Orrick Library Seminar - SEP and FRAND: Recent Developments and Strategies for Resolving Disputes

The Orrick Library Seminar Series

Seminar | November.13.2018 | 9:00am - 10:30am (Tokyo Standard Time)

Orrick Tokyo Office

日本語:Orrick Library Seminar - SEP及びFRAND: 最新動向と戦略的紛争解決 

Orrick’s Global Japan Practice is hosting a series of “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 be held on Tuesday, November 13 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.

Jay Jurata, leader of Orrick’s Antitrust and Competition Group and partner in the Washington D.C. office, will discuss recent developments affecting SEP (Standard-Essential Patent) and FRAND (Fair, Reasonable And Non-Discriminatory terms and conditions) and practical strategies in resolving SEP/FRAND disputes, live from the Tokyo office. This session will look into market trends and significant judicial decisions featuring case studies, and introduce considerations for resolving SEP/FRAND disputes. Tokyo Litigation partners, Yoshihiro Takatori and Shinsuke Yakura will also offer additional comments from a Japanese law perspective.

The 90-minute seminar will cover the following topics:

  1. Update on recent SEP and FRAND worldwide developments:
    • Significant judicial decisions
    • Guidance from Regulatory/Enforcement Authorities on SEP and FRAND (Japan, EU and US)
    • Market trends
  2. Options and strategies for resolving SEP/FRAND disputes
    • Formal complaint to competition authorities
    • SEP/FRAND adjudication litigation
    • SEP/FRAND adjudication arbitration (Japan IDRC, ICC and AAA ICDR)

There will be time set asides for questions and answers.

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Registration from 8:45 am)
Place: Orrick Tokyo Law Office (Map)
Speakers: Jay Jurata, Partner, Washington D.C. office
Language: English
Fee: No charge
Registration deadline: November 9 (Friday)

* Tokyo Partner David Case (Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association) and other Intellectual Property attorneys will join and offer additional perspective.

 * * 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



  • Technology & Innovation Sector
  • Life Sciences Sector
  • Contentieux complexes & Résolution des litiges
  • Patents
  • Trademark, Copyright & Media
  • Propriété intellectuelle
  • Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • International Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Mass Torts & Product Liability
  • Employment Law & Litigation
  • Japan

Shinsuke Yakura Partner


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 Working Group.

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 transactional matters.