PROFESSIONALS

Toshifumi ONUKI


Practice Area


Specialized / Other Practice Area

Electrical Engineering / Information and Communication Technology / Semiconductors

Education

Franklin Pierce Law Center (M.I.P., 2000)
Waseda University (B.E., 1984)

Admission

Qualified as a Litigating Patent Attorney ("Huki-Benrishi") (2007)
Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (1996)

Experience

TMI Associates (Associate, 1995-2001; Partner, 2002-Present)
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett &Dunner,
L.L.P.,Washington D. C. Office (2000-2001)
Hayes, Soloway, Hennessey, Grossman & Hage, P.C., Manchester, New Hampshire (2000)
Ishikawa & Partners (1993-1995)
JVC, Special Equipment Division (1984-1991)

Languages

Japanese / English

Memberships

Institute of Intellectual Property (IIP) (2015-Present)
Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA) (2012-Present)
JPAA International Activities Center (2012-Present)
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) of Japan (2006-Present)
Intellectual Property Association of Japan (IPAJ) (2006-Present)
Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) (1996)
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Articles & Publications

Other Articles & Publications

  • ARTICLE “Post-Grant Review “Opposition” Update,” Japan Patent and Trademark Update Issue 6
  • ARTICLE “Important CAFC Decisions after Alice Supreme Court Decision on Patent Eligibility for Software-related Inventions,” TMI Associates Newsletter Vol. 30
  • ARTICLE “CAFC Decision on Patent Eligibility for Software-related Inventions (Enfish. LLC v. Microsoft Corp. et al.),” JPAA web site, U.S. Information
  • BOOK "Comprehensive List of Intellectual Property Legal Precedents 2014 Vol.2," (Editor), SEIRIN SHOIN
  • BOOK "Comprehensive List of Intellectual Property Legal Precedents 2014 Vol.1," (Author and Editor), SEIRIN SHOIN
  • ARTICLE “Quick & Cost-effective Patent Prosecution in Japan for Overseas Applications,” Japan Patent and Trademark Update Issue 3
  • ARTICLE “Lowest Level of Official Fees for Patents,” Japan Patent and Trademark Update Issue 2
  • ARTICLE “CAFC Decision on Non-obviousness with Findings of Prior Art,” TMI Associates Newsletter Vol. 22
  • ARTICLE "K/S Himpp v. Hear-Wear Technologies, LLC, (No.2013-1549)" JPAA web site, U.S. Information
  • ARTICLE "Recent Movements for Patent Law Revision against Patent Assertion in the U.S.," TMI Associates Newsletter Vol.19
  • ARTICLE "Update on Patent Troll," JPAA web site, U.S. Information
  • BOOK "The Front-line in Patent Practice," Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Commercial Law Center, Inc. 2004 (collective writing)

Seminars & Lectures

2017/12/15MONTHLY TMI Associates’ 113rd monthly seminar: “Trademark, Design and Unfair Competition Lawsuit Judgments in 2017 Which Professionals Should Note – with Comments from Attorney Shuhei Shiotsuki, a Former Chief Judge of the Intellectual Property High Court” [Applications received from November 16, 2017 (Thu) 10:00 a.m.]
2017/03/02EXTERNAL IPAC-JPAA Meeting Open Seminar “How Patent Attorneys Work” and “How Trademark Attorneys Work”
2017/01/27MONTHLY TMI Associates’ 102nd monthly seminar: “Patent Lawsuit Judgments in 2016 Which Professionals Should Note – with Comments from Attorney Shuhei Shiotsuki, a Former Chief Judge of the Intellectual Property High Court”
2015/01/30MONTHLY TMI Associates’ 78th monthly seminar: “Patent-related Court Judgments to Note in 2014 for Practicing Professionals – Lecture including comments by Attorney Shiotsuki, former Presiding Judge at the Intellectual Property High Court”

Other Seminars & Lectures

  • EXTERNAL “How Patent Attorneys Work,” IPAC-JPAA Open Seminar(Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
  • EXTERNAL “CAFC Decision after Alice Supreme Court Decision on Patent Eligibility for Software-related Inventions (Enfish. LLC v. Microsoft Corp. et al.),” US Precedents Seminar by JPAA International Activities Center
  • EXTERNAL  “Latest IP Developments in Japan –Court Decisions and Legislation-,” Global Intellectual Property Symposium Joint Seminar between UNH School of Law and Dankook University (Seoul, Korea)
  • EXTERNAL “The Use and Misuse of Patent in the Smartphone Wars: the Asian Experience,” APAA 66th Counsel Meeting, Workshop (Bali, Indonesia)
  • EXTERNAL “Latest IP Development in Japan,” AIPPI Trilateral Meeting (Xining, China)
  • External "Employee Invention Revision," JPAA-All China Patent Attorneys Association (ACPAA) Joint Meeting 2015
  • External "Update on IP Law in Japan 2015," AIPLA-JPAA Joint Meeting 2014
  • External "2015 JPAA IP Practitioners Seminar," Speaker and Tutor
  • External "K/S Himpp v. Hear-Wear Technologies, LLC, (No.2013-1549)" U.S. Precedents Seminar by JPAA International Activities Center
  • External "Update on IP High Court, Trend of Determination on Inventive Step in IP High Court in comparison with the JPO," AIPLA Annual Meeting Pre-Meeting
  • External "Update on IP Law Revision," AIPLA-JPAA Joint Meeting
  • External "Update on Patent Troll," U.S. Practice Seminar by JPAA International Activities Center
  • External "Newest Development of IP Laws in Japan," PAK-JPAA Joint Meeting
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Articles & Publications

Other Articles & Publications

  • ARTICLE “Post-Grant Review “Opposition” Update,” Japan Patent and Trademark Update Issue 6
  • ARTICLE “Important CAFC Decisions after Alice Supreme Court Decision on Patent Eligibility for Software-related Inventions,” TMI Associates Newsletter Vol. 30
  • ARTICLE “CAFC Decision on Patent Eligibility for Software-related Inventions (Enfish. LLC v. Microsoft Corp. et al.),” JPAA web site, U.S. Information
  • BOOK "Comprehensive List of Intellectual Property Legal Precedents 2014 Vol.2," (Editor), SEIRIN SHOIN
  • BOOK "Comprehensive List of Intellectual Property Legal Precedents 2014 Vol.1," (Author and Editor), SEIRIN SHOIN
  • ARTICLE “Quick & Cost-effective Patent Prosecution in Japan for Overseas Applications,” Japan Patent and Trademark Update Issue 3
  • ARTICLE “Lowest Level of Official Fees for Patents,” Japan Patent and Trademark Update Issue 2
  • ARTICLE “CAFC Decision on Non-obviousness with Findings of Prior Art,” TMI Associates Newsletter Vol. 22
  • ARTICLE "K/S Himpp v. Hear-Wear Technologies, LLC, (No.2013-1549)" JPAA web site, U.S. Information
  • ARTICLE "Recent Movements for Patent Law Revision against Patent Assertion in the U.S.," TMI Associates Newsletter Vol.19
  • ARTICLE "Update on Patent Troll," JPAA web site, U.S. Information
  • BOOK "The Front-line in Patent Practice," Daini Tokyo Bar Association, Commercial Law Center, Inc. 2004 (collective writing)
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Seminars & Lectures

2017/12/15MONTHLY TMI Associates’ 113rd monthly seminar: “Trademark, Design and Unfair Competition Lawsuit Judgments in 2017 Which Professionals Should Note – with Comments from Attorney Shuhei Shiotsuki, a Former Chief Judge of the Intellectual Property High Court” [Applications received from November 16, 2017 (Thu) 10:00 a.m.]
2017/03/02EXTERNAL IPAC-JPAA Meeting Open Seminar “How Patent Attorneys Work” and “How Trademark Attorneys Work”
2017/01/27MONTHLY TMI Associates’ 102nd monthly seminar: “Patent Lawsuit Judgments in 2016 Which Professionals Should Note – with Comments from Attorney Shuhei Shiotsuki, a Former Chief Judge of the Intellectual Property High Court”
2015/01/30MONTHLY TMI Associates’ 78th monthly seminar: “Patent-related Court Judgments to Note in 2014 for Practicing Professionals – Lecture including comments by Attorney Shiotsuki, former Presiding Judge at the Intellectual Property High Court”

Other Seminars & Lectures

  • EXTERNAL “How Patent Attorneys Work,” IPAC-JPAA Open Seminar(Phnom Penh, Cambodia)
  • EXTERNAL “CAFC Decision after Alice Supreme Court Decision on Patent Eligibility for Software-related Inventions (Enfish. LLC v. Microsoft Corp. et al.),” US Precedents Seminar by JPAA International Activities Center
  • EXTERNAL  “Latest IP Developments in Japan –Court Decisions and Legislation-,” Global Intellectual Property Symposium Joint Seminar between UNH School of Law and Dankook University (Seoul, Korea)
  • EXTERNAL “The Use and Misuse of Patent in the Smartphone Wars: the Asian Experience,” APAA 66th Counsel Meeting, Workshop (Bali, Indonesia)
  • EXTERNAL “Latest IP Development in Japan,” AIPPI Trilateral Meeting (Xining, China)
  • External "Employee Invention Revision," JPAA-All China Patent Attorneys Association (ACPAA) Joint Meeting 2015
  • External "Update on IP Law in Japan 2015," AIPLA-JPAA Joint Meeting 2014
  • External "2015 JPAA IP Practitioners Seminar," Speaker and Tutor
  • External "K/S Himpp v. Hear-Wear Technologies, LLC, (No.2013-1549)" U.S. Precedents Seminar by JPAA International Activities Center
  • External "Update on IP High Court, Trend of Determination on Inventive Step in IP High Court in comparison with the JPO," AIPLA Annual Meeting Pre-Meeting
  • External "Update on IP Law Revision," AIPLA-JPAA Joint Meeting
  • External "Update on Patent Troll," U.S. Practice Seminar by JPAA International Activities Center
  • External "Newest Development of IP Laws in Japan," PAK-JPAA Joint Meeting