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Sakano & Associates
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Hiroyuki Sakano

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#601, M・P・S Kannai, 1-6 Sumiyoshi-cho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-city, Kanagawa,
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231-0013

TEL : +81-45-227-5117
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 Patent Attorney
   
     
 QUALIFICATIONS
  
  Japanese patent attorney, registered in 2002 (No.12365)
 
 EXPERIENCE
         
  Feb. 2006 – Present Sakano & Associates Patent and Trademark Law Firm, Yokohama, Japan

  Jan. 1999 - Feb. 2006 Sugimura International Patent and Trademark Agency Bureau, Tokyo, Japan

・Preparing and prosecuting patent applications before JPO, drafting legal opinions, and patent litigation. Areas of specialization included chemistry, biochemistry, materials, etc.

・Translating patent applications and legal documents from Japanese into English, and from English into Japanese.


・Completed U.S. summer training program on U.S. patent law and practice (June 2004 – July 2004).












  Jan. 1998 - Dec.1998 Patent Law Firm, Tokyo, Japan

・Preparing and prosecuting patent applications before JPO, drafting legal opinions, and patent litigation. Areas of specialization included chemistry, biochemistry, materials, etc.




  Apr. 1991 - Dec. 1997 Intellectual property division of Seiko Epson Corporation, Nagano, Japan

・Preparing and prosecuting patent applications before JPO. Assisting outside counsel in prosecuting patent applications in foreign jurisdictions. Areas of Areas of specialization included magnetic materials, magneto-optical recording, superconductor, semiconductor processing, etc.


・Business trip for European Patent Office (for Oral Proceeding)









 
 EDUCATION

Chemistry; Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan (March 1991)

 AREA OF EXPERTISE

Area of expertise: chemistry including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, polymer molecule, biology, genetic technology, pharmacy, electrochemistry, medical drug, biotechnology, drug medicine, pharmaceutical product, food product, living ware, material processing, general machinery, precision instrument, process machinery, optical technology, nano-technology, packaging, container, metal-material, nonmetal-material, fish processing, fiber, paper product.

Other area of expertise (of the time that I worked at the Intellectual property division of Seiko Epson Corporation): semiconductor process, semiconductor product, semiconductor device, superconductive material, magneto optical medium, magnetic recording medium, magnetic material.

 MEMBER

  ・Japan Patent Attorneys Association(日本弁理士会)Member
  ・The Asian Patent Attorneys Association(アジア弁理士協会(APAA))Member
  ・Japan Foods & Biotechnology Intellectual Property Rights Center(日本食品・バイオ知的財産権センター)Supporting member
  ・Kihara Memorial Yokohama Foundation for the Advancement of Life Sciences(財団法人木原記念横浜生命科学振興財団)Bio adviser
  ・Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation(JIII)(社団法人発明協会)Member


     
 QUALIFICATIONS
  
  Japanese patent attorney, registered in 2016 (No.20825)
 
  TOEIC Score 950
  Passed Industry English Proficiency Test Grade 1(2001)
  Passed Cambridge English Proficiency Test (2003)
 
 EXPERIENCE
         
  Jan. 2018 – Present Sakano & Associates Patent and Trademark Law Firm, Yokohama, Japan

  Apr. 2017 - Nov. 2017 Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

  Apr. 2016 - Mar.2017 M&S Partners

  Apr. 2006 - Mar. 2016 Japanes Patent Office (Examiner)

  Apr. 1999 - Mar. 2006 Taiyo Nakajima & Kato

  May.1991 -Mar. 1998 CTI Engineering Co., Ltd

 EDUCATION

・B.S. in Civil Engineering, Department of Civil Engineering of Tokyo University of Science
・Master Degree from Geotechnical Engineering, School of Civil Engineering, Asian Institute of Technology (Thailand)

 AREA OF EXPERTISE

Area of expertise: Mechanical Engineering, Electronics

 MEMBER

  ・Japan Patent Attorneys Association(日本弁理士会)Member


    
 QUALIFICATIONS
  
  Japanese patent attorney, registered in 2014 (No.19792)

 EXPERIENCE
    
  Apr.1975-Mar.2013 Nihon Unisys Corporate

  Dec.2014-Feb.2015 Patent Law Firm
     
  Mar.2015 Ueda Patent Law FIrm
  
  Oct.2017 Sakano & Associates
 

 EDUCATION

Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Tokyo, Japan (March 1972)

University of Vienna (July 1972)

 AREA OF EXPERTISE

Area of expertise: chemistry

 MEMBER

  ・Japan Patent Attorneys Association(日本弁理士会)Member



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