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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, thirteen(13) Executive Directors, 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 and Vice Presidents, serve part time and without compensation.

President and Vice Presidents

President Yoshihiro SHIMIZU (8774)
Vice President Kazuhisa TORII (8753)
Vice President Nobuhiro FUNATSU (9310)
Vice President Tomimasa KONISHI (9557)
Vice President Masayuki SHOBAYASHI (10600)
Vice President Satoru DENO (12849)
Vice President Osamu TSUDA (13145)
Vice President Fujiko SHIBATA (13415)
Vice President Shinsuke ISHIHARA (14793)

Executive Directors

Executive Director Takuji NISHINO (8886)
Executive Director Emiko KANBAYASHI (10455)
Executive Director Chikashi TAMURA (11668)
Executive Director Koji AKANEGAKUBO (12364)
Executive Director Akinobu SUDO (12398)
Executive Director Takaaki HAYASHI (12900)
Executive Director Hideki GONSHO (13869)
Executive Director Seigo KONO (14148)
Executive Director Tomohiro SAKAMOTO (14404)
Executive Director Yosuke HISAMATSU (16088)
Executive Director Norihiko FUJITA (16575)
Executive Director Ikuya KAMEYAMA (17284)
Executive Director Reishi NISHIWAKI (18006)

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, Kansai Branch Office, Chugoku Branch Office, Shikoku Branch Office, and Kyushu Branch Office.