Takao Kitano

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Takao Kitano

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Takao Kitano:News

Firm News
19 new partners and 17 new counsels
Firm News
Takao Kitano joins Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

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Takao Kitano:Publications

"M&A Rules in Emerging Asian Countries - Fourth edition"
Book Article
"M&A Rules in Emerging Asian Countries - Third edition"
Book Article
"Joint Research and Development: Management and Key Points for Agreements"

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Takao Kitano:Other


  • Yale University (B.A., 2000)
  • Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd. (2000-2003)
  • JP Morgan Securities Japan Co., Ltd. (2003-2007)
  • The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D., 2010)
  • with Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (2011-2013)
  • with Kitahama Partners (2013-2020)
  • Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2017)

Major Activities

Visiting professor (Intellectual Property Theory) at Kyoto University of Art and Design (Current Kyoto University of the Arts) (2018-)

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2011; New York, 2018
Osaka Bar Association
New York State Bar Association