Intellectual Property and Technology Licensing
Hashidate Law Office has achieved an international presence through its superior representation of clients in all aspects of intellectual property, ranging from the planning and inception of ideas to the licensing, preservation measures of such rights, to the intellectual property infringement litigation representing for plaintiffs or defendants. Over the years, Hashidate Law Office has represented some of the top firms and industries in Japan and the world in this area. A key element for representation in these matters includes counseling on both domestic and international intellectual property exploitation strategies and patent and technology portfolio strategies. Hashidate Law Office actively advises clients on licensing and trademark rights and drafts cross-border agreements regarding the use and transfer of intellectual property rights. Recently, Hashidate Law Office has represented a manufacturing giant in an international patent infringement and nullification case which is being litigated in the United States, Japan and Germany and has successfully won in both Japan and US. In another recent matter, Hashidate Law Office counseled a top international pharmaceutical company through the process of nullifying competitive company’s patent and the successful prosecution of a similar patent.
Hashidate Law Office has advised clients on the full spectrum of intellectual property and technology law, including technology transfers and licensing; outsourcing licensing agreements; patent prosecution; litigation; trademark and copyright registration; and the sale, acquisition, and secured financing of intellectual property rights in industries ranging from pharmaceuticals to manufacturing semiconductors.