Ph.D. (Engineering), European Patent Attorney
Languages: English, Japanese
Examination, opposition and appeal proceedings before the European Patent Office in the fields of materials science and engineering (including semiconductor, ceramics, metal and biological materials), bioelectronics and biomedical devices.
EPI, New York Bar, Washington D.C. Bar
Studied bioengineering at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo). Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University (USA). Doctoral thesis in an interdisciplinary field of materials science and neuroscience. Post-doctoral scientist at Max-Planck Institute (Mainz). Research fellow at RIKEN, (Wako, Japan), worked on defense project in the USA. Patent experience in a Japanese law firm (Tokyo). J.D. from Franklin Pierce Law Center (USA). Passed the U.S. Patent Bar Examination while working as a trainee in a US law firm in Washington, D.C. With HOFFMANN EITLE since 2007 (U.S. Patent Bar registration expired in 2008). European Patent Attorney since 2014.