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.9 May 2024
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES
TECH, IP AND TELECOMS LAW UPDATES Vol.8 March 2024
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

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Data Protection and Privacy:News

Public Service
Masafumi Masuda becomes a member of the Working Group on AI and Metaverse Front-line Research in the Field of HR, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Public Service
Masafumi Masuda becomes a secretary of the Governance Subcommittee of the Research Group on Contents AI
Awards
The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
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”

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Data Protection and Privacy:Seminars

May 22, 2024External Seminars
"IP and Innovation | Decoding Copyright in the Era of ChatGPT: Generative AI and Copyright Law"
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"

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Data Protection and Privacy:Publications

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"
Article
"Chambers Global Practice Guides Data Protection & Privacy 2024 - Japan Chapter"

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