Mr Masanori Hiroe > Hiroe & Associates > Gifu, Japan > Lawyer Profile

Hiroe & Associates
4-3, USA 3-CHOME
GIFU CITY 500-8368

Work Department

Trademarks, Designs, Copyright, Unfair Competition.


Patent Attorney/Partner.


Masanori HIROE received a Masters degree in Civil Law from the Graduate School of Ritsumeikan University in March 2001. He has also attended doctoral studies at Ritsumeikan University concentrating on Civil Law. He joined Hiroe & Associates in April 2001 and has been assisting in preparation of design and trademark applications and their prosecution. He passed the patent bar examination in November 2010 and qualified a patent attorney in April 2011.
Masanori Hiroe is a current member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association, JIPA, APAA and INTA, and specializes in  trademarks, designs, copyright, and unfair competition. He is also an adjunct professor at Gifu University, and regularly gives lectures at Intellectual Property seminars.


English, Japanese.



Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Intellectual property: Independent local firms

Hiroe & Associates provides a diverse range of IP services, including patents, trademarks, copyright, unfair competition and prosecution. Chairman and managing partner Takenori Hiroe has experience in all areas of IP, and particularly focuses on unfair competition cases and IP rights disputes. He co-leads the team with managing partner Masanori Hiroe, who handles trademark applications, appeals, cancellations, and oppositions; and Satoshi Hashimoto, who works on patent infringement suits, internet-related copyright infringement cases, and contract drafting.