Mr. Hasegawa’s careers prior to joining Prezio include:
(i) a member of the non-ferrous metals division of a general trading company affiliated with a manufacturer, engaged in the procurement of materials for automotive components and lithium-ion batteries,
(ii) a member of a Japanese IP Firm, preparing and prosecuting Patent Applications in the fields of automotive engines, digital cameras (control systems and optical systems), organic EL (mainly circuits), and software,
(iii) a member of a foreign-owned automaker (Japan branch office), engaged in developing sales plans, sales promotion strategies, and marketing strategies for the German automaker in the Japanese market,
(iv) a member of a Japanese IP Firm, preparing and prosecuting Patent Applications in the field of automotive components, broadcasting and communication equipment, display equipment (LCD televisions, projectors), small cameras (optical systems), motors, and train signaling equipment, and
(v) a founder of a Japanese IP firm, where he served as an intellectual property representative for a medical care system venture company, and provided advice on patent strategies.