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Registered Patent Agent, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

  • Kyoto University, Bachelor of Law
  • George Washington University Law School, Masters of Law in Intellectual Property

Ms. Kato is a Registered Patent Agent. Before joining Global IP Counselors, she worked for over ten years in a Japanese law firm in Tokyo as a patent law clerk specializing in U.S. patent applications. Her fluency in both Japanese and English better enables us to assist our Japanese clients through enhanced communications and knowledge of the Japanese language and culture. Ms. Kato prepares and forwards client correspondence, as well as prepares Office Action summaries for our clients. She currently assists in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the mechanical and electromechanical fields. She is fluent in both Japanese and English.