Mr Kenji Sugimura > SUGIMURA & Partners > Tokyo, Japan > Lawyer Profile
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COMMON GATE WEST TOWER 36TH FLOOR
3-2-1 KASUMIGASEKI, CHIYODA-KU
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Mr Kenji Sugimura
Architecture, design, trademarks, international treaties.
Mr Sugimura is a Managing Partner of the firm. As an experienced Japanese patent attorney and litigator specialising in mechanics and architectural engineering, he is actively involved in IP organizations, such as AIPPI, APAA, FICPI, INTA, and the JPAA. He currently serves as a member of the board of FICPI-Japan and on JPAA’s International Activities Center subcommittee. Mr Sugimura has authored several articles on Japanese IP practice in international IP magazines. His writings focus on new changes and trends in Japanese IP practice, general differences between Japanese IP practice and IP practices in the US and Europe, and industry specific opportunities within the Japanese IP market.
Prior to assuming his position of SUGIMURA & Partners, Mr Sugimura was a professional architect for Lord Norman Foster in London and a head architect in the construction of the HSBC Headquarters in Hong Kong, a leading example of high-tech architecture. He brings the international exposure, bold vision, and attention to detail from his architecture background to enrich SUGIMURA’s dedicated attention to the firm’s international clients.
Waseda University (BS Architecture; MS Architecture).
Japan > Intellectual property: Independent local firms(Firms to watch)
Patents and trademark law firm SUGIMURA & Partners is noted for for its wealth of experience representing domestic and international clients in IP disputes before the Japanese Patent Office and the IP High Court. Key contacts include Kenji Sugimura and Koji Sugimura.