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    Takao Saito has started to work at Panasonic IP Management Co., Ltd. ("PIPM"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Panasonic, since October 1, 2014. On April 1, 2015, he promoted to be a Chief IP Specialist at Planning Team, Licensing Department of PIPM.
    Takao Saito handles as a Japan Patent Attorney all types of transactions of intellectual properties, including any type of licensing, technology transfers, acquisition of intellectual properties, and patent infringement litigation, with his experience of more than 13 years in license activities. He negotiated many complex license agreements, including cross licenses of large patent portfolios in the field of semiconductor devices, mobile handsets, and manufacturing equipment.
     
    Takao Saito started his carrier in License Department at IPR Operations Company at Panasonic since 2003. He also worked as a senior coordinator in the IP Asset Management Team of Intellectual Property Strategy Office and License Group of Intellectual Property Center at Panasonic Corporation for more than 3 years with a focus on monetizing patent portfolio, licensing and negotiating in the intellectual property area.  As a Japan patent attorney, Mr. Saito was responsible for patent litigation issues, license negotiations, drafting license agreements, and conducting due diligence for patent assignment agreements.
     
    Mr. Takao Saito has also worked as a foreign liaison at Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein, LLP in New York City, for 2 years, actively participating in patent infringement litigation and patent licensing.
     
    Mr. Saito holds an LL.B. from the Law Department of Doshisha University, Japan.  Mr. Saito also participated in a program called the Intellectual Capital Management for Lawyer at Göteborg University, Sweden from 2001 to 2002.

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    2003年から2016年まで13年間

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    パナソニック知財部門


    自己紹介

     2003年 パナソニック株式会社知財部門配属
     2007年 弁理士資格取得
     2008年 弁理士特定侵害訴訟代理業務付記登録
          米国Amster Rothstein & Ebenstein法律事務所
     2010年 帰国
     2011年 知的資産のキャッシュ化開始
     2012年 知財戦略室にて資産マネジメント推進
     2016年 関西学院大学非常勤講師
     2017年 オートモーティブ&インダストリアル部門へ異動
            英国知財専門誌IAM誌で世界知財ストラテジスト300に選出。
    2018年 京都大学法学研究科社会人ドクターにて米国特許法を研究

    職歴

    • Panasonic

      2017/1 在職中

    • Panasonic Corporation

      2003/4 2016/12