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Hiroe & Associates


Hiroe and Associates has been providing intellectual property legal services that cover the entire technological spectrum, including machines, electricity, electronics, chemicals, medicine, and biotechnology for domestic and international clients. The firm also has a proven track record with applications for trademarks and designs under the EUTM, Madrid and the Hague (Geneva Act) Systems, as well as expert legal counsel, conflict research, infringement, and litigation of patent, trademark and design rights. Takenori Hiroe founded the firm in 1979. Since then, it has grown into an organization with clients and associates all over the world. With the success of its international section attributable to the individual skills of each section member, the firm’s service continues to perform and improve. In 2011, Chairman Takenori Hiroe received a Medal of Merit award from the Emperor of Japan, personally recommended by the JPO Commissioner, for his long-time services as a patent attorney. Led by Takenori Hiroe, the team of experienced patent attorneys, technical specialists, administrative staff, and in-house translators is globally trusted and accomplished for demonstrating a skilled legal proficiency regarding all areas of intellectual property. The firm is continually practicing the firm’s management philosophy “to contribute to the growth and prosperity of the clients.”

Area of Expertise

Patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright, unfair competition, licensing, searches, prosecution, litigation, opinions, maintenance, renewal, technology transfer, counselling, and more.

IP Experts



4-3, Usa 3-chome

Gifu City 500-8368






Contact Person:

Takenori Hiroe



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