PA-Tanaka-T

Takuto Tanaka

Mr. Tanaka has broad experience in patent prosecution such as drafting patent applications, office actions, inbound and outbound work; client consultation on agreements, disputes, and appraisals; and management work. He has handled a wide variety of cases in various technical fields, especially in the fields of medical equipment, transportation equipment, printing machines, communication devices, information processing as well as automatic control. He provides advice from multiple perspectives based on his experience in client consultations and in-house handling of research and development issues for companies.

Profession

Patent Attorney

Admissions

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (1999)

Qualified IP Litigator in Japan (2004)

Areas of Legal Expertise

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

Areas of Technological Expertise

Mechanical engineering and electronics, software and control engineering

Professional Experience

2019 – present

Sonderhoff & Einsel, Law and Patent Office

2011 – 2019

GE Japan Inc.

2007 – 2011

YUASA and HARA

2002 – 2007

Agilent Technologies Japan, Ltd.

1992 – 2002

Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

Education

1992

Tohoku University, School of Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Communications Engineering

2002

Hosei University, Faculty of Law

Languages

Japanese, English