Knowledge Partners Patent Professional Corporation

Members

All of the staff members at Knowledge Partners are nominated by customers to receive requests.

Wataru Iwakami

  • Audio equipment
  • Electronic instruments
  • Equipment control
  • Communications
  • Image processing
  • Machinery
  • Materials

Mr. Iwakami registered as a patent attorney in 2000. He entered the Graduate School of Engineering at Nagoya University with the highest score where he studied solid state physics.
After completing the graduate school, he started working for a domestic patent firm and then incorporated Knowledge Partners in 2007.
He is in charge of domestic and foreign patent procedures in the fields of information processing, measuring instruments, machinery, etc.
He specializes in patent prosecution for inventions that utilize advanced physics and mathematics. Mr. Iwakami is ranked among the top 5% of the over 200 people evaluated in the patent engineer evaluations of the major domestic electronics manufacturers, and is typically nominated to write on the most important matters.
He also has experience with trial decision cancellation litigation cases, as an instructor, and with design and trademark work.
His hobbies are reading and programming. He is a former backpacker and was born in 1972.

Takayuki Goto

  • Semiconductor devices
  • Equipment control
  • Communications
  • Image processing
  • Machinery
  • Materials

Mr. Goto registered as a patent attorney in 2010. He graduated from the Nagoya University Department of Materials and Functional Engineering and has conducted research into compound semiconductor recycling technology.
After graduating, Mr. Goto worked in IC package development at a manufacturing company.
He joined Knowledge Partners in 2009 after working at a domestic patent firm
Mr. Goto has an excellent ability to discern the key points of highly difficult technologies, and, at his previous workplace, was put in charge of creating and producing the English translation of the specification for a project that included a Nobel laureate as a co-inventor.
He has experience in design and trademark work and as an intellectual property seminar instructor, and was born in 1977.
FY 2012 Patent Committee of the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association
FY 2013 – 15 Intellectual Property Management Consulting Committee of the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association
FY 2016 Copyright Committee of the Japanese Patent Attorneys Association

Dai Yoshida

  • Semiconductor devices
  • Equipment control
  • Communications
  • Image processing
  • Machinery

Mr. Yoshida registered as a patent attorney in 2000. After interrupting his studies at Nagoya University’s School of Engineering, he started working for a domestic patent firm and then incorporated Knowledge Partners in 2007.
He is in charge of domestic and foreign patent procedures in the fields of information processing, MEMS, machinery, etc.
Mr. Yoshida is proficient in the extraction, deployment and intermediate processing of inventions and also has experience in developing contracts for patent maps for research, development, and patent asset management.
He is ranked among the top 10% of the over 200 people evaluated in the patent engineer evaluations of the major domestic electronics manufacturers, and is typically nominated to write on the most important matters.
He also has experience in trial decision cancellation litigation, invalidation trials, appraisals, and as an instructor.

Tomoko Amano

  • Audio equipment
  • Electronic instruments
  • Equipment control
  • Communications
  • Image processing
  • Machinery

After graduating from the Department of Information Science at Ritsumeikan University, Ms. Amano worked on developing software for various digital home electronics products at a major electronics manufacturer.
She joined Knowledge Partners in 2007 after working at a domestic patent office.
Ms. Amano assists in domestic and foreign patent procedures in the field of information processing (computer control, image processing, Human Machine Interfaces (HMI), and networks).
She is a practitioner who is adept at understanding technologies exactly, and then clearly documenting that understanding. She is highly regarded by our customers from major companies.