Shino Tanaka

Associate | Patent Attorney (EP, JP)
B. Eng (chem)

Japanese Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

In the IP business since 2001

Specialized in
Chemistry, chemical engineering, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, biochemistry, inorganic chemistry, metallurgy, mechanical engineering

Member of
JPAA, epi

Shino Tanaka

PHONE
+49 89 2488 279 0

FAX
+49 89 2488 279 99

E-MAIL
tanaka@klunker-ip.com

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Shino Tanaka

Associate | Patent Attorney (EP, JP)
B. Eng (chem)

Japanese Patent Attorney
European Patent Attorney

In the IP business since 2001

VITA

Shino studied at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan and obtained a bachelor’s degree in Engineering from the Faculty of Applied Chemistry.

She started her experience in the field of intellectual property at an international patent firm in Tokyo in 2001, where she worked as a patent engineer and obtained her Japanese patent attorney’s qualification in 2004.

Since 2006, Shino lives in Germany. She experienced practical training and started preparation for siting the European Qualifying Exam at a German patent attorney’s firm. In 2011 she started her career and was further trained at KSNH, KLUNKER IP's predecessor firm, where she became a European patent attorney in 2013.

Shino originates from Chiba, Japan, her mother tongue is Japanese. In addition, she speaks German and English. She is married and a mother of two daughters.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

During her professional career in Tokyo Shino worked mainly on patent prosecution and opposition cases before the Japanese Patent Office (JPO). Her experience also includes trademark and design cases before the JPO and international patent and trademark cases.

In Germany, she had been working mainly on prosecution and opposition cases before the EPO. She supports also patent cases before the GPTO, trademark and design cases before the OHIM and the GPTO. Since 2013 she organises the Japanese Desk at KLUNKER IP that provides support for Japanese clients.

Although her major is chemical engineering, she also works in the chemical field in general including organic, polymer, bio, and inorganic chemistry as well as metallurgy and mechanical engineering.

KLUNKER IP's JAPANESE DESK

Shino is also in charge of the Japanese Desk at KLUNKER IP that provides support to the firm's Japanese clients in Japanese, English, and German.