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 in “IP STARS 2022”
Awards
Firm receives high evaluation in ALB ASIA IP Rankings 2022
Awards
Top Rankings Received From Euromoney’s Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2022
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™
Public Service
Atsushi Okada states opinions regarding Japan's approach to AI/data transactions as member of Japanese delegation at Working Group on Electronic Commerce of UNCITRAL (United Nations Commission on International Trade Law)

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

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?”
Jan. 27, 2022External Seminars
"The startup guide to thriving in Hong Kong ecosystem"
Jan. 27, 2022External Seminars
"START-UP ECOSYSTEM AND IP TRANSACTION IN EU"
Nov. 16, 2021 - Nov. 16, 2022External Seminars
"The Digital Transformation Journey: Japan - An Overview - Part 3 Discussion Around Challenges to Digital Transformation in Japan"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"Robotics Legal Consultation (83): What Regulations will be Introduced Under the EU Data Act?"
Magazine Article
"Latest Practical Issues and Challenges for Protection of Personal Data (Part 7): Regulations on the Provision of Personally Referable Information to Third Parties"
Article
"Patent Litigation in Japan: Overview"
Magazine Article
"The Financial Technology Law Review Fifth Edition - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"Latest Practical Issues and Challenges for Protection of Personal Data (Part 6): Regulation of Cross-Border Data Transfers (2)"

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