Baker McKenzie

Life Sciences Department

Japan
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What the team is known for Advises on a comprehensive range of issues that could affect companies operating in the life sciences arena. Expertise ranges from transactional, financing and disputes to IP, regulatory and competition matters. Draws upon its global network to assist with multi-jurisdictional licensing transactions and market entry mandates. Its wider expertise includes data privacy, anti-corruption and regulatory licences within the life sciences space.

Strengths An interviewee enthuses: "Baker's lawyers have a true global perspective, while also having necessary local expertise. They provide useful, accurate and practical advice."

Another source comments that the firm has "a huge presence in Japan."

Work highlights Acted for I'rom on a PIPE transaction executed through the issue of warrants via third party allotment, raising JPY735 million.

Notable practitioners

Hideo Norikoshi and Kei Matsumoto are key points of contact.