Atsumi & Sakai


Recent News

September 17, 2015 5 partners from Atsumi & Sakai have been listed in "Expert Guides 2015".
September 16, 2015 Five partners have been listed in "Who's Who Legal Japan 2015."
September 07, 2015 Chie Kasahara's comments were quoted in an article entitled "Legal-no-mado – Similarities between Logos" (regarding the plagiarism controversy over the Tokyo Olympics emblem) in the Nikkei newspaper, dated September 7, 2015, published by Nikkei Inc.
September 01, 2015 Takafumi Ochiai, an attorney admitted in Japan, joined Atsumi & Sakai on September 1, 2015, as Of Counsel.
August 10, 2015 Chie Kasahara (Partner) is selected as "IP Star" in Managing Intellectual Property, IP Stars Handbook

Publications & Seminars

October 01, 2015 [Article] "How to Restore Business Value at an Early Stage When Dealing with a Corporate Crime or Scandal," co-authored in Japanese by Hiroyuki Nezu, Partner, Masataka Hayakawa, Partner, Hiroyuki Sanbe, Partner, Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, Teruhisa Toyama, Partner, Tadashi Yuzawa, Of Counsel, Hayato Kimura and Fuminori Kato, has been published in The Lawyers, October 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
September 25, 2015 [Seminar] Takafumi Uematsu, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Legal Issues and Practical Considerations in Providing Information to Vendors and Other Outside Companies and Transferring Information Overseas: How to Deal with Information Leakage and Plagiarism," on September 25, 2015, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.
September 12, 2015 [Seminar] Wataru Kamihigashi participated in a panel discussion on "International Legal Assistance" as a panelist at a two-day seminar entitled “International Career Seminar for Legal Professionals Wishing to Become Specialists in International Fields” held on September 11 and 12, 2015, hosted by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations in cooperation with the Ministry of Justice and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
September 12, 2015 [Seminar] Takafumi Ochiai, Of Counsel, participated in a panel discussion on "Significant Cases: Shanghai Chaori Solar Energy Science & Technology Corporation case of China" as a panelist at the 7th Annual Symposium of the East Asian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring on September 12, 2015, hosted by the East Asian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring.
August 25, 2015 [Seminar] Yuko Nihonmatsu, Partner, and Fumiko Oikawa, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Geographical Indication Protection System," on August 25, 2015, hosted by Japan Foods & Biotechnology Intellectual Property Rights Center (JAFBIC).