Akihiro Matsuya (松谷朗宏)


Akihiro Matsuya (松谷朗宏) is a US Patent Agent, registered Japan Patent Attorney, and a native Japanese speaker. Before joining Myers Wolin, Akihiro worked for one of the biggest patent law firms in Japan, and most recently worked in the U.S. as a Japan Patent Specialist. Akihiro practices in a variety of technologies including electrical, mechanical, material, semiconductor, and software. Akihiro also has engineering experience related to metal refining and to heat treatment of automotive parts.

Core Competencies

  • Patent prosecution
  • Patent practice
  • Patent strategy development
  • Portfolio development

Presentations & Publications

  • ”Tips for U.S. Patent Prosecution” to the 53rd JETRO IP Group Seminar at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University in Arlington, VA on November 22, 2019
  • “New CAFC Decision regarding Prior Art Effect of Provisional” to the Benrishi Club in Tokyo, Japan on January 22, 2019
  • “Recovering Lost Profits Outside the United States for Patent Infringement” to the Benrishi Club in Tokyo, Japan on January 22, 2019
  • “Tips to Obtain IoT/AI Patents in the U.S. by Using 101 Rejection Overcome Tips” to the 34th JETRO IP Group Seminar in New York, NY on May 11, 2018

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