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YAMAMOTO, Osamu

[Division & Section] Patent Division, Chief of Chemical Section

Partner

2001 Admission as Patent Attorney (JPAA)
2005 Supplementary Note of Specific Infringement Lawsuit Counsel

Practice Areas

Patents

Major Areas of Expertise

Biochemistry; Diagnostics; Food Science; Pharmaceuticals; Microbiology; Polymer Chemistry (all aspects of prosecution, including the filing of applications, and dealing with JPO actions; as well as post-grant opposition, invalidation trial, suit against appeal/trial decisions, infringement litigation, applications for patent term extension, and drafting an expert opinion)

Active engagement in invention mining; filing applications in foreign countries, both major and developing nations, and dealing with actions from patent offices

Membership & Other Qualifications

JPAA; APAA; LES JAPAN; FICPI; AIPPI

Education & Experience

Academic History

1991
Graduate School of Environmental Science, Tsukuba University, M. Env. Sc., Majored in Biochemistry

Job History

1991-2001
Denki Kagaku Kogyo K. K. Research Center

Professional Experiences & Activities

2016
AIPPI 2016 Milan World Intellectual Property Congress, as working member
2016-
Editorial Board Member, Magazine「The Patent Lawyer」

Awards & Achievements

・Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2017 - “Excellence in Patent Law Services”
・Selected by InterContinental Finance & Law Magazine (ICFM) as one of the best 500 lawyers 2017 in the world
・Selected by InterContinental Finance & Law Magazine (ICFM) as one of the best 500 lawyers 2016 in the world
・Global Law Experts - listed as a recommended expert in Patent Law in Japan
・M&A Today Global Awards 2015 - “Biotechnology Lawyer of the Year - Japan”
・Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2015 - “Biotechnology Lawyer of the Year- Japan”
・Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2015 - “Biotechnology Lawyer of the Year- Japan”
・Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2014 - “Biotechnology Lawyer of the Year- Japan”

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