Takuma Nishimura is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office. 

Areas of Practice 

Takuma advises and represents clients on intellectual property matters, including both prosecution and litigation matters. Takuma focuses his prosecution practice on preparing and drafting patents in the high tech space, where he works with clients to protect automotive systems, telecommunication systems, and software. Takuma also maintains a litigation practice where he works with clients on large-scale, commercial, patent, trademark, and trade secret matters.

Takuma’s technical experience encompasses aerospace engineering, electronics and instruments, electrical engineering, robotics and robotic engineering, electro-magnetics, software, and mechanics and mechanical engineering.

An engineer by training, Takuma has 7 years of engineering experience with a wide variety of technologies including aircrafts and aircraft components, including auxiliary power units (APU), composite assemblies, electrical assemblies, and cables.

While attending law school, Takuma participated in the Patent Clinic, where he provided pro bono representation to individual inventors regarding matters related to prosecution of their patents. Takuma was also a Managing Editor on the UCLA Journal of Law and Technology.


J.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2022

B.S., San Diego State University, 2014, cum laude


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