We are pleased to serve Japanese companies as well as foreign companies doing business in Japan and/or Abroad. In response to the increasingly complex and varied legal needs of our clients, we have grown significantly. The following are some of our practice areas.
Our attorneys who are experienced in legal practice and well-versed in the latest revisions of the law handle corporate-related legal matters as a team. We provide proper and speedy services for many types of legal matters related to the daily operation of business or complicated and difficult legal issues. The following are the examples of the corporate law area we can assist.
- General corporate legal practice (Shareholders meeting, Labor problems etc.)
- M&A and Alliances
- Support for venture and the first start-up companies
- Assistance for international business (Establishment of new corporation overseas, Trouble resolution for business abroad, Withdrawal of company etc.)
Litigation team handles the following dispute matters.
- Lawsuit for infringement / Warning for infringement / Conciliation negotiation / Preparation of reconciliation contract / Arbitration Analysis Validity analysis / Infringement analysis
- Validity analysis / Infringement analysis
- Invalidation trial / Appeal for cancellation / Request for decision
- License exploitation / License negotiation / Assignation negotiation
- Preparation of contracts and consulting services regarding the contracts NDA (nondisclosure agreement) / Joint application contract / Joint research contract / Commercialization right contract / Material transfer contract / Commissioned research contract, etc.
- Domestic application and Post-application procedures for obtaining right (Patents / Utility Models / Trademarks / Design Patents)
- International application and Post-application procedures for obtaining right (International patent application via Paris route / PCT route / International trade-mark application (Madrid Protocol))
- Appeal against decision of rejection / Actions against trial decisions, etc.
- Prior art search
- Utility model search
- Design search
- Trademark search
- Semiconductor integrated circuit layout (Mask work)
- Motion for import suspension
- Registration of plant varieties
- Consultation and litigation/negotiation concerning copyright and neighboring right
- Consultation and litigation/negotiation concerning act of unfair competition