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.

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

TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES Vol.6, November 2023
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES Vol.5 September 2023
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES Vol.3 May 2023
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)

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:News

Awards
MHM receives award at Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2024
Awards
Top rankings received from ALB Asia IP Rankings 2024
Awards
Top rankings received from Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2024
Awards
The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
Media
Norihito Sato appears on page 3 of "Tokyo Transportation News" in an article titled "Commentary on Level 4 Autonomous Driving (9): Advent of Level 4 and Current Status and Future Outlook of Legal Framework"

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Sep. 15, 2023External Seminars
"Competition Law and Policy Trends in Japan’s Digital Economy"
Sep. 12, 2023External Seminars
"Japan: AI governance, IP protections, Data Free Flow with Trust (DFFT)"
May 25, 2023External Seminars
"Issues Concerning AI, Personal Information, and Privacy"
Apr. 17, 2023 - Apr. 17, 2024External Seminars
"American Bar Association 'Curious Amalgam - Is it a Parallel Universe? Competition Law in the Metaverse' "
Apr. 14, 2023External Seminars
"Morgan Lewis Seminar, 'Antitrust/Competition Authorities and Big Tech – Japan Perspectives' "

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Magazine Article
"Series: Technology x Copyright - Keywords for Promoting a Better Understanding (2): EU AI Act"
Magazine Article
"Essential Information on Global Personal Information Regulations, in the Form of Dialogue (18): Privacy Impact Assessment and Data Protection Impact Assessment"
Magazine Article
"AI Governance Consultation (4): Developers (1)"
Magazine Article
"Practical Q&A on the Act on the Protection of Personal Information (Part 7): Reporting in Cases of Data Breach Involving Multiple Business Operators"
Article
"The Financial Technology Law Review Edition 7 - Japan"

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