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Senior Technical Assistant

Shoji Sawai

Background
  • Education

    1986 The University of Tokyo (B.S., Biology)

  • 1991 Kyoto University (Ph.D., Developmental Genetics)
    Ph.D. thesis "Production and analysis of N-myc knockout mouse"

  • Joined Isshiki & Co.

    2001

  • Prior Work Experience

    Postdoc at the Institute for Developmental Biology, University of Cologne (Germany)
    Postdoc at Skirball Institute, NYU School of Medicine (U.S.)
    Assistant professor at the Institute of Medical Science, the University of Tokyo

Practice Areas
  • Technical fields

    Biotechnology (genetics, embryology, molecular biology, biochemistry), Medical science, Pharmaceutical science, Food, Chemical, Business models / Software in biotechnology field

  • Practice Areas

    Patent practice including drafting patent specifications (domestic and international)
    Patent translation
    Patent searches
    Intellectual consulting

Activities
  • (1)Theses, Publications,
    etc.
    "Intellectual Property and Patent" on Special Issue of Regenerative Medicine", pp. 350-357, vol. 40 (2003)
    "Career Development" Cell Technology, pp. 350-357, vol. 23 (2004)
    "Sophia University Sophia life science bulletin" pp. 3-13, vol. 25 (2006)
    Practice of Patent Translation” (collaboration) (2014) Kodansha

  • (2)Presentations

    Part-time lecturer at Osaka University (in the latter term of 2005)
    Intellectual property translation certificate examiner (biotechnology) (since 2011)
    Lecturer in patent translation (Chizai Academy, MediPat, etc.)