Our People|KASAME & ASSOCIATES カセーム&アソシエイツ法律知財事務所

Our People

Kasame Jai-ob-orm (Attorney-at-law, Managing Partner)

Kasame has been engaging in legal and IP works for almost 30 years by serving domestic and international clients in Thailand, Japan and other countries. Thanks to his extensive experiences, Kasame understands the problems of the clients and is able to offer workable solutions. Kasame obtained Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Chulalongkorn University and Sripatum University, Thailand and Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Chuo University, Japan.

Language: Thai, Japanese, English

Haruethai Sooksamarn (IP expert)

One of the founders of Kasame & Associates, Haruethai has been representing clients in Japan and other countries on various intellectual properties matters for almost 30 years. She is the leading professional of Kasame & Associates in the IP practice. Haruethai obtained Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Thammasart University and Bachelor of Arts (BA) from Chiangmai University, Thailand.

Language: Thai, English, German

Thongchai Gawbansiri (Attorney-at-law)

He has extensive experience in handling general and sophisticated disputes, these include civil and commercial cases, bankruptcy and business reorganization cases, arbitral disputes including enforcement and challenge of arbitral awards, criminal cases. Thongchai obtained Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Thammasat University, Thailand and Master of Laws (LL.M.) from Golden Gate University School of Law, U.S.A.

Language: Thai/English

Masahiko Fujita (IP Adviser)

In 1984, after Masahiko obtained Bachelor of Laws from Keio University, Japan, he worked for major non-ferrous metal manufacturer.

He joined a major patent firm in 1992 and registered as a patent attorney in Japan in 1995.

After established his own firm in 2002, he merged with a major patent firm and worked at RIN IP Partners in 2018.

He has consistently dealt with domestic and foreign trademarks, disputes, and negotiation cases, and has a wide network globally through training at major American law firms and litigation cases in China. 

He is able to provide service from the clients’ standpoint through his work experience in numerous companies, extensive network of businesspeople in various fields and practical experience.


Language: Japanese/English

Tomoyoshi Jai-ob-orm (Attorney-at-law)

Tomoyoshi has excellent command of Thai, Japanese and English. He obtained Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and has been admitted as a Thai attorney-at-law.

Language: Thai, Japanese, English

Shiho Boda (Consultant)

Having worked for major security companies both in the US and Japan, passed the Bar Examination in 2012, and in January 2014, worked as a Japanese lawyer at a law firm in Tokyo.

Engaged mainly in M & A for SMEs in Japan, and in the preparation and examination of various contracts for overseas transactions, and in numerous litigation activities in Japan. 

Joined Kasame & Associates in November 2019.

Graduated from Osaka University (LL.B.) 

Graduated from Kansei Gakuin University, School of Law (J.D.)

Member of International Relations Committee of Japan Federation of Bar Association

Member of the International Committee of Tokyo Bar Association

Member of The Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry


Language: Japanese/English