Knowledge Partners Patent Professional Corporation

Members

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

Wataru Iwakami

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Equipment control
  • Communications
  • Image processing
  • Machinery
  • Materials

M.S. in Engineering, Nagoya University
Qualified as a patent attorney (2000)

Mr. Iwakami entered the Graduate School with the highest score and 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.
He gained the trust of a major client for the latest technology such as AI.
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.

Nagoya office member

Tomoyo Kawano

  • Information processing
  • Image processing
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communications
  • Equipment control

M.S. in Science and Engineering, University of Tsukuba
Qualified as a patent attorney (2004)
Qualified as IP Infringement Litigator (2007)

Ms. Kawano worked as a researcher in the Central Research Laboratory at semiconductor manufacturer.
She joined Knowledge Partners in 2019 after going through domestic patent firms.

She worked with a number of clients, including venture companies and major companies.
She received high praise for understanding inventions through communication with clients.

Tokyo office member

Ryosuke Sadashima

  • Information processing
  • Image processing
  • Voice recognition
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communications
  • Equipment control

B.S. in Engineering, University of Tokyo
Qualified as a patent attorney (2016)

Mr. Sadashima is engaged in research on image processing technology and voice recognition technology at the information technology research institute of a major manufacturer.
After working at a domestic patent firm, he joined Knowledge Partners in 2020.
He is in charge of information processing, image processing, communication, device control, and other fields.
He is good at grasping inventions using complicated mathematics, and is highly evaluated by multiple customers.

Tokyo office member

A. C.

  • Machinery
  • Image processing
  • Internet of Things
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Communications
  • Equipment control

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, College of Science and Technology, Nihon University
Qualified as a patent attorney (2020)

He joined Knowledge Partners in 2021 after working at a domestic patent firm.
He is in charge of domestic and foreign patent prosecution in the fields of mechanics, information processing, etc. (especially mechanical structure and control of automobiles).
He is highly regarded by his clients for his ability to accurately understand technology and translate it into easy-to-understand text.
He has written on the most important projects for a major Japanese automobile manufacturer.

He has a wide range of interests and knowledge, and is a good communicator.

Tokyo office member

T. A.

  • Equipment control
  • Communications
  • Image processing
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machinery

B.S. in Information Science, Ritsumeikan University

She 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.

She 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.

Nagoya office member