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Dr Naho Fujimoto

Partner
German Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney
Chemist

Naho Fujimoto advises and represents companies from the pharmaceuticals and chemicals industries with respect to patent prosecution proceedings worldwide. On account of her linguistic and cultural background, Naho's Japanese clients naturally make up a large part of her workload. While her activities mainly center on European patent prosecution, Naho also supervises and manages complex global patent families and portfolios, from filing to grant to post-grant procedures. She has many years of experience in providing strategic advice on product-related projects, including conducting state of the art searches, preparing freedom-to-operate opinions, monitoring competitor activities and participating in opposition proceedings.

Career
Since 2019Partner at Maiwald

Since 2015

Patent attorney at Maiwald

2013-2015

Patent attorney trainee at Maiwald

2012-2013

Patent attorney trainee at a French IP law firm in Paris

Education

2016

Admitted to practice as German patent attorney

2015

Admitted to practice as European patent attorney

2013-2015

Studied law for patent attorneys at the University of Hagen

2005-2009

Doctoral degree in the field of organic chemistry from the University of Hamburg

1999-2005

Studied chemistry at the University of Hamburg

Services
  • Patent prosecution and portfolio management
  • Filing strategies and drafting patent applications
  • Freedom-to-operate and validity analysis
  • Opposition and nullity proceedings
Recognitions
  • Scholarship of the “Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes”
Memberships
  • German Patent Attorney Association
  • epi
  • GDCh
Languages

German, Japanese, English, French