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 in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2019"
Media
Comments by Atsushi Okada were featured in an OneTrust DataGuidance article titled "Japan: APPI revision includes "strengthening regulations of cross-border data transfers"" published on December 5, 2019
Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers Asia Pacific 2020
Awards
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2019"
Awards
Top rankings received from " Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Data 2019"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Dec. 9, 2019External Seminars
"Business development using big data"
Nov. 29, 2019External Seminars
"The Future of Global Licensing through the 4th Industrial Revolution and the K-Wave."
Nov. 21, 2019External Seminars
"Digital transformation (DX) and new rules"
Nov. 11, 2019External Seminars
"Latest CCPA Developments"
Nov. 11, 2019External Seminars
"M&A Data Protection Due Diligence"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"Intensive Lecture on Legal Affairs Related to Events (8): Safety Responsibilities (2)"
Magazine Article
"Data Compliance Practices in M&A (Due Diligence)"
Article
"Japan’s DPA proposes amendments to APPI"
Magazine Article
"Legal Issues concerning IoT Advanced Technology — Part 2: MaaS and Japan's Legal System"
Magazine Article
"Reforms Brought About by AI Technologies and their Impact on Corporate Legal Affairs"

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