People

YABE, Kozo

[Division & Section] Law Division

Partner

1991 Admission as Attorney at Law
2002 Admission as Patent Attorney

Telphone: +81 3 3246 6513
Email: illiniky*yuasa-hara.co.jp
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Practice Areas

General Corporate Cross-border Practices Intellectual Property

Membership & Other Qualifications

Senior Director, AIPPI Japan
Board member, ALAI Japan and Japan Trademark Association
Vice-Chair, Law School Center of Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Panelist candidate, JP-DRP, Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center

Education & Experience

Academic History

1985
Chuo University, LL.B.
1991
Legal Training and Research Institute
1994
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, LL.M.

Job History

1991-present
Yuasa and Hara
1994-1995
Keck, Mahin & Cate, Chicago
1995-1996
Graham & James LLP, Los Angeles

Professional Experiences & Activities

2000-present
Adjunct Professor, University of Illinois College of Law
2003-present
Member of the Board of Visitors, University of Illinois College of Law since
2005-2009
Visiting lecturer, Chuo University Law Schoo
2009-2012
Examiner of the Patent Attorney Examination (Trademark), the Japan Patent Office
2015-present
Foreign Adviser, Association of Content Property for Next Generation; ACPNG (Korea)

Awards & Achievements

Leading Practitioner for Intellectual Property, Chambers
Leading Lawyer for Intellectual Property, AsiaLaw
Leading practitioner in Gold, World Trademark Review
Lawyer of the year for IT, Corporate INTL
Distinguished Alumnus, University of Illinois College of Law

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Seminars

Telephone

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