Location: Shinagawa, Tokyo, Jpan
+81-3-5715-8651(rep.)

Kiyoshi Asamura

Kiyoshi Asamura

Senior Advisor
Patent Attorney since: 1963

Education
Waseda University, B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1959
De Pauw University, Columbia University (USA) 1959-1961

Employment
Asamura Patent Office (now Asamura Patent Office, p.c.),1961
Senior Managing Partner of Asamura Patent Office,1973-2013
Managing Partner, Asamura Patent Office,2014-2019
Seinior Advisor, Asamura Patent Office,2019-present

Launguages
Japanese, English

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)
Member, 1963 – Present
Standing Member, 1967 – 1968
Director (Vice Chairman), April 1979 – March 1980
Director (Vice Chairman), April 1992 – March 1993
Chairman, April 1993 – March 1994
Executive Member, 2002 – 2004
Adviser, 1994-present

JPAA Membership
Member, International Activities Committee, 1960-1961
Member, AIPPI Tokyo Congress Cooperation Committee, 1966
Member, Research Committee on Substance Patents and Multinomial System,1968
Vice-Chairman, Research Committee on Substance Patents and Multinomial System, 1969
Expert Member, Industrial Property Council, Vice-Chairman, Committee on International Activities, 1969 – 1970
Member of the Research Committee on Substance Patents and Multinomial System,1970
Member, Special Committee on Industrial Property System,1971
Member of the Patent Committee, 1973-1974
Vice-Chairman, Patent Committee, 1975-1978
Member, Patent Attorney System Committee, 1977
Member, PCT Enforcement Investigation Committee, 1978
Member, Preparatory Committee for Training Institute,1978
Member of Preparatory Committee for Revision of Paris Convention, etc., 1979
Member of Study Committee on Chinese Patent System,1980
Member, Patent Committee, 1980
Chairman, Japan Section, Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), 1980-1982
Member, Planning Committee, 1981
Vice-Chairman, Special Committee for Preparation of Revision of Patent Attorney Act, 1980-1983
Vice-Chairman, Committee on Measures for Automation of Industrial Property, 1983
Vice-Chairman, Committee for Measures against Foreign Lawyers
Member of Committee on Problems of Industrial Property System
Temporary Member, Patent Attorney Examination Committee, 1983-1984
Chairman, International Activities Committee, 1984
Vice-Chairman, Special Committee for Revision of Patent Attorney Act, 1984-1985
Vice-Chairman, Special Committee on Hall of Fame, 1985-1986
Vice-Chairman, Committee on Measures to Study GATT Problems, 1986
Member, International Activities Committee
Member, Special Committee on Revision of Patent Attorney Act, 1986-1988
Chairman, International Activities Committee, 1987-1988
Member, Committee on Institutional Problems of Patent Attorneys, 1987-1988
Member, Liaison Council on Institutional Problems, 1988
Member, International Emergency Problems Committee, 1988 – 1989
Member, International Activities Committee, 1989 – 1990
Chairman, Japan-U.S. Working Consultative Committee, 1990
Vice-Chairman, AIPPI Tokyo General Assembly Cooperation Committee,1991
Vice Chairman, Finance Committee,1991
Member, Japan-U.S. Working-Level Conference Committee,1991
Member, Industrial Property Council, 1993
Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA),1994-2000
Present Honorary President, Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), 2014
Director (Japan Section), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), 1974 – Present

Commendation
Commendation for the 75th Anniversary of the Patent Attorney Association,1974
Minister of International Trade and Industry Award,1985
Special Recognition Award by the Patent Attorney Association,1991
Blue Ribbon Medal of Honour,1995
Special Commendation from the Patent Attorney Association,1999
Intellectual Property Achievement Award,2014
Commendation for 50th Anniversary of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA),2019
Japan-China Trademark Exchange Contribution Award from the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)
 and the Chinese Trademark Association (CTA), 2022