Staff

Patent Attorneys

SHINTARO NOGAWA (PRESIDENT)

SHINTARO NOGAWA (PRESIDENT)

Shintaro Nogawa holds a master's degree from Kyoto University in pharmaceutical science.  Mr. Nogawa has worked for 15 years at patent department of a major pharmaceutical company, and particularly worked on patent litigations, domestic and foreign patent applications and patent searches.  He established NOGAWA PATENT OFFICE in 1972.  He has long experience especially in chemicals, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology.

KIYOSHI INAMOTO

KIYOSHI INAMOTO (VICE PRESIDENT)

Kiyoshi Inamoto holds a master's degree from Osaka Prefecture University in electric engineering. He worked for 20 years at the engineering department of a major electric company, and designed the electronic circuits and firmware of office machines.  Mr. Inamoto joined NOGAWA PATENT OFFICE in 2003, and become a patent attony in 2010. He specializes in electronics, IT, and software.

MASAMI TOMITA

MASAMI TOMITA

Masami Tomita holds a master's degree from Osaka University in electronics. He worked at an electric company, and developed information and communications equipment, network gear and software. Mr. Tomita joined NOGAWA PATENT OFFICE in 1992. He specializes in electronics, information and communications, and software.

YUSUKE KANEKO, Ph.D.

YUSUKE KANEKO, Ph.D.

Yusuke Kaneko has studied a control mechanism of signaling pathways at Hokkaido University.  He holds a Ph.D. degree from Hokkaido University in pharmaceutical science. After becoming a patent attorney, Dr. Kaneko joined NOGAWA PATENT OFFICE in 2009, and specializes in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and chemistry.

SHINJI KAI

SHINJI KAI

Shinji Kai holds a master's degree from Nagasaki University in material engineering.  He worked for 2.5 years at Kyushu National Industrial Research Institute, particularly working on semiconductor photocatalysis.  After becoming a patent attorney, Mr. Kai joined NOGAWA PATENT OFFICE in 2008, and specializes in electrochemistry.

HIDEKI YASUDA, Ph.D.

HIDEKI YASUDA, Ph.D.

Dr. Hideki Yasuda has a Ph.D. in engineering from Osaka Prefecture University (OPU). He worked as a research associate at JST-CREST and also at the graduate school of engineering at OPU. He contributed to research and development on ultrahigh-speed nano-scale optical switching devices before joining NOGAWA PATENT OFFICE in 2011. He specializes in electronics, semiconductor engineering, quantum optics, and nano technology.

 
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