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

Firm ranks highly in Managing Intellectual Property's "IP Stars Handbook 2018"
Firm receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2018
Firm receives high evaluation in ALB IP Rankings 2018
19 lawyers were selected as leading lawyers in asialaw PROFILES' "Asia law Leading Lawyers 2018"
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the Ninth edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Nov. 19, 2018External Seminars
"Policy and Strategy for Data Utilization"
Oct. 18, 2018External Seminars
"Keynote speech: Japanese companies' GDPR compliance in anticipation of EU's adequacy decision"
Oct. 16, 2018External Seminars
"CEATEC JAPAN: Connected Industries Symposium 2018"
Sep. 1, 2018External Seminars
"Annual Conference of the University Network for Innovation and Technology Transfer (UNITT) "
Aug. 2, 2018External Seminars
"Points of Legal Consideration Based on Differences between EU GDPR and Japanese Data Protection Laws and Latest Trends"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"IP Case Bulletin: "Use" Under Article 2(1)(i) of Unfair Competition Prevention Act - Tokyo District Court Decision of May 11, 2018"
Magazine Article
"Robotics Legal Consultation (39): How should we collect and use data from cars with the advances in auto technology?"
Book Article
"Series on Practical Issues of Corporate Litigation: Patent Infringement Litigation"
Magazine Article
"Trends in Patent Infringement Litigation in the Health Care Industry"
Magazine Article
"(Special Feature: Ordinary Diet Sessions in 2018) Impact of Amended Acts: Copyright Act - "Provisions on Flexible Limitations on Rights""

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