Naoto Shimamura

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Naoto Shimamura

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Naoto Shimamura:Awards

The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2024 edition)

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Naoto Shimamura:News

Public Service
Naoto Shimamura becomes a lecturer at Japan Women's University
Public Service
Naoto Shimamura became a lecturer at Ochanomizu University
Public Service
Firm's lawyers prepare an English version of the report on the proposed revisions to the Myanmar Companies Act

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Naoto Shimamura:Publications

"Will Your Terms of Use Become Invalid? - Points to Review Based on Cases of Injunctive Relief"
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Cybersecurity 2024 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Mondaq Comparative Guides Cybersecurity - Japan Chapter"

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Naoto Shimamura:Research Reports

Naoto Shimamura:Other


  • Waseda University (LL.B., 2011)
  • seconded to SoftBank Corp. (2016-2018)
  • University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (LL.M., 2020)
  • with Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, Los Angeles (2020-2021)
  • seconded to Google Japan G.K. (2022-2024)

Major Activities

  • Adjunct Lecturer at Ochanomizu University (2022-)
  • Adjunct Lecturer at Japan Women's University (2024-)

Practice Group

  • TMT (Data Security)
  • TMT (IT)
  • TMT (AI/IoT, etc.)
  • Consumer Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • International Disputes
  • Intellectual Property
  • Fintech
  • Healthcare/Life Sciences (Pharmaceuticals)
  • Start-ups

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2013; New York, 2021; California 2022
Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Other Qualifications

License of a Nursery School Teacher (2012)
Registered Information Security Specialist (RISS, 2017)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E, 2021)
Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US, 2021)
Passed the registered pharmaceuticals distributor exam (2023)
Consumer Affairs Advisor (2024)