1996 University of Wolverhampton (UK), LL.B. (Honours); 1981 West Virginia Institute of Technology (US), BSME; 1977 Fukui Technical College (JAPAN), Associated BSME.
Bar Admission or Professional License:
2000 Called to the Bar of England and Wales by Inner Temple; 1986 Qualified as Japanese Patent Attorney
Managing Partner of SOEI Patent & Law Firm; Japanese Patent Attorney & British Barrister.
Prosecution work before Japanese Patent Office.
Member of Japanese Patent Attorneys Association; Member of Inner Temple; Member of Inter-Pacific Bar Association; Member of AIPPI; Member of Licensing Executives Society International; Member of FICPI; Member of Asian Patent Attorneys Association