A Meritas member firm.
Tokyo / JAPAN
Kojima Law Offices, Tokyo, Japan, founded in 1984, specializes and has broad experience in international commercial transactions and dispute resolution, including commercial contracts, strategic alliances, investments, intellectual property law, general corporate and international litigation. The firm represents many foreign and Japanese clients.
We have provided assistance to foreign clients making every form of investment into Japan or in forming strategic alliances with Japanese enterprises. These include joint ventures, setting up subsidiaries, or representative or liaison offices, shareholding or acquiring Japanese companies, and introducing technology through licensing and joint development agreements. Our services for investors are provided in combination with our general corporate, intellectual property, anti-monopoly law reviews, and counseling on distribution and supply/procurement contracts, all of which are essential when doing business in Japan.
We provide general corporate practice covering company laws, labor laws, various business contracts, tax, bankruptcy, and relevant administrative regulations. We provide advice and litigate intellectual property rights, such as patent, know how, copyright, trademark and trade name, parallel import, and unfair competition. We negotiate agreements, register and enforce rights, including sending demand letters, litigation and customs blockage proceedings. We have experience in the fields of computer law, advertising law, and sports and entertainment law.
We litigate and arbitrate commercial disputes and assist in dispute resolutions by private settlement. We assist clients and law firms in overseas proceedings by providing legal opinions on the Japanese laws and assistance in service of process, evidence collecting and discovery.
It is through employing and developing our legal expertise that Kojima Law Offices is able to attain its main objective of serving our clients’ interests and ultimately contributing to society.