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Hiro Shimazaki

Trainee Patent Attorney

Hiro obtained his Masters degree in Biochemistry from the University of Oxford. His final year research project focussed on understanding the molecular mechanisms by which key proteins involved in eukaryotic development regulate epigenetic gene silencing. During his undergraduate studies, he also completed a summer research project funded by the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine, studying the post-translational modification changes of histones that occur during X-chromosome inactivation. Hiro’s current work includes filing and prosecution of patent applications in the biotechnology and life sciences field.

Hiro joined J A Kemp as a trainee patent attorney in 2018 and works in the firm’s London office. He obtained the Certificate in Intellectual Property Law at Queen Mary, University of London in 2020. Hiro is a fluent Japanese speaker.




University of Oxford, Masters Degree in Biochemistry

Professional Qualifications

Certificate in Intellectual Property Law, Queen Mary, University of London

Membership of Professional Bodies

Student Member of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)



Tel: +44 20 3077 8600

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