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SUEYOSHI, Tsuyoshi

[Division & Section] Law Division

Partner

2006 Admission as Attorney-at-law in Japan
2002-2005 and since 2008 Admission as Patent Attorney

Telephone: +81-3-3246-6505
Email: tsueyoshi*yuasa-hara.co.jp
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Practice Areas

General Corporate Cross-border Practices Intellectual Property Patents Designs Trademarks

Major Areas of Expertise

Intellectual Property (contentious and litigation (infringement, revocation actions against JPO’s decision at the IP high court and invalidation actions at the JPO) and transaction), General Corporate (contract matters (ex. license, co-research and development, contract manufacturing and clinical development); Pharmaceutical Affairs

Membership & Other Qualifications

Japan Federation of Bar Associations; Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association; American Chemical Society; Japan Association of Industrial Property Law; The Copyright Law Association of Japan; AIPPI-JAPAN; Case A hazardous materials engineer

Education & Experience

Academic History

1992
Department of Chemistry, School of Science, The University of Tokyo (BS)
1997
Department of Chemistry, Graduate school of Science, The University of Tokyo (Ph.D.)
2006
Legal Training & Research Institute

Job History

1997-2002
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Yokohama Research Center
2002-2005
Yuasa and Hara, Patent Division as Patent Attorney
2006-present
Yuasa and Hara

Professional Experiences & Activities

2012-present
WG member of Q229 (The use of prosecution history in post-grant patent proceeding), Q235 (Term of copy right protection), Q241 (IP licensing and insolvency), Q246 (Exceptions and limitations to copyright protection for libraries, archives and educational and research institutions) and 2016-copyright (Liking and making available on the internet) of AIPPI-Japan
2013-2015
Lectureship in Japan Patent Attorney Association’s course of infringement qualification
2015-present
Advisory board of infringement judgment (Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Unfair Competition Prevention Act)
2015-present
Member of AIPPI Q224 Standing Committee("Enforcement")
2018
Chairperson of AIPPI-Japan WG group for Study Question “Joint Liability”

Awards & Achievements

・JPO v. Genentech; MINSHU Vol.69, No.7, p.1912, Judgment of Sup. Ct., Nov. 17, 2015, Case 2014 (gyou-hi) 356
(Supreme Court judgment of Bevacizumab (Avastin® ) case; Patent Term Extension (SPC))

・Genetech v. JPO; Judgment of IP High Ct. (Grand Panel), Case 2013 (gyou-ke)10195-10198
(IP high court judgment of Bevacizumab (Avastin® ) case; Patent Term Extension (SPC))

・Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2016, 2017 Life Sciences

・Nippon Chemiphar v. Shionogi and AstraZeneca; Judgement of IP High Ct. (Grand Panel), Case 2016 (gyo-ke) 10182 and 10184
(IP high court judgment of Crestor® case; Standing to sue and Inventive steps (finding of prior art invention in chemistry))

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