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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SHIOZAWA, Hisao
SHIOZAWA, Hisao
  Managing Partners

Areas of expertise

Inorganic materialsOrganic materialsCatalyst materialsComposite materialsIndustrial Chemical ProcessesBatteriesFood productsBiotechnology

Member of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI-JAPAN)
Member of The Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) Japan Group

Registered as a patent attorney in November 1985

Patent Attorney Registration No. 9263

Education

March 1979: Bachelor of Science and Engineering in Applied Chemistry, Saitama University
March 1981: Master of Applied Chemistry, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Saitama University

Professional background

April 1981: Joined Toyo Soda Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (currently Tosoh Corporation)
January 1984: Joined Nakamura & Partners
November 1985: Registered as a patent attorney
July 1989: Established Shiozawa Patent Office (currently the representative partner of SIKs & Co.)
January 2004: Registered as IP litigator (specific infringement lawsuit counsel as provided in supplementary note)

Achievements as member and lecturer

Japan Patent Attorneys Association
*Central Research Institution of Intellectual Property (JPAA), Deputy Director (April 2006 to March 2010)
*Central Research Institution of Intellectual Property (JPAA), Steering Committee Member (April 2006 to March 2011)
*Central Research Institution of Intellectual Property (JPAA), Steering Committee Member (April 2015 to March 2019)

October 2002 to March 2008
Intellectual Cluster Initiative (Phase I) “Toyama Medical-Bio Cluster Project”, IP Advisor

September 2008 to March 2012
Intellectual Cluster Initiative (Phase II) “Hokuriku Innovation Cluster for Health Science”, IP Advisor

August 2009 to March 2011
Regional Innovation Development Project “R&D of Tokachi Spirits and Liqueurs Using Beet Molasses”, IP Advisor

September 2010 to March 2012
Regional Innovation R&D Project “Development of High-Efficiency Mass Production Technology of Drug Metabolites Using Genetically Modified Yeast”, IP Advisor

September 2014 to March 2018
Regional Innovation Strategy Support Program “Hokuriku Life Science Cluster”, Member of International Technical Trend Survey Unit

Publications & Articles

Japan Patent Attorneys Association, Central Research Institution of Intellectual Property, Research Report No. 27 *Comparison of Case Examples Applying “Obvious to try” in Japan and EPO H. SHIOZAWA et al. “Photo-decomposition of water by electrochemical photocell with chloroplast-methyl viologen”, Bulletin of the Chemical Society of Japan, No.7, p1057-1064, 1981 Takeaki IIDA, Hisao SHIOZAWA, Hidehiko KOBAYASKI, Takashi MITAMURA, “The Relationship Between the Photocurrent of the Chloroplast-Methyl Viologen Photoelectrochemical System and Its Activities of Photosystems I and II” Agricultural and Biological Chemistry Vol. 46, No.1, p. 275-277, 1982