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Kumiko Iwai

Kumiko Iwai

Special Counsel
TEL:
81-3-6775-1568
FAX:
81-3-6775-2568

Have dealt with matters including making and reviewing contracts both in domestic and cross border, such as making distributorship, commercial transaction, establishing joint venture companies, granting intellectual property licenses, joint research, developing software. Also have provided advices on matters related general corporate governance, technology transfer and open source software and so on.

Iwai Kumiko

Practice Areas

Background

Mar 2001 Keio University (LL.B.)
Mar 2006 Keio University Law School (J.D.)
2007 - 2008 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan
Dec 2008 - Jun 2011 Soga Uryu & Itoga (Beijing, Tokyo and Shanghai Office)
Jul 2011 - Jul 2014 Seconded to The National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
Mar 2012 - Apr 2019 Soga Law Office
2012 - 2015 Assistant lecturer, Keio University Law School
2012 - 2015 Software Information Center(SOFTIC), Member of the Committee for the Study of Intellectual Property Rights Issues in China
2013 - The Association of Intellectual Property Education
2014 - 2021 Part-time Lecturer, Yamaguchi University, Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management
2015 Part-time Lecturer, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Graduate School for working adults
2015 - 2018 Software Information Center(SOFTIC), Member of the Committee for the Study of the Use of OSS d Legal Risks in the IoT Era
Sep 2016 - Jul 2018 Seconded to Gatmaytan Yap Patacsil Gutierrez & Protacio (C&G Law, Philippines)
2018 - Japan Intellectual Property Association, Instructor for Training Seminar
Apr 2020 - Sep 2020 Part-time Lecturer, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
2022 - Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Member of the Center of Intellectual Property
Apr 2022 - Part-time Lecturer, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
Apr 2022 - Part-time Lecturer, Yamaguchi University, Graduate School of Innovation and Technology Management

Publications

The Textbook for OSS Licenses Gijutsu-Hyoron Co., Ltd.
Sep 2018
Q&A on the Use of OSS and Legal Issues in the IoT Era General Incorporated Association Software Information Center (SOFTIC)
Mar 2018

Lectures

Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property(JSIP)2021~IP Dispute Resolution in Asia~ Program by Ministry of Justice (Civil Lawsuit regarding Trademark Infringement) Supreme Court, Intellectual Property High Court, Ministry of Justice, Japan Patent Office, Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Lawyers IP Net
Oct 21, 2021
Legal Issues on Open Source Software SMBC Consulting Co., Ltd., LexisNexis Japan
May 24, 2019

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (2008)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Tokyo Bar Association

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)