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

Top Ranking Received From Legal500 2016
Firm recognized in Asia Law & Practice's "Asialaw Profiles 2016: The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic Law Firms"
Three Partners Shortlisted in Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2015
Firm receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2015
Top rankings received from Intellectual Asset Management in "IAM Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2015"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

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"
Nov. 13, 2013External Seminars
"IBA-JFBA Joint Conference: International comparison of patent litigation practices"
Oct. 10, 2013External Seminars
"IBA Annual Conference 2013~Consortium agreements~"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

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"IP Case Bulletin: Trademark that is likely to cause damage to public order and morals (Article 4, paragraph (1), item (vii) of the Trademark Act) - Intellectual Property High Court on August 3, 2015"
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"Review of Financial Regulations to regulate Developing FinTech"
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"Partial Amendment to IP Guidelines - Application of the Anti-Monopoly Act in relation to Exercise of Standard Essential Patents"
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"Corporate Legal Affairs: Amendments to Employee's Invention System under Patent Act Reform 2015"
Magazine Other
"Is it Permissible for an Autonomous Car to Run on Public Roads?"

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