Patent attorneys & lawyers

Shinichi TAKATA

Patent Attorney (Trademark and Design)

Shinichi TAKATA


Patent Attorney Shinichi Takata has been primarily involved with foreign and domestic trademark matters at Asamura Patent Office, p.c. since February 2013.

He passed the Patent Attorney Examination in 2008, and then worked at an patent law office in Japan, where he was responsible for general design and trademark work.

Before passing the examination, he worked in the legal department of a software company where he worked as an intellectual property professional, dealing with rights and management relating to patents, designs, trademarks, and other related areas. His experience also covers areas such as contract processing and sorting and allocating intellectual property rights for companies being broken up.

BA in Economics, Soka University
Professional career
In charge of rights and management work for IP at a software company.
Following that, spent some time at a patent office in Tokyo before joining Asamura Patent Office.
Examinations passed
Passed the Patent Attorney Examination:
November 2008

Registration for Patent Attorney:
April 2009
Registration Number of Patent Attorney:
Trademark & Design Department
Japanese, English
Specialty Fields
Acquisition and management of trademark rights domestically and overseas, procedures related to application for international registration based on the Madrid Protocol, oppositions, all types of trial procedures related to patent invalidations, withdrawals, and other related matters, contracts and negotiations for trademark licensing, examinations and legal advice for trademarks, acquisition and management of design rights domestically and overseas, procedures for border control of items that infringe on intellectual property rights, examinations and legal advice related to unfair competition and copyrights
Member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA), 2009 - present
Guitar, cycling
Sometimes it can be hard to see the merits of ensuring intellectual property rights, and ensuring these rights ends up being the goal. I remember this fact as I take on each case with sincerity and care, considering if the rights generated in them will benefit the client.
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