Yohei Sugahara has played diverse roles in Japan Patent Office apart from being a Patent Examiner in Biotechnology Division of Third Patent Examination Department. He has currently been made in charge of IPR Department at JETRO New Delhi as Director. Mr. Sugahara has over 15 years of work experience in the field of patent examination and other patent related tasks. He holds MSc degree in Management of Intellectual Property from Queen Mary College, University of London. He specializes in the field of chemistry and biotechnology.