Job Title: Partner
Company: Ohno & Partners
Hideaki Kobayashi is a partner of Ohno & Partners, one of the famous intellectual property boutique law firms in Japan, and has about 15 years of experience of litigation and prosecution in intellectual property. He specializes in patent, trademark, copyright and unfair competition law, and focuses on patent litigations, licensing and consulting regarding patent enforcement in a variety of technologies including mechanical and electrical engineering, telecommunication, information technology and semiconductor technology. Before joining Ohno & Partners, he engaged in patent prosecution in a patent law firm as a registered patent attorney for seven years.
He studied electrical engineering and electronics science and engineering at Kyoto University (BS and MS), intellectual property law at Franklin Pierce (MS) and Waseda University Law School (J.D.)
He has wide experience in patent litigation and prosecution in Japan, and represents domestic and foreign companies. Bilingual in Japanese and English.