Masatake ShigaExecutive Advisor
B.A., Department of Law, Nihon University
Graduate of School of Mechanical Engineering, Yasuda Institute of Engineering
Former Vice President of the JPAA
A Simple Explanation of Patents for Engineers, Chemical Engineering, Volume 55, Nos. 2-4, 1992
Decorated by the Japanese Government for his work in intellectual property (1992)
Graduated from the Department of Law of Nihon University in March 1960 and passed the Patent Attorney Examinations in December of the same year. In March 1965, Mr. Shiga founded Shiga International Patent Office. In April 1981, Mr. Shiga was appointed Vice President of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association, and at other times he has served as Chairperson of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association's Business Strategies Committee (1984), as Chairperson of the Patent Attorneys Association's Organization Committee (1986), as a member of the Patent Attorney Examination Committee (1988 and 1989), and as a member of the Committee for Review of the Government's Special Public Corporations (2000).