Intellectual Property Law and Policy
1989 BA University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
1995 LLM University of Washington, School of Law
1996 MIA Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
1989 Joined MITI
1990 Legal staff, Japan Patent Office
1993 Deputy Director, Export Control Division, MITI
1996 Deputy Director, Gas Utility Industry Division, MITI
1998 Deputy Director, Bureau of Equipment, Japan Defense Agency
2001- Fellow, RIETI
Visiting Associate Professor, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
Selected Publications and Papers
"Reverse Engineering in Patent and Copyright;Comparative Study in US and Japan", submitted to University of Washington School of Law, 1995.
Commentary on Patant/Utility Model Law, Yuhikaku, 1993 (co-authored).