Yoshio Nishikawa

Yoshio Nishikawa

Patent Attorney, Principal

Qualified as a Japanese Patent Attorney in 1983


Patent prosecution in the technical fields of chemical and medical technologies; opinion work relating to patent validity and infringement Patent validity searches; counseling clients on patent prosecution and portfolio management


B.S., Kyoto University, Polymer Chemistry

M.S., Kyoto University, Polymer Chemistry


Japan Patent Office: Patent Examiner (polymers, textiles, and paper manufacturing machinery), Board of Appeal Examiner (copy machines and cameras), Director (manufacturing machinery, textile processing, and packaging machinery), Director and Chief Administrative Judge at the JPO Trials and Appeals Department in various technical fields

First Secretary in charge of Commerce, Embassy of Japan in India

Technology Examiner, General Coordination Division, Japan Patent Office

Director, Mechanization Planning Office, Computer Operations Division, Policy Planning and Coordination Department, Japan Patent Office

Director, Policy Planning Department, Industrial Property Cooperation Center