Yugo’s practice focuses on intellectual property infringement litigation in the high-tech and manufacturing technology industry. He works with American and Asian companies in the IP arena. He has litigated before the U.S. International Trade Commission and Federal District Courts. He is also experienced with assisting and advising Japanese companies and foreign-owned subsidiaries in the U.S. with various legal needs.
Yugo is a Bengoshi (Japanese Attorney) who litigated before the Tokyo District Court and Tokyo High Court. There, he represented technology companies on matters ranging from patent and trademark licensing agreements to international mergers and acquisitions.
Yugo has significant experience advising and representing companies in various industries on intellectual property litigation, proceedings before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, IP-related international arbitrations, and patent monetization strategies. Yugo has successfully defended clients in patent infringement suits. He has also advised companies on global patent enforcement strategies leading to favorable licensing and settlements for his clients.
Keio University Law School, Tokyo, Japan, J.D.
University of California, Berkeley School of Law, LL.M.
Georgetown University, B.S. Science Technology and International Affairs, magna cum laude
The Honorable Kent A. Jordan, United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
District of Columbia
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
CIPP/US Certification by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
CIPP/Europe Certification by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
CIPM, Certified Information Privacy Manager (IAPP)
Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
The Sedona Conference
International Association of Privacy Professionals, Diversity in Privacy Section
Presenter, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Intellectual Property Group, “Current state of patent eligibility arguments,” June 1, 2018.
Presenter, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Intellectual Property Group, “Enhancing and developing an optimum global intellectual property return on investment program for Japanese companies,” April 15, 2021.
September 15, 2021