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 rankings received from Best Lawyers in the Ninth edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers Global 2018
Awards
Top rankings received from "Who's Who Legal: Data 2018"
Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers Asia Pacific 2018
Awards
Top Ranking Received From The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Apr. 29, 2018 - May 1, 2018External Seminars
"LESI 2018 Annual Conference -The Impact of Intellectual Property Rights on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and beyond in Asia-"
Apr. 16, 2018External Seminars
"AIPLA-LES Japan Joint Meeting - Data Protection in the IoT Age-Proposed Amendment of Unfair Competition Law for Data Protection"
Oct. 11, 2017External Seminars
"IBA Annual Conference 2017~Branding strategies and use of image licensing/sponsorship in the sports and entertainment industries~"
Oct. 10, 2017External Seminars
"It's time: IP Litigation Reform"
Sep. 20, 2017External Seminars
"Regulations and Compliance in the Japanese Online Gaming Market"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"Outline of Report by the Study Group for Damages Liability Related to Autonomous Cars"
Magazine Article
"IP Case Bulletin: Product By Process Claim and the Definiteness Requirement - IP High Court Decision of December 21, 2017"
Magazine Article
"Robotics Legal Consultation (32): Which regulations should be considered when automating logistics?"
Book
"The System of Business Law – Intellectual Property Law"
Article
"Right to Data Portability: History in the EU and Progress in Japan"

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