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Seiji Ohno

Seiji Ohno

Ohno & PartnersMarunouchi Kitaguchi Building 21F1-6-5 MarunouchiTokyoJapan100-0005

Global Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Seiji Ohno is a "very well-known" player in the market who wins effusive praise for his handling of disputes in the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.

Biography

Seiji Ohno is a managing partner of Ohno & Partners. He is a licensed lawyer in Japan and New York, and a patent attorney in Japan. Mr Ohno specialises in intellectual property law and the fields of regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and handles the full range of services, including licensing, client counselling and litigation, especially in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Mr Ohno has lectured on litigation and licensing under Japanese intellectual law and regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare before various groups in Japan and other countries, and has published many articles discussing various issues of Japanese patent law, trademark, utility model, copyright and unfair competition matters. Mr Ohno was an adjunct professor at the Chiba University faculty of Law and Economics in 2001 and 2002; at the Tsukuba University on the LLM programme in 2003; at the University of Tokyo Pharmaceutical faculty from 2004 to 2007; and at Keio Law School, teaching intellectual property law since 2007. He has also been an adjunct staff member of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry from 2005 to 2009.

After studying Sciences at the University of Tokyo College of Arts and Sciences, Mr Ohno received his LLB from the same university in 1985, and an LLM in patents and intellectual property from George Washington University Law School in 1995. He was a visiting attorney at Fenwick & West from 1994 to 1995; and at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, both in Washington, DC, from 1995 to 1996.

Ohno & Partners is a unique firm, composed of bengoshi (attorneys-at-law) and benrishi (patent attorneys). The firm continues to provide a full range of legal services in all aspects of IP (patents, trademarks, design patents, copyrights, unfair competition, etc), including litigation, prosecution, licensing, IP due diligence, opinion and counselling.

Patents 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Seiji Ohno is "a very excellent lawyer" who is singled out for his top-notch work handling disputes arising out of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical sectors.

Biography

Seiji Ohno is a managing partner of Ohno & Partners. Mr Ohno is a licensed lawyer in Japan and in the State of New York, and a patent attorney in Japan. Mr Ohno specialises in intellectual property law and the fields of regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and handles the full range of services, including licensing, client counselling and litigation, especially in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Mr Ohno has lectured on litigation and licensing under Japanese intellectual law and regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare before various groups in Japan and other countries, and has published many articles discussing various issues of Japanese patent law, trademark, utility model, copyright and unfair competition matters. Mr Ohno was an adjunct professor at the Chiba University faculty of Law and Economics in 2001 and 2002; at the Tsukuba University on the LLM programme in 2003; at the University of Tokyo Pharmaceutical faculty from 2004 to 2007; and at Keio Law School, teaching intellectual property law since 2007. He has also been an adjunct staff member of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry from 2005 to 2009.

After studying Sciences at the University of Tokyo College of Arts and Sciences, at the University of Tokyo, Mr Ohno received his LLB from the same university in 1985; and an LLM in patents and intellectual property from George Washington University Law School, in 1995. He was a visiting attorney at Fenwick & West from 1994 to 1995; and at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, both in Washington, DC, from 1995 to 1996.

Ohno & Partners is a unique firm, composed of bengoshi (attorneys-at-law) and benrishi (patent attorneys). The firm continues to provide a full range of legal services in all intellectual property law fields (patents, trademarks, utility model rights, design patents, copyrights and unfair competition) and related issues including prosecution, opinions, counselling, litigation and licensing.

National Leader

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Seiji Ohno is "famous in the IP field" according to sources impressed by his work in complex litigation, regulatory frameworks and licensing matters. 

Biography

Seiji Ohno is a managing partner of Ohno & Partners. He is a licensed lawyer in Japan and New York, and a patent attorney in Japan. Mr Ohno specialises in intellectual property law and the fields of regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and handles the full range of services, including licensing, client counselling and litigation, especially in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Mr Ohno has lectured on litigation and licensing under Japanese intellectual law and regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare before various groups in Japan and other countries, and has published many articles discussing various issues of Japanese patent law, trademark, utility model, copyright and unfair competition matters. Mr Ohno was an adjunct professor at the Chiba University faculty of Law and Economics in 2001 and 2002; at the Tsukuba University on the LLM programme in 2003; at the University of Tokyo Pharmaceutical faculty from 2004 to 2007; and at Keio Law School, teaching intellectual property law since 2007. He has also been an adjunct staff member of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry from 2005 to 2009.

After studying Sciences at the University of Tokyo College of Arts and Sciences, Mr Ohno received his LLB from the same university in 1985, and an LLM in patents and intellectual property from George Washington University Law School in 1995. He was a visiting attorney at Fenwick & West from 1994 to 1995; and at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, both in Washington, DC, from 1995 to 1996.

Ohno & Partners is a unique firm, composed of bengoshi (attorneys-at-law) and benrishi (patent attorneys). The firm continues to provide a full range of legal services in all aspects of IP (patents, trademarks, design patents, copyrights, unfair competition, etc), including litigation, prosecution, licensing, IP due diligence, opinion and counselling.

Japan - Life Sciences 2019

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

The “famous” Seiji Ohno is lauded for his expertise handling complex patent litigation across the pharmaceuticals and biotechnology sectors.

Biography

Seiji Ohno is a managing partner of Ohno & Partners. He is a licensed lawyer in Japan and New York, and a patent attorney in Japan. Mr Ohno specialises in intellectual property law and the fields of regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and handles the full range of services, including licensing, client counselling and litigation, especially in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Mr Ohno has lectured on litigation and licensing under Japanese intellectual law and regulatory compliance of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare before various groups in Japan and other countries, and has published many articles discussing various issues of Japanese patent law, trademark, utility model, copyright and unfair competition matters. Mr Ohno was an adjunct professor at the Chiba University faculty of Law and Economics in 2001 and 2002; at the Tsukuba University on the LLM programme in 2003; at the University of Tokyo Pharmaceutical faculty from 2004 to 2007; and at Keio Law School, teaching intellectual property law since 2007. He has also been an adjunct staff member of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry from 2005 to 2009.

After studying Sciences at the University of Tokyo College of Arts and Sciences, Mr Ohno received his LLB from the same university in 1985, and an LLM in patents and intellectual property from George Washington University Law School in 1995. He was a visiting attorney at Fenwick & West from 1994 to 1995; and at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP, both in Washington, DC, from 1995 to 1996.

Ohno & Partners is a unique firm, composed of bengoshi (attorneys-at-law) and benrishi (patent attorneys). The firm continues to provide a full range of legal services in all aspects of IP (patents, trademarks, design patents, copyrights, unfair competition, etc), including litigation, prosecution, licensing, IP due diligence, opinion and counselling.

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