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Hiroyuki OKAMOTO

Hiroyuki OKAMOTO
Education and Personal History

1963 Born in Osaka prefecture
1982 Graduated from Osaka Prefecture Technical College (Applied Chemistry major) and worked for the Chemical Products Laboratory of Takeda Chemical Industries Limited
1992 Passed Patent Attorneys Examination and worked for the patent department (currently Intellectual Property Department) of Takeda Chemical Industries Limited 1994 Worked for a Patent Attorneys Office
1999 Established Okamoto International Patent Attorneys Office
2004 Merged with Ai association of Patent and Trademark Attorneys
2010 January Established Ikumi Patent Attorneys Office

Expertise

Chemicals/Materials (synthetic polymers, organic industrial chemicals, inorganic catalysts, wired circuit boards, etc.)
Mechanical/Chemical Engineering (image forming apparatuses, chemical plants, etc.)

Qualifications

Registered patent attorney (Reg.No.10351)
Registered patent infringement litigator
Registered Guide Interpreter (Reg.No.ENOO896)

Interests

Have a personal record of 83.5 kg in bench press.
Small as I am physically, I can handle any heavily loaded tasks by using more than 20 years of experience in this field.

Shinichi UDA

宇田 新一
Education and Personal History

1975 Born in Kyoto prefecture
2000 Graduated from Graduate School of Engineering of Osaka University (master's degree in Molecular Chemistry)
2000 Worked for Functional Polymers (currently Super Absorbent Polymer) Research Laboratory of SUMITOMO SEIKA CHEMICALS CO., LTD.
2004 Joined a Patent Attorneys Office
2006 Passed Patent Attorneys Examination
2010 January Established Ikumi Patent Attorneys Office

Expertise

Chemicals/Materials (synthetic polymers, organic industrial chemicals, wired circuit boards, etc.) Mechanical/Chemical Engineering (chemical plants, etc.)

Qualifications

Registered patent attorney (Reg.No.14960)
Registered patent infringement litigator

Interests

Have interest in climbing in Hira mountain ranges (more than 20 times of climbs to the summit of Bunagadake in Shiga Prefecture).
With the experience of climbing to the summit of Bunagadake many times, I strive to handle with any reason for refusals persistently.

Sohei TOMINAGA

冨永 宗平
Education and Personal History

1984 Born in Osaka Prefecture
2009 Graduated from Graduate School of Science, Molecular Materials Science, Osaka City University and worked for a patent attorneys office
2010 Joined lkumi Patent Attorneys Office
2011 Passed Patent Attorneys Examination

Expertise

Mechanical/Chemical Engineering (image forming apparatuses, chemical plants, etc.)
Chemicals/Materials (synthetic polymers, organic industrial chemicals, inorganic catalysts, etc.)

Qualifications

Registered patent attorney (Reg.No.18242)

Interests

Ranked Top 8 in men’s doubles (tennis) at Sports Meeting of National Institutes of Technology in Japan.

Like Michael Chang who always did his best to take hold of every ball in tennis, I am determined to do my best to address all cases in order to obtain better patent rights.

Jun MORIE

中井 正樹
Education and Personal History

1980 Born in Hyogo prefecture
2007 Graduated from Graduate School of Science (Chemistry), Kyoto University (Master's degree) and worked for a chemistry manufacturer
2013 Passed Patent Attorneys Examination
2015 Joined Ikumi Patent Attorneys Office

Expertise

Chemicals/Materials (synthetic polymers, organic industrial chemicals. inorganic catalysts, optical materials, etc.)

Qualifications

Registered patent attorney (Reg.No.20252)
Applied Information Technology Engineer (AP-2009-10-06908)

Interests

Passed 2nd Grade of Nissho Bookkeeping Test.
Passed 2nd Grade of Abacus Skill Test.

Because I was born and raised in Kansai Area, home of merchants, I always keep in mind obtaining patent rights contributing to customers’ business.

Hideto Yamamoto

山本 英人
Education and Personal History

1978 Born in Shiga prefecture
2003 Graduated from Graduate School of Science, Materials Science, Himeji Institute of Technology
Worked for a research and development laboratory of a chemical products company
2007 Worked for a patent attorneys office
2010 January Established Ikumi Patent Attorneys Office
2017 Passed Patent Attorneys Examination

Expertise

Chemicals/Materials (synthetic polymers, organic industrial chemicals, inorganic catalysts, wired circuit boards, etc.)
Mechanical/Chemical Engineering (image forming apparatuses, chemical plants, etc.)

Qualifications

Registered patent attorney (Reg. No. 21483)

Interests

Ski (fond of deep snow in Hokkaido)
Leaving my own ski-trails on fresh snow while getting around obstacles stirs up my adventurous spirit.
Like skiing, I am determined to protect new ideas and products of customers and support the customers' challenge while skillfully avoiding prior art and patent rights of other companies.

Hiroshi Furusawa

古澤 寛
Education and Personal History

1974 Born in Nagoya City, Aichi prefecture
1999 Graduated from Graduate School of Science of Osaka University, and Joined a Patent Attorneys Office
2000 Passed Patent Attorneys Examination (Registration no. 11717)
2004- Studied in Graduate School of Law of Shimane University while working in a Patent Attorneys Office
2009 Graduated from Graduate School of Law of Shimane University, cancelled Patent Attorneys registration
2014 Re-registered as Patent Attorney, and worked in a Patent Attorneys Office
2019 Joined Ikumi Patent Attorneys Office

Expertise

Chemicals/Materials (synthetic polymers, semiconductors such as MEMS technology, wired circuit boards, etc.)
Mechanical/Chemical Engineering (chemical plants, etc.)

Qualifications

Registered patent attorney (Reg.No.20057)

Interests

Based on "It is not living that matters, but living rightly," I try to make specifications and other documents based on my motto, "write well, not just write." I would like to serve clients in obtainment and use of intellectual property rights.