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Mami Hino, Patent Attorney and Registered Foreign Law Lawyer (New York)



Career
1984 Bachelor of Pharmacy, Kyoto University, Japan
1984 Qualified as Pharmacist
1984-1987
  Research Pharmacist, Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Company
1990-1996
  Technical Advisor, Patent Attorney, Asahina Co. (Patent Firm), Osaka
1992 Registered as Patent Attorney in Japan
1999 Juris Doctor, Seton Hall University School of Law, USA
1999 Recognized to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
2000 Admitted to the New York Bar, USA
1998-2002
  Law Clerk, Associate, Pennie & Edmonds LLP, New York
2002-2004
  Associate, Baker & McKenzie attorney at foreign law office
(qualified joint venture office with Tokyo Aoyama Aoki Law Office), Tokyo
2003 Registered as Foreign Legal Consultant in Japan
2004 Joined Abe, Ikubo & Katayama
2004 Qualified as patent attorney admitted to practice intellectual property infringement litigation

Main Areas of Practice
After working at the research laboratory of a pharmaceutical company, Mami Hino studied general law at a U.S. law school (J.D.) after acquiring experience in application procedure primarily in the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemistry and biotech as a Japanese patent attorney.  After working for 3 years mainly in patent practice as an attorney at a New York law firm that specialized in intellectual property, she returned to Japan and experienced in other intellectual property fields than patent including trademark and unfair competition law at a law firm who is specialized in international matters.  She uses such experience to handle patent litigation at Abe, Ikubo & Katayama.  Ms. Hino hopes to be of any assistance to clients with her experience and knowledge of IP law in both Japan and U.S. and her communication ability gained from actual work as an attorney in the U.S., in addition to her knowledge of the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemistry and biotech as a pharmacist.

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