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Shunji Fukasaka

DT Legal Japan, Attorney-at-law

Shunji Fukasaka

Practice
Shunji Fukasaka handles a wide range of corporate transactions, particularly intellectual property rights related matters, M&A/corporate matters, joint venture and commercial disputes. In addition, he has experience in general shareholders meetings, compliance/risk management.

Examples of his recent experience include:

- Advising a Japanese electronics company in negotiation with a US electronics company regarding patent license agreements;
- Advising on establishment of a life science joint venture company between a Japanese company and a US company; and
- Advising on domestic/cross border M&A transactions, including legal/IP due diligence and drafting/negotiations on M&A related contracts

Professional Experience
1995-2001 Japan Patent Office
2009-2015 Irokawa Law Office
2016-2018 Sato sogo Law Office
2018-2022 Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
2022-Present DT Legal Japan

Professional Qualification
Admitted in Japan (2009 Osaka Bar Association)

Education
1991-1995 The University of Kyoto (Bachelor of Agricultural Chemistry)

Languages
Japanese and English

Publications
Criteria of the inventive step of the invention-case studies- (Co-author, Research Institute of Economy, Trade & Industry 2019)
Analysis of judgement for rescinding of patent trial decisions (Co-author, Shojihomu 2015)

Shunji Fukasaka