Takaaki Nagashima / Partner

E-Mail:nagashima@nandhlaw.com

Education:

9/1976 - 4/1977
George Washington University National Law Center
Georgetown University Law Center
Consortium Independent Researcher
9/1975 - 8/1976
George Washington University National Law Center
M.C.L. in American Practice
4/1971 - 4/1973
The Supreme Court of Japan Legal Research and Training Institute,Tokyo
4/1968 - 3/1971
Tokyo Metropolitan University Research Center for Social Sciences
4/1964 - 3/1968
Chuo University Bachelor of Law

Legal Experience:

3/2012 - present
Visiting Professor of Hiroshima University
4/1993 - present
Partner in Nagashima & Hashimoto, Tokyo, Japan
4/1984 - 3/1993
Partner in Masunaga, Nagashima & Hashimoto, Tokyo, Japan
2/1981 - 3/1984
Partner in law firms in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in international commercial and financial transactions
9/1977 - 1/1981
Associate with Mudge Rose Guthrie & Alexander, New York, New York, and De Bant, Van-Hecke, Van Gerven, Lagae & Van Bael, Brussels, Belgium
4/1973 - 7/1975
Associate with Kikuchi Law and Patent Office, Tokyo, Japan

Bar Admissions:

Japan: The Japan Bar and the Second Tokyo Bar, 1973

Washington, D.C.: The Washington, D.C. Bar, 1978; the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, 1978; and the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 1978.

New York: The New York Bar, 1979; and the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York.

United States
Customs Court: The Bar of the United States Customs Court, 1978; and the United States Court of Customs and Patent Appeals, 1979.

Akira Hashimoto / Partner

Education:

1981 - 1982
Harvard Law School Master of Law, American Law
1974 - 1980
Paris University, Faculty of Law
Doctor Degree EC Antitrust Law
1973 - 1974
Paris University, Faculty of Law
Preparatory Degree for Doctor Degree
French Commercial Law
1971 - 1973
Supreme Court of Japan
Legal Research and Training Institute, Tokyo
Law Clerk for Tokyo District Court Judge
1966 - 1970
Tokyo University, Faculty of Law, Tokyo
Bachelor of Law: Japanese Law

Legal Experience:

1984 - present
Partner at Nagashima & Hashimoto Tokyo, Japan
1984
Schlumberger Limited Legal Department Paris, France
1982-1983
Schlumberger Limited Legal Department New York, USA
1979 - 1981
Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton Brussels, Belgium

Bar Admissions:

The Japan Bar and the Tokyo Bar, 1973
The New York Bar, 1984
The Paris Bar, 1992

Tadahiko Yasukuni / Partner

E-Mail:yasukuni@nandhlaw.com

Education:

1995
Bachelor of Law, University of Tokyo
1996 - 1998
Supreme Court of Japan, Legal Research and Training Institute

Legal Experience:

2005 - present
Associate, Nagashima & Hashimoto
1998 - 2004
Associate, Taguchi Sogo Law Office, Tokyo, Japan

Bar Admissions:

The Japan Bar and the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 1998

Legal Teaching:

Asia University (2002)
Tokai University (2004)

Jean Paul Yugo Nagashima / Partner

E-Mail:ynagashima@nandhlaw.com

Education:

8/2011 - 5/2012
Master of Laws, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law
10/2008 - 12/2009
The Supreme Court of Japan Legal Research and Training Institute
4/2004 - 3/2007
Juris Doctor, Keio University Law School
8/1999 - 5/2003
Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service

Legal Experience:

2/2017 - Present
Partner in Nagashima, Hashimoto & Yasukuni, Tokyo, Japan
8/2016 - 2/2017
Associate with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
9/2013 - 7/2016
Associate with Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel PLLC
9/2012 - 9/2013
Law Clerk with Honorable Kent A. Jordan, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
1/2010 - 6/2011
Associate with Nagashima & Hashimoto, Tokyo, Japan

Bar Admissions:

Japan: The Japan Bar and the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, 2009

New York: The New York Bar, 2013; and the United States District Court for the Western District of New York

Washington, D.C.: The Washington D.C. Bar, 2015

United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, 2013

Leonard Colamarino / Of Counsel

E-Mail:LenColamarino@gmail.com

Education:

1976
J.D. University of Pennsylvania Law School
1973
B.A. State University of New York

Legal Experience:

2011 - present
Of Counsel, Nagashima & Hashimoto (Tokyo, Japan)
1983 - 2008
Partner; Colamarino & Sohns, LLP
New York
1980 - 1983
Attorney; Christy & Viener
New York
1976 - 1980
Associate; Mudge, Rose, Guthrie & Alexander
New York

Bar Admissions:

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
United States District Court for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York
Member of the District of Columbia Bar
Member of the State Bar of New York

Marc R.Labgold / Of Counsel

E-Mail:mlabgold@labgoldlaw.com

Education:

1995
J.D. National Law Center, George Washington University
1990
Ph.D. California Institute of Technology (Chemistry & Molecular Biology)
1986
B.A. New York University (Chemistry)

Legal Experience:

2009 - present
Of Counsel, Nagashima & Hashimoto (Tokyo, Japan)
Member, Marc R. Labgold, P.C. (Washington, D.C.)
2002 - 2008
Partner; Chair of the Patent Department
Patton Boggs, LLP
Washington, DC
2000 - 2003
Partner; Co-Chair Intellectual Property Department and Managing Partner Int’l Biotech and Patent Litigation Practices Piper, Marbury, Rudnick & Wolfe, LLP Washington, DC
1999 - 2000
Partner; Co-Chair Intellectual Property Department Long, Aldridge & Norman, LLP Washington, DC
1990 - 1999
Partner/Shareholder
Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C. Arlington, VA

Bar Admissions:

United States Supreme Court
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
United States Patent and Trademark Office
United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia
Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia
Member of the District of Columbia Bar
Member of the State Bar of Georgia

Patrick J. Hoeffner / Of Counsel

E-Mail:phoeffner@labgoldlaw.com

Education:

1996
J.D., St. John’s University School of Law
1992
B.S., NYU-Polytechnic (Electrical Engineering)

Legal Experience:

2011-Present
Of Counsel
Nagashima & Hashimoto, Tokyo, Japan
2010-Present
Partner
Marc R. Labgold, P.C., Washington, D.C.
2005-2010
General Counsel, Director of Intellectual Property
Humanscale Corporation, New York, New York
1999-2005
Senior Associate
Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP, New York, New York
1998-1999
Associate
Hoffmann & Baron LLP, Syosset, New York
1996-1998
Associate
Downing & Mehrtens, P.C., New York, New York
1995
Law Clerk to Chief Judge Conrad B. Duberstein
United States Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District, Brooklyn, New Yor

Bar Admissions:

New York State: 1997
United States District Court, Southern District of New York: 1997
United States District Court, Eastern District of New York: 1997
Court Of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: 2002
United States Patent & Trademark Office: 1999

Steven Bryan / Associate

E-Mail:bryan@nandhlaw.com

Education:

1993
J.D., Harvard Law School
1990
M.A., Stanford University
1988
B.A., Stanford University

Bar Admissions:

California

Yuichiro Yasutomo / Associate

E-Mail:yasutomo@nandhlaw.com

Education:

1998 - 2003
University of Tokyo, Science 1
1999 - 2003
B.A., Colorado College, Chemistry and Mathematics
2005 - 2008
J.D. Omiya Law School
2009 - 2010
Supreme Court of Japan Legal Research and Training Institute

Professional Experience:

2003 - 2005
IBM Business Consulting Services (currently IBM)

Legal Experience:

2011
Associate, Sughrue Mion PLLC
2011 - present
Associate, Nagashima & Hashimoto

Bar Admissions:

The Japan Bar and the Second Tokyo Bar, 2010

Eita Asabuki / Associate

E-Mail:asabuki@nandhlaw.com

Education:

2005
Bachelor of Law, Keio University
2009
J.D, Meiji University Law School
2009 - 2010
Supreme Court of Japan, Legal Research and Training Institute

Legal Experience:

2010 - present
Associate, Nagashima & Hashimoto

Bar Admissions:

The Japan Bar and the First Tokyo Bar, 2010

Sei Hasegawa / Associate

E-Mail:hasegawa@nandhlaw.com

Education:

10/2011 – 12/2012
he Supreme Court of Japan Legal Research and Training Institute
4/2008 – 3/2011
Juris Doctor, Waseda Law School
4/2004 – 3/2008
Bachelor of Law, Waseda University

Legal Experience:

6/2015 – Present
Associate with Nagashima, Hashimoto & Yasukuni, Tokyo, Japan
4/2015 – 3/2016
Japan Patent Office, Trial and Appeal Department
1/2013 – 3/2016
Associate with Sato & Associates

Bar Admissions:

The Japan Bar and Tokyo Bar Association, 2013

Nobuhiro Nonaka / Associate

E-Mail:nonaka@nandhlaw.com

Education:

2002
Bachelor of Science, University of Tokyo
2004
M.Sc. in Biophysics and Biochemistry, University of Tokyo
2010
J.D., University of Tokyo
2013 - 2014
Supreme Court of Japan, Legal Research and Training Institute

Legal Experience:

2004 - 2007
Associate, The Patent Corporate Body Aruga Patent Office
2011 - 2013
Associate, AOYAMA & PARTNERS
2015 - present
Associate, Nagashima & Hashimoto

Bar Admissions:

Japan Patent Attorneys Association, 2005
Japan Bar and the First Tokyo Bar, 2014

Ofer Sharone / Associate

Education:

1992
J.D., Harvard Law School
1989
B.S., University of Illinois

Bar Admissions:

California

Shunsuke Wakayama / Patent Attorney

E-Mail:wakayama@nandhlaw.com

Education:

4/1999 -3/ 2001
The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Agriculture and Life Science, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry
4/1997 – 3/1999
The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Agriculture
4/1994 - 3/1997
The University of Tokyo, College of Arts and Sciences

Legal Experience:

7/2013 - present
Nagashima & Hashimoto Associate Patent Attorney
4/2010 - 6/2013
National University Corporation Akita University Assistant Professor
10/2007 - 3/2010
National University Corporation Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Researcher of Center for Innovation and Intellectual Property
Visiting Associate Professor
12/2006 – 9/2007
Toppan Printing Company Limited
Staff of Legal Division
3/2005 – 4/2006
Independent Administrative Institution RIKEN
Staff of Center for Intellectual Property Strategies
4/2001 – 2/2005
Takumi Patent Office
Employee of the firm

Bar Admissions:

The Japan Patent Attorneys Association, 2006