Shizuoka University, Electronic Engineering, 1979


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Yasuhiro Sakamoto

Intellectual Property Liaison in Japan

Yasuhiro Sakamoto has 40 years’ experience in domestic and international prosecution, negotiation, litigation, contracts, due diligence and additional intellectual property areas.

Technologies with which he has experience include electrical engineering and electronics, energy, nanotechnology, semiconductor devices and processing methods, and display devices and processing methods. Notable in his career is that the patents he was in charge of at Sony received the National Invention Commendation prize from the Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation three times and he established the IP Department at JOLED.

Experience Highlights

Intellectual Property Liaison in Japan, Cantor Colburn LLP, 2020-present

Manager of IP Department, JOLED Inc., 2015-2019

Manager of IP Department, ROHM Ltd., 2005-2014

Manager of IP Department of Semiconductor Company and Research Laboratory, SONY, 1989-2005

IP Department, SONY, 1979-1989

Community/Civic Involvement

Hayama Marina Yacht Club, Member