About

About us

The founder of our firm, Mr. NII, studied French patent system in CEIPI, so that our firm was specialized for Francophonic companies from our start and appreciated by many French companies.  Mr. NII passed away suddenly in 1988 so that Mr. Takashi KOSHIBA succeeded the firm.  T. Koshiba worked as an examiner in chemical filed in for 15 years in JPO and then entered a Japanese chemical company where he made company’s strategy in R & D department. This experience was used in infringement litigation in Tokyo High Court and brought 4 billion yen (about 10 million EUR at that time) to a French company from a Japanese company. Our firm was elected as one of the Japanese patent prosecutors in 2012 in IAM 1000.  We have three ex-examiners: T. Koshiba, M and Mme. Ohara.  Mme. Ohara who is a medical doctor and a specialist of biotechnology is an expert in case laws study.  M. Ohara has many disciples whom he trained during his long carrier as chief trail examiner. We have supported establishments of several basic patents important in business in Japan in which we pride and honor.