Atsumi & Sakai


Recent News

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
August 01, 2015 Feng Qin Chen, admitted in People's Republic of China, joined Atsumi & Sakai on August 1, 2015, as Of Counsel.
July 27, 2015 Setsuko Yufu, Partner, has been elected as a board member of the Japan Competition Law Forum.
July 27, 2015 11 of our lawyers were selected as "Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2015".

Publications & Seminars

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).
August 20, 2015 [Seminar] Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, presented a seminar lecture entitled "Establishing a New Infrastructure Fund Market – Problems in Listing Renewable Energy Funds and Cross-listing of Singapore Business Trusts," on August 20, 2015, hosted by Financial Facsimile News, organized by FN Communications.
August 12, 2015 [Article] "Current Status and Outlook of the Investment Corporation System for Listed Infrastructure Funds – Why Singapore’s Business Trusts are Becoming a Hot Topic For Discussion," authored in Japanese by Masaji Hashimoto, Partner, has been published in ARES Real Estate Securitization Journal Vol.26, July-August 2015, published by the Association for Real Estate Securitization.
August 03, 2015 [Article] "Corporate Management Being Encouraged to Change in Compliance with Japan's Corporate Governance Code and Stewardship Code: Objectives of the Stewardship Code and Impact on Corporate Management," co-authored in Japanese by Mitsunobu Sato and Ruriko Iwase, has been published in The Lawyers, August 2015, published by ILS Publications, Inc.
July 30, 2015 [Seminar] Mitsunobu Sato and Hitomi Furukawa presented a seminar lecture entitled "Practical Tips for In-house Lawyers on Contract Negotiation and Building Internal Consensus—Learning from Past Failures in Merchandise Sales and Manufacturing Businesses," on July 30, 2015, hosted by Keiei Chousa Kenkyukai.