Hiroyuki SUDA (Mr.)

Representative Partner
Section: Electronics & IT

Profile Summary

Hiroyuki Suda (Mr.) is a partner patent attorney in the Electronics & IT Section whose main responsibilities include patent prosecution and litigation with a specialty in polymer materials and semiconductors. He graduated from the Faculty of Engineering at Yamagata University earning both a B.S. and M.S. in polymer materials engineering. Having passed the patent bar examination in both Japan and the U.S., including the New York State bar examination, he has deep understanding of domestic and foreign patent prosecution. Mr. Suda is a member of the AIPPI-EJAPAN where he is Chief Editor of the AIPPI Journal. Additionally, he is a specially-appointed professor of Yamagata University and has written articles and conducted lectures on various topics including foreign filing in the U.S. and developments in Japanese IP law.


Japanese and English

Membership and Activities:

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (1997-)
The New York State Bar Association (2004-)
  Editor of AIPPI Journal (2005-)
  Chief Editor of AIPPI Journal (2008-)

Main Articles:

(written in Japanese)
"Claim Construction of U.S. Patents - Phillips Case" PATENT by Japan Patent Attorneys Association (2005)

Main Lectures:

"Counseling Foreign Practitioners Filing Cases in the USPTO - Japanese Views -", AIPLA Spring Meeting (2006)
"Foreign Patent Seminar", Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation (2007)
"Inventive Step |Danger of Hindsight Mentioned by the IP High Court", AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute (2008)
"Recent Developments in Japanese Intellectual Property Law", AIPLA Trilateral Meeting (2008)