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Hiroyuki Hagiwara

Partner, Litigation Department
Tokyo
Ark Hills Sengokuyama Mori Twr
40th Floor, 1-9-10 Roppongi
Minato-Ku Tokyo,
106-0032
Japan

Fax: 81-3-6229-7015

Overview

Hiroyuki Hagiwara is a partner in the Litigation Department and based in the firm's Tokyo office. Mr. Hagiwara offers more than 20 years of experience in cross-border litigations and transactions. Patent infringement litigations, licensing transactions and disputes, arbitrations and investigations are the main focus of his practice. In patent disputes, Mr. Hagiwara has handled wide-ranging subject matters from electronics, software, chemical, pharmaceutical, biologics, semiconductor, telecommunication to automotive. Mr. Hagiwara has represented clients in US DOJ investigations, international arbitrations and mediations, US Federal Court actions, ITC Section 337 investigations, US PTAB proceedings. He has represented US, European, Asian and Japanese clients in various legal matters.

Clients and independent sources have singled him out as one of the very best in the market to navigate the complex cross-border dispute landscape. One client describes Mr. Hagiwara as a "very smart and very aggressive" practitioner who is "very good and prominent in US patent litigation" (Chambers Global 2018). Another client adds: "He is a top litigator who understands what Japanese customers want and works very closely with them" (Chambers Global 2018). IAM Patent 1000 says, "he oversees proactive enforcement and commercialisation strategies and executes them wherever required" (IAM Patent 1000: 2018). Another source calls Mr. Hagiwara a "Dispute Resolution Star" (Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific 2019). He was also named Cross-Border Disputes Lawyer of the Year in Japan by Global Law Experts (2019). Mr. Hagiwara's case and matter list is available upon request.

Accolades and Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in Japan, Intellectual Property Law - The Best Lawyers in Japan (2014-2020, 2022)

  • Licensing Transactions and Disputes Expert of the Year in Japan - Global Law Experts (2021)

  • Patent Infringement Litigations Expert of the Year in Japan - Global Law Experts (2021)

  • Dispute Resolution Expert of the Year in Japan - Global Law Experts (2021)

  • Japan, Intellectual Property: International - Chambers Global, Asia-Pacific (2012-2021)

  • Global Leader in Japan: Foreign - IAM Global Leader (2020)

  • Cross-Border Disputes Lawyer of the Year in Japan - Global Law Experts (2019-2020)

  • Dispute Resolution Star in Intellectual Property Disputes - Benchmark Litigation (Asia-Pacific) (2013, 2019-2020)

  • The World's Leading Patent Professionals, Japan: Foreign - IAM Patent 1000 (2012-2020)

  • Patent Star, Japan - IP Stars, Managing Intellectual Property (2014-2020)

  • Japan, Intellectual Property: Hall of Fame - The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2020)

  • Japan, Intellectual Property: Leading Individual - The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2013-2020)

  • Japan, Intellectual Property: Top Tier International Law Firm - The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2018-2020)

  • The Leading Patent Lawyers in Japan - Who's Who Legal: Patents (2014-2020)

  • Expert in Patents, Japan - Expert Guides (2018-2019)

  • World IP Review Leader, Technology Patents - The World IP Review (2016-2019)

  • The World's Leading Patent Litigators - IAM Patent Litigation 250 (2011)

  • The World's Leading Patent and Technology Licensing Lawyers - IAM Licensing 250 (2010-2012)

  • IP Experts - Asia IP (2013-2014)

Education

  • New York University School of Law, LLM, 1999; Heiwa Nakajima Scholar

  • Tokyo University of Science (Tokyo Rika Daigaku), B.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1998

  • Keio University, LLB, 1993; Dartmouth-Keio Exchange Scholar, 1990-1991

Speaking Engagements

Mr. Hagiwara is often engaged to speak on international IP, litigation, and investigations matters. He is a frequent lecturer at such renowned institutions as Keio University Law School, Kyoto University, Osaka Institute of Technology, University of Washington Law School and Waseda University Law School. Select speaking engagements include:

  • Recent Developments in U.S. Patent Litigations and Patent Law and Effective Patent Enforcement Program, Speaker, January 2020, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series / Co-Seminar with Fronteo

  • Independent Compliance Monitorship: Why does the U.S. Department of Justice impose independent monitors, and what does a monitor do? - Learn the U.S. DOJ's perspectives of compliance best practices, Co-Speaker, September 2019, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series supported by JOI

  • Recent Developments and Trends in U.S. Patent Litigation and Post-Grant Proceedings, Co-Speaker, May 2019, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series

  • Proving Damages Case in International Business Disputes, Co-Speaker, April 2019, Paul Hastings Seminar

  • Summary of Latest Developments in U.S. Patent Law, Co-Speaker, February 2019, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series

  • Recent Developments, Trends, and Statistics in Biologics, ANDA (Hatch-Waxman) and Medical Device Litigation in the U.S., Co-Speaker, October 2018, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series

  • Best Practices:  Japanese Multinational Corporations and Navigating through FCPA and other Legal Hurdles, Co-Speaker, July 2018, JOI Seminar Series

  • US DOJ Investigation and Prosecution of Corporate Fraud and Corruption Cases against Japanese Companies, Co-Speaker, May 2018, FRONTEO Conference; CLE provided by Paul Hastings

  • U.S. Department of Justice Investigations of Corporate Crimes and Corporate Fraud, Speaker, December 2017, LEXIS-NEXIS Japan Seminar; CLE provided by Paul Hastings

  • Oil States Arguments, Co-Speaker, December 2017, Paul Hastings Seminar

  • Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Speaker and Panelist, October 2017, ACI Conference in Singapore

  • Mission-Critical Cybersecurity:  How Legal Teams are Preparing for the New Era of Digital Defense, Co-Speaker, October 2017, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series supported by JOI

  • Key Monetization Strategies For Creating Multiple Revenue Streams In a Changing Legal Landscape, Co-Speaker, July 2017, AIPPI JAPAN Seminar Series

  • , Co-Speaker, June 2017, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series

  • , Co-Speaker, June 2017, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series

  • Life Sciences Industry's Compliance Challenges - Recent Cases in US DOJ Investigations in the Sector, Speaker, May 2017, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series

  • US DOJ Investigations of Japanese Companies in Auto Industry, Speaker, April 2017, Paul Hastings CLE Seminar Series

  • US DOJ Investigations' Reach, Theories and Practical Impact on Business, Speaker, March 2017, LEXIS NEXIS CLE Seminar Series

  • , Co-Speaker, November 2016, FRONTEO Conference

 

Select publications include:

  • "

    ", (Japanese) Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 70, No.6 (No. 45), June 2020, Japan Intellectual Property Association

  • "2019 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S.  Patent Law Developments", co-author, Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2019-2020, December 25, 2019, Nippon Hyoron Sha Co., Ltd,

  • "2018 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S.  Patent Law Developments", co-author, Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2018-2019, December 25, 2018, Nippon Hyoron Sha Co., Ltd

  • "2017 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S.  Patent Law Developments", co-author, Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2017-2018, December 25, 2017, Nippon Hyoron Sha Co., Ltd

  • "Growth Opportunities Come with Danger: As Japanese Life Sciences Companies' Outward Bound Investments Continue to Grow, so Do the Significant Compliance and Enforcement Risks", co-author, Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Vol. 45, No. 2, February 2017

  • "2016 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S. Patent Law Developments", co-author, Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, January, 2017

  • "2016 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S. Patent Law Developments", co-author, Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2016-2017, December 25, 2016, Nippon Hyoron Sha Co., Ltd

  • "2015 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S. Patent Law Developments," co-author, Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, January 29, 2016

  • Quoted, "Could Courts Enable Cheaper Challenges To NPE Claims?" Law360, October 29, 2015

  • Quoted, "Why Is The Fed. Circ. So Deeply Divided On Patent Cases?" Law360, October 13, 2015

  • Quoted, "What Are Your IP Litigation Landmines" Law360, September 14, 2015

  • Quoted, "Post Limelight, Could Patent Act Be More User-Friendly?" Law360, August 21, 2015

  • Quoted, "Should Trademarks And License Plates Be Treated The Same?" Law360, July 17, 2015

  • "2014 Year-in-Review: Important U.S. Patent Law Developments - A Busy Tech Year," co-author, Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, January 30, 2015; also Bloomberg BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Daily, January 26, 2015

  • "Attorney-Client Privilege," Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 64, No.5 (No. 761), May 2014, Japan Intellectual Property Association

  • "2013 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S. Patent Law Developments," co-author, Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, January 31, 2014

  • "Standard Essential Patents, FRAND Licensing," co-author, Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2013, December 2013, Nippon Hyoron Sha Co., Ltd

  • "The Latest Developments in the U.S.  Patent Law," co-author, Intellectual Property Law Annual Report 2013, December 2013, Nippon Hyoron Sha Co., Ltd

  • "International Commerce and Licenses:  Taking Care not to Give it all Away," Intellectual Asset Management Magazine, Life Sciences 250

  • "2012 Year-in-Review:  Important U.S.  Patent Law Developments," Bloomberg BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal, January 4, 2013

  • "Joint and Divided Infringement:  Navigating the Changing Landscape For Multiple Actors and Distributed Systems Under U.S. Patent Law," Intellectual Property Management, Vol. 62, No.3 (No. 735), March 2012, Japan Intellectual Property Association

  • "2011 Year-In-Review:  Important U.S.  Patent Law Developments," IP Bloomberg Law Report, January 2012

Involvement

  • Attorney at Law admitted to practice in the State of New York

  • Registered United States Patent Attorney

  • Admitted to practice in the following courts: Supreme Court of the United States, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York, The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas.

  • Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi (Licensed Foreign Law Specialist) and Member of the Daini Tokyo Bar Association

  • Licensing Executives Society Japan

  • A.I.P.P.I. Japan

  • New York Intellectual Property Law Association

  • Japan Intellectual Property Association

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