Practice Areas



  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 2008
    State of Texas, 2010



  • English
  • Japanese
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Koichiro Nakamura

860.286.2929, ext. 6128

Koichiro ("Ko") Nakamura has over 18 years of experience in intellectual property, including performing and managing patent prosecution, IP counseling, invalidity and non-infringement opinions, and clearances for both domestic and international clients in a broad range of industries. Ko concentrates his practice in the mechanical and electromechanical fields and has experience handling technologies including automotive, aerospace, consumer electronics, medical devices, oilfield, desalination, manufacturing, 3-D printing, and sporting equipment. Ko is fluent in Japanese and has extensive experience handling Japan-origin patent applications, and has represented both Houston Intellectual Property Association and the Carolina Patent Trademark Copyright Law Association as delegate in annual meetings with the Japan Patent Office. Prior to joining Cantor Colburn, Ko practiced patent prosecution at two different IP boutique firms and worked as in-house IP counsel for Techtronic Industries Power Equipment.

Experience Highlights

Counsel, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2023-present

Intellectual Property Counsel, Techtronic Industries Power Equipment, 2022-2023

Patent Attorney, Dority & Manning, 2019-2022

Patent Attorney, Osha Liang, 2011-2019

Patent Agent, Osha Liang, 2008-2011

Patent Engineer, Osha Liang, 2005-2008


Professional Affiliations

Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)

American Intellectual Property Law Association

Houston Intellectual Property Law Association

Carolina Patent Trademark Copyright Law Association

US Bar - Japan Patent Office Liaison Council