About Us

Vice-President: HIROTA, Miho (Ms)

HIROTA, Miho (Ms)
Patent and trademark attorney, Patent and trademark litigator

Bachelor of Foreign Studies, Nanzan University, School of British and American Studies

Experience
7 years
AICHI Prefectural Education Board
2002.02
Admitted to practice before Japan Patent Office
2002-2004
Another patent law firm
2005.02-
AIGI Intellectual Property Law Firm
Foreign languages
English
Memberships
JPAA-tokai(Japanese only)
Japan Trademark Association(Japanese only)
APAA
INTA
JPAA Committee Membership, etc.

Examiner of patent attorney bar examination board (temporary member of patent attorney bar examination group in the Industrial Property Council) (2012-2014)
Member of Unfair Competition Prevention Law Committee of JPAA (2013)
Chairperson of Design and Trademark Committee of JPAA-tokai (2012)
Vice chairperson of Design Committee of JPAA (2011)

Comments

Specialized in trademarks, designs and unfair competition prevention.

Publications & Seminars
2013.1
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on trademark management

for the IP departiemt of a client company

2012.11
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture for university students

Design Law

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2012.11
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on IP and content business (No.5)

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2012.9
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on IP and content business (No.4)

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2012.8
Publications

Study and review of registered patial designs - judgment of similarity-

Patent 2012 August, published by JPAA

2012.8
Publications

Overseas Design Sytems -focusing on BRICs, ASEAN-

Patent 2012 August, published by JPAA

2012.6
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on IP and content business (No.3)

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2012.3
Publications

Study and review of titles for external corporate events and activities

- focusing on Article 4-1(7) of the Japanese Traemark Law
Hei23(Gyoke)10003 IP High Court Decision

Intellectual Property Management Vol.62 No.3 (No.735), published by JIPA
Case Law and Practice: No.405

2012.3
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on IP and content business (No.2)

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2012.3
Lecture & Seminar

JPAA-tokai design and trademark committee's forum

Study and review of desigin infringement cases
Study and review of appeal decisions and court's decisions on trademark registration not in use

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2012.1
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on IP and content business (No.1)

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2011.11
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture for high school students

Preparation of a design appplication (No.2)

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2011.10
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture for high school students

Preparation of a design appplication (No.1)

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2011.9
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on IP matters on overseas business activities

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2011.6
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture for university students

Design Law

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2011.3
Lecture & Seminar

JPAA-tokai trademark committee's forum

Distinctiveness and similarity of trademarks

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2011.2
Publications

Study and review of court's decisions on patial designs - judgment of similarity-

Hei19(Gyoke)10290, 10210 IP High Court Decision

Patent 2011 February, published by JPAA

2011.1
Lecture & Seminar

IP seminar for SMEs

Brand and technology related to food industry

hosted by Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

2011.1
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture for university students

Design Law

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2010.11
Lecture & Seminar

IP seminar for SMEs

Can we use this naming freely ? -What is " trademark infringement"?-

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2010.9
Lecture & Seminar

IP seminar for SMEs

How to utilize a registered trademark and design

hosted by Chubu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry

2010.9
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture for high school students

Design and Law

Education Assistance Caravan, hosted by JPAA-tokai

2010.6
Publications

Parallel import and trademark infringement

Hei18(Wa)26725 Tokyo District Court Deciision

Intellectual Property Management Vol.60 No.6 (No.714), published by JIPA
Case Law and Practice: No.377

2010.1
Lecture & Seminar

IP seminar for SMEs

Regional brands and trademarks

2009
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on IP strategy

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2009.03
Lecture & Seminar

JPAA-tokai IP study committee's forum

Administration and guidelines of Article 4(1)(viii) of the Trademark Law drawn from appeal decisions and court's decisions

hosted by JPAA-tokai

2008.8
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on similarity of goods and services under the trademark system

The third lecture in a series held by Tokai Shunjukai (local groups of Japanese patent & trademark attorneys)

2008.
Lecture & Seminar

Lecture on design registration

for the designers and the planning section of a client company

2008.07
Lecture & Seminar

Trademark registration

"Z-TIME BIZ" on ZIP-FM (local FM station)

2008.05
Publications

Study and review of designated goods aased on actual state of transaction

Hei19(Gyoke)10042 IP High Court Decision

Intellectual Property Management Vol.58 No.5 (No.689), published by JIPA
Case Law and Practice: No.325