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InfoTech Law Offices specialize in copyright, patent, other intellectual property rights, antitrust law, international transactions, international litigation and other corporate legal matters.

Takashi B. Yamamoto

QUALIFICATIONS

Member, Japanese Bar (1988-) (First Tokyo Bar Association)
Member, New York Bar (1995-)

EDUCATION

1992  Columbia Law School (LL.M.)
1978  University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1995-  Expert Member, Copyright Council to the Agency for Cultural Affairs of Japan
1995-  Managing Partner, InfoTech Law Offices (formerly Tanso & Yamamoto) (Tokyo)
1993-94  Pennie & Edmonds (New York)
1992-93  Morrison & Foerster (San Francisco)
1988-91  Shinmyo & Partners (Tokyo)
1986-88  Legal Research & Training Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

1978-83  Asahi Kasei Corporation (Tokyo) (formerly Asahi Chemical Industry Co., Ltd.)

SOCIETY

Member (Director) of ALAI (Association Litteraire et Artistique Internationale) Japan
Member (Director) of The Copyright Law Association of Japan
Member of Japan Association of Industrial Property Law

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS
  • The Philosophy of Fair Use Doctrine (co-authored)  (Ohta Publishing, Co., Japan, 2010)
  • World Copyright Statutes No. 42 – U.S. Copyright Act of 1976- (translation) (Copyright Research and Information Center, Japan, 2009)
  • Commentary on Copyright (co-authored)  (Keiso Shobo Publishing Co., Ltd., Japan, 2009)
  • The Fundamentals of American Copyright Law, 2d Ed. (Ohta Publishing Co., Japan, 2008)
  • World Copyright Statutes No.38 -The Copyright Act, 1957 of India- (co-translated)  (Copyright Research and Information Center, Japan, 2008)
  • E-Commerce and the Law of Digital Signatures (co-authored) (OCEANA, U.S.A., 2005)
  • The Fundamentals of American Copyright Law (Ohta Publishing Co., Japan, 2004)
  • World Intellectual Property Right and Remedies (co-authored)  (OCEANA, U.S.A., 2001)
  • World Copyright Statutes No.29 -U.S. Copyright Act of 1976- (co-translated)  (Copyright Research and Information Center, Japan, 2000)
  • World Copyright Statutes No.27 -Digital Millennium Copyright Act- (translation) (Copyright Research and Information Center, Japan, 1999)
  • Copyright Enforcement Manual: Korea (Gyosei Co., Japan, 1999)
  • Amendment to Copyright Law and Unfair Competition Prevention Law (co-authored) (Yuhikaku Publishing Co., Ltd., Japan, 1999)
  • Proposal for a European Parliament and Council Directive on the Harmonization of Certain Aspects of Copyright and Related Rights in the Information Society (translation)  (Copyright Research and Information Center, Japan, 1998)
  • International Protection of Intellectual Property Rights (co-authored)  (FT Law & Tax, U.K., 1996)
  • World Antitrust Law and Practice (co-authored)  (Little Brown, U.S.A., 1995)
  • The Green Paper of the European Commission on Copyright and Related Rights in the Information Society (translation) (Copyright Research and Information Center, Japan, 1995)
  • Intellectual Property and the National Information Infrastructure: The Report of the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights (translation)  (Copyright Research and Information Center, Japan, 1995)
  • American Copyright Law (translation)  (Commercial Law Center Inc., Japan, 1990)
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InfoTech Law Offices

Urban Toranomon Bldg., 6th Floor 16-4, Toranomon 1-chome
Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001
Japan

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