- Office Information
AOYAMA EAST&WEST 1st FLR. 46-2, JINGUMAE 5-CHOME, SHIBUYA-KU, TOKYO, JAPAN
Lawyers: 8 (4 Partners, 1 Advisor, 4 Associates ) / Staff: 2
Partners: Atsushi Naito (Representative), Masaru Terui, Yuta Ujike, Makana Ito
Advisor: Osamu Sekine
Associates: Kahori Nemoto, Ayako Murakami, Yoichiro Shiota, Shintaro Oguma
- Main Practice Areas:
- Transactions related to Entertainment (movies, music, drama, book publishing, music publishing, merchandising, art trading, toys, advertisements, professional sports, fashion licensing), which includes drafting contracts, negotiation, handling of disputes, etc.
- Legal practice related to Communications (e.g., providing legal advice on the Broadcast Act, Cable Television Broadcast Act, Copyright Act, Telecommunications Business Act, Antitrust Law, etc. for television stations and radio stations; and various legal advice for newspaper companies and CATV program suppliers, etc.)
- Transactions and legal practices related to Creative Industry (designs and advertisements, etc.)
- Legal practices related to Intellectual Property (e.g., providing legal advice on games licensing, computer program licensing, etc., other legal research and advice on the Copyright Act and Antitrust Law; providing legal advice and handling disputes on intellectual property laws and the Unfair Competition Prevention Act; and legal advice on trademark strategy, trademark application and dispute handling, and domain name transfer procedures)
- International Transactions (e.g., including the abovementioned practices, drafting contracts for general international transactions and the related notifications to public agencies; and legal research, negotiation and handling disputes incidental to the aforesaid on the Antitrust Law, various tax laws, the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Control Law, the Civil Procedure Code, etc.)
- Litigation related to the above (including arbitration)
- Our Clients include
- Record companies, TV stations, film distribution companies, advertising agencies, music production companies, film production companies, animation production companies, book publishers, talent offices, music publishers, game production companies, art galleries, apparel companies, electric commerce companies, design companies, event production companies, artists, IT companies, etc.