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Atsumi & Sakai

FUKOKU SEIMEI BUILDING, 2-2-2 UCHISAIWAICHO, CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO 100-0011, JAPAN
Tel:
Work +81 3 5501 2111
Fax:
Fax +81 3 5501 2211
Email:
Web:
www.aplaw.jp
London, Tokyo

Chie Kasahara

Tel:
Work +81-(0)3-5501-2438
Email:
Atsumi & Sakai

Work Department

Finance, Corporate, International Practice

Position

Partner (Intellectual Property Rights, Entertainment Law, Cross-Boarder Transactions, General Corporate Legal Affairs, TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) and Finance (PFI)).

Career

Hayabusa Kokusai Law Offices (2000 – 2006); Greenberg Traurig LLP (New York) (2006 – 2007); Partner, Hayabusa Asuka Law Offices (2007 – 2008).

Languages

Japanese and English.

Member

Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association, IP Lawyers’ Network Japan, a director of  Entertainment Lawyers' Network Japan, Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance  (GALA), Lifesciences Asia-Pacific Network (LAN), Corporate Law Study Group of the Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association, Association Littéraire et Artistique Internationale.

Education

Hokkaido University (LL.B., 1993); Hokkaido University, School of Law (LL.M., 1996); Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan.


Japan: Intellectual property

Independent local firms

Within: Independent local firms

Atsumi & Sakai handles cross-border patent infringement cases spanning diverse sectors, including chemicals, manufacturing and technology. IT-related matters and the registration, protection, use and licensing of model utility, copyright, design and trade mark rights are further strengths of the team. Practice head Chie Kasahara is recommended along with Kunihiro Sumida, who is noted for disputes.

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Japan: TMT

Independent local firms

Within: Leading individuals: bengoshi

Chie Kasahara - Atsumi & Sakai

Within: Independent local firms

Atsumi & Sakai formed a fintech group as part of its brand new innovation business support team, which comprises attorneys from a series of practice areas, including IP/IT, data protection and cybersecurity. Practice head Chie Kasahara handled data protection, regulatory matters and IT-related work. Kunihiro Sumida was active in IP, technology and software mandates.

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