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Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
TOKYO 107-0051

Work Department

Intellectual Property




Admitted in Japan (1997), New York (2004), Japan Patent Attorneys(2005).


  • Japanese (first language)
  • English


Daini Tokyo Bar Association (Japan), 1997; The Japan Patent Attorneys Association, 2005; International Trademark Association, 2004; Japan Trademark Association, 2004; AIPPI JAPAN , 2005; LES JAPAN, 2005.


University of Tokyo (LLB, 1995); The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law  (LLM, 2003).


Baseball, Golf

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > TMT: Independent local firms

(Leading individuals: Bengoshi)

Yoshikazu IwaseAnderson Mori & Tomotsune

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune has broad expertise in the technology, media and telecommunication sectors, a notable specialism being intellectual property. The firm’s advice covers M&A, finance, regulatory, litigation, antitrust and corporate law matters. A core practice in the area is handling the drafting and negotiation of contracts. Key names in the area include Yoshikazu Iwase , who focuses on litigation of patent infringement and revocation suits against the trial decisions of the Japanese Patent Office and Akihito Nakamachi, whose expertise covers intellectual property and technology transactions for technology-driven clients. Miki Goto handles a range of IP matters, from disputes concerning patents, licensing, trade secrets and trademarks to technology related antitrust claims. Other senior team member are Masayuki Yamanouchi, Nobuto Shirane, Yasufumi Shiroyama and Wataru Shimizu.

Japan > Intellectual property: Independent local firms

(Hall of Fame)

Yoshikazu IwaseAnderson Mori & Tomotsune