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Kazuhiro Kosuge

Kazuhiro Kosuge

  • Patent Attorney

Education and Professional Experiences

March, 1978
Graduated from Department of Fiber and Polymer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology.
April, 1978
Entered the Japan Patent Office (Textile Machinery Division).
April, 1982
Appointed as Examiner (Distribution Machinery Division).
April, 1994
Appointed as Appeal Examiner-in-Chief (Applied Optics Division).
April, 2000
Appointed as Office Chief (Heating, Refrigerating and Air-conditioning Engineering Division).
October, 2001
Appointed as Office Chief (Containers and Packaging Sub-Division).
April, 2003
Appointed as Chief Examiner (Transportation Division).
January, 2004
Appointed as Chief Examiner (Nursing, Medical Treatment and Service Apparatus Division).
January, 2005
Appointed as Senior Chief Examiner (Living-related Machinery Division).
October, 2005
Appointed as Principal Chief Examiner (Automatic Control Division).
July, 2007
Appointed as Chief of 14th Board of Appeals.
October, 2007
Appointed as Court Probation Officer, Intellectual Property High Court.
April, 2008
Appointed as Court Probation Officer, Supreme Court (Currently Served as, Court Probation Officer, Intellectual Property High Court.
January, 2011
Appointed as Principal Examiner-in-chief.
July, 2012
Registered as Patent Attorney (Registration No. 18526).
October, 2012
Joined Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office.

Qualifications & Affiliations

  • Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)


  • Automobile and transport machinery
  • Medical machinery
  • Home electrical appliances
  • Optical instruments
  • General Examination, Appeals, and Judicial cases