Hideo FURUTANI
Hideo Furutani
¡Patent Attroney, President
Hideo FURUTANI

¡Biography
Mr. FURUTANI specializes in patent application and litigation. His specialist fields are electronics, computer software and hardware, businessmethods and mechanics. He graduated from the Electronic Engineerring Department of Kushiro National College of Technology. He graduated from Law school of Kansai university. He was appointed the position of the Chairman of the Software Commitee of Japan Patent Attorneys Association. He is a part-time professor of Kyoto Institute of Technology, Kushiro National College of Technology and Kansai University. He frequently lectured about IP matters at University, Government etc.

¡His web site
Dictionary of Intellectual Property

¡E-mail:
furutani@furutani.jp
¡Recent Publications
October, 1999 gImitation of Shape of Goods ? Grilling plate for toaster oven caseh in Chizai-kanri [Intellectual Property Management], Japan Intellectual Property Association, 1999
March 2000 "Patents and Copyrights for Software (3rd edition)h ASCII Co., 2000
September 2000 gEssentials of Business Method Patents: What patent attorneys share with their clientsh Tokyo Shoseki, 2000
March 2002 gWhat you better know about Business Method Patenth Nikkei Biz Plus, 2001-2002
December 2002 gLegal Consultation on Patent and Utility Modelh Seirin Shoin, 2002
December 2002 "A Decision of EPO on Chimeric Animal related Invention", in PATENT, Vol.55 No.12, Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA), 2002
January 2003 "Exhaustion and Implied License", in INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT, Vol.53 No.1, Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA), 2003
November, 2003 "Business Method Patents in Japan compared with the US and Europeh Based on lectured at United States Patent and Trademark Office
April, 2011 "Practical Approaches to Patent Law for Engineers and Technical Experts (2nd edition)h Kyouritsu publication
July, 2012 "Patents and Copyrights for Software and Business Methods (6th edition)h ASCII Co., 2012


¡Recent Lectures

November, 2003 Lectured on gBusiness Method Patents in Japan compared with the US and Europeh at United States Patent and Trademark Office
November, 2004 Lectured on gBusiness Method Patents in Japan compared with the US and Europeh at Kwansei Gakuin University
January, 2005 Lectured on gPatents for those in humanities courseh at Okayama University
July, 2006 Lectured on gHow to obtain patents in information scienceh at Hiroshima University
September, 2009 Lectured on gPatents for computer softwareh at Osaka University
September, 2010 Lectured on gIntellectual property for computer softwareh at Osaka city University