Mr. Kataoka is a Senior Manager our Technological and Mechanical Group. His practice encompasses patent prosecution in the mechanical engineering field. Mr. Kataoka has particular expertise in the areas of building structures; electric equipment for automobiles including automatic slide door apparatus, automatic tail gate apparatus, electric power steering device, and windshield wiper device; power transmission devices for automobiles; power tools; tires; plastic containers; and hydraulic equipment and air pressure apparatuses.
Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Hokkaido Institute of Technology
Patent Prosecution (Mechanical Engineering)