Seminar | September.20.2017 | 9:00am - 10:30am (Tokyo Standard Time)Orrick Tokyo
Orrick’s Tokyo Office Litigation Group is hosting a series of monthly “Orrick Library” seminars to explore legal issues in various fields in Japan as well as the United States, Asia and Europe. The next seminar will focus on information security and will be held on Wednesday, September 20 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.
William Saito, an information security expert and special advisor to Japan’s Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Economic Trade & Industry (METI), will give an overview of cybersecurity issues and possible countermeasures currently being considered by the Japanese government. He will be joined by Aravind Swaminathan, global co-chair of Orrick’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Team and former cybercrime prosecutor, who will comment on U.S. legal aspects by video from our Seattle office.
Date: September 20, 2017 (Thursday) 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Registration from 8:45 am)
Place: Orrick Tokyo Law Office (Map)
Speakers: William Saito, Special Advisor to Japan’s Cabinet Office and the Ministry of Economic Trade & Industry (METI) and Aravind Swaminathan, Partner, Orrick Seattle Office
Fee: No charge
Registration deadline: September 19 (Tuesday)
** Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP is an accredited MCLE provider in the States of New York and California. This continuing legal education course has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the Continuing Legal Education Board for a maximum of 1.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours can be applied toward the areas of professional practice requirement.
CLE Credits Available: Y
Aravind Swaminathan is global co-chair of the firm's Cybersecurity & Data Privacy team, which was named Privacy Practice Group of the Year in 2016 by Law360, and is nationally ranked by The Legal 500 in two categories. Aravind earned "particular praise" from Legal 500, as part of a team known for being "extremely responsive and client focused, succeeding at meeting the needs of both in-house counsel and tech-savvy business clients." Aravind is a former federal cybercrime prosecutor, an accomplished trial lawyer, and class action litigator, with extensive experience in handling cybersecurity incidents and data breaches, government and internal investigations, and privacy-related matters.
Aravind advises clients in cybersecurity risk assessment and management, breach incident response planning, and corporate governance responsibilities related to cybersecurity. Aravind has directed over 100 data breach investigations and cybersecurity incident response efforts, including ones with national security implications. He also represents companies and organizations facing cybersecurity and privacy-oriented FTC, SEC, and State Attorney General investigations and class action litigation. Aravind is a sought-after speaker on cybersecurity issues, including threat landscapes, mitigation strategies, incident response plans, and threat management in mobile device ecosystems. Aravind previously served on the City of Seattle’s Privacy Advisory Committee, as general counsel to Washington State Governor Jay Inslee's task force on drone legislation, and is currently serving as counsel to PISCES, a first-of-its-kind organization whose purpose is to facilitate information sharing between state and local agencies and municipalities to improve threat intelligence availability to support critical government services.
Until 2013, Aravind served as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Western District of Washington, where he served as one of the district's Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Section attorneys. As a prosecutor, Aravind investigated and prosecuted a broad array of cybercrime cases, including ones involving hacking, phishing, theft of trade secrets, click fraud, cyber threats, and identity theft. Aravind also led the United States Attorney's Office cybercrime outreach program for the Western District of Washington, where he worked with members of the Department of Justice, state and federal regulators, law enforcement and other organizations on cybersecurity and related privacy issues.
Yoshi Takatori is head partner of the Litigation Group in the Tokyo office. His practice focuses on cross-border dispute resolution including multi-jurisdictional litigation and international arbitration on intellectual property, product liability, anti-trust, FCPA, UKBA, cybersecurity issues, compliance investigation and disputes involving labor laws. Yoshi has been recognized by numerous international publications such as being ranked Band 1 as a Dispute Resolution lawyer in Chambers Asia Pacific.
Yoshi has an active practice advising and counseling multi-national
Japanese companies and the Japanese Government, on proactive cybersecurity
program development, testing and strategy. He also advises on
cybersecurity issues in the context of adversarial proceedings and dispute
resolution. He is an Editor and Co-author of “Cyber Security Strategy for
Litigation and Compliance,” which is the first book in the Japanese legal
marketplace discussing multi-stakeholder risk management strategies relating to
external cyber-attacks and insider cyber trade secret theft. He is
regularly consulted by leading media outlets, including TV and newspapers, and
quoted, in major business publications on cybersecurity issues and insights.
Yoshi's previous experience includes:
David Case is an experienced intellectual property and commercial disputes lawyer in Orrick’s Tokyo office. His experience in Japan and New York includes a variety of intellectual property and information technology contentious and non-contentious matters on behalf of Japanese and non-Japanese clients.
In connection with his contentious work, David has assisted with or been lead counsel in numerous litigations and arbitrations venued in the United States and Japan involving intellectual property infringement claims or commercial claims involving intellectual property rights. David also regularly supports Orrick’s M&A and venture start-up teams in respect of intellectual property and information technology aspects of cross border M&A and venture capital deals.
Shinsuke Yakura is a partner in Orrick’s Tokyo office and a member of the Complex Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group. His practice focuses on intellectual property, antitrust, product liability, medical and pharmaceutical disputes, employment law, including labor law related disputes, and other commercial disputes for both domestic and foreign companies.
He actively engages in cross-border litigation and arbitration and draws on his extensive knowledge and experience from the United States, United Kingdom, China and Japan.
Shinsuke has represented companies in patent infringement litigation involving a wide range of technologies related to pharmaceuticals, computer software, electric devices and industrial machinery. He has also handled other IP-related issues such as trademark infringement (including parallel import matters), anti-counterfeiting, copyright and right to publicity. He is a qualified patent attorney (Benrishi) in Japan.
Shinsuke also counsels clients on antitrust and competition matters. He is regularly involved in mergers and acquisitions, licensing and other transactional matters, as well as litigious matters related to antitrust and competition issues.