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Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
IZUMI GARDEN TOWER, 28TH FLOOR
1-6-1 ROPPONGI, MINATO-KU
TOKYO 106-6028
Japan
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Work Department

Litigation

Position

Partner

Career

Shinsuke Yakura is the Office Leader of Orrick’s Tokyo Office. His practice focuses on intellectual property, antitrust, product liability, medical and pharmaceutical disputes, employment law, including labor law related disputes, and other commercial disputes for both domestic and foreign companies. He also specializes in white collar and corporate investigation with a focus on antitrust as well as FCPA/UKBA and anti-bribery related matters. 

Languages

Japanese
English

Lawyer Rankings

Japan > Dispute resolution: International firms and joint ventures

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Shinsuke Yakura



Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is renowned for its expertise in international arbitration and mediation. Also notable is the firm’s work on complex white-collar law, whistle-blowing, anti-bribery and anti-corruption matters. Yoshihiro Takatori spearheads the litigation department as well the firm’s global Japan practice; he is regularly retained by the Japanese government to advise on international arbitration, while also representing a stellar roster of private clients. Office manager Shinsuke Yakura is a notable name while, at the junior level, senior associate Kazuo Isshiki focuses on intellectual property, antitrust, product liability and internal investigations for both domestic and foreign companies. David Case has left the firm to start his own firm in the US.

Japan > Intellectual property: International firms and joint ventures

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Shinsuke Yakura



Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP provides both outbound and inbound intellectual property (IP) counsel to its Japanese and international clients. Under the leadership of Shinsuke Yakura, the team handles cross-border disputes, license negotiations, transactions and portfolio management, with strong expertise in new technologies such as artificial intelligence. Yoshihiro Takatori heads the litigation department in Tokyo and has a strong track record in acting in cross-border IP and counterfeiting issues on behalf of Japanese clients. David Case has left the firm to start his own firm in the US. Anri Nakamoto has been promoted to managing associate. Also notable in the team is fellow managing associate Kei Kato.