Japanese and European patent attorney
In 2003, she started her career as a patent engineer in Tokyo and now has considerable experience in a wide range of patent practices including drafting patent applications, patent prosecution, patentability searches, non-infringement/patentability opinions, and trademarks.
She qualified as a Japanese patent attorney in 2011, joined Global IP Europe in 2016, and qualified as a European patent attorney in 2022.
Areas of specialisation:
- Mechanical engineering, including automotive engineering, car electronics and machine control
- Electronic appliances, including air-conditioning apparatuses, display panels and cosmetic equipment
- Information processing, including image processing, graphical user interfaces, image detection and speech recognition
- Telecommunications, including computer networking and communication devices
Yuko Uchiyama is strong in communicating and bringing out the ideas and requirements of the clients and has high comprehension in understanding their technologies. She has been continuously trusted over many years by both inventors and IP department members in leading Japanese manufacturers through efficient, faithful and reliable work products.