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Yoshikazu Iwase

Yoshikazu Iwase

TEL:
81-3-6775-1048
FAX:
81-3-6775-2048

Yoshikazu Iwase joined Anderson Mori & Tomotsune after working with an intellectual property firm in Tokyo for three years. His litigation experience involves a number of patent infringement trials and revocation suits against the trial decisions of the Japanese Patent Office concerning patentability/validity of patents over various technologies. He has also been involved with a wide range of trademark/trade dress and copyright infringement suits, licensing and IP assets transfer transactions, and dispute resolution. Mr. Iwase has provided a wide range of advice regarding U.S. patent infringement issues in Japan. His experience also includes drafting and negotiating licensing, patent and various intellectual property transfer agreements, transactions and due diligence of intellectual property in the course of M&A deals.

Iwase Yoshikazu

Practice Areas

Practice Groups

  • Intellectual Property Law Group
  • Life Science Chemical Practice Team

Background

Mar1995 The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law (LL.B.)
Apr 1997 The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (LL.M.)
May 2003 The University of California, Berkeley, School of Law (LL.M.)
Sep 2003 - Nov 2004 Associated at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner

Publications

Mar 2018
Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2015 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2015
Mar 2015
Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2011 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2011
Apr 2011
Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2010 (Japan Chapter) Getting the Deal Through - Life Sciences 2010
Dec 2009

Lectures

Achievements

Professional Admissions

  • Japan (1997)
  • New York (2004)
  • Japan Patent Attorneys (2005)

Professional and Academic Associations

  • Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  • The Japan Patent Attorneys Association
  • Association (2000 - 2002 and 2005 - present)
  • International Trademark Association (2004 - present)
  • Japan Trademark Association (2004 - present)
  • AIPPI JAPAN (2005 - present)
  • LES JAPAN (2005 - present)

Languages

  • Japanese (first language)
  • English