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Provided by Atsushi Okada

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Atsushi Okada is co-head of the firm's IP, Data Security, Fintech, Healthcare and AI/IoT practice groups.

He focuses on international and domestic infringement litigation, licensing, TMT, data protection, product liability disputes, cyber security, and other IP/IT related transactions in a broad range of technical fields. He is also an expert in privacy and global compliance with data protection laws in Japan, Europe, the U.S. and other Asian countries.

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) (2010-2011); Visiting Professor at Aoyama Gakuin University (Copyright) (2011-); Lecturer for the Infringement Litigation Training Program at the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (Unfair Competition) (2015-2017);

Member of Committee on AI and Data Contract Guidelines, METI (2017-2019); Member of Committee on Smart City Architecture, Cabinet Office (2019); Member of Board of Examiners, Japan Patent Office (2021)

Professional Memberships

Daini Tokyo Bar Association; New York State Bar Association

Publications

"Patent Litigation" 2022

"The Financial Technology Law Review [5th ed.]" 2022

"Overview of Amended APPI" 2022

"Q&A: Digital Health and Law [2nd ed.]" 2022

"The Pharmaceutical Intellectual Property and Competition Law Review [2nd ed.]" 2021

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Intellectual Property: Domestic - Japan
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Up and Coming

Atsushi Okada is a rising star in the market who offers strength in the areas of IP prosecution, enforcement and licensing work for clients from a range of sectors. As one impressed source explains, "He is very experienced especially in the life sciences space."

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