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Partner, Patent Attorney

Toru Hirabayashi

Background
  • Education

    1995 Tokyo Institute of Technology (B.S., Mechanical Engineering)

  • 1997 Tokyo Institute of Technology (M.S., Mechanical Engineering)
    Master thesis: "Study pertaining to acoustic field analysis of acoustic microscope"

  • Joined Isshiki & Co.

    2001

  • Qualifications

    Patent Attorney 2001
    Infringement lawsuit counsel 2005

  • Prior Work Experience

    1997-2001 Canon Inc.
    Patent technology center in IP department
    Engaged in filing domestic and international patent applications, prosecuting office actions, filing appeals/oppositions, patent searches, etc.
    Practice fields: positioning stages and vibration-isolation and vibration-control equipment for semiconductor exposure devices (optical steppers), etc.

Practice Areas
  • Technical fields

    Mechanical, Control, Software
    Fiber optic cable, optical connector periphery

  • Practice Areas

    Patent/utility model practice (preparing patent specifications, practicing office actions, filing appeals)
    Filing appeals/oppositions, patent searches expert opinions
    Filing consultation (cultivating inventions, interviewing inventors, etc.)

Toru Hirabayashi