Mr. Sagawa established Sagawa Shingo International Patent Office in 2000 as an expert service provider to the business community.
His practice areas are filing and prosecuting patents as well as utility models, trademarks and designs, litigation proceedings and expert opinions in the field of mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and information technology.
He is a graduate of the Tokyo University of Science in mechanical engineering and holds a Master of Engineering from Tokyo University of Science.
He registered as a patent & trademark attorney in 1997 (Reg. No. 111076) and also has a qualification of IP infringement litigation.
Before establishing Sagawa Shingo IP Office, he worked for Nakao & Ito Patent Office from 1993.
He is chairman of Japan Patent Attorneys Association, Hokkaido Branch.