Yoichi Okumura, General Manager - Intellectual Property, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd (JP)

Yoichi Okumura, General Manager – Intellectual Property, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd (JP)

Speaker in Pharma Session 4 – Antitrust and Pharma – Seeking a Balance

Monday, September 19, 2016 from 16.00 to 17.30

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Yoichi joined Takeda in 1984. The most of his Takeda carrier is in Intellectual Property (IP) field of litigation, IP licensing, patent filing & prosecution and search& study of FTO, although he had stepped out from IP field to Business Development (BD) field of M&A, and product licensing deals for several years since 2004.  In both IP and BD carriers of Takeda, he was seconded to its US subsidiaries for managing patent litigation of USA locally and leading a local BD team as its head, respectively.

From a year of 2007, Yoichi has led Takeda IP team of which members are globally about 110 people in USA, Europe and Japan.