Senior Counsel

Masayuki Matsuda

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Major Practice Areas

IT/Intellectual Property < Intellectual Property/Entertainment >

Litigation/Dispute Resolution < Litigation/ADR >

Related Practice Areas

General Corporate < Venture Capital/Start-ups,  Competition/Antitrust,  Corporate Governance >

Regulatory < Compliance >

Mergers & Acquisitions < Mergers & Acquisitions >

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Chuo University (LL.B., 1973)
Chuo University Graduate School of Law (LL.D., 2006)
Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University Law School (2004-2007)
Visiting Professor of Law at Aoyama Gakuin University Law School (2007- )
Visiting Professor of Law at Chuo University Law School (2007- )

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1977
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
admitted as a Patent Attorney

Major Activities

- Director of Law and Computer Association of Japan (1980-)
- Director of The Copyright Law Association of Japan (1985-)
- Member of Operation Committee, Copyright Institute, Copyright Information Center (1999-)
- Member of Investigative Commission for Program Making in Broadband Age, Ministry of Public Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications (2002-)
- Director of Entertainment Lawyers Network (2004-)
- Chairperson of Research Group on Contents Evaluation and Business Models, Agency for Cultural Affairs (2004-)
- Chairperson of Study Group on Asset Pricing Method for Music Copyright and Funding by Using Music Copyright, Agency for Cultural Affairs (2005-2006)
- Director (standing in for Chairperson) of Network Distribution and Copyright System Foundation (2008- )
Official Positions
- Member of Copyright Section Group, Cultural Council, Agency for Cultural Affairs (1993- )
- Professor of Civil Procedures at Legal Training and Research Institute, Supreme Court of Japan (1997-2000)
- Chairman of Legal Training and Research Committee, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2003- )

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