June 1, 2017

Researcher Profile  Okada, Yoshimi

Okada, Yoshimi    Adjunct Assistant Professor


Science & Technological Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights
Born: 1968

E-mail: okada☆iir.hit-u.ac.jp (to use this email address, please replace the ☆ with an @ mark)
Phone: +81-42-580-8437
Fax: +81-42-580-8410

【Career】

1991             B.S. (Physics) The University of Tokyo
1993             M.S. (Physics) The University of Tokyo
                    The Japan Patent Office, Ministry of International Trade and Industry
                    (MITI)
1997             Patent Examiner
                    (Liquid Crystal, LED, Laser Optical fiber, Camera etc.)
                    Visiting Scholar, University of California, Santa Cruz
1999             International Affairs Division, Japan Patent Office
                    (engaged in cooperation project among Japan,
                    Europe and United States)
2001             Technology Research Division, the Japan Patent Office
                     (engaged in IP policy planning)
2003              Administrative Affairs Division,  the Japan Patent Office
                     (engaged in planning “Patent Prosecution Highway” framework)
2007              Secretariat of Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters,
                     Cabinet Secretariat
                (engaged in revising the Intellectual Property Strategic Program)
2009              Administrative Judge, Appeals Department,the Japan Patent Office
2013              Director of the Optical Control Subdivision, the Japan Patent Office
2014             Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University
2017             Director,  Optical Devices Division, the Japan Patent Office
2017-            Adjunct Assistant Professor,
                    Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University


【Recent Research Themes】

Utilization of the knowledge disclosed by patent application documents and its effects on innovation