About Michiru Takahashi

Michiru Takahashi is a partner of the firm and has about 30 years' experience representing famous names in IP counselling and litigation. Her practice focuses on trade marks, unfair competition and copyright issues, including infringement litigation and trade mark prosecution. She has significant experience protecting trade dress and product configuration, as well as expertise in cross-border technology transactions, including patent and know-how licensing and development agreements. Besides intellectual properties, Michiru frequently counsels clients on privacy and data security issues and advises multi-national clients on Japanese and other nations’ personal information protection laws, including international data transfer, the development of internal policies and measures against privacy breach cases. She is a member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association, the Japan Patent Attorneys Association, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and the International Trademark Association.


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