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
Firm receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2019
Awards
Firm receives high evaluation in ALB IP Rankings 2019
Awards
MHM ranked 10th in the sixth FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Awards 2019, and received high commendation for its work in accessing new markets and capital
Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Awards
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's "Study Group on AI and Data Contract Guidelines" project, in which Atsushi Okada serves as a member, receives a special award in the "Data Management Award" held by JDMC

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Aug. 2, 2019External Seminars
"Global data protection laws and utilization of big data"
Jul. 19, 2019External Seminars
"AI/Data Contract Guidelines"
Jul. 16, 2019External Seminars
"IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2019 -Free Flow of Data Between the EU & Japan: After Major Mutual Adequacy Decisions-"
Jun. 5, 2019External Seminars
”Practical overview of the AI/Data Contract Guidelines”
May 26, 2019 - May 28, 2019External Seminars
"LESI (Licensing Executives Society International) 2019 Annual Conference"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"Protection of Data for Limited Provision Under the Amended Unfair Competition Prevention Act of 2018"
Magazine Article
"Commentary on a case on "Defense of Inefficacy" (Osaka High Court Decision of November 22, 2002 [ Aerosol Case ] )"
Magazine Article
"Case Studies on Latest Practice Regarding Act on Protection of Personal Information #2: Provision of Personal Data to Third Parties"
Magazine Article
"Intensive Lecture on Legal Affairs Related to Events (3): Ambush Marketing"
Other
"What is the Genetic Business? - Legal Issues and Effects on the Insurance Business"

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