Attorney profiles

Emiko Nishizawa


1996 Graduated from University of Tokyo, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
1996 Qualified as Pharmacist
1998 Graduated from Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo
1998-2002 Toray Industries, Inc., Pharmaceutical Research Laboratories
2002-2003 National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology
2003 Joined Abe, Ikubo & Katayama
2005 Registered as patent attorney
2010 LL.M., University of Washington School of Law, U.S.A.
2017 Qualified as patent attorney admitted to practice intellectual property infringement litigation


  • Japan Patent Attorneys Association

Main Areas of Practice

Emiko Nishizawa deals with matters concerning the patent applications and the granting of patent rights for Japanese and overseas university and corporate clients, especially in the field of life science including biotechnology, molecular biology and pharmaceuticals, based on her experiences gained from works as a researcher both on pharmaceuticals in the private sector and on the basic science in the national laboratory. She is also well experienced in Patent term extension, opinion works and trials.