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Patent Attorneys

SUMIKO SHIMOSAKA (Ms.)

in charge of Trademark, Design and Public Relations.

 

- Graduated from Chuo University, Faculty of Law

- Passed the State Examination for a Patent Attorney License in 1965.

- Worked at Yuasa and Sakamoto (now Yuasa and Hara) Law and Patent Office as

 a patent attorney in charge of Trademarks, Design and Public Relations until 1972.

- Practiced at Nemoto, Kasuya & Shimosaka Law & Patent Office with other

 attorneys-at-law from 1973

- Practiced at Shimosaka International Patent Firm (which also traded as

 Shimosaka and Associates) from 1976

- Changed to Shimosaka and Matsuda in 1999 as the result of the merger with

 Matsuda Patent Office.

 

Professional Responsibilities

 

- Vice President of the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association in 1988

- Examiner for the State Examination for Patent Attorneys in 1990.

- President of the Permanent Member of the Council in 1995.

- President of the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association in 2004

 

Other Professional Responsibilities and Awards

 

- Vice President of the Headquarters of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association

 (1960 to 1998) and Executive Director (from 1960~ )

- Executive Director of the Japan Trademark Association (from 1995~ )

- Secretary-General of the Japan Patent Attorneys Club (1999).

- Member of the Committee for the Patent Office’s Social Gatherings which meets

 to consider the evolution of the Patent Attorney’s System in the 21st century (from

 2000 ~).

- A member of the Japanese Government’s Intellectual Property Strategy Council   

 headed by the prime minister, JUNICHIRO KOIZUMI (2003~2007) (Meetings were  

 held at the Prime Minister’s Official Residence every two months with the required

 attendance of all Cabinet members.)

- Recipient of the ‘Yellow Ribbon Medal’ for Outstanding Service awarded by the

 Japanese Government (1994).

- Recipient of the Middle Class ‘Gyokujitsu’ Medal (Order of the Rising Sun) awarded

 by the Japanese Government (2008).

 

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