Akira Yamazaki

Akira Yamazaki
Of Counsel

Akira Yamazaki is an Of Counsel at Isshiki & Partners and handles a wide range of IP dispute, license and due diligence matters. Mr. Yamazaki also continues his patent prosecution practice at Isshiki & Co. as a Japanese patent attorney.

Before first joining Isshiki & Co., Mr. Yamazaki was an engineer at Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (a leading Japan-based energy technology company) where conducted research and development in the field of integrated circuits and was a named inventor in over 20 patent applications. After spending six years at Isshiki & Co., Mr. Yamazaki attended law school in Australia and became an Australian lawyer.


  • Tokyo University of Science (B.S., Physics, 1997)
  • University of Tsukuba (M.S., Physics, 1999)
  • University of New South Wales (J.D., 2015)

Bar Admissions

  • New South Wales, Australia (2016)
  • Japan Patent Office (2017)