SIKs & Co. Patent firm specializing in chemistry and bio-related fieldsSIKs & Co. Patent firm specializing in chemistry and bio-related fields

Patent firm specializing in chemistry and bio-related fields

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NOZAKI, Hisako
NOZAKI, Hisako
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Areas of expertise

Life scienceBiotechnologyFood productsCosmeticsPharmaceuticalsHealthcare

Member of Japan Foods & Biotechnology Intellectual Property Rights Center (JAFBIC)

Registered as a patent attorney in January 1999

Patent Attorney Registration No. 11330

MESSAGE

I have been involved with intellectual properties for roughly 20 years since I was registered as a patent attorney in 1999.

Education

March 1991: Bachelor of Agriculture, Kyoto University
March 2002: Bachelor of Law, Chuo University
March 2005: Master of Law, Graduate School of Law, Chuo University

Professional background

April 1991: Joined Asahi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. (currently Asahi Kasei Corporation)
January 1999: Joined Yuasa and Hara
January 1999: Registered as a patent attorney
February 2005: Registered as specific infringement lawsuit counsel as provided in supplementary note
January 2012: Joined SIKs & Co.

Achievements as member and lecturer

Japan Patent Attorneys Association
*Member of Biotechnology Committee (currently Biotechnology and Life Science Committee) (April 2000 to March 2002)

April 2001 to March 2002
Member of the Institute of Intellectual Property (currently the Institute of Intellectual Property of the Foundation for Intellectual Property) “Study on the Ways of Protection of Post-Genome Products” Committee

April 2013 to March 2014
Faculty of Law, Chuo University, Lecturer (Course: “Biotechnology and Patent Act”)

Publications & Articles

UF Hollow-Fiber Culture Method. Cell Technology. 1995, Vol. 14, No. 11, p. 1344-1350. “Study on the Ways of Protection of Post-Genome Products” Institute of Intellectual Property. 2002. (authored section of “Patentability of Pharmacophore Claims”) "Q&A Practices in Prevention and Response to Intellectual Property Troubles”. Edited by IP Practice Study Group. Shin Nippon-Hoki Publishing Co., Ltd. 2006 onward (authored sections of “Patent Term Extension Application”, “Patent Application for Novel Compounds”, and “Protection System of New Varieties of Plants”)