department Design Division Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Hiroshi MORIYAMA
Hiroshi MORIYAMA Graduated from the department of science, majored in mathematics
Area of expertise: designs, trademarks, copyright

In addition to my experience in the practical use of rights (application, granting and exercise of rights, etc.), as a patent and trademark attorney I also make the best use of my experience in working with licensing contracts and right transfer. From day to day I continue to study the rapid changes of the IP industry and am devoted to meeting the demands of all clients.
Tokyo Legal Strategy Department Trademark Assistant Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Kahori KUWAHARA
Kahori KUWAHARA I majored in the intellectual property law course at the graduate school of business law, and have worked as a patent attorney ever since. With full use of the researches I made in that source and the experiences as a patent attorney, I would like to satisfy our customers' needs as best as I can.
Tokyo Legal Strategy Department Trademark Assistant Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Kayo WATANABE
Kayo WATANABE Main Area of Practice: Information-Technology-related field

I have job experiences as an IT systems engineer, and have achievements in invention assessment, software licensing business, and copyright license agreement. Making use of the experiences and achievements, I will commit myself to serving clients needs and maximizing clients' benefits. Please feel free to contact us.
U.S. Attorney at Law
Nobuko TAKAISHI
Nobuko TAKAISHI 10 years of experience in the U.S. as a law student and as a trademark attorney.

I am a returnee from the United States with a license to practice law with the New York Bar, and I have also practiced as a trademark attorney at an intellectual property firm in Philadelphia. I will make my best efforts in filing and obtaining our domestic and international clients' trademarks so they can obtain the maximum trademark rights, as well as maintaining their rights optimally. I look forward to establishing a good relationship with our clients.
Legal Strategy Department
Chinese Attorney-at-law
He Tingqiong
He Tingqiong I majored in intellectual property laws in my university and my graduate school. In particular, I studied trademark laws in terms of issues such as parody trademarks.
I would like to do my best as a Chinese patent attorney with full use of my experience and knowledge in intellectual property so as to protect our clients' benefits.
Legal Strategy Department
Yoshiaki OBAYASHI
Yoshiaki OBAYASHI Graduated from faculty of law, department of law

I think that intellectual properties are essential for fair and sound development of society and economy.
I would like to do my work while being attentive to daily changes in Japan and overseas.
Legal Strategy Department
Ayumu URABE
Ayumu URABE I studied Russian Literature at my graduate school. I would like to do my work with full sense of responsibility for all the details of my work and placing great importance on communications with our clients.
Legal Strategy Department
Iona HASHIMOTO
Iona HASHIMOTO Graduated from Faculty of Law

Intellectual properties are born daily with diverse people's thoughts. Cherishing every one of them, I would like to devote to our clients and to businesses in Japan.
Legal Strategy Department
Eno OKUDA
Eno OKUDA Graduated from Faculty of Law
I would like to make constant efforts to deepen my knowledge of intellectual property rights, keeping myself up to date with the rapidly changing world as well as various changes in law to help our clients fulfill their dreams.
Legal Strategy Department
Aoi KOTERA
Aoi KOTERA I spent a year in Canada as an international student at a university. I would like to work hard to improve my knowledge of intellectual property rights and make myself useful as a trustful partner for your business.
Legal Strategy Department
Kim You Jin
Kim You Jin After studying at a graduate school in Japan (specialty: classical literature), I am now involved in the operations related to intellectual property rights.
I will do my best every day so as to firmly protect our customers' precious ideas.



HIROSHIMA OFFICE


Representative of Hiroshima Office
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Adviser
Naoyuki TAKENO
Naoyuki TAKENO Mr. TAKENO, born in 1970, holds a bachelor窶冱 degree in material engineering.
He is mainly in charge of machinery, control, electricity & electronics, and information technology.

With the recent growth of importance of intellectual property right, it has been essential to construct an appropriate intellectual property strategy from the technical and legal points of view. Under this circumstance, I will continue to develop myself in order to be able to sincerely respond to our clients窶・requests.

Deputy Representative of Hiroshima Office
Hiroshima Legal Strategy Division Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Ph.D. in Animal, Nutrition and Food Sciences
Researcher
Shun KITAOKA
Shun KITAOKA Born in 1981
Research Experience: Molecular biology, biochemistry, genetics, endocrinology, and immunology
Field of Expertise: Biotechnology, medical drags, and diagnostic drugs

I have accumulated experience as a researcher of biology and medical drugs for more than 10 years in university and pharmaceutical company. Through my research experience, I became acutely aware of the importance of intellectual property rights, which is why I jumped into the intellectual property industry.

With my rich expert knowledge as a researcher, I exert my best efforts not only to enhance protection and utilization of our valued clients' inventions to the maximum extent, but also to boost the entire bio-related industry.




NAGOYA OFFICE


Representative of Nagoya Office
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Specialist
Teru YAMAMOTO
Teru YAMAMOTO Teru YAMAMOTO, born in 1965, obtained BS in applied physics from Waseda University. He handles mainly electrical and electronics engineering and semiconductor engineering. He is presently a member of JPAA.

After working as a semiconductor engineer, I came to be engaged in IP practices to have business experiences in patent law firms and IP department of business enterprise.
Making good use of such experiences, I will realize acquisition of rights to meet the clients' needs.
Deputy Representative of Nagoya Office / Legal Strategy Department Assistant Manager / Nagoya Legal Strategy Division Manager
Venture/cocreation support station Consultation Chief Adviser / IP Manager
Patent&Trademark Attorney
Specialist
Kodai YAMASHITA
Kodai YAMASHITA Majored in Law

The acquisition and exploitation of intellectual property rights has the potential to bring solutions to the issues faced by our clients in the pursuit of their business objectives. It thus constitutes a crucial element of their business plan.

Keeping the above in mind, it is my goal, as a patent attorney, to work for the smooth acquisition and exploitation of our client’s intellectual property rights. In this way, I hope to achieve the central principle of our firm’s philosophy: “maximize our clients’ satisfaction and benefit”.
Legal Strategy Department
Takayuki HAYASHI
Takayuki HAYASHI I try to provide timely services with integrity so as to contribute to client's business development. To this end, I make daily effort to keep myself growing.
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