Shinya Jitsuhiro

Vice President
Patent Attorney

Practice Areas

Chemistry, Biotechnology, and Pharmaceuticals


M.S., Graduate School of Synthetic Chemistry, Kyoto University

Professional Background

Japanese Patent Office


Prosecution, opinions, oppositions, trials for invalidation, oppositions, suits against trial decisions, and litigation


Rapid Prototyping Methods, The Invention, Vol. 93, No. 7, pp. 55-61, 1996
"Claims for medical inventions", Managing Intellectual Property's Japan IP Focus 2009, Feb. 2009


IP Stars 2021 (Managing Intellectual Property)
Best Lawyers 2021 (Best Lawyers)
WIPT Leaders 2021
IAM Patent 1000 2020 (Intellectual Asset Management)
IP Stars 2020 (Managing Intellectual Property)
Japan's IP Expert 2020 (Asia IP)
IP Stars 2019 (Managing Intellectual Property)
IAM Patent 1000 2019: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals (Intellectual Asset Management)
Patents - Lawyer of the Year Japan 2019 (Lawyers Worldwide Awards Magazine)
IP Stars 2018 (Managing Intellectual Property)
Patents - Lawyer of the Year Japan 2018 (Finance Monthly Magazine)
Patents - Lawyer of the Year Japan 2018 (Lawyer Monthly)



Mr. Jitsuhiro specializes in organic synthetic chemistry, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, polymer chemistry, polymer processing, molding techniques, xerography, lithography, rapid prototyping methods, and plastic recycling. He was an examiner in the Polymer Processing Division (JPO), 1993 - 1997, and a consultant at the Center for Intellectual Property Rights in Saga Prefecture, 1997 - 1998. He has served as a lecturer for a training course at the Japan Intellectual Property Association since 2006.

2019 TIPA IP Symposium in November 2019
Theme: Invalidation of patent and trademark in Japan

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