Hideo  KODAMA
Patent Attorney
Hideo KODAMA
Education and Professional Background
1973
Bachelor's Degree of Science, Nagoya University, Dept. of Applied Physics
1977
Master's Degree, Nagoya University, Institute of Hydrospheric-Atmospheric Sciences
1977-1984
Nagoya Municipal Industrial Research Institute, Primary research field: Investigating and developing stereolithography techniques in the opto-electronics field
1984
Registered as a Japanese Patent and Trademark Attorney
1985-1999
OKADA, KODAMA & PARTNERS
1986-1987
Dennison, Meserole, Scheiner & Schultz, Washington D.C.
1999
Founded KAI-U PATENT LAW FIRM
2000.4-2001.3
Visiting Professor at Nagoya University, Center for Cooperative Research in Advanced Science and Technology

Held posts as:
Council Member of Board of Executive Directors of JPAA
Vice President of JPAA Training Institute
Assistant Branch Chief of JPAA Tokai Branch
Members of JPAA Committees
Field of Expertise

Patent (Physics/Mechanical Engineering/Electronics)

Membership

JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association)

External Activity
  • Arbitration Board Member of Nagoya District Court and Summary Court
  • Expert Committee Member of Nagoya District Court
  • Part-time lecturer at Toyota Technological Institute
Technical Papers
Subject of paper Name of journal, etc., and date Author
Automatic method for fabricating cubic shapes, as a three-dimensional information display method Journal of the Institute Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, Vol. J64-C, No. 4, pp. 237-241,
April 1981
Hideo KODAMA
Automatic method for fabricating a
three-dimensional plastic model with
photo-hardening polymer
Review of scientific instruments
Vol.52 No.11
April 1981
Hideo KOMADA
Invention of optical shaping method Journal of Japan Macro-Engineers Society, Vol. 9, No. 2,
March 1997
Hideo KODAMA
Technical range of claims with restrictions on manufacturing methods Chiteki zaisanho no jitsumu to kenkyu, Roppo shuppansha,
December 1997
Hideo KODAMA
Claim scope interpretation and amount of Licensor's damages Hanrei tokkyo shingaiho II,
Japan Institute of Invention and Innovation,
August 1996
Hideo KODAMA
Hidehiko OKADA
Reducing the costs of obtaining and
maintaining Japanese patents
Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society
February 1999
Hideo KOMADA
Jeffrey TEKANIC
A hierarchical understanding of technology, and the technical range of patent Center for Cooperative Research in Advanced Science and Technology, No. Hideo KODAMA
Awards
1992
Received prize from the Japanese Society of
Die and Mould Technology for invention in the
opto-electronics field
1995
Received "The Rank Prize" for opto-electronics
Patent applications
Name of invention
: Device for fabricating cubic drawings
Application number
: Japanese Patent Application No. 55-48210 (Japanese Laid-open Publication No. 56-144478)
Inventor
: Hideo KODAMA
Publications and Lectures
  • “Visual Learning of Intellectual Property Laws”
    (joint authorship, 2001)
  • “U.S. Patent Law”,
    Japan Intellectual Property Association