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SHUSAKU·YAMAMOTO

Intellectual Property: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Boutique IP firm with a longstanding presence in the market, handling both patent prosecution and litigation. Its team possesses notable strength in the life sciences and biotechnology sectors. Well placed to assist clients with anti-counterfeiting.

Notable practitioners

Shusaku Yamamoto is the founder of the firm and a registered patent attorney, handling patent enforcement and patent prosecution matters. He is particularly noted for his expertise in the biotechnology space.

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Overview


Firm Overview:


SHUSAKU·YAMAMOTO is one of the largest and most highly regarded intellectual property and technology law firms in Japan. Established in 1979, the firm’s clientele spans the innovation spectrum and hails all over the world, with a vibrant range of US, Japanese, European & Asian companies, blue chip Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, Nobel Prize winners, national governments, universities, research institutes, cutting-edge start-ups, and high-net-worth individuals. The firm’s formidable inhouse capability and expertise is a reflection of its diverse group of legal professionals composed of both Japanese lawyers and foreign attorneys admitted in New York, England and Wales, Australia, Singapore, Philippines and Indonesia. The firm currently handles the most number of filings for patent and trademark applications with the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) incoming from clients based in the US.

Main Areas of Practice:

Intellectual Property
Anti-Monopoly & Antitrust
Anti-Counterfeiting, Customs & Criminal Enforcement
Regulatory – Healthcare, Food & Consumer
Technology, Media & Telecoms
Corporate Governance & Compliance
Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Members

Yamamoto, Kensaku (Head of Department)

Yamamoto, Shusaku (Head of Department)

Fukunaga, Satoshi

Hasebe, Masahisa

Kammera, Daisuke

Komatani, Takeshi

Misaka, Kazuya

Morishita, Natsuki

Oshio, Takeshi

Tessensohn, John

Vinas, Laarni

Industries

Anti-Counterfeiting, Customs & Criminal Enforcement

Anti-Monopoly & Antitrust

Corporate Governance & Compliance

Dispute Resolution & Litigation

Intellectual Property

Regulatory – Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Food & Consumer

Technology, Media & Telecoms

Intellectual Property: Domestic

SHUSAKU·YAMAMOTO

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Location

17th FLOOR GRAND FRONT OSAKA TOWER C

3-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku

Osaka

Osaka

Osaka-fu

Japan

530-0011

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Intellectual Property: Domestic Firms: Patent Specialists


Shusaku Yamamoto
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