Panelist Profile


Osamu Yamamoto

Yuasa & Hara, Patent Attorney and Partner (JP)


Osamu Yamamoto is a patent attorney, and a partner of Yuasa and Hara, and is the acting Chief of the Chemical Section of the Patent Division.
Before specializing in intellectual property, Mr. Yamamoto worked for 10 years in the research and development section in a company, thereby gaining experience in the development and practice of biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. He has represented a variety of companies in the fields of diagnostics, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, and food and beverages. He is experienced in all aspects of patent issues, including drafting patent applications, handling Office actions, providing expert opinions, defending or attacking patent rights in invalidation trials, and representing clients in infringement litigation.