Associate Professor A. Ogawa graduated from the School of Law at Chuo University in March 1995, and passed the National Bar Examination in November 1997 He also completed the national judiciary training in March 2000 and began his career as an attorney-at-law at Shimizu Law Office.In April 2004 he obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in intellectual property law at SOAS at the University of London, where he mainly studied comparative international law of copyright, patent law, trademark rights, and commercial law.He was registered with the Aichi Bar Association in the same year.In September 2005, he acquired another Master of Laws (LL.M.) from UCL at the University of London in Commercial Law and Company Law. He expanded his areas of expertise in the field of corporate law by studying international bankruptcy and intellectual property law regulation in the electronic age and the music industry.In 2008, he was admitted to the patent attorney.Currently, he is a partner at Sakura Godo/Sakura International Patent Law Firm. He also acts as an Associate Professor at Nagoya University of Commerce and Business, a Lecturer at the Nagoya University Graduate School of Law.He is also presently the Vice Chairperson of the Committee on International Relations, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA), chairman of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Russian Relations PT, as well as a member of the Center for the Promotion of International Operations.
Intellectual property rights law, especially basic theory of comparative international copyright law
LL.M. University of London
"What can we infer by Japanese experience?-Mediation&Arbitration", Actual issues of development of arbitration and mediation, 201004
Follow-up Research on Asian Overseas Students : Aiming for a transmissible model of legal education and towards building a methodology toward this end, 201106
Integrating young offenders into society: the role of judiciary and society services. European and Russian experience, 201010