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Members of the Board

The Board of Executive Directors of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) comprises one (1) president, eight (8) vice presidents, eleven (11) auditors, and sixty (60) council members, all of whom are elected from its member patent attorneys. The President of JPAA represents JPAA and presides over its business. All of the board members, except the President, serve part time and without compensation.


President and Vice Presidents

President Mr.Masaru ITAMI(9282)
Vice President Mr.Yoshiharu SAITO(8557)
Vice President Mr.Hiroyoshi YOSHIDA(9139)
Vice President Ms.Keiko HONDA(9616)
Vice President Mr.Tetsuo KANEMOTO(9638)
Vice President Mr.Shunichi TAKAHASHI(10124)
Vice President Mr. Hitoshi AOYAMA(10827)
Vice President Mr.Yutaka SUDO(11472)
Vice President Mr.Yutaka OSAWA(12388)

Executive Directors

Executive Director Mr.Tamotsu SANADA(9297)
Executive Director Mr.Akio KONNO(9464)
Executive Director Mr.Mutsumi SAMEJIMA(10015)
Executive Director Mr.Nobukazu ITO(10654)
Executive Director Mr.Hisashi YONEYAMA(10723)
Executive Director Ms.Rumi ICHIKAWA(12027)
Executive Director Mr.Yoshihiko KIDO(12835)
Executive Director Mr.Shinichi WATANABE(13084)
Executive Director Ms.Kazuko ONUMA(13462)
Executive Director Mr.Shintaro ARAI(13481)
Executive Director Mr.Tatsuo ONISHI(15942)
Executive Director Mr.Yousuke ICHINO(16457)

Branch Office

The Japan Patent Attorneys Association comprises nine (9) regional branch offices: Hokkaido Branch Office, Tohoku Branch Office, Hokuriku Branch Office, Kanto Branch Office, Tokai Branch Office, Kinki Branch Office, Chugoku Branch Office, Shikoku Branch Office, and Kyushu Branch Office.