About Toshihiko Hamano

Toshihiko Hamano is a counsel at Nishimura & Asahi, who advises clients on various matters of intellectual property law and technology, including IP litigation (especially trade secret litigation), patents, trade secrets, copyrights, cross-border transactions, artificial intelligence (AI), information technology, data protection and data security. He has a technical background in electronics, and he mainly studied neural networks, which are fundamental technologies for AI. Mr. Hamano graduated from the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (M.S.) in 2004, and from Waseda Law School (J.D.) in 2007, and has been admitted as an attorney in Japan since 2008.


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