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.

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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

Tapping our expertise and extensive experience in cybersecurity laws and regulations to support clients’ risk management, information security management systems, and cybersecurity incident response capabilities

A wide range of legal services in the fields of technology, entertainment, and media, including Japanese and 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

FINANCIAL REGULATION BULLETIN
Fintech Newsletter - Publication of Cabinet Order and Cabinet Office Ordinance on the Revision of the Payment Services Act 2020
FINANCIAL REGULATION BULLETIN
New Regulations on Payment and Settlement and Cross-Sectional Financial Services Intermediaries (The Amendment of the Payment Services Act and the Act on Sales, etc. of Financial Instruments)
FINANCIAL REGULATION BULLETIN
Japanese Virtual Currency Regulations take effect in April 2017
MHM Intellectual Property Newsletter
Amendments of the Civil Aeronautics Act to Introduce the New Rules Restricting UAVs
MHM Intellectual Property Newsletter
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

Awards
Top Rankings Received from The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2023
Awards
Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2022"
Awards
Top Rankings Received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023
Awards
Atsushi Okada listed in IAM Global Leaders 2023
Public Service
The "Guidelines on Random-type Sales of NFTs," whose formulation included the involvement of Masafumi Masuda, are released

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Nov. 3, 2022External Seminars
『Policy Trend and Current Discussion on Metaverse in Japan』
Oct. 31, 2022External Seminars
”IBA Annual Conference Miami 2022 『Around the tables: a taste of hot topics in the Intellectual Property, Communications and Technology Section』”
Jul. 20, 2022External Seminars
『Academia and Industry Patent Disputes in Japan』
Apr. 7, 2022External Seminars
”Japan's legal approach to AI / data transactions"
Feb. 22, 2022External Seminars
”Japan APPI: Are You Ready for The Upcoming Amendments?”

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"IP Case Bulletin: Patent Infringement and the Principle of Geographical Jurisdiction - DWANGO vs FC2 (Program Invention) Case (Appellate Instance), IP High Court Decision Dated July 20, 2022"
Book Article
"Legal Practices Regarding Information Networks"
Article
"2023 Global Legislative Predictions"
Book
"NFT Market Entry Manual for Creators"
Magazine Panel Discussion
”Round-Table Talk: Talk about the Metaverse”

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