Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property

We have experienced lawyers who have expertise in the constantly evolving and increasingly complex areas of information technology, life sciences, and intellectual property. We provide a variety of legal services in response to the diverse legal needs of our clients in these fields. These legal services include advising on regulatory requirements, setting up business, corporate housekeeping, contract negotiations, and dispute resolution.

Strong, flexible support to help growing information technology businesses

Experience in the fast changing arena of life sciences, including pharmaceuticals and medical sciences

A wide range of legal services in the fields of technology, entertainment, and media, including cross-border transactions and disputes

Expertise in leveraging user information while protecting your business

A wide range of legal services in the information technology and entertainment field, including with respect to cross-border transactions and disputes

Advising clients facing complex problems with our broad experience handling disputes relating to information technology systems development

Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:People

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Newsletters

Japanese Virtual Currency Regulations take effect in April 2017
Amendments of the Civil Aeronautics Act to Introduce the New Rules Restricting UAVs
The Supreme Court ruled that the technical scope and subject matter of a product-by-process claim invention will cover the same products, even if the products are made by a different process from the claimed process

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:News

Awards
Top ranking received in "Who's Who Legal: Japan 2017"
Awards
18 lawyers were selected as leading lawyers in asialaw PROFILES' "Asia law Leading Lawyers 2017"
Awards
Firm receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2017
Awards
Firm receives high evaluation in ALB IP Rankings 2017
Awards
Yutaka Miyoshi was selected as "IP Star" in Managing Intellectual Property's "IP Stars Handbook 2017"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Sep. 20, 2017External Seminars
"Regulations and Compliance in the Japanese Online Gaming Market"
May 31, 2017External Seminars
"Kirkland & Ellis LLP 24th Annual Technology & Law Seminar - Recent Amendment to Japanese Personal Information Protection Act"
Sep. 18, 2016 - Sep. 23, 2016External Seminars
IBA Conference Washington 2016 “Around the Tables” A taste of hot topics in the Intellectual property, Communications and Technology Section
Feb. 11, 2016External Seminars
"Workshop in IP Dispute Resolution"
Dec. 7, 2015External Seminars
Myanmar-Japan IP-Seminar “Preparation for Enforcement of IP Law in Myanmar”

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"Legal Issues Involving 3D Printers"
Book Other
"New Patent Act Commentary [2nd ed.] Vol.1"
Magazine Article
"IP Case Bulletin: Trademark Infringement Regarding Search Advertising - Osaka High Court Decision of April 20, 2017"
Magazine Article
"Major Regulations on Drone Flights"
Magazine Article
"The Latest Legal Topics in E-commerce"

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