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Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

Intellectual Property: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Offers expertise in both litigious and transactional IP, including patent invalidation and infringement actions. Recommended for its track record in representing clients at the Tokyo District Court and before the Japan Patent Office, and often called upon to assist with appeals at the IP High Court. Also assists clients with the negotiation of licensing, research and development agreements and transactional matters in relation to their intellectual property rights. Regularly undertakes mandates for clients in the chemical, technology, pharmaceutical and manufacturing sectors.

Strengths

"They have cutting-edge knowledge and experience in a wide range of fields, working together as a team to provide high-quality services," explains one interviewee.

Another impressed source observes: "Their client service and commercial awareness are both wonderful."

Work highlights

Represented Pfizer Japan in patent litigation filed by a former employee in relation to an invention made whilst the plaintiff was employed by the client.

Notable practitioners

Shunji Matsuda has a longstanding IP litigation practice, regularly acting for leading corporations in the electronics, pharmaceutical and chemical engineering sectors. As one impressed source explains, "he is a lawyer who will guide you clearly to the optimal approach after always conducting deep and detailed analysis from a broad perspective."

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Overview

Our firm has expertise in all aspects of IP law, including licensing, litigations, new issues arising in the digital domain, IP-based M&A, joint ventures, IP-based structured finance, privacy and competition law related IP issues, and handles a wide variety of disputes and provide pre-dispute advice as well as general, coordinated IP program structuring.

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Intellectual Property: Domestic Department

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

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JP Tower, 2-7-2 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku,

2-7-2 Marunouchi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-7036

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Intellectual Property: Domestic


Shunji Matsuda
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