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PARTNER


@@@@Kenji Tsunoda

Registration (1) Japan Patent Attorneys Association(JPAA)
(2) An additional note authorizing representation in specified infringement lawsuits
Speciality (1) Education
@@Graduated from the Departmentof Applied Chemistry, School of Engineering, Tohoku University
(2) Specialized area
@@Semiconductor light-emitting devices,telecommunications (optical add/drop mutiplexers, cellular phones, networks, and antennas), printed circuit boards, medical sciences(enzyme-based diagnostic reagents, drug combinations, and low-frequency treatment apparatus), and foods (beverage extraction methods)
Application mottos (1) Maximization of the scope of the invention
(2) To draft specifications based on the in-depth understanding of prior arts
(3) To render multifaceted claims based on a concept of the invention
Major cases handled (1) Invalidation trial regarding a blue LED Patent (in Japan)
@@The invalidation trial was demanded against the patent that formed the basis for a lawsuit case. In an oral proceeding at the Japanese Patent Office, demonstrated the contradiction of a limitation that was recited in the patented claim based on the results of counter-demonstration experiments, and obtained a trial decision that the patent is invalid.
(2) Invalidation trial regarding a blue LED patent (in Korea)
@@A lawsuit for canceling a trial decision for rejection issued by the Korean Intellectual property Office. Clearly explained the errors in the decision in trial(errors in the interpretations of cited references) by using illustrations, medels, etc., and engaged in discussions with Korean patent attorneys several times, with the result that a judgment was held that the trial decision should be cancelled.

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HIRATA & PARTNERS

(TOKYO OFFICE)
6TH FLOOR,
NIBAN-CHO CASHEW BUILDING,
4-3, NIBAN-CHO,
CHIYODA-KU,
TOKYO 102-0084, JAPAN
PHONE +81-3-6908-8753
FAX +81-3-6908-8763

(NAGOYA OFFICE)
6TH FLOOR,
SOAR BUILDING
2-3, IZUMI 1-CHOME,
HIGASHI-KU, NAGOYA-SHI,
AICHI 461-0001, JAPAN
PHONE +81-52-212-9401
FAX +81-52-212-9400