Takakuni Ujike was made a Counsel of Keiwa Sogo as of January 1, 2019.


Our December 2018 newsletter was issued to clients. Its title is “Q&A Financial Instruments and Exchange Law of Japan (“FIEL”) - Insider trading regulation on change of financial results” and written by Kenji Kawahigashi and Hidenori Ueki of our offices.


Our November 2018 newsletter was issued to clients. Its title is “Employee Inventions and Japanese Patent Act Amendment” and written by Kenji Kawahigashi and Kohei Nomura of our offices.


Shusuke Kawamoto written an article for “Business Law Journal (January 2019 issue)” (a monthly law journal published by Lexis Nexis Japan, INC, 21 November 2018). Its title is “Q & A from the legal consultation – Can employer prevent key persons from changing his/her job to competing company”(in Japanese only)


Takakuni Ujike has written an article (in Japanese) titled “Determination of Inventors in Joint Research under the Patent Law of Japan” which appears in the January 2019 issue of “Bijinesu-Houmu”, a monthly law journal published by CHUOKEIZAI-SHA, INC. on November 21, 2018.

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Keiwa Sogo Law Offices was established in January 2004 by three partners, i.e., Kozo Toyama, Yoshinori Hosoya and Osamu Higuchi.

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General Corporate, International Commercial Transactions, Dispute Resolution, Mergers and Acquisitions(M&A)/ Inter-corporate Alliances, Turnaround business and Bankruptcy, Finance (Regulatory/Transactional), Intellectual Property Law
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