Posts Tagged ‘Japanese Patent Office’

Mark Malek and Dan Pierron had the opportunity to meet with Tatsuya Sawada of Sugimura Intellectual Property Services during the IP Practice in Japan session of the AIPLA mid-winter conference.  Mr. Sawada is the Managing Partner of the Palo Alto office of SugimuraSugimura is a patent and trademark law firm based in Tokyo Japan.  Under the leadership of Mr. Sugimura, the firm has expanded their presence into the United States.  The president of the firm, Mr. Sugimura, as well as Ms. Baba hosted Mr. Malek in Tokyo in November 2014 during his tour of the Japanese Patent Office and meetings with Japanese patent clients that the firm services in the United States.  Widerman Malek looks forward to a fruitful relationship with Sugimura IP Services.

 

On January 26, 2015, Widerman Malek, PL was honored to host their colleague, Japanese Patent Attorney, Aki RyukaMr. Ryuka was traveling to our area to attend the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) midyear meeting held in Orlando.  Mr. Ryuka started his visit at the Widerman Malek main office in Melbourne, FL where he met the attorneys and staff.  Thereafter, Mr. Ryuka presented a seminar on using foreign prior art searches and foreign patent prosecution proceedings to enhance the strength of United States Patents.  Clients of Widerman Malek, as well as Widerman Malek attorneys were in attendance.  Special thanks to the Scott Center for Autism Treatment at the Florida Institute of Technology for hosing this seminar.