Ryoichi Shino

Mr. Shino has broad experience in the drafting of patent applications and patent prosecutions and expert opinions primarily for inbound matters. He handles a large number of inventions with expertise in the technological fields such as inorganic materials like glass and silica, as well as organic polymers materials. Mr. Shino previously worked in the IP division of a major chemicals manufacturer where he was primarily involved in patent applications, patent prosecutions and expert opinions on recording sheets for inkjet printers, glass, ceramics and sodium hydrogen carbonates.


Patent Attorney


Japan Patent Attorneys Association (2008)

Areas of Legal Expertise

Patent and utility model applications, trials and appeals, and expert opinions

Areas of Technological Expertise

General chemical fields

Professional Experience

2009 – present

Sonderhoff & Einsel, Law and Patent Office

1990 – 2009

Asahi Glass Co. Ltd.,IP Department


1988 – 1990

Waseda University, Chemistry, MSc

1984 – 1988

Waseda University, Chemistry, Undergraduate Studies


Japanese, English