- Admitted: 2017
- Daini Tokyo Bar Association
◆ Practice Areas
- General corporate legal affairs (preparation of contracts and regulations, guidance of shareholders meeting, personnel and labor management, etc.).
- Intellectual property (copyrights, patent rights, design rights, trademark rights, unfair competition, IP strategy support, etc.).
- Information (legal issues accompanying technologies such as AI, IoT, and VR, personal information protection, personal information uses, etc.).
- Systems (development contracts, dispute resolution, etc.).
- Entertainment (broadcasting rights, merchandizing rights, etc.).
- Litigation, dispute resolution.
- Corporate acquisitions, corporate reorganization.
|2008||High school, Aoyama-Gakuin University|
|2012||LL.B., Aoyama-Gakuin University|
|2016||J.D., Hitotsubashi University Law School|
|2016||Passed the National Bar Exam|
|2010 thru 2016||Have experienced copywriting and project management in PR and design agency.|
|2017 to date||Hibiya Park Law Offices|
◆ Other Membership
(Japanese) 第二東京弁護士会 知的財産権法研究会 会員
東京弁護士会法律研究部 知的財産権法 部員
- “Questions and Answers about Entertainment-Related Legal Affairs”
Published by Minjiho Kenkyukai Co., Ltd. (2019) (Co-author)
- “Prospect for Joint Use of Camera Shots for Crime Prevention Purposes”
Shojihomu Portal (2019)
- “Precedents Explained: Case of NIWS Co. HQ Ltd.”
Journal for Audit & Supervisory Board Members (2019)
- “Internet Service aims to ‘Scoring Personal Credit’”
Shojihomu Portal (2018)
◆ Representative Engagements
- Counsel to listed companies that were users in multiple lawsuits at a scale of several billion yen to tens of billions of yen regarding the development of mission-critical system.
- Counsel to a plaintiff inventor in a patent infringement lawsuit.
- Counsel to a gas company in a lawsuit between listed companies regarding product defects.
- Counsel to a libeled company in a lawsuit over defamation of character on the internet.
- Counsel to a leaseholder company in a real estate-related lawsuit.
- Counsel to an employee of a medical corporation in a lawsuit over refund of subscriber’s share on the capital by the employee.
- Offered legal advice in a dispute regarding the unauthorized use of data.
Mergers & Acquisitions
- Conducted due diligence investigation and prepared contracts as legal adviser to an apparel-related listed company acquiring a listed subsidiary in the same industry.
- Conducted due diligence investigation and prepared contracts in management integration among listed companies.
- Formulated schemes, offered legal advice, and prepared contracts in MEBO.
Handling of Misconduct etc
- Conducted internal investigations and prepared reports regarding sexual harassment and power harassment among multiple listed companies.
Contract Negotiations/Legal Advice, etc.
- Offered legal advice and prepared contracts regarding intellectual property, such as copyrights, trademark rights, patent rights, merchandizing rights, and rights to use API.
- Offered legal advice and prepared contracts in system development.
- Offered legal advice and prepared contracts in joint development of patents.
- Offered legal advice to an apparel manufacturer regarding license agreements and distributor agreements with overseas entities.
- Offered legal advice to a TV station regarding broadcasting rights contract with sport governing organizations.
- Offered legal advice and prepared contractsregarding a business partnership contract and a share transfer agreement between a listed company and a venture company.