Makoto Ono is a patent attorney (benrishi) at Anderson Mōri & Tomotsune. He has been involved with various patent matters and he is well versed in international and domestic patent filing, prosecution and litigation. He specializes in Biochemistry, Pharmaceuticals and Agro-chemistry. He acts as a technical advisor in intellectual property lawsuits at the Tokyo District Court and IP High Court. He graduated from the University of Tokyo in 1987, and was admitted in 1999. He received Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from the University of Tokyo in 1999. He is fluent in English.