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Partner

Shunji Matsuda

Shunji Matsuda

Admitted to bar

1998, Japan

Languages

Japanese and English

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Practice Areas

IP Transactions, Media, Entertainment and Sport, IP Disputes, IT and Telecommunications, General Corporate

Biography

Shunji Matsuda is a partner at Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu. His practice focuses on the areas of intellectual property law and entertainment law. He is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group.

He graduated with an LL.B. from the University of Tokyo in 1996 and with an LL.M. from New York University School of Law in 2002. He was admitted to practice law in Japan in 1998 and worked at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in New York as a foreign attorney from 2002 to 2003. Since 2007, he has been teaching "Sports & Entertainment Law" as an adjunct lecturer at Sophia Law School.

Education/Professional Experience

1996

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

1998-

Nagashima & Ohno (currently Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

2002

New York University School of Law (LL.M.)

2002-2003

Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

2006-present

Partner, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu

2007-present

Adjunct Lecturer, Sophia Law School

Seminars

April 26, 2016

NO&T Seminars

ADVANCE Corporate Law Seminar - Pioneering the Frontier in Corporate Law
2016 Part 2 IP Seminar
"Latest Intellectual Property Issues (NO&T IP Forum 2016)"

Publications

April, 2014

Books

Practice of Legal Due Diligence Making an M&A Deal Successful, 3rd Edition

Chuokeizai-Sha, Inc.

February, 2004

Articles

How to Protect licensees when licensors go under

Managing Intellectual Property, Issue 137 Japan Special Focus 2004

Topics

April 4, 2019

Awards

High evaluation received in the 2020 Edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

February 15, 2019

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Global 2019

November 30, 2018

Awards

NO&T recognized by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

November 17, 2017

News

Shunji Matsuda appointed as a member of the Advisory Committee to the "Study on the System for License Agreements for Intellectual Property such as Copyrighted Materials," a project commissioned by the Agency for Cultural Affairs in fiscal year 2007

June 16, 2017

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in IAM Patent 1000-The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2017

May 27, 2016

Awards

NO&T receives high evaluation in IAM Patent 1000-The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2016

July 1, 2006

News

Shuji Matsuda appointed as a member of the Research Committee of the Institute of Intellectual Property