About

KTSIP Osaka, an intellectual property law firm located in Osaka, Japan, provides professional services in areas relating to patent and trademark law.  We offer a broad range of patent and trademark services including prosecutions, post grant procedures, opinions, licensing, and related litigations.

Attorneys at KTSIP Osaka have in-depth knowledge and expertise in science and technologies as well as Japan Patent Office practices and procedures.  Our team delivers high quality, specialized services that would enable our clients to create and maximize the value of their IP portfolios.

We welcome your inquiries and look forward to assisting you.

 

Services

Patents – utility and design

Our professional services include:

  • Application preparation and prosecution (foreign and domestic)
  • Opposition, trials and appeals
  • Patentability, clearance, and invalidity opinions
  • Third party submission
  • Licensing
  • Litigation

Trademarks

Our professional services include:

  • Application preparation and prosecution (foreign and domestic)
  • Opposition, trials and appeals
  • Licensing
  • Litigation

 

People

Koji Kawabata

Since 2001, Mr. Kawabata has worked on a wide variety of intellectual property issues, including preparing and prosecuting patent applications and counseling clients on patent infringement and validity.  He has prosecuted hundreds of patent applications in area including organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), CMOS and CCD image sensors, lightening appliances, printers, electrically powered vehicles, solar power systems, optics, medical devices, internet communication systems, and computer-related technologies.

Prior to starting his legal career, Mr. Kawabata worked as an electrical engineer in the high-voltage substation industry.  He has a Master of Science degree in physics from Osaka City University. In addition to being a Japanese patent attorney, Mr. Kawabata is a registered infringement litigator.

 

 

Kenta Tohara

Mr. Tohara has worked for 7 years as an engineer specializing in automotive power trains and for 5 year as a patent engineer and in-house patent attorney in the automotive industry where he gained considerable familiarity with automotive technology.  He is a member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA), where he was the vice chairman of the In-house Patent Attorney Committee for the 2015 fiscal year.

Mr. Tohara has a degree in mechanical engineering from Kobe University and a Master of Business Administration from Nagoya University of  Commerce and Business.

Access

 

Address: 2-1-2-4D, Uchihirano-cho, Chuo-ku, Osaka 540-0037 Japan

 

Contact

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

We also offer video meetings with Skype to promote better understanding on general topics or specific issues. If you would like to make a reservation for a Skype meeting, please send a massage including date and time convenient for you.