Satsuki ICHIKAWA (Ms.)

Section: Chemical & Biotechnology

Profile Summary

Satsuki Ichikawa (Ms.) is a patent attorney in the Chemical & Biotechnology Section specializing in chemistry, medicinal chemistry, and biochemistry and the patent prosecution and litigation thereof. She graduated from the Keio University Faculty of Science and Industry Department of Applied Chemistry where she later went on to receive her Ph.D. Prior to joining Nakamura & Partners, she worked for both a pharmaceutical company research institute and a chemical research institute (judicial foundation), gaining extensive practical experience in her field of study. Ms. Ichikawa is a member of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association and has lectured on Japanese examination guidelines in the field of pharmaceuticals and patent extension term in Japan.


Japanese and English

Membership and Activities:

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (2002-)

Main Lectures:

"Examination Guidelines in pharmaceutical fields in Japan", IIPRD Symposium, Mumbai, 2013
"Overview of patent term extension in Japan", C5's 16th Pharma Patent Extensions Forum, Munich, 2017