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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

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

Ryoichi Mimura

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Work +81 3 6889 7175
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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Position

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

Career

Judge of Tokyo District Court (1989-1993; IP Division, 1989-1991); Judicial Research Official of Supreme Court (IP & Civil Matters; 1993-1998); Presiding Judge of Tokyo District Court (IP Division; 1998-2005); Judge of Intellectual Property High Court (2005-2008); Judge of Tokyo High Court (2008-2009); Admitted to Bar (2009); Partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu (2009-Present); Visiting Professor, Waseda Law School (2010-Present)

Languages

Japanese, German and English.

Member

Copyright Law Association of Japan, Japan Association of Industrial Property Law and German-Japanese Association of Jurists

Education

The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1977); The University of Cologne (Germany) (1981-1983)


Japan: Intellectual property

Intellectual property – Independent local firms

Within: Leading individuals

Ryoichi Mimura - Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Within: Intellectual property – Independent local firms

The practice at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu covers IP litigation and transactional matters and includes three former judges who are actively involved in IP-related work; Masato Tanaka, Kenji Tosaki and Ryoichi Mimura. Mimura successfully represented Ryohin Keikaku in the Tokyo District Court seeking an injunction against Cainz following an alleged violation of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act. The group also counts Nichia and Alcon Research among its key clients.

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Japan: TMT

TMT – Independent local firms

Within: TMT – Independent local firms

The ‘responsive and client-friendly’ team at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu counts traditional media businesses on its client roster including companies involved in system and software development, gaming and telecoms, as well as those involved in emerging and innovative technologies including AI, IoT, fintech, and cybersecurity. The team specialises in the development and management of content and content-related rights including copyrights and publicity rights. Heading the practice are Ryoichi Mimura and IT and M&A expert Soichiro Fujiwara; the latter recently assisted Toyota and JapanTaxi with an agreement for the joint development of app services for taxi operators.

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