Horio Takamasa

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Takamasa Horio

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Contact Information

TEL
+81-3-6266-8781
FAX
+81-3-6266-8681

Practice Areas

Takamasa Horio:Awards

Awards
Lawyers from Mori Hamada & Matsumoto were included in the 13th edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and the inaugural Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™

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Takamasa Horio:News

Public Service
Takamasa Horio became a member of Planning Committee on Educational Materials for Ongoing Seminars, Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment
Public Service
Takamasa Horio became the outside member of the "Evaluation Committee on the Technical Proposal for Network Service Dedicated to Information Exchange on Medical Products," Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Firm News
Eleven new partners and twelve new counsels

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Takamasa Horio:Seminars

Nov. 11, 2019External Seminars
"16th DIA Japan Annual Meeting 2019 ""How MA/MSL should be?""
Nov. 11, 2019External Seminars
"16th DIA Japan Annual Meeting 2019 "A Practical Approach to the Guidelines on Pharmaceutical Product Communications""
Nov. 12, 2018External Seminars
"15th DIA Japan Annual Meeting 2018 "Guidelines on Pharmaceutical Product Communications""

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Takamasa Horio:Publications

Book
"Q&A: Digital Health and Law [2nd ed.]"
Magazine Article
"Case Studies and Key Points for Entry to Health Care Industry by Companies of Different Business Categories (Part 1): Development and Sale of Health Food, Etc."
Magazine Article
"Amendments to the Act on Securing Quality, Efficacy and Safety of Products Including Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices: Introduction of a Surcharge System"

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Takamasa Horio:Other

Background

  • Doshisha University (LL.B., 2006)
  • Kyoto University Law School (J.D., 2008)
  • Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law (LL.M. with honors, 2016)
  • Kellogg School of Management (Certificate in Business Administration, 2016)
  • with Jenner & Block LLP, Chicago (2016-2017)
  • seconded to the Pharmaceutical Safety and Environmental Health Bureau (Compliance and Narcotics Division, Pharmaceutical Evaluation Division, and Medical Device Evaluation Division) of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (as Legal Adviser)(2017-2020)

Major Activities

  • Member of the Exploratory Committee on Promotion of Remanufactured SUD for the Project to Establish Remanufactured SUD Standards, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare(2020-)
  • Member of Review Committee for Study Regarding Pharmaceutical Regulations on Medical Equipment Programs Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Other Advanced Technology, Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development(2020-)
  • Member of Study Group on Countermeasures against Cannabis and Other Drugs, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare(2020-)
  • Member of the Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee on Manufacture and Quality Control of Pharmaceutical Products) for Toyama Pharmaceutical Affairs Council (2021-)
  • Adviser for The Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations (2021-)
  • Member of the Toyama Prefecture GMP Inspection Investigative Committee (2021-)
  • Contributed to Research for Identifying Issues Relating to Determinations on Whether Programs Constitute Medical Devices Based on International Consistency, a Special Scientific Research Project Sponsored by the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (2021-2022)
  • Outside Member of the "Evaluation Committee on the Technical Proposal for Network Service Dedicated to Information Exchange on Medical Products," Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (2022-)
  • Member of Planning Committee on Educational Materials for Ongoing Seminars, Japan Association for the Advancement of Medical Equipment (2022-)

Practice Group

  • Healthcare Practice Group
  • M&A Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2009; Illinois, 2016
Daini Tokyo Bar Association