Tatsuya TANAKA

Professional Experience

Mr. Tanaka is the Director of our Technological and Mechanical Division. His practice encompasses patent prosecution in the mechanical engineering, medical device, and industrial manufacturing fields. Mr. Tanaka has particular expertise in the areas of automotive parts to include transmissions, clutches, brakes, motors, air conditioners, air bags, tires, and related sensors; steel manufacturing, optical devices, artificial joints, power tools, laser distance measuring equipment, plastics, ventilation devices, syringes, catheters, sealing plugs, and laser therapy equipment. Prior to joining SUGIMURA, he worked in-house at Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & Bus Corporation and Mitsubishi Motors in their IP departments. Mr. Tanaka has worked in SUGIMURA’s Palo Alto, California office.


Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)
(Qualified IP Litigator)


B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Osaka University

Practice Areas

Patent Prosecution (Mechanical Engineering)