Our Attorneys

Yoshikatsu Shimada, Founder

  • January, 1980
    Established Shimada Patent Office
  • October, 1978
    Licensed as Patent Attorney
  • February, 1961
    Employed by Karami Patent Office and over the years acquired extensive experience in all areas of domestic and international intellectual property protection, including patent, utility model, design and trademark applications, and Japan Patent Office trial procedures.
  • April, 1959
    Employed by Institute for Solid State Physics, University of Tokyo
  • March, 1959
    Graduated from Law Department of Chuo University
  • March, 1955
    Graduated from Kawasaki Prefectural High School
  • Interests
    Making cosmos bloom at the Tamagawa riverside.
    Listening to music.

Yukio Kouchi

  • April, 2014
    Licensed as Patent Attorney
  • January, 2002
    Licensed as Administrative Scrivener
  • January, 1981
    Joined Shimada Patent Office
  • March, 1977
    Graduated from Law Department of Waseda University
  • Interests
    Watching rugby football and other sports.
    City Marathon.
    Japanese Chess.
    Takarazuka Revue.