Masatake IDE M. IDE & Co. Patents Lawyer of the Year About Masatake IDE Masatake IDE was admitted as a Japanese Patent Attorney in 1984 and founded M. IDE & Co. in 1995. Masatake IDE chairs the firm and is a specialist of chemical and biochemical IP matters. Also, he was a chairman of the Biotech/Life-Science Committee of JPAA in 2004, a Board member of Japanese Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) in 2009-10, a Vice President of JPAA in 2011-12, a Vice President of Education Institute of JPAA from 2012 to 2016, a member of the board of examiners for examination of Japanese Patent Attorneys in 2014-15, a lecturer (concerning response to office action in chemical field) of JPAA practical training course from 2012 to 2018, and a Vice President of Kanto branch of JPAA since 2020. M. IDE & Co. is a firm located in Tokyo, Japan, specializing in counsel and representation in the procurement of patents, trademarks and other IP rights. M. IDE & Co. has been working for global procurement of IP rights on behalf of Japanese and international clients for over 25 years. Years of global work has developed a better understanding of various legal systems and ways of thinking which are diverse in various countries, and has helped when communicating with its international clients. About M. IDE & Co. M. IDE & Co. became popular as a firm providing good legal service and expertise in chemical/biotechnological areas, and has now grown to handle a wide range of IP matters, including mechanical, electrical, design patent, trademark and unfair competition. JAPAN LAWYER MONTHLY LEGAL AWARDS 2021 98 www.lawyer-monthly.com M. IDE & Co. Tel: +81 3 3263 7749 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.midepat.com Contact 25 years of global work has developed a better understanding of various legal systems and ways of thinking which are diverse in various countries.