He researched computer science and artificial intelligence at Mathematical Engineering and Information Physics, The University of Tokyo.
After graduation in 1988, he started to research AI and neural networks at Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. In 1991-1993, he was involved in the 5th generation computer project and developed a parallel database machine ("the second AI boom") in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Since he left Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd in 1999, he has prosecuted many patent applications on business method, IT, image compression and cryptography, more recently on deep learning ("the third AI boom") at PRIMEWORKS IP Attorneys.
He also earned LL.M. in Business Law at Hitotsubashi University in 2011.
LL.M. in Business Law, Hitotsubashi University
B.S. in Mathematical Engineering and Information Physics, The University of Tokyo
Experience & Qualifications
- Electronics, IT and telecommunications
- Software; computer-implemented inventions
Roles in FICPI
CET Group 6 focuses on IP issues facing innovators in software, high-tech and other computer-related fields. Group 6 is also responsible for monitoring and staying current with trends related to patent subject matter eligibility issues affecting these technology fields. Group 6 is the voice and authority within FICPI on issues and trends related to all emerging digital technologies and IP practice-related issues for practitioners representing clients in these technology fields.