Hiromi Shiraishi

Nishimura & Asahi

Hiromi Shiraishi is an associate at Nishimura & Asahi, specializing in intellectual property, including copyrights, trademarks and unfair competition, especially for foreign companies in software industries and internet-based businesses doing business in Japan. She graduated with a BA from Tsuda College in 1989 and an LLM from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 2003.

Ms Shiraishi joined Asahi Law Offices in 2000. She gained valuable experience on sabbatical working for Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, Boston from 2003 to 2004 and Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, Seattle and San Francisco from 2004 to 2005. From 2007 to 2008 she worked in Japan for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ international legal affairs bureau, where she was in charge of international treaties concerning intellectual property.

Ms Shiraishi is admitted to practise in Japan (2000) and California (2003), and speaks Japanese and English.

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