About Yoshi Ryujin

Japanese Patent Attorney
Attorney at Law (New York, USA)

Graduated from Waseda University School of Law and subsequently joined Ajinomoto Co., Inc., Patent and Licensing Dept., where he handled various international licensing agreements, joint R & D projects, litigations in the U.S., etc. for 8 years. Registered as a Patent Attorney in 1992. Joined TMI Associates in 1995. In 1997, he studied at Santa Clara University School of Law under Professor Chisum. Joined NEC USA Inc. (NJ) in 1998, where he oversaw patents, contracts and other legal affairs. Passed the New York Bar Exam. Returned to Japan in 2003, where he worked at SHIGA International Patent Office as Board Member and started new services such as licensing and IP valuation. Opened RYUJIN Patent & Licensing in 2006 and co-established Global Licensing Agent LLP with two IP-related companies.

Governmental Committee Member Activities

  • January, 2011 to March, 2011
    National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
    "Committee of Reviewing the Result of Technology Transfer Activitiies"

  • November, 2010 to March, 2011
    Ministry of Econony, Trade and Industry (METI)
    Discussion Member of "Conference on the Aspect of Business and Intellectual Property Right"

  • September, 2009
    Ministry of Econony, Trade and Industry (METI)
    "Survey Research on Value of Intellectual Property Rights and their Royalty"

  • January, 2009 to March, 2009
    Ministry of Econony, Trade and Industry (METI)
    Working Grourp member of "Research on Valuation and Financing of Intellectual Asset-based Management"