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    S-Cube supports an IP business from the view of a business strategy, a global strategy, and a personnel development.

  • Profile Yasuko TANAKA

    President & CEO Yasuko TANAKA

    Education and Job History

    Ms. Tanaka graduated from Chiba University (Biochemistry) in 1990. She has worked in the IP Dept. of Teijin, Pfizer Japan and 3M Japan dealing with global patent prosecution both in English and Japanese, IP clearance and dispute, IP strategy/consulting, transactions, patent search, and IP education. While working for the American multinationals, she worked closely with her English speaking local representatives/counterparts on a daily basis.


    She resigned from her last company, 3M Japan, in March 2013 to start her own venture “S-Cube Corporation” (IP Business Consultancy) in April. In August, she expanded her firm establishing S-Cube International Patent Firm.

    She was appointed to a part time lecturer at University of Toyama in the first semester 2016, and a part time lecturer at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology in the second semester 2017.

    Other activities

    Member of Tokyo Intellectual Property American Inn of Court

    Member of AIPPI JAPAN

    Member of Licensing Executive Society Japan

    Member of The Japanese Association of International Business Law

    Member of The Intellectual Property Association of Japan

    Member of Japanese Society of Generic and Biosimilar Medicines


    Associate Member of the Japan Corporate Governance Network(2013-2018)

    Vice Chairperson of IP Business Center, JPAA (2017)

    Chairperson of IP Business Consulting Committee, JPAA (2015/2016)

    Member of IP Education Supporting Committee, Kanto Affiliate of JPAA (2011 to 3/2013)

    Member of Japan Farmdoc Association (1992 to 1996)

    Member of Japan Online Users Group (OUG) by INFOSTA (1992 to 1994)

    Member of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers’ Association of Tokyo (1999 to 2004)

    Member of Asian Patent study group by Tokyo/Osaka Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (2001 to 2002)

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