Contact us by phone
+81-6-6373-4106
Contact us by phone
+81-6-6373-4106

Our staff

Supporting your intellectual property protection through our experience and technical knowledge.

Shiro Nakajima

IT and communications
Role: Representative

With a systematic understanding of clients’ technologies, we can obtain broad patent protections while also providing a fast and attentive service.

【Career】
Graduated from Doshisha University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electronic Engineering in 1971. After engaging in research and development for an electronics manufacturer and working at a patent office (primarily applications, prosecution, and appraisal of electronic technology), founded Nakajima International Patent Office in 1983, which later became Nakajima & Associates IP Firm. Involved in patent applications and prosecution in fields such as digital communications, cryptographic communications, communication protocols, computer architecture, information processing, electronic devices, lighting technologies, and batteries.

【Specialization】
Electronics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering

【Registration】
Registered as a patent attorney in 1983

Yasuhiro Nakajima

IT and communications
Role: Partner

Opening the way even under restricted circumstances, I will find the optimum solutions for our clients.

【Career】
Graduated from Shibaura Institute of Technology, College of Engineering, Department of Communications Engineering. Engaged by a home electronics manufacturer for design and maintenance of embedded programs. Joined Nakajima International Patent Office in 1993. Mainly responsible for patent applications and prosecution related to DVD, SD, BD data structures, compilation technology such as optimization and resource allocation, computer hardware, image processing, and image recognition. Qualified as a Telecommunications Chief Engineer (transmission and switching) in 2008.

【Specialization】
Information communication, recording media, image processing, image recognition, computer hardware and software.

【Registration】
Registered as a patent attorney in 2011 (No. 17486)

Benedict McBride

Translation

We aim to provide the best possible translation service with a detailed understanding of technology.

【Career】
Graduated from Warwick University, School of Life Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences. Engaged as an English teacher and area leader at a language school company. Joined Nakajima & Associates IP Firm in 2013. Mainly responsible for translation and translation quality control of patent applications and related communications.

【Certification】
Japanese-Language Proficiency Test level N1