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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku

Work Department

TMT, Intellectual Property


Partner (IP & Technology)


Admitted in Japan (2008), New York (2014).


Japanese, English


Vice Chair of the AIPPI Standing Committee on Trade Secrets


Stanford Law School, LLM; Kobe University Graduate School of Law, JD; The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Engineering, ME; Kyoto University, BS.

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > TMT: Independent local firms

(Leading individuals: Bengoshi)

Miki GotoAnderson Mori & Tomotsune

In addition to leveraging its strong international network, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune recently established its own data privacy and digital practice group which is dedicated to advising on all matters concerning data privacy, data protection, and cybersecurity. The team has vast experience in advising its varied client base of domestic and international TMT companies on regulatory matters, M&A, and crisis management. Miki Goto, who is known for his ‘special‘ expertise and ‘profound‘ knowledge of data protection and IP, advises numerous large electronic companies. Takashi Nakazaki is recommended for his expertise in advising on software development, platform services, and digital forensics related mandates. Kensuke Inoue and Hitoshi Ishihara are key names of note within the team.

Japan > Intellectual property: Independent local firms

Headquartered in Tokyo, Anderson Mori & Tomotsune boasts a full-service IP practice, comprising practitioners with a deep knowledge of IP licensing and transactions. Alongside strong industry experience in electronics and telecommunications, the team is also noted for its expertise in trade mark, entertainment disputes and copyright. Industry veteran Yasufumi Shiroyama co-leads the practice alongside a prodigious team of IP experts which include Yoshikazu Iwase, well known for his litigation experience in patent infringement trials and revocation suits, and Akihito Nakamachi, a bilingual and bicultural attorney who has served as partner in both the United States and Japan. Wataru Shimizu focuses on technology transfer agreements, compliance and IP management, whereas Miki Goto leverages his academic background in science and engineering to advise on complex litigation, patent disputes and data privacy issues. Other co-leads include Masayuki Yamanouchi, who specializes in patent infringement issues in the pharmaceutical sector and Nobuto Shirane, who handles IT system development disputes and software licensing.