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

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
The IP High Court Denies Samsung’s Motion for Injunctive Relief but Allows Samsung’s Claim for Damages against Apple for Its UMTS Standards-Essential Patent Infringement for an Amount Equivalent to the Royalty

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:News

Awards
Top rankings received from Chambers Global 2016
Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the seventh edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Awards
Top rankings received from Chambers Asia 2016
Awards
Top ranking received in "Who's Who Legal: TMT 2016"
Awards
Top rankings received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2015"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

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”
Oct. 23, 2014External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference 2014"Electric Games Summit"
Oct. 21, 2014External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference 2014"FRAND Declaration-is it a gentleman's agreement?"
May. 9, 2014External Seminars
"Issues under the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Sustainable Intellectual Property Rights in a Trans-Pacific Partnership World"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"Do drones with an assigned frequency band need a radio station license to fly?"
Magazine Article
"A Quick Look at Copyrights Part 1: What Kind of System is the Copyright System?"
Magazine Article
”Google Books Litigation - Appeal Court Decision Recognizing Fair Use”
Magazine Article
"IP Case Bulletin: Ownership of Copyright Regarding Photographs - Tokyo District Court on December 9, 2016"
Magazine Other
"When Manufacturing and Selling a Medical Welfare Robot, What are the Criteria for Deciding Whether that Robot Falls Under "Medical Equipment"?"

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