Takamitsu Shigetomi is a partner who is in charge of Intellectual Property Practice Department in the Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners. Mr. Shigetomi specializes in intellectual property licensing and litigation of all types and has prepared, tried and argued intellectual property cases in various technical fields including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, chemistry, mechanical engineering, electric engineering and computer software. Mr. Shigetomi has been lead counsel in major patent infringement litigation in Tokyo and Osaka district courts and IP high court. Mr. Shigetomi is a frequent author and lecturer on intellectual property practice topics, and teaches courses as an adjunct professor of (i) Graduate School of Science, Technology and Innovation at Kobe University and (ii) Graduate School of Intellectual Property at Osaka Institute of Technology. Mr. Shigetomi has received many professional accolades such as Chambers Asia-Pacific, Who’s Who Legal Patents, Who’s Who Legal Japan - IP Litigation and Best Lawyers.