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

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

Media
Norihito Sato appears on page 3 of "Tokyo Transportation News" in an article titled "Commentary on Level 4 Autonomous Driving (7): Advent of Level 4 and Current Status and Future Outlook of Legal Framework"
Awards
Atsushi Okada listed in IAM Global Leaders 2024
Media
Norihito Sato appears on page 3 of "Tokyo Transportation News" in an article titled "Commentary on Level 4 Autonomous Driving (6): Advent of Level 4 and Current Status and Future Outlook of Legal Framework"
Media
Norihito Sato appears on page 2 of "Tokyo Transportation News" in an article titled "Commentary on Level 4 Autonomous Driving (5): Advent of Level 4 and Current Status and Future Outlook of Legal Framework"
Public Service
Masafumi Masuda becomes a member of the Study Group on the Realisation of a Safe and Secure Metaverse, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications

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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

Article
"In-Depth: Technology Disputes Edition 3 - Japan Chapter"
Book
"Legal Issues in AI Profiling - Personal Information and Privacy in the AI Era -"
Magazine Article
"Legal Issues Concerning NFT"
Magazine Article
"Robotics Legal Consultation (99): Status of AI Regulations in the U.S."
Magazine Article
"The Potential of Generative AI and Related Legal Issues (Part 2) Points to Heed When Preparing Internal Rules for Using Generative AI, such as ChatGPT, and Executing Agreements with Developmental Contractors"

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