Tomohiro Gyoda

Patent Attorney

Practice Area

Mr. Gyoda handles prosecution cases, searches, oppositions and trials of designs or trademarks and enforcement cases relating to designs, trademarks, or Unfair Competition Prevention Acts. He is well experienced in cases in the field of information technology such as protection of graphical user interfaces and trademark matters in classes 9 and 42, as he is qualified as an advanced IT engineer. He is also specialized in anti-counterfeiting, especially Customs seizure.


B.S., Department of German, European and American Studies I, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

Professional Background

Private IP translation company; Private law and patent firm


Silver Tier for trademark prosecution in WTR 1000 2024 for Japan


Seminar organized by AHK Japan in June 2019
Theme: Introduction to the Japanese Intellectual Property System


"Comparative Global Design Law, 2nd edition", Bloomberg Law, 2023, Chapter 5. Design Law in Japan
"Comparative Global Design Law", Bloomberg Law, 2020, Chapter 5. Design Law in Japan