Data Protection and Privacy

Expertise in leveraging user information while protecting your business

Our firm works closely with clients who are active in traditional and email direct marketing and online marketing, and advises on the collection, analysis, and use of personal data. Many of our clients provide online services that rely on users’ personal information and on tracking user activity. We assist our clients in navigating the evolving legislative response to concerns over personal privacy and data security, especially cyber security.

With a broad base of onshore and offshore clients that collect, keep, and use data in numerous ways and for various purposes in their businesses, we are a leader in providing legal advice and services to clients in a wide range of industries in relation to their information handling systems. Our legal services includes drafting privacy policies and terms of use, regulatory compliance, consulting or negotiating with regulatory authorities, and resolving disputes arising in relation to the use of personal data.
 

Data Protection and Privacy:People

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Data Protection and Privacy:Newsletters

TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES Vol.7, January 2024
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.4 July 2023
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES Vol.3 May 2023

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Data Protection and Privacy:News

Awards
Yoshinori Tatsuno listed in "Litigators of Asia 2023" by ALB
Awards
MHM lawyers selected in “Who’s Who Legal: Global Practice Area Report 2023” and “Thought Leaders Report 2023”
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
Awards
MHM lawyers selected in "Who’s Who Legal: Japan 2023"
Public Service
Atsushi Okada states his opinions regarding policy on copyright and AI as an expert at the Commission on Legal Affairs of the Subdivision on Copyright, the Council for Cultural Affairs, Agency for Cultural Affairs

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

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"
Nov. 3, 2022External Seminars
"Policy Trend and Current Discussion on Metaverse in Japan"
Apr. 7, 2022External Seminars
"Changes to Japan’s Data Privacy Law - Data Protection Update 2022"
Apr. 7, 2022External Seminars
”Japan's legal approach to AI / data transactions"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

Article
"How companies are using generative AI, and legal considerations (Special Feature: Legal Issues and Practices Involving Generative AI)"
Magazine Article
"Special Feature: Trends in GDPR: Enforcement Status of GDPR and Status of EDPB Activities - Five Years After Enforcement of GDPR"
Article
"IAPP Global Legislative Predictions 2024 - Japan Chapter"
Magazine Article
"AI Governance Consultation (2): AI Governance "AI User Businesses" (1)"
Book Article
"In-Depth: Artificial Intelligence Law"

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