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Work +81 58 276 2175
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Hiroe & Associates, Takenori Hiroe, Gifu, JAPAN

Takenori Hiroe

Tel:
Work +81 58 276 2175
Email:
Hiroe & Associates

Work Department

Patents, Copyright, Unfair Competition, Customs Infringement.

Position

Chairman/Patent Attorney/Partner.

Career

Takenori HIROE graduated from Gifu University with a degree in textile engineering in 1971. Immediately after graduation, he began working in research and development at Japan Vilene Company, Ltd. in Tokyo. He obtained his patent attorney's license in l978, and in 1979 he returned to Gifu to open his practice. Takenori Hiroe was a member of the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association’s International Activity Committee, Trademark Committee, Copyright Committee, and Unfair Competition Prevention Law Committee until recently, and a current member of JPAA’s IP Enforcement Facilitation Committee. He is also an adjunct professor at Gifu University, and regularly gives lectures at Intellectual Property seminars.


1998 Delivered a lecture regarding Japanese Intellectual Property System at AIPLA conference in Florida
Apr. 2001-present Member of Gifu Ethos Rotary Club
Jun 26 2001 Received JPO Commissioner’s award (for distinguished services in industrial property rights)
Feb 2004-present Registered as an IP Law infringement lawsuit counsel
Apr 2005-present Serving as an adjunct professor at Gifu university
Apr 2006-2007 Member of Conference on Brinks countermeasures against materials that infringe the Unfair Competition Prevention Law, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
Nov 2009 Held the 30th anniversary event of H&A
Jun 2011 Recommended by the Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office to be a receiver of a Medal of Merit, and was awarded a Yellow Ribbon Medal by the Emperor of Japan.

Languages

English, Japanese.

Member

AIPPI, INTA, JPAA, JIPA.

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