Features of the office
Our office mainly deals with corporate legal affairs, international transactions, M & A, JV, licensing, IT business, copyright business, litigation, labor law related, bankruptcy cases, visas, and establishment of a Japanese subsidiary of a foreign company. Represents the case of the judgment of the Intellectual Property Law introduced in a law magazine. In April 2008, patent attorneys participated to handle patent and trademark applications, and jointly deal with patent infringement lawsuits.
There are lawyers who are also accountants and tax accountants, so they can deal with legal issues related to audits and tax accountants. At the request of the court, he also serves as a bankruptcy trustee and absentee manager.
We handle individual cases such as inheritance cases and divorce cases. Partner lawyers also serve as outside corporate auditors for listed companies. Customers range from large domestic and foreign companies to venture companies.
Our company provides customers with the following legal services:
1General corporate law
We provide legal services related to general corporate legal affairs, such as company / branch establishment, government permit application including visa application, creation of company related documents including various contracts and minutes, and advice on daily legal issues.
2International business transactions
For international business transactions, we provide legal services such as the creation of various contracts such as license agreements and joint venture contracts, analysis, examination, negotiation, and conclusion of their contents.
We provide legal services such as letter of indentation (preliminary agreements), stock sales contracts and related contracts, and due diligence (scrutiny of legal issues) regarding acquisitions in Japan.
We provide legal services related to litigation and arbitration, such as disputes over intellectual property rights and employment. Takenoshita and Otsuka serve as arbitrators at the Arbitration Center of the 2nd Tokyo Bar Association.
5Intellectual property right
We provide legal services for various intellectual property laws such as copyrights, patents and trademarks, especially in the multimedia and IP business fields. In addition, we provide a wide range of legal support, including patents, utility models, trademarks, and design searches and applications, maintenance after registration, invalidation trials and infringement suits.
We provide legal services such as consultations, advice and audits on antitrust laws.
7Labor Problem Law
We provide legal services on labor law issues such as the creation of employment contracts and rules, factual investigations on sexual harassment complaints, negotiations with trade unions, labor dispute advice, labor referees and labor litigation agents.
Advises on tax matters related to acquisitions, restructurings, international business transactions, and other business transactions.
As a debtor or creditor agent, we provide legal services such as petition for bankruptcy and advice to the debtor when bankruptcy proceedings are initiated.