Mitsuru Hayashi

Patent Specialist

Practice Areas

Mr. Hayashi conducts patentability and prior art searches, and prepares Information Disclosure Statements as a member of the firm’s patent procurement practice group. Additionally, Mr. Hayashi assists with reviewing and drafting Japanese documents.


Mr. Hayashi joined the firm in 2006. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Hayashi worked for 15 years as a manager of an Intellectual Property department of a Japanese electronics corporation. In this capacity, Mr. Hayashi was a coordinator in the Engineering and Design section, managed and designed domestic and foreign patent applications, and wrote descriptions for patent applications regarding new inventions and designs.


Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan, Bachelor of Law, International Law (1982)