Hiroyuki Yajima

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Hiroyuki Yajima

Mr. Yajima has been engaged in technical translations from German to Japanese, and in particular has knowledge and experience in a large number of translations of general mechanical patent specifications. Since joining the firm, he has been involved in the drafting of the original manuscripts of domestic patent applications, and has worked on foreign language patent applications, as well as the patent prosecution of these applications, and obtaining domestic and overseas rights.

Profession

Patent Attorney

Admissions

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (2014)

Areas of Legal Expertise

Patent and utility model applications, trials and appeals

Areas of Technological Expertise

General mechanical

Professional Experience

2013 – present

Sonderhoff & Einsel, Law and Patent Office

2006 – 2013

S&E Ltd.

Education

2002 – 2004

Tokyo Metropolitan University, Graduate School of Humanities, MA

2016 – 2020

Tokyo Denki University,  School of Engineering Evening Division, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BA

Publications

”Developments in European IP” (Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2015-2016 Nippon Hyoron sha co., Ltd., Co-author: Hiroyuki Yajima) December, 2015

 

”Developments in European IP” (Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2016-2017 Nippon Hyoron sha co., Ltd., Co-author: Hiroyuki Yajima) December, 2016

 

”(II) Developments in European IP” (Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2017-2018 pp 187-198, Nippon Hyoron sha co., Ltd., Co-author: Hiroyuki Yajima) December, 2017

 

”2 Developments in European IP” (Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2018-2019 pp 181-194, Nippon Hyoron sha co., Ltd., Co-author: Hiroyuki Yajima) December, 2018

 

”II Developments in European IP” (Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2019-2020 pp 189-201, Nippon Hyoron sha co., Ltd., Co-author: Hiroyuki Yajima) December, 2019

 

”2 Developments in European IP” (Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2020-2021 pp 220-234, Nippon Hyoron sha co., Ltd., Co-author: Hiroyuki Yajima) December 2020

Lectures

”The revision of Patent Act and Design Act in 2020, criteria for the judgement of inventive step, descriptive requirements for patent applications, as well as third party observations, oppositions and invalidation trials in Japan” (VPP Mitte Süd/ Online Seminar) February 17, 2021

Languages

Japanese, German, English