Information Technology

Strong, flexible support to help growing information technology businesses

In information technology, the speed at which an idea evolves from proposal to realization is crucial to its success. Drawing up schemes, negotiating with business partners, securing funding where necessary, and investigating the legal aspects—all of these must take place within a limited timeframe. The realities of venturing into new businesses include encountering unexpected legal issues with lack of precedents and well-defined regulations, inconsistent practice, and unforeseen consequences of regulations.

Our decades of experience in the information technology sector place us in an exceptional position to provide timely, appropriate, and practical assistance to help clients address these legal issues. The combined experience of our lawyers in the information technology practice since the dawn of the internet and the technology bubble of the early 2000s enable our lawyers to offer much needed solutions, insight, and advice to our information technology clients, which range from major players to start-ups, across every field and at different stages of progress. We guide our clients as they set up and grow their information technology businesses. We work with them as they introduce and improve cutting-edge technologies. We support and advise them as they navigate untested commercial and legal territories. We put our knowledge and capabilities to work making our clients’ ideas a reality.

Information Technology:People

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Information Technology:News

Awards
Top Ranking Received From Chambers FinTech 2021
Public Service
Atsushi Okada states his opinions regarding policy for data utilization as an expert at the conference of the "Research Commission on Intellectual Property Strategy" organized by the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
Awards
Top rankings received from " Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders"
Awards
Top rankings received from " Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders Global Elite – Data 2020"
Awards
Top rankings received from IFLR1000’s thirtieth edition

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Information Technology:Seminars

Jan. 22, 2021 - Mar. 23, 2021External Seminars
"Legal Affairs for Digital Platform Businesses"
Dec. 17, 2020 - Jan. 18, 2021External Seminars
"Legal Affairs for Digital Platform Businesses"
Dec. 16, 2020External Seminars
"Data protection regulations in the pharmaceutical industries ~Japan, Europe, USA, China, Brazil and Thailand"
Dec. 3, 2020External Seminars
"Current Status and Issues of Data Controllability"
Nov. 18, 2020External Seminars
"Charting a way out of complexity: Portfolios, Systems and Anticipation"

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Information Technology:Publications

Magazine Article
"Reconsidering the Custom of Affixing Seals on Documents: Latest Trends Regarding Electronic Contracts and Electronic Signatures"
Magazine Article
"Measures for Domestic and International Personal Information Protection Laws and Regulations"
Article
"The GDR Insight Handbook 2021 – Japan: Cybersecurity"
Book Article
"Changing Rules - Business Laws as a Strategic Weapon"
Magazine Article
"Efforts for Making Civil Case Decisions Available as Open Data and its Potential Utilization - Global Trends, Current Efforts and Outlook in Japan"

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