Tashiro & Associates, Patent Office

The importance of intellectual properties has grown over the past several decades, and this significant trend is likely to continue. Tashiro & Associates is a Japan based business, whose purpose is supporting clients looking for high quality services relating to intellectual properties.

We handle a wide range of intellectual properties. These include patents, utility models (both primarily in the mechanical engineering field), design and trade marks for both Japanese domestic and foreign cases.

Office Location

-Tokyo Head Office
Toranomon Sangyo Build. 8D, 1-2-29 Toranomon Minatoku,
Tokyo, 105-0001, JAPAN
Tel: 03-6273-3200, Fax: 03-6273-3201

-Hiroshima Office
Chutoku Kaikan Building 612, 3-57 Noborimachi Nakaku, Hiroshima,
730-0016, JAPAN Tel: 082-228-8621, Fax: 082-228-8622

Mailing Address (common to both offices): info88@lloyd-pat.com

Personal History of Koji Tashiro

B.A. in Mechanical Engineering from Nagoya University

-Work Experience and Achievements
Established Tashiro & Associates, Patent Office
Aoyama & Partners, Registered Patent Attorneys: Handled patent applications and patent prosecutions mainly in the mechanical engineering field for both domestic and foreign cases. Held the position of General Manager for the firm’s Tokyo Branch.
Mazda Motor Corporation: Experience in manufacturing engineering and international business development fields.
Activities included:
development of manufacturing technology of rotary engines, management of foreign affiliates and business development with foreign partners, which included the Ford Motor Company.
Working career includes:
Executive Staff of Mazda Motor Corporation (Japan), Vice President of Mazda North America, Inc. (USA), Board Member of Kia Motor Company (Korea), Board Member of Autoalliance International (Thailand), etc.

Qualified as a patent attorney (1998)

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)

European Patent Practice at Vossius & Partner Law Firm (Germany)
English Language at University of Louisville (USA)

-Practice Areas
Patents, Utility Models (primarily in the mechanical engineering area), Designs and Trade Marks.