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Atsushi Okada

Tokyo, Japan Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property: Domestic
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Intellectual Property: Domestic - Japan

Up and Coming

Atsushi Okada is a rising star in the market who debuts in the rankings on the strength of his IP prosecution, enforcement and licensing work for clients from a range of sectors. One interviewee reports that "he's very quick to style his advice in a way that works well for the client."
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The principal practice areas of Atsushi Okada are intellectual property, information technology, data protection, cybersecurity, product liability and pharmaceutical regulations. He handles disputes and transactions in a broad range of technical fields (including pharmaceuticals, software, machinery, semiconductors and medical equipment). He regularly teaches IP laws at universities, JPAA (Japan Patent Attorneys Association) and LESI and serves as a member of various governmental committees. He is co-head of the firm’s data protection, healthcare, fintech and robotics practices as well.

Career

The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2001); joined Mori Hamada & Matsumoto (2002); Harvard Law School (LL.M., 2007); with Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, Silicon Valley (2007-2008);

Lecturer at Rikkyo University (Patent and Trademark Laws) (2010-2011); Visiting Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University (Copyright Law) (2011-); Lecturer for the Infringement Litigation Training Program for Patent Attorneys at the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (Unfair Competition Prevention Law) (2015-2017); Member of Committee on AI and Data Contract Guidelines, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2017-); Member of Committee on Smart City Architecture, Cabinet Office (2019)

Professional Memberships

Daini Tokyo Bar Association; New York State Bar Association

Publications

"Patent litigation in Japan", 2020;

"The Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property and Competition Law Review", 2020

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Atsushi Okada

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