Naoki OKUMURA (Mr.)

Section: Legal

Profile Summary

Naoki Okumura (Mr.), as an attorney at law and patent attorney in our Legal Section, focuses on issues related to intellectual property law, corporate legal affairs, and international transaction law. He’s a graduate of the Faculty of Law at The University of Tokyo (LL.B.) and the Legal Training Institute in Japan. Further, he graduated from the Duke University School of Law and thereafter was admitted to the New York State Bar. Mr. Okumura has lectured and written articles on a variety of IP topics in Japan such as the right of injunctive relief, development of trade secrets, and patent infringement litigation.


Japanese and English

Membership and Activities:

Daini Tokyo Bar Association (2004-)
The Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2004-)
New York State Bar Association (2013-)

Main Articles:

"Hanrei-Taikei Intellectual Property Law", Hanrei-Taikei by Dai-ichi Hoki (2006)
"The Right of Injunctive Relief of a Patentee after granting an exclusive license", Patent Vol.60-9-17 (2007)
"Support requirement on an invention specified by both physical properties and compositions - Optical Glass case -", INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Vol.68-12-1743 (2018)

Main Lectures:

"Development in Protection of Trade Secret in Japan", AIPLA Annual Meeting IP Practice in Japan Committee Pre-Meeting (2015)
"Outline of Patent Infringement Litigation in Japan", Association of Singapore Patent Attorney (2016)
"Blockchain Technologies: Issues in Patent Law", The Intellectual Property Lawyers Network Japan (2019)
"Use of Social Media among IP Practitioners in Japan",AIPLA and JPAA Joint Seminar (2019)
"Latest trends of Japanese IP law on advanced technology and patent strategy", Daini Tokyo Bar Association CLE program (2019)