Prior to joining Prezio, Mr. Shigyo spent eight years working in the intellectual property department of a Japanese manufacturer, where he was engaged in IP-related matters in the field of chemical materials (photosensitive resin composition and various kinds of liquid chemicals) for manufacturing semiconductors.
Mr. Shigyo conducted a wide range of tasks including preparing and prosecuting patent applications, invention mining, planning the utilization of patent rights, dealing with IP disputes, providing patent training to young researchers, enhancing IP-related activities of the overseas subsidiaries.
TOEIC: Score 885 (2011)
● Coauthor. “New Patent Practice Manual of Numerical Limitation Inventions and Parameter Inventions – Best Use of Development Results and Measures against Competitors’ Patents”, Tokyo: JOHOKIKO Co., Ltd., August 2018 (in Japanese).