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Partner, Patent Attorney (Chemical)



Mari Yuge is a patent attorney working in our Chemical Department. Joining Asamura Patent Office in 2006, her work involves national and international patent applications, establishment of rights, and trials.

Ms. Yuge's specialties include pharmaceuticals, organic chemistry, high polymer chemistry, biochemistry, foods, cosmetics, and fragrances.

At Kyowa Hakko Industry Co., Ltd. (currently, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.), Ms. Yuge gained valuable experience in the entire process of clinical development, from trial implementation protocol plans to trial applications for products used in areas like urinary organ disease and psychoneurotic disease. She then went on to deal with safety information management for clinical trials.

Working for Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., gave her experience in writing information about notable new drug series, patent searches for key pharmaceuticals from major drug manufacturers, and preparing introductory reports for IPO businesses.

BSc in Pharmacy, Tokyo University of Science, March 1992
Professional career
Pharmaceutical Research and Development Center, Kyowa Hakko Industry Co., Ltd. (currently, Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd.), April 1992-June 1999 
Equity Research Division (focused on the pharmaceutical and bio sectors), Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd., September 2002 - July 2006
Asamura Patent Office, 2006 - present
Examinations passed
Passed the Patent Attorney Examination: October 2003
Registration for Patent Attorney: February 2004
Registration Number of Patent Attorney:
Chemical Department
Japanese, English
Specialty Fields
Pharmaceuticals, organic chemistry,  polymer chemistry, biochemistry, food, cosmetics, and fragrances
EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency (Grade Pre-1), 1990
Obtained Pharmacist license, 1992
Securities Broker Representative License (2nd grade), 2003
Member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA), 2004 - present
Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), 2013 - present
I am dedicated to providing clients with quality service by deeply researching the technology of their patent applications.
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