KUGAI Takashi

The below information is as of August 2, 2010. It may differ from the current information.

KUGAI Takashi

KUGAI Takashi

Senior Fellow (until August 02, 2010)

Attached to the Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)


Trade Policy (Export Control), Industrial Policy (IPR, IT Strategy)
Public Administration

Research Projects


1985 LLM School of Law University of Washington
1979 Bachelor of Law, Kyoto University


2008 Councillor, Cabinet Secretariat, Office of the Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary
2006 Director General, Kansai Bureau, METI
2005 Director for Budget and Accounting, Minister's Secretariat, METI
2002 Counselor for IPR Policy, Cabinet Secretariat
1999 Director for Export Control, Trade Administration Bureau, METI
1996 Deputy Director General, JETRO Chicago Center
1979 joined MITI

Selected Publications and Papers

"Japan's new IPR Strategy," Toshi Mondai Kenkyu, vol.55, June 2003

"IPR Strategy addressed by Japanese Industry," Ohmsha, November 2004