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Naoko Shimakawa-Urena*

Intellectual Property Administrator

*Names that appear with an asterisk indicate a Michael Best professional not admitted to practice law.


Clients look to Naoko for assistance with preparation of Patent & Design Application/Prosecution documents.

Prior to entering the intellectual property field in 2006, Naoko served in various legal roles for firms and organizations in Washington, D.C. and Tokyo, including work as a Japanese document review specialist and contract administrator. She earned a Bachelor of Law degree from Chuo University in Tokyo in 1998.



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