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Masahiro Asamura
Senior Managing Partner
Patent Attorney
Attorney at Law

Masahiro Asamura is Managing Partner at Asamura Patent Office, p.c. and also represents Asamura Law Offices.
As a patent attorney, Mr. Asamura was first assigned to our firm’s Chemical Patent Department, where he handled chemical-related domestic and overseas patent applications (including foods, polymers, synthetic fibers, pharmaceuticals, and biotechnology). Later, when Japan adopted the new law school system, he joined Waseda Law School, and became a lawyer by successfully passing the bar examination and then completing his legal apprenticeship at Kagoshima District Court. After registering as a lawyer, Mr. Asamura worked as an associate for two years at Nagashima & Hashimoto, where he focused on foreign and domestic patent disputes and other related legal work.
In 2011, he returned to Asamura Patent Office, p.c. and established Asamura Law Offices, which is linked with the main firm.
Besides the management of Asamura Patent Office, p.c., as a patent attorney and lawyer, Mr. Asamura is currently teamed up with patent attorneys working at Asamura Patent Office in a wide range of areas. These include consultations about disputes related to patents, trademarks, designs, and copyrights as well as the Unfair Competition Prevention Act and similar areas, inter-party trials (invalidation trials and trials for cancellation), litigation rescinding trial decisions (ex parte, inter partes), warning letter correspondence, negotiations, cross-border injunctions, and litigation.

Mr. Asamura studied a wide range of materials at the Department of Materials Science in Chiba University’s Faculty of Engineering, from organic materials and high-polymer materials to inorganic materials. He also researched macrocyclic compound synthesis in the university laboratory.
As a master’s degree student at the University of Edinburgh, he researched a method for quantitative analyzing iron components in soil. Then at Lancaster University, he researched a method for analyzing compositional changes in fumaric acid and fulvic acid by soil depth.
Mr. Asamura has served as a member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association’s Amicus Brief Committee (2011-2013), and as a member of the Association’s Intellectual Property Litigation Committee (2013 – 2014) where he was involved in examining court cases as well as the Japanese litigation system as related to intellectual property.

Education
BSc in Material Science, Chiba University, March 1996
MSc in Environmental Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, October 1997
MRes in Environmental Science with Distinction, Lancaster University, October 1998
J.D., Waseda University Law School, March 2007

Professional career

Asamura Patent Office, p.c. (Chemical Department) (April 1999 – October 2007)
Trainee, Legal Training and Research Institute of Japan, Supreme Court of Japan (November 2007 – December 2008)
Nagashima & Hashimoto (January 2009 – December 2012)
Asamura Patent Office, p.c. & Asamura Law Offices (2011)
Managing Partner of Asamura Patent Office, p.c.(2013)
Senior Managing Partner of Asamura Patent Office, p.c. (2019)

Examinations passed

Patent Attorney Examination (Selected subjects: Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Fiber Engineering) (October 2001)
National Bar Examination (Selected subject: Intellectual Property Law) (September 2007)

Registrations
Registration Number of Patent Attorney: 17295
Registration Number of Lawyer: 38807

Affiliation
Senior Managing Partner


Languages
Japanese, English


Specialty Fields
Inter-parties trials (invalidation trials and trials for cancellation), litigation rescinding trial decisions, appraisals, warning letter correspondence, license negotiations, infringement litigation, and contract drafting.
Major seminars”Latest Trends of Patent Cases in Japan: A Focus on Progressivity,” a training seminar sponsored by the Patent Attorneys Club (2013)
“Damage Calculation: Analysis of IP litigation precedents” at Training Festival held by Japan Patent Attorneys Association (May and August, 2014)
MembershipsPatent attorney association and other memberships
Member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA), 2001 – present
Member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), April 2011 – present
Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), April 2011 – present
Bar Associations and Other Memberships:
Daini Tokyo Bar Association, January 2011 – present

Publications
“Q&A on Protection of Personal Information in the Social Media Age. Compiled for Daini Tokyo Bar Association” (joint-author), (Nippon Hyoron Sha Co., Ltd). (September 2012)


Hobby
Travel. Overseas dramas and movies about lawyers (The Practice, Boston Legal, The Good Wife, etc.)

Comment
Asamura Patent Office has been working with patent applications in Japan and overseas for 120 years. With the opening of the Asamura Law Offices, we look forward to serving you in areas following acquisition of patent rights, including the exercise of intellectual property and dealing with disputes. I feel confident that our ability to provide our clients with a one-stop service covering the period after patent rights acquisition, will enable us to provide patent application services of an even higher quality.

Naoki Matsukawa
Associate
Attorney at Law

Naoki Matsukawa joined Asamura Law Offices in 2014 where he serves as a lawyer. At the Division of Biophysical Engineering, School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Mr. Matsukawa studied a broad range of subjects, including brain science and information system engineering. For his graduation work, he was involved in the development of handwriting recognition software which utilizes a neural network. While studying at the School of Engineering Science, Osaka University, Mr. Matsukawa conducted research on the visual systems of the brain (including the system which allows people to perceive objects in motion).
While employed at Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Mr. Matsukawa was involved in the development and design of communications equipment for use in plant surveillance systems and sequencer communications equipment hardware (FPGA and ASIC circuit design, PCB design, factory automatic network protocol design, etc.) He was also involved in conducting performance evaluations for communications equipment, experiments in which devices are connected to communications equipment from other manufacturers, and similar activities. Mr. Matsukawa also concluded a non-disclosure agreement when involved in joint research with another company. In addition, he has experience in sales support and providing telephone consultations for customers.

In 2012, Mr. Matsukawa passed the National Bar Examination. After completing his legal training in 2013, he joined the Daini Tokyo Bar Association in the same year.

Education
BSc in Biophysical Engineering, Osaka University, March, 1995
MSc in Physics, Osaka University, March, 1997

Completed Practical Legal Training Course, Osaka City University Law School, March, 2010

Professional career
Electric Systems Plant and Nagoya Plant, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, April 1997 – March 2007

Legal Training and Research Institute, Supreme Court of Japan (Shin-66th trainee), November 2012 – December 2013
Asamura Law Offices, January 2014 – present

Examinations passed
Passed the National Bar Examination (Selected subject: Economic Law) September 2012

Affiliation
Asamura Law Offices


Languages 
Japanese


Specialty Fields
Inter-parties trials (invalidation trials and cancellation trials), litigation rescinding a trial decision, appraisals, warning letter correspondence, licensing negotiations, infringement litigation, and contract drafting.


Qualifications
Class I Information Technology Engineer, 1999

Digital Type I Installation Technician 2002

MembershipsBar Associations and Other Memberships:
Daini Tokyo Bar Association, December 2013 – present

Comment
I became a lawyer after working for many years as a technical employee at an electrical manufacturer. I am able to provide clients with services they can count on by leveraging both my knowledge as a former technical employee and legal knowledge. I am
looking forward to working with you.

Kenji Wada
Associate

Attorney at Law

Kenji Wada joined Asamura Law Offices in 2015 where he serves as a lawyer.
In 2009, Mr. Wada passed the National Bar Examination. After completing his legal training in 2010, he joined the Tokyo Bar Association in the same year.
He served as lawyer from 2010 in Naru Nakashima Comprehensive Law Office for about 8 months 4 years. He handled mainly litigations, negotiations, and cases of civil rehabilitation procedure there.

He has belonged to subcommittee of intellectual property law of Tokyo Bar Association since 2012.

Education
KoyoGakuin High School, March 2002

Tokyo University, Faculty of Law, March 2007
Tokyo Metropolitan University, Law School, March 2009

Professional career
Legal Training and Research Institute, Supreme Court of Japan (Shin-63rd trainee), December 2009-December 2010

Naru Nakashima comprehensive law office, December 2010-August 2015
Aasamura Law Offices, August 2015-present

Examinations passed
Passed the National Bar Examination (Selected subject: Private international law): September 2009

Registrations: 42823

Affiliation 
Asamura Law Offices

Languages 
Japanese, English

Specialty Fields 
Inter-parties trials (invalidation trials and cancellation trials), litigation rescinding a trial decision, appraisals, warning
letter correspondence, licensing negotiations, infringement litigation, and contract drafting.

Memberships
Tokyo Bar Association, December 2010-present

Hobby
Climbing, Having a drink with friends

Comment 
Neither almost of judges nor I have received specialized education of science. I feel that the points hard to understand about science problems are same between judges and I. I would like to be a lawyer who can perceive the points judges misunderstand and take appropriate actions.

Haruo Goto
Of Counsel
Patent Attorney
Attorney at Law

EducationCollege of Law, Nihon University

Professional career
Started working at the Japan Patent Office (Trial and Appeal Department, Secretarial Unit), April 1958

Trial and Appeal Department, Trial and Appeal Division, August 1961
Policy Planning and Coordination Department, General Coordination Division, April 1965
Patent and Design Examination Department, Trademarks Second Division, January 1972
Visited Sweden, Britain, Australia, West Germany, France and the US to study the European and American trademark systems, April 1974.
Visited China for an investigation concerning the Agreement between Japan and China with Regards to Protection of Trademarks, May 1976
Represented a research council in industrial property law, October 1976
Concurrent posting with foreign affairs secretariat (Asia Office), attended negotiations to conclude the Agreement between Japan and China with Regards to Protection of Trademarks, September 1977
Concurrent posting with the Policy Planning and Coordination Department, General Coordination Division, March 1978
Concurrent posting with the Foreign Affairs Secretariat (Asia Office), September 1982
Attended the Nice Agreement Concerning International Classification Preparation Working Group as an observer, and visited Sweden, West Germany, Holland, France, Britain and the US to study their trademark systems., June 1988
Chief Administrative Judge, Trial and Appeal Department, December 1988
Work includes posting as an extraordinary member of the Patent Attorney Examination Council, January 1989
Concurrent posting as Litigation Office Chief, Trial and Appeal Department, October 1989
Concurrent posting as Patent Attorney Examination Council, January 1990
Chief Officer, Section 27, Trial and Appeal Department, April 1990
Chief Officer, Section 26, Trial and Appeal Department, July 1991
Retired from the JPO, July 1991
Part-time lecturer, Law Department, Faculty of Law, Daito Bunka University, April 1992
Professor, Nihon University, April 1994
As head of the Investigative Committee on the New European Trademark Registration System, visited the UK Intellectual Property Office, the European Patent Office, the Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt, WIPO and OHIM (Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)), February 1996
Nominee mediator and arbitrator, Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center, April 1998
Deputy Director, Nihon University Business, Research and Intellectual Property Center/Nihon University International Industrial Technology and Business Education Center, Nihon University TLO, April 2000
Deputy Chairman, Operating Committee, Nihon University Business, Research and Intellectual Property Center/Nihon University International Industrial Technology and Business Education Center, April 2000
Arbitration and Mediation Center Panelist, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), December 2000 – present
Reorganization of the Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center, March 2001
Representative, Intellectual Property Research Center, October 2003
Retired from Nihon University, March 2005
Lecturer, College of Law, Nihon University, April 2005
Lecturer, Graduate School of Law, Nihon University, April 2005
Visiting Professor, Kokushikan University Graduate School, April 2006 – present
Lecturer, Graduate School of Intellectual Property, Nihon University, April 2009
Visited Intellectual Property Court, Economic Division Intellectual Property Office, Intellectual Property Inspection Corps to study the state of supervisory activities for information on the operation of trademarks, unauthorized trademark goods, and copyright-infringing products, November 2009
Mediator, arbitrator, adjudicator, Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center, April 2013 – March 31, 2016

Examinations passed
Passed Patent Attorney Examination: December 1958
Patent Attorney Registration: April 1992
Registered as a lawyer: November 2005

Registrations
Registration number as patent attorney: 10230

Registration Number of Lawyer: 33509

Affiliation
R&D Department, Asamura Legal Offices


Languages
Japanese, English


Specialty Fields
Litigation
-Decisions Concerning Standards for Similar Judgments on Products
(Decision of the Supreme Court Third Petty Bench, June 27, 1961, Showa 33 (O) No. 1104)
Appeal in the matter of Tachibana Shochu vs. Tachibana Masamune (Sake)
-Decisions Concerning Identifying the Gist of an Invention under Application
(Decision of the Supreme Court Second Petty Bench, March 8, 1991, Showa 62 (Gyo-Tsu) No. 3)
Appeal in the matter of Lipase
-Toshiba Lighting & Technology Corporation Case
(Decision of the Supreme Court Third Petty Bench, February 24, 1995, Heisei 3 (Gyo-Tsu) No. 139)
Appeal in the matter of Design for Embedded Light for Ceiling Use

Memberships
Member of the Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA), 1992 – present

Member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI),1992 – present
Member of the Japan Trademark Association, 1992 – present
Member of the Licensing Executives Society Japan, 1992 – present

Official Commendation
The Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays with Rosette, April 2005


Publications
Books

“Revised Patent Laws in European Countries” (Hatsumei-Shinbunsha). (February 1969)
“Commentary On Patent Law Amendments” (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry) (July 1974)
“Commentary on the Paris Treaty” (AIPPI Japan). (March 1976)
“Patents” (joint-translator), (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (June 1976)
“Agreement Between Japan And China with Regards to Protection of Trademarks” (joint-author), (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation). (March 1978)
“International Applications And Domestic Priority Rights” (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation). (June 1986)
“The Nice Agreement and International Classifications” (AIPPI Japan). (July 1991)
“Commentaries on Patent Law Vol. 1, Vol. 2” (joint-author) , (Seirin-Shoin). (December 2000)
“Developments Toward Formation of Patent Treaties” (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry). (August 2003)
“Paris Treaty Lectures (with commentary on the TRIPS Agreement, 13th Edition” (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation). (July 2007)
“Japanese Laws Relating to Industrial Property” (AIPPI Japan) (1999 – 2010)
Academic papers:
“The Patent System Of The EEC (1), (2), and Chemical Engineering” Chemical Industry (Kagaku Kogyosha). (March – April 1965)
“Benelux Integrated Trademark Law” (AIPPI Japan, No. 15 (2)). (February 1970)
“The Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks” (AIPPI Japan, No. 16 (3)). (March 1971)
“The Trademark Registration Treaty” Patent News, Nos. 3264, 3271, 3275. (February 1972)
“The Trademark Registration Treaty” Patent News, Nos. 3279, 3282, 3284, 3399, 3401, 3405, 3407, 3409, 3414, 3417, 3540, 3543, 3551, 3557, 3561, 3564 (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry). (February 1973)
“TRT” Patents and Corporations, Nos. 51, 54. (March 1974)
“About the Partial Amendments to the Trademark Law” Journal of business laws No. 245. (February 1975)
“About the Partial Amendments to the Patent Law” Patent News, Nos. 4307, 4312, 4317, 4322. (February 1975)
“About the Partial Amendments to the Trademark Law” Patent News, Nos. 4412, 4417, 4422, 4427, 4437, 4442, 4452. (August 1975)
“Interpretation of “Registered Trademark” in Appeals and Decisions for Cancellation of Trademark Registration Due to Illegitimate Use” The Invention, Hatsumei 1976 (12) 1977 (1) 1977 (4) 1977 (5). (November 1976 – May 1977)
“Patents that Go Worldwide through International Registration Application” (Vol. 1), (Vol. 2), Laws of the Time (Printing Bureau, Ministry of Finance). (June – July 1978)
“The Patent Cooperation Treaty and the Japanese Law System” Jurist (Yuhikaku Publishing Co.,LTD). (August 1978)
“Proposals for Amendments to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)” Patent (Japan Patent Attorneys Association). (February 1984)
“Definitions of Inventor’s Certificate and Patents” Japan Association of Industrial Property Law Bulletin (Yuhikaku Publishing Co.,LTD) (December 1984)
“Calculating Amounts for Loss Affecting Patentees and Exclusive Licensees” Jurist Separate Volume (Yuhikaku Publishing Co.,LTD). (December 1985)
“Partial Abandonment of a Product Specified in a Trademark Registration Application” Professor Masao Miyatake 77th Birthday Memorial Collection (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation). (June 1986)
“Cases Seeking Cancellation of an Appeal or Trial Decision for Cancellation of a Trademark Registration” Precedents in Trademark Law (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation). (January 1991)
“The Unfair Competition Act and Acts of Unfair Competition Under the Paris Treaty” Investigating the Unfair Competition Act (Institute of Intellectual Property). (June 1991)
“Service Marks” Japan Association of Industrial Property Law Annual Report (Yuhikaku Publishing Co.,LTD). (December 1991)
“Laws on Expanding Rights Protection in German Industry, Law of February 23 1992” AIPPI Vol. 37 Nos. 9 10 (AIPPI Japan). (April – May 1992)
“Mixing Products And Business Profits” Precedents in Unfair Competition Law: Professor Shoen Ono 60th Birthday Memorial Collection (Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation). (June 1992)
March 1993 “Future Directions in Federated Trademark Systems”,
“Protocol on the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks”,
“The Relationship Between Federated Trademark Systems and Protected Mark Systems, and the Madrid Agreement Protocol Concerning the International Registration of Marks”
“Report on Investigative Research Concerning Federated Trademark Systems and Protected Mark Systems” (Institute of Intellectual Property).
“EEC Council Directive of December 12, 1988, for Aligning the Laws on Trademarks of Member Countries” (89/104 EEC) (89/104/EWG) (89/104/CEE).
“The Treaty of October 5, 1973, to Amend Article 63 of the Treaty Concerning Granting of European Patents (Council Regulations of June 18, 1992, Concerning Creation of Additional (Supplementary) Protection Certification for Pharmaceuticals)” AIPPI Vol. 38, No. 8 (AIPPI Japan). (August 1993)
“The Stakes in Seeking Cancellation of a Registered Trademark for Illegitimate Use”, Journal of Civil and Commercial Law Vol. 109 No. 2. (November 1993)
“China’s Unfair Competition Prevention Law” Patent News No. 8734. (December 1993)
“Guide To Trademark Harmonization Treaties” Patent News Nos. 8736, 8741, 8744. (December 1993)
“The Law for Partial Amendment of The Patent Act etc., (Law No. 26 of 1993)” Appendices to Commentaries on Patent Law in Commentaries on Patent Law. (April 1994)
“Similarity of a Trademark Comprising a Well-Known Trademark and Other Characters” Comparative Law Vol. 11, 1994. (July 1994)
“Kozo Sushi Supreme Court Decisions” Trademark Talks Vol. 14. (July 1996)
“European Trademark Laws” Patent News No. 9432. (June – July 1996)
“Trademark Law Treaties” Collection of Questions and Answers on Industrial Property Rights Law (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (November 1996)
“Solid Trademark Registration Systems” (May 1997)
“Federated Trademarks”
“Systems for Commencing Objections Post Registration”
“Using Registered Trademarks”
Collection of Questions and Answers on Industrial Property Rights Law (Dai-Ichi Hoki).
“”Well-Known Name of a Registered Trademark” as a Requirement for Protective Trademark Registration, and Products with Concerns of Co-Mingling”, The Invention, Hatsumei) Vol. 94. (October 1997)
“The New Civil Litigation Act and The Patent Act” Japan Patent Office National Center for Industrial Property Law Training Text (JPO). (December 1997)
“Initial Council Directive of December 12 1998, for Aligning the Laws on Trademarks of Member Countries” (89/104/EEC) (89/104/EWG) (89/104/CEE), Collection of Questions and Answers (Dai-ichi Hoki). (December 1997)
“Council Regulation of December 20 1993, Concerning Joint Trademarks” (EC) No. 40/94. (December 1997)
“Exclusive Rights And Prohibitive Rights” (December 1997)
“Similarity Between the Trademarks ‘Kozo’ and ‘Kozo Sushi’ Used on Sushi, etc.” Patent Studies. (March 1998)
“Procedures Management for Acquisition of Trademark Rights (1996 Amendments To The Trademark Act)” Intellectual Property Management Manual (Dai-ichi Hoki). (May 1998)
“Trends in Format and Content of Trademarks Protection” Research Materials, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry. (September 1998)
“Similarity Between the Trademarks ‘Kozo’ and ‘Kozo Sushi’ Used on Sushi, etc.” (Comparative Law Vol. 16). (March 1999)
“Regulation Based On The Patent Cooperation Treaty (Amendments of October 1997)” Collection of Questions and Answers on Industrial Property Rights Law, (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (April 1999)
“Outline of the Madrid Agreement Protocol” Collection of Questions and Answers on Industrial Property Rights Law, (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (December 1999)
“European Parliament and Council Directives Concerning Legal Protection For Designs”
“Parallel Import of Genuine Products”
“Disputes Resolution”
Collection of Questions and Answers on Industrial Property Rights Law (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (June 2000)
“Considerations on Partial Amendments to the Trademark Law Prior to Entry into the Madrid Agreement Protocol” Japan Law Vol. 66 No. 2. (September 2000)
“How is a Famous Trademark Formed in Japan?” Journal of The Association for the Promotion of International Trade, Japan. (September 2001)
Commentaries on Patent Law Vol. 1, Third Edition, and Commentaries on Patent Law Vol. 2, Third Edition, (joint author ), (Seirin-Shoin). (December 2001)
“Cases Holding that Services for Mail-Order Sales Using a Catalog are not Services under the Trademark Act” The Invention, Hatsumei Vol. 98. (December 2001)
“Abuse of Trademark Rights” Collection of Questions and Answers on Industrial Property Rights Law, (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (January 2002)
“2000’s Amendments to Japanese Trademark Law for Entry into the Madrid Agreement Protocol” Comparative Law Vol.18 (2001). (January 2002)
“Law for the Repression of Unfair Competition” (AIPPI Japan). (June 2002)
“Compensating Losses Caused by Infringement of Patent Rights” Collection of Questions and Answers on Industrial Property Rights Law (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (October 2002)
“Can an Action for Damages, Abandonment of an Infringing Product, or An Injunction Based on an Infringement of a US Patent Right be Commenced in the Courts of Japan?” AIPPI Vol. 48 No. 4 (AIPPI Japan). (April 2003)
“Protection of Partial Designs” Basic Knowledge on Patents, Designs, and Trademarks (Seirin-Shoin). (March 2003)
“Prevention of Unfair Competition under the Paris Treaty” Basic Knowledge on Patents, Designs, and Trademarks (Seirin-Shoin). (March 2003)
“Protecting Country of Origin Display and Country of Origin Name” Basic Knowledge on Patents, Designs, and Trademarks (Seirin-Shoin). (March 2003)
“The TRIPS Agreement” Basic Knowledge on Patents, Designs, and Trademarks (Seirin-Shoin). (March 2003)
“Moral Right of Author” Basic Knowledge on Patents, Designs, and Trademarks (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (October 2006)
“Infringement of Moral Right of Author” Collection of Questions and Answers on Intellectual Property Rights Law (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (October 2006)
“Trademark Usage (Cancellation for Illegitimate Use): The Aohoshi SauceCase” Collection of Annotated Supreme Court Precedents on Intellectual Property Law: Professor Shoen Ono 60th Birthday Memorial Collection II (Seirin-Shoin). (September 2009)
“Considerations on Trademark Practice in Taiwan” Intellectual Property Prism (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry). (July 2010)
“The TRIPS Agreement” Commentaries on the Design Act (Seirin-Shoin). (October 2010)
“Protection of Designs in the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property” Commentaries on the Design Act (Seirin-Shoin). (October 2010)
“Considerations on the Historical Development of Protection of Well-Known Trademarks under the Paris Convention, (Vol. 1)” Intellectual Property Prism (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry). (November 2010 )
“Considerations on the Historical Development of Protection of Well-Known Trademarks under the Paris Convention, (Vol. 2), Intellectual Property Prism (Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry). (December 2010)
“Jurisdiction of International Courts in Intellectual Property Litigation” (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (December 2010)
International Jurisdiction of Intellectual Property Disputes under the Revision Act of 2011 – Collection of Questions and Answers on Intellectual Property Rights Law (Dai-Ichi Hoki). (May 2013)