OUR TEAM

Intellectual property rights are an important asset for the future of your company.
As professionals in the field of intellectual property, we are looking forward to supporting your business to the fullest extent.

  • tomohiko kurosumi

    TOMOHIKO KUROSUMI
    Representative Patent Attorney

    Graduated from the Department of Physics, Faculty of Science, Tokyo University of Science (Condensed Matter Physics).
    After experiencing the design/development of Factory Automation systems in an enterprise, he worked at Mori & Associates (Kurashiki, Okayama) since 2002.
    He passed the patent attorney examination in 2012, and established Crescendo Patent Firm in April 2018.
    His areas of expertise include machinery, electricity and electronics, and software.
    Qualified as a Specific Infringement Lawsuit Counsel.

  • kaya yakata

    KAYA YAKATA  
    Patent Attorney, Ph.D.

    Received Ph.D. from Kyoto University, Graduate School of Science, with a major in Biophysics.
    After engaging in research on bioproduction at Asahi Kasei Corporation, she worked at Mori & Associates (Kurashiki, Okayama) in 2015.
    She joined Crescendo Patent Firm in April 2018 and passed the patent attorney examination in 2019.
    Her areas of expertise include chemistry, life science and machinery.
    TOEIC score: 965.

  • 日野 和将

    KAZUMASA HINO  
    Patent Attorney

    He has been involved in the development of ERP (Enterprise Resources Planning) and other systems as a programmer since he was a student in the Department of Science, School of Education at Waseda University.
    After working as a development and operation engineer for in-house information infrastructure at a foreign telecommunication company and a domestic electronics manufacturer, he started his own business as an independent software and database engineer.
    He worked in the engineering industry for about 10 years before passing the patent attorney examination in 2012.
    After working for a major patent firm and others in Tokyo, he established Hino Patent Firm in 2016 in Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture.
    His areas of expertise include software, electricity and electronics.

We also have other clerical and administrative staff.