Patent attorneys & lawyers

Rie WATANABE

 Patent Attorney(Chemical)

Rie WATANABE

PROFILE

Rie Watanabe joined Asamura Patent Office, p.c. in 2014 as a patent attorney working in the Patent Department (Chemical). After completing her university studies, Ms. Watanabe worked for a manufacturer, a producer of medicine, medical equipment, foods, and other products, for ten years where she was involved in Pharmaceutical Affairs Law related duties, acted as a supervising pharmacist, and was involved in intellectual property work. While an employee, Ms. Watanabe passed the Patent Attorney Examination.
While working in intellectual property, she primarily handled patent searches, patent applications (for medical equipment, DDS (Drug Delivery Systems), foods, etc.), design searches, and design applications (primarily for containers).

Education
BSc in Pharmaceutical Science, Kobe Pharmaceutical University, March, 2002
Professional career
After graduating from university, worked for manufacturer of medicine, medical equipment, foods, and other products where she was involved in pharmaceuticals and intellectual property.
Examinations passed
Passed National Pharmacist Examination: 2002
Passed the Patent Attorney Examination: 2010
Registrations
Registration number as patent attorney: 18655
Affiliation
Chemical Department
Languages
Japanese, English
Specialty Fields
Medicine, organic chemistry, bio, foods, and cosmetics
Qualifications
Pharmacist
Memberships
Member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA), Feb 2013 - Present
Hobby
Traveling, belly dancing, movies, music, cooking, and SCUBA diving.
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