Kai-U Patent Law Firm

Member

Partner

Partner

President/Patent Attorney HIROAKI MURASE

Education and Professional Background

1989
Bachelor's Degree of Science, Nagoya University, School of Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
1991
Master's Degree, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Engineering
1991-1996
KOBE STEEL, LTD.
1993
Admitted as a Japanese Patent and Trademark Attorney
1996
Registered as a Japanese Patent and Trademark Attorney
1996-1999
OKADA, KODAMA & PARTNERS
1999
Founded KAI-U PATENT LAW FIRM
2006
Registered as a Specific Infringement Lawsuits Counsel
2007.7-12
Training at Kramer.Barske.Schmidtchen (Munich, Germany)
2008.1-6
Training at OLIFF & BERRIDGE, PLC (Virginia, USA)
2011.4-2012.3
Vice President of JPAA Tokai Branch
2012.3
Inaugurated as the President of KAI-U PATENT LAW FIRM
Also engaged in activities of JPAA committees

Field of Expertise

  • Patent (Mechanical Engineering/Electronics)

Membership

  • JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association)
  • FICPI(Federation Internationale des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle)
  • APAA(The Asian Patent Attorneys Association)

External Activity

  • JPAA Committees
  • 2014.4-  Council Member of Board of Executive Directors of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association

Publications and Lectures

  • Visual Learning of Intellectual Property Laws (joint authorship, 2001)
  • FICPI 14th Open Forum (Sorrento. Italy)  2013.10
Partner/Patent Attorney KAZUHIDE TSUBAKI

Education and Professional Background

2000
Bachelor's Degree of Science, Doshisha University, School of Engineering, Dept. of Chemical Engineering and Material Science
2001-
KAI-U PATENT LAW FIRM
2002
Registered as a Japanese Patent and Trademark Attorney
2004.4-2005.3
Training at OLIFF & BERRIDGE, PLC (Virginia, USA)
2004.10
Passed the U.S. Patent Agent Examination
2013-
Lecturer for “U.S Patent System”of Japan Intellectual Property Association(JIPA)
2018
Vice President of JPAA Tokai Branch
Also engaged in activities of JPAA committees

Field of Expertise

  • Patent (Mechanical Engineering/Electronics/Information Processing)

Membership

  • JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association)

External Activity

  • JPAA Committees
Partner/Patent Attorney KEIICHI KIMURA

Education and Professional Background

1987
Bachelor's Degree of Science, Nagoya University, Dept. of Applied Physics
1989
Master's Degree, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Engineering, Dept. of Aeronautics
1989-1995
HITACHI CO., LTD., MECHANICAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB.
1995-2004
AISIN AW CO., LTD., on loan to Equos Research CO. LTD.
2003
Registered as a Japanese Patent and Trademark Attorney
2005-
KAI-U PATENT LAW FIRM
Also engaged in activities of JPAA committees

Field of Expertise

  • Patent (Mechanical Engineering/Electronics/Information Processing)

Qualification

1995
Passed the ClassⅠInformation Technology Engineer Examination
2011
Intellectual Property Translation Test (Intellectual Property Legal Practice / English Translation) 1st grade

Membership

  • JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association) , AIPPI

External Activity

  • JPAA Committees
  • 2016.4-2018.3  Intellectual Property High Court Expert Committee
Partner/Patent Attorney DAISUKE SATO

Education and Professional Background

1998
Bachelor's Degree of Science, Kyoto University, School of Engineering, Dept. of Engineering Science
2000
Master's Degree, Kyoto University, Graduate School of Engineering, Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics
2000-2003
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD., Nagoya Aerospace Systems Works
2003-
KAI-U PATENT LAW FIRM
2007
Registered as a Japanese Patent and Trademark Attorney
2009.3-2009.6
Training at Beijing Language and Culture University (Beijing)
2009.6-2010.3
Training at CHINA ZHENGHE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AGENCY (Beijing)
2012
Registered as a Specific Infringement Lawsuits Counsel
Also engaged in activities of JPAA committees

Field of Expertise

  • Patent (Mechanical Engineering/Electronics/Information Processing)

Qualification

1994
Passed the Senior Programmer Examination

Membership

  • JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association)

External ActivityExternal activities

  • JPAA Committees
Partner/Patent Attorney SHUZO USAMI

Education and Professional Background

1997
Bachelor's Degree of Science, Nagoya University, School of Engineering, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
1999
Master's Degree, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Engineering
1999-2002
The Yokohama Rubber Co., LTD
2003-
KAI-U PATENT LAW FIRM
2012
Registered as a Japanese Patent and Trademark Attorney
2014.7-2015.6
Training at OLIFF & BERRIDGE, PLC (Virginia, USA)

Field of Expertise

  • Patent (Mechanical Engineering/Electronics)

Membership

  • JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association)

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