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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

JP TOWER, 2-7-2 MARUNOUCHI, CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO 100-7036, JAPAN
Tel:
Work +81 3 6889 7000
Fax:
Fax +81 3 6889 8000
Email:
Web:
www.noandt.com

Kenji Tosaki

Tel:
Work +81 3 6889 7206
Email:
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Work Department

IP practice group

Position

Dispute Resolution; IP, IT and Entertainment; IP Transactions; IP Litigation; General Corporate

Career

Judge of Tokyo District Court (1998-2000); Judge of Hachioji Branch of Tokyo District Court (2000-2002); Deputy Director, Planning and Legal Division, Planning and Coordination Bureau, Financial Services Agency (2002-2004); Judge of Tokyo District Court (2004); Deputy Director, Office for Privitization of Japan Post, Cabinet Secretariat (2004-2005); Judge of Tokyo District Court (Intellectual Property Division) (2005-2006); Judge of Takamatsu District Court (2006-2008); Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (2008-), Partner (2013-); Member of Policy Commission, Type II Financial Instruments Firms Association (2010-); Adjunct Lecturer, Sophia Law School (2011)

Languages

Japanese and English

Member

AIPPI Japan; the Japan Association of Industrial Property Law; the Copyright Law Association of Japan

Education

The University of Tokyo (LL.B, 1996); Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law (Visiting Scholar, 2001-2002)


Japan: Intellectual property

Independent local firms

Within: Independent local firms

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu’s practice includes former judges Masato Tanaka, Ryoichi Mimura and Kenji Tosaki. The team successfully defended Kyowa Hakko Kirin in a patent infringement case filed by Teva Pharmaceuticals, which reached the IP High Court and Supreme Court. Outside of patents, the firm’s workload included unfair competition litigation, copyright infringement and trade secret protection. Shunji Matsuda leads in transactional matters concerning IP licensing negotiations, due diligence and e-publishing agreements. Kazuo Ohtake became an adviser.

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