Miwako Takimura, Seiwa Patent and Law (JP)

Miwako Takimura, Seiwa Patent and Law (JP)

Speaker in Panel Session III – Copyright/Trademark – An indication of developments in GIs

Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 16.00 to 17.30


Registered Japanese attorney at law and patent attorney

Seiwa Patent & Law

Attorney-at-Law      2015 – present,

2009 – 2011

  • Advised an international client and consulted with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan on GI matters
  • Advised domestic and international clients on contractual and trademark issues
  • Represented clients in Japanese courts on patent and trademark infringement actions

Supreme Court of Japan
Legal Apprentice at the Legal Training and Research Institute          2008 – 2009

George Washington University Law School, LL.M.    Washington, D.C., USA
Keio Law School, J.D.     Tokyo, Japan
University of Tokyo, B.A., Economics     Tokyo, Japan


  • Presentation on the Japanese IP legal system at the Canadian Embassy in Tokyo