AREAS OF PRACTICE
Intellectual property, IP transactions, IP disputes, patent litigation, IT matters, entertainment matters.
Hirohito Nakada is a co-founder and partner of Shibata, Suzuki & Nakada. Before founding the firm, he worked at the Tokyo law firm of Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu from 2001 to 2014. His practice covers general corporate matters, with a particular focus on intellectual property matters. He specializes in licensing and other intellectual property transactions and contracts, patent infringement litigation, copyright infringement litigation, trademark prosecution, and legal consultation relating to intellectual property. His licensing experience includes patent, know-how, copyright, trademark, software, gaming, pharmaceutical, merchandising, and franchise licensing. He also has extensive experience with intellectual property issues that arise in connection with M&A transactions.
EDUCATION / PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
1999｜The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)
2001 - 2014｜Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematsu
2007｜University of Washington School of Law (LL.M. in Intellectual Property Law & Policy)
2007 - 2008｜Kirkland & Ellis LLP (Chicago)
2014 -｜Co-founder/Partner at Shibata, Suzuki & Nakada