Today’s businesses are built on countless advanced technologies and tangled with complex web of intellectual property rights, increasingly making Japanese companies facing domestic and international lawsuits on patent infringement. Our experts have served as damage expert in patent infringement litigation and other lawsuits related to misuse of trade secret and trade marks. For non-litigation purposes, we have advised clients in licensing negotiations on reasonable royalty or for risk assessment before product launch. We also provide expert services in tax audit or litigation when intellectual property is an important consideration in international transfer pricing taxation.

Our experts’ case examples

  • Expert consulting services to a Japanese manufacturer on its licensing negotiation of reasonable royalty under FRAND conditions
  • Expert witness report in tax litigation focusing on transfer pricing of a Japanese shipbuilding company
  • Advisory services to a Japanese electric appliance manufacturer in transfer pricing audit by the tax authority
  • Expert consulting services on damage quantum for a electronics retail company on alleged misuse of trade secret
  • Expert consulting services on damage quantum due to alleged misuse of trade secret by the competitor of a Japanese semi-conductor manufacturer
  • Expert consulting services on damage quantum due to alleged misuse of trade secret by the competitor of a Japanese steel company
  • Expert witness report on damage due to alleged infringement of patent by a consumer electronics manufacturer
  • Expert witness report in litigation on damage due to alleged misuse of trade mark of a Japanese electronics manufacturer
  • Expert witness report on fair value of invention by an ex-employee of a semi-conductor manufacturer