PROFESSIONALS

Makoto OKADA


Awards and Honors

Identified as a leading expert in "Who's Who Legal Japan: IP - Litigation (2017)"


Practice Area


Specialized / Other Practice Area

Patent Litigation and Trials

Education

Stanford Law School (LL.M. in Law, Science and Technology, 2006)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2000-2001)
The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1996)

Admission

Japan (2001)

Experience

TMI Associates (Associate, 2007-2009; Partner, 2010-Present)
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, New York (Foreign Trainee, 2006-2007)
Asahi Law Offices (Associate, 2001-2007)

Languages

Japanese / English

Memberships

Daini Tokyo Bar Association
Japan Patent Attorneys Association
Copyright Law Committee
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
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Articles & Publications

Other Articles & Publications

Seminars & Lectures

Other Seminars & Lectures

  • External “Patent Infringement under the Doctrine of Equivalents in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Fields (Intellectual Property High Court’s Grand Panel Decision on March 25, 2016 regarding the manufacturing process of maxacalcitol preparations),” AIPPI JAPAN
  • External Study session "Professional Practice in Responding to Warnings and Lawsuits on Patent Infringement (Part 2) – Practical responses that must be carried out for lawsuits in Japan in cases of simultaneous patent disputes in Japan and the US,” Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • External “Professional Practice in Responding to Warnings and Lawsuits on Patent Infringement,” Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • Seminar on Intellectual Property Law strategies "Execution of Rights relating to Standard-Essential Patents,” Joint seminar by TMI Associates and Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • Seminar for members of the press: TMI Associates study session on legal work and business “Backgrounds and Prospects of Lawsuits Concerning Smartphones – The ‘Present Situation’ and the ‘Future’ of Intensifying Patent Disputes”
  • Seminar on intellectual property strategies "Intellectual Property Strategies Currently Required for Japanese Companies and Points to Keep in Mind in Practical Operations: ‘The Reality of Import Suspensions at Customs Based on Patent Rights’,” Joint seminar by TMI Associates and Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • External Study session “Professional Practice in Responding to Warnings and Lawsuits on Patent Infringement,” Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • External “Professional Practice Regarding Import Suspensions at Customs Based on Patent Rights - Focusing on Procedures for Petitions for Import Suspension,” Patent Trends Research Committee
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Seminars & Lectures

Other Seminars & Lectures

  • External “Patent Infringement under the Doctrine of Equivalents in the Chemical and Pharmaceutical Fields (Intellectual Property High Court’s Grand Panel Decision on March 25, 2016 regarding the manufacturing process of maxacalcitol preparations),” AIPPI JAPAN
  • External Study session "Professional Practice in Responding to Warnings and Lawsuits on Patent Infringement (Part 2) – Practical responses that must be carried out for lawsuits in Japan in cases of simultaneous patent disputes in Japan and the US,” Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • External “Professional Practice in Responding to Warnings and Lawsuits on Patent Infringement,” Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • Seminar on Intellectual Property Law strategies "Execution of Rights relating to Standard-Essential Patents,” Joint seminar by TMI Associates and Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • Seminar for members of the press: TMI Associates study session on legal work and business “Backgrounds and Prospects of Lawsuits Concerning Smartphones – The ‘Present Situation’ and the ‘Future’ of Intensifying Patent Disputes”
  • Seminar on intellectual property strategies "Intellectual Property Strategies Currently Required for Japanese Companies and Points to Keep in Mind in Practical Operations: ‘The Reality of Import Suspensions at Customs Based on Patent Rights’,” Joint seminar by TMI Associates and Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • External Study session “Professional Practice in Responding to Warnings and Lawsuits on Patent Infringement,” Westlaw Japan K.K.
  • External “Professional Practice Regarding Import Suspensions at Customs Based on Patent Rights - Focusing on Procedures for Petitions for Import Suspension,” Patent Trends Research Committee