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What the team is known for Experienced at advising both domestic and international clients across the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries as well as those in the electrical machinery and IT sectors. Handles matters across the range of IP issues including licensing agreements, as well as IP dispute resolution. Able to assist Japanese clients with IP litigation cases in the US courts. Has offices in Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya.
Takamitsu Shigetomi leads the firm's IP group and is adept at handling IP licensing and litigation mandates, particularly for life sciences and biotechnology clients. "He is very bright and is a very good lawyer," says one impressed source.