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Masao Fujino is a managing associate in Orrick's Tokyo office who focuses on patent, trade secret, privacy and antitrust laws.
He represents his clients in patent litigation, trade secret litigation and other intellectual property disputes in Japan. He also advises his clients in non-contentious matters relating to patents, trade secrets and other intellectual property.
He also helps his clients in building up their business schemes in compliance with privacy and antitrust regulations.
He is licensed in Japan, California and New York.
Prior to becoming a lawyer, he was an engineer in a Japanese software company. While he was a legal trainee after passing the Japanese bar examination, he studied at the Japanese space agency (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency) and the intellectual property division of the Tokyo District Court. He also studied at Stanford Law School as a Fulbright scholar (US government scholarship).