2000, Columbia Law School

Ph.D. (Biochemistry)
1993, The Ohio State University

1984, University of Tokyo

An attorney at Dow Corning Corporation, Prof. Takeuchi is responsible for managing, protecting, and fully utilizing intellectual property in the Asia/Pacific region. She previously worked as an Associate at Ropes & Grey, and was among the starting members of the firm's Tokyo office. Her practice covered a wide array of patent-related matters, mainly in the pharmaceutical, chemical, and biotech areas, ranging from patent drafting to negotiating joint research agreements. Additionally, she handled more traditional corporate law matters such as assisting in the acquisition of companies. She has also worked as an attorney at Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto. Before law school, Prof. Takeuchi was a research scientist at New York University and a chemist at Novozymes Japan. She has had a postdoctoral fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. She has taught international intellectual property at TUJ.