Anderson Mori & Tomotsune

Intellectual Property: Domestic Department

Japan
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Overview

Anderson Mori & Tomotsune’s experts work hand-in-hand to ensure that our Intellectual Property Practice Group is, and continues to be, one of the top legal professional practices in the area of intellectual property in Japan.

Our IP attorneys (bengoshi) are veterans in patent litigation and have extensive experience in IP licensing and transactions. They possess deep technical knowledge in the areas of electronics, telecommunications, computers, machinery, chemicals, biotechnology, and pharmaceuticals. Our lawyers also have deep expertise in the handling of know-how, trademark, copyright, and entertainment disputes. They work closely with the firm’s specialists in other practice areas such as competition law, labor law, corporate law, cross-border transactions, bankruptcy, and pharmaceutical regulations, as required by the nature of the cases they handle.

Our patent attorneys (benrishi) specialize in the filing of patents, utility models, designs, and trademarks. These professionals are qualified to appear before the Japan Patent Office for patent prosecution proceedings and provide our clients with advice and consultations on the various aspects of Japanese intellectual property law. The members of our patent prosecution team hail from a variety of professional, technical, and academic backgrounds and are on the cutting edge of both technology and IP regulations.