Information Technology

Strong, flexible support to help growing information technology businesses

In information technology, the speed at which an idea evolves from proposal to realization is crucial to its success. Drawing up schemes, negotiating with business partners, securing funding where necessary, and investigating the legal aspects—all of these must take place within a limited timeframe. The realities of venturing into new businesses include encountering unexpected legal issues with lack of precedents and well-defined regulations, inconsistent practice, and unforeseen consequences of regulations.

Our decades of experience in the information technology sector place us in an exceptional position to provide timely, appropriate, and practical assistance to help clients address these legal issues. The combined experience of our lawyers in the information technology practice since the dawn of the internet and the technology bubble of the early 2000s enable our lawyers to offer much needed solutions, insight, and advice to our information technology clients, which range from major players to start-ups, across every field and at different stages of progress. We guide our clients as they set up and grow their information technology businesses. We work with them as they introduce and improve cutting-edge technologies. We support and advise them as they navigate untested commercial and legal territories. We put our knowledge and capabilities to work making our clients’ ideas a reality.

Brochures

Information Technology:People

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Information Technology:News

Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers FinTech 2019
Awards
Top ranking received in "Who's Who Legal: Japan 2018"
Awards
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the Ninth edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Awards
Top Rankings in "Asialaw Profiles 2018: The Guide to Asia-Pacific's Leading Domestic and Regional Law Firms"
Awards
Top ranking received in "Who's Who Legal: Japan 2017"

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Information Technology:Seminars

Dec. 5, 2018External Seminars
”How to Prepare for e-Privacy Regulation Compliance – Possible New Regulation which will introduce a GDPR-type fining mechanism”
Dec. 4, 2018External Seminars
”How to React to French CNIL’s GDPR Dawn Raid Seminar”
Dec. 3, 2018External Seminars
”How to Prepare for e-Privacy Regulation Compliance – Possible New Regulation which will introduce a GDPR-type fining mechanism”
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"

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Information Technology:Publications

Article
"Getting the Deal Through - Cloud Computing 2019 - Japan Chapter"
Article
"The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Telecoms, Media and Internet Laws and Regulations 2019 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Reference for Researchers: Outlook for Legal and Intellectual Property Practice Concerning AI and Data Transactions"
Book Article
"Series on Practical Issues of Corporate Litigation: Patent Infringement Litigation"
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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