Mutsumi Fukuoka


Title: Associate
Qualifications: Japanese Patent Attorney
Location: Tokyo
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Mutsumi Fukuoka has over 15 years experience as Benrishi (Japanese patent attorney).  Ms. Fukuoka’s practice includes foreign and domestic patent prosecution for a wide range of technical areas, including machinery, electronics, control engine engineering and more.  She is also authorized to represent in specific infringement litigation cases. Examples of the types of products Ms. Fukuoka has worked with include a printer, digital camera, medical equipment such as ultrasonic device, stent, and stimulable phosphor panel, timepieces, fuel cells, in-vehicle equipment, and thin-film transistor panels.

Ms. Fukuoka began her career as the Assistant of Patent Administration at LOGOS Patent Attorneys Office and later as a Japanese Patent Attorney with MISAWA Patent Office.  She was most recently a Japanese Patent Attorney and Chief of the Foreign Technology Section for KOYO International Patent Firm.


  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Tokyo University of Science (2006)
  • B.A., English Literature, Japan Women’s University (1999)


  • Benrishi (Japanese Patent Attorney)
  • Japanese Patent Office


  • English
  • Japanese (native)