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Main Activities

- Member, Intellectual Property Management Consulting Committee, Japan Patent Attorneys Association, 2010
- Member, Training Center Operating Committee, Japan Patent Attorneys Association, 2011
- Pro Bono Consultant, Service Division, Musashino Chamber of Commerce and Industry, 2012
- Dream Gate Advisor, supported by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, 2017
- Mentor, Women Entrepreneur Accelerator, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC., 2019
- Specialist, Business Center, Tohoku Economic Federation, 2020
- Member, Intellectual Property Governance Research Association, 2021

Selected Publications and Articles

"Legal Tech and Unauthorized Practice of Law: Utilizing System to Remove Gray Zone Areas" (Patent, February 2021)

Career History

- Takasago Thermal Engineering Co., Ltd., 1996
- YKI Intellectual Property Attorneys, 2005
- Established Hatsuna Intellectual Property Office (now rebranded as Authense IP), 2015
- Established Founded cotobox Inc., 2016

Practice Areas

Patent, Design, Trademark, Intellectual property digital transformation

Kazuyasu Gomi

President, Patent Attorney


- Graduated from Waseda University, School of Science and Engineering
- Graduated from University of Southern California, Gould School of Law

Certifications and Memberships

- Registered Patent Attorney, Japan Patent Attorneys Association, 2009
- Member, Asian Patent Attorneys Association, 2012 (until 2015)
- Member, Japan Trademark Association, 2016

Kazuyasu GOMI is President of Authense IP. He graduated from the School of Science and Engineering at Waseda University, and holds a Master of Laws from the University of Southern California in the United States. After working as an engineer at a leading construction company, he joined a major patent firm and obtained his patent attorney qualification. After 10 years of working in patent rights acquisition area, he established Hatsuna Intellectual Property Firm in 2015, and Cotobox Inc. in 2016. The online trademark platform "Cotobox" became a pioneer in the intellectual property DX business by utilizing the "System to Remove Gray Zone Areas" of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry in 2018. He is engaged in providing guidance on domestic and international intellectual property rights acquisition services (trademarks, patents, and designs), as well as intellectual property management. With experience as a startup founder, he specializes in providing advice from an intellectual property perspective on areas such as market analysis, business risks, product development, and corporate value.


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