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 information technology and entertainment field, including with respect to 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 2022
Awards
Top Rankings Received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022
Awards
Atsushi Okada listed in IAM Global Leaders 2022
Awards
Firm receives awards at asialaw Awards 2021
Awards
Firm receives awards at ALB Japan Law Awards 2021

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Seminars

Nov. 16, 2021 - Nov. 16, 2022External Seminars
"The Digital Transformation Journey: Japan - An Overview - Part 3 Discussion Around Challenges to Digital Transformation in Japan"
Nov. 15, 2021 - Nov. 15, 2022External Seminars
"The Digital Transformation Journey: Japan - An Overview - Part 2 Introduction to Digital Transformation in Japan"
Oct. 18, 2021 - Oct. 19, 2021External Seminars
”Principles for a Data Economy Conference 2021”
Oct. 1, 2021External Seminars
"Japamburg Summit 2021"
Sep. 9, 2021External Seminars
"The Japan DPO Association's 7th Seminar of the Study Group "How to Be Compliant With Advertising and Ad Tech (Cookie-Related) Regulations - Focusing on the Regulation of Personal Related Information under the Amended Act on Protection of Personal Information""

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Information Technology, Life Sciences and Intellectual Property:Publications

Book Article
"Legal Affairs for Platform Businesses [2nd ed.]"
Magazine Article
"Latest Practical Issues and Challenges for Protection of Personal Data (Part 3): Provision to Third Parties and Joint Use of Personal Data (1)"
Article
"The International Comparative Legal Guide: Telecoms, Media and Internet 2022 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"'Guidelines for Issuance of a Business Improvement Order to Prevent Hindrance in Ensuring Secrecy of Communications' and 'Reference Document on How to Obtain Consent'"
Magazine Article
"Latest Practical Issues and Challenges for Protection of Personal Data (Part 2): What is Outsourcing of Personal Data Processing?"

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