Naoko Omukai

Naoko Omukai

Partner, Nishimura & Asahi
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Naoko Omukai is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi, specialising in IP law, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and unfair competition. She graduated with an LLB from Osaka University and with an LLM (in trade regulation) from New York University School of Law. Ms Omukai is admitted in Japan and New York, and interned at Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, San Francisco. Her practice covers both litigation and advice on commercial matters for domestic and foreign companies. Ms Omukai’s particular experience includes groundbreaking and high-profile patent litigation such as the Ichitaro case (the first Grand Panel case at the Japan IP High Court), trademark invalidation trials and contributing to comparative legal research reports for the ministries of Japan. Ms Omukai is also a contributor to numerous publications. She speaks Japanese and English.

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