Tomofumi Kinoshita

Tomofumi Kinoshita

Patent Attorney, Partner

Japanese Patent Attorney since 2013


Patent prosecution, appeal proceedings, oppositions, invalidation actions, and litigation in the technical fields of medicine, chemistry, and medical devices as well as image processing, and AI related technologies

Particular experience in validity and infringement opinions in pharmaceutical and medical fields and patent invalidation actions in the field of pharmaceuticals as well as patent infringement litigation


B.S., The University of Tokyo, Pharmaceutical Sciences

M.S., The University of Tokyo, Pharmaceutical Sciences: Engaged in research in synthetic organic chemistry and catalytic chemistry oriented to production of pharmaceutical drugs

Memberships, Positions and Academic Activities

Chair, IP Practice in Amaricas Committee (2019-2020), Lecturer, IP Practice and Case Studies in the US Seminar (2016-2018, 2020), Member of Standing Council (2022), Japan Patent Attorneys Association

Licensing Executives Society Japan (LES)

The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan

Qualified pharmacist

Qualified as a software engineer (the Information Technology Engineers Examination)