Shinsuke Yakura is the Office Leader of Orrick's Tokyo office and a member of the Complex Litigation and Dispute
Resolution Group. He is an expert in handling
cross-border litigation, arbitration,
intellectual property and compliance
His practice focuses on
intellectual property, antitrust, product liability, medical and
pharmaceutical, 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 various countries.
In regards to intellectual property, Shinsuke has represented numerous companies
in patent infringement litigation involving a wide range of technologies
related to electric devices and industrial machinery. He has also handled other
IP-related issues such as trademark, copyright and right to publicity. He is a
qualified patent attorney (Benrishi) in Japan.
Recently, he has been involved in business and
legal issues related to artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT),
and big data; he also acts as the Asia representative of Orrick’s Global AI
Consistently providing strategic advice from a global perspective, he
is also actively involved in bribery regulations including FCPA and UKBA, antitrust
and competition law, cartel, fraud and compliance investigations.
He also advises in mergers and acquisitions, licensing and other