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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WATANABE, Shiho
WATANABE, Shiho
  Managing Partners

Areas of expertise

Organic materialsInorganic materialsAnalytical chemistry

Member of The Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) Japan Group

Registered as a patent attorney in November 2002

Patent Attorney Registration No. 12405

Education

March 1997: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Keio University

Professional background

April 1997: Joined Lion Corporation
August 1999: Joined SIKs & Co.
November 2002: Registered as a patent attorney
February 2006: Registered as specific infringement lawsuit counsel as provided in supplementary note

Contentious cases

Counsel in appeal case (2012 (ju) Case No. 2658, Law Report Vol. 69, No. 4, p. 904) pertaining to the Supreme Court Decision which rendered judgment on the definiteness requirement regarding product-by-process claims Counsel in appeal case (2015 (ne) Case No. 10014) pertaining to the Intellectual Property High Court Grand Panel Case related to the infringement under the doctrine of equivalents Counsel in appeal case (2016 (ju) Case No. 1242, Law Report Vol. 71, No. 3, p. 359) pertaining to the Supreme Court Decision which rendered judgment on the fifth requirement under the doctrine of equivalents