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Tamotsu Okato • Technical Specialist

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Mr. Tamotsu Okato, a Benrishi, a Patent Attorney Registered in Japan, is now resident in our Alexandria  office located in Alexandria, Virginia, USA since April 2013.

He primarily supports the prosecution of US patent applications for Japanese clients and also assists in litigation support activities.  He also assists with training Japanese patent professionals for US practice, for example through PADIAS and other seminars.

Mr. Okato holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the Kyushu Institute of Technology in Kita-Kyushu, Japan.

Practice Highlights & Technologies

Mr. Okato has been working with a major American company located in Japan.  He has more than 20 years of experience in drafting and prosecuting software-related and electrical patent applications and also in handling trademarks. He is an active member of the SW committee and foreign information committee in JPAA (Japan Patent Attorney Association) since 2008.