Lawyers in Ropes & Gray’s Tokyo office counsel clients on a wide range of complex cross-border legal matters. Our corporate attorneys advise our clients on cross-border transactions such as leveraged buyouts, strategic mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, public offerings, and capital markets issues. Our litigation and disputes attorneys represent technology and life sciences companies in major cross-border IP litigation and disputes including U.S. federal intellectual property litigation, U.S. ITC Section 337 investigation, trade secret, copyright, trademark, and licensing disputes, and mediations and arbitrations involving various IP issues. Our litigation and disputes attorneys also represent clients in antitrust, anticorruption and other government investigations and litigations.
Since opening in 2007, the Tokyo office has earned impressive recognition for the quality and creativity of its work delivered to clients, including Asian Legal Businessawards for 2012 “Debt Market Deal of the Year” and “Technology, Media and Telecommunications Deal of the Year” in 2010 and 2009 and being listed as a leading law firm in the IP rankings for 2012. Multiple lawyers from Ropes & Gray’s Tokyo office have been recognized in Chambers Asia Pacific and Chambers Global as leaders in the areas of intellectual property and corporate/M&A.