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Shoichiro Kajinami

About

Shoichiro Kajinami experienced more than 50 IP litigation cases including Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret and Copyright, and a wide variety of corporate cases. Especially, he is strong at cases related to technical issues because he has technical background: obtaining Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Waseda University where he mainly studied semiconductor related to clean energy.
Also, he studied the U.S. IP laws in the IP LL.M program at University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, and then was admitted to the State of New York and Washington. Further, he worked as a foreign intern at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman law firm (New York) and Taylor Wessing law firm (Munich) where he learned the U.S. practice and European practice. Utilizing the experience, he has handled international cases.

Education

  • IP LL.M, University of Washington School of Law, Seattle, U.S.A. 2017
  • Juris Doctor, Gakushuin University Law School, Tokyo, Japan 2009
  • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan 2006

Admissions

  • Attorney at Law (Japan) 2010
  • Attorney at Law (The State of New York) 2018
  • Attorney at Law (The State of Washington) 2019

Experience

  • Abe, Ikubo & Katayama (2010- )
  • Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman law firm (New York) (Foreign Intern, 2017-2018)
  • Taylor Wessing law firm (Munich) (Foreign Intern, 2018)

Awards

  • Academic Excellence Award (IP LL.M, University of Washington School of Law, 2017)

Presentations

  • Presentation "Overview of Patent Litigation in Japan" AIPLA Spring Meeting (Philadelphia), May 16, 2019

Publications