Tsubasa YAMAMOTO (Mr.)

Associate
Section: Legal

Profile Summary

Tsubasa YAMAMOTO (Mr.) is an attorney at law and patent attorney in the Legal Section with a specialty in Intellectual Property Law, Intellectual Property Strategy, Startup, Listing Preparation, Financing, Open Innovation, Industry-Academia Collaboration, Entertainment, Sports, International Trading Law, and General Corporate Legal Affairs. He graduated from the Faculty of Law at Waseda University and University of Tokyo, School of Law. After graduation, as an expert on intellectual property for startups, he was awarded the Incentive Award by the Japan Patent Office at the first IP BASE AWARD in 2020. Further, he has been a member of several research and study committees for open innovation between enterprises, universities and startups for the Japan Patent Office and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.

Language:

Japanese and English

Membership and Activities:

Intellectual Property Lawyers Network (2014-)
Daini Tokyo Bar Association (2016-)
 Intellectual Property Law Study Group (2016-)
 Bankruptcy Law Study Group (2016-2017)
The Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2016-)
Japanese Global Network for Bankruptcy Lawyers (2016-)
Sharing Economy Association Japan (2018-)

Main Articles:

Agreement Negotiations in Collaboration with Startup Companies (Lexisnexis Japan, 2018)
Open Data Utilization and Intellectual Property Strategy (Patent Vol. 72 Iss. 2019/9)
"Basic Trademark Legal Consultation-From Product Naming to Promotion" (Co-authored) (Dai-ichi Legislation, 2019)
Startup Intellectual Property Strategy (Single Book) (Kesoshobo, 2020)
"Comprehensive Review of Issues Related to Dissemination, Labeling and Applied Art Regarding "Product Forms" (co-authored) (Patent, 2020)
"Practical Points for Open Innovation Contracts (Previous and Post Edition)" (ChuoKeizai Inc., 2020)
Points of Attention Regarding Business Collaboration with Startups Based on the Guidelines Published by JFTC and METI (Chuo Keizai, 2021)
Open Innovation Intellectual Property and Legal (Kesoshobo, 2021)

Main Lectures:

2020 Intellectual Property Strategy Instructor, Tokyo Metropolitan Acceleration Program "NEXs Tokyo"
Entrepreneur Lecturer, Nagoya University, 2020
Entrepreneur Lecturer, University of Tsukuba, 2020
Instructor, Open Innovation Promotion Program, Aichi Prefecture, 2020
A seminar lecturer at the 2020 Patent Attorneys Association on start-up intellectual property strategy
A seminar lecturer at the 2020 Foundation for Startup Support on Startup Intellectual Property Strategy
2020 Seminar-Lecturer on Startup Intellectual Property Strategy at STARTUP HUB TOKYO TAMA
Entrepreneur Lecturer, Nagasaki University, 2021
Entrepreneur Lecturer, University of Tsukuba, 2021
A seminar lecturer on start-up intellectual property strategy for the 2021 Intellectual Property Practices Online
Seminar Lecturer on Open Innovation with Startups Hosted by Toyota City, Aichi Prefecture, 2021
A seminar lecturer at the 2021 Japan Society of Venture Sciences on Intellectual Property Strategy for University Startups
A seminar instructor at the 2022 Japan Licensing Association on points to be noted in alliances between a major company and a start-up
A seminar lecturer on points to be noted when academia cooperates with companies organized by the National Cancer Research Center Higashi Hospital in 2022.
A seminar lecturer at the 2022 Kansai Intellectual Property Seminar sponsored by Osaka Institute of Technology on points to note when starting up and collaborating with universities
A seminar lecturer at the 2022 Corporate Study Group on points to note in alliances between major companies and startups
A seminar lecturer on start-up intellectual property strategy at STARTUP CITY SAPPORO in 2022