Kensaku Takase

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Gold - Individuals: prosecution and strategy

Gold - Individuals: enforcement and litigation

“Their professionalism, speed, extensive expertise and knowledge in their subject matters inspire absolute trust.” Top-of-the-range general law firm Baker McKenzie provides an ultra-sophisticated A-to-Z trademark service. Unparalleled in its global outreach, the Tokyo branch of the international behemoth has almost two-hundred IP specialists in their global IP support centres at their beck and call. Through swift and seamless cooperation between the branches, the Tokyo outpost guarantees a quick-fire response time and is sought out by multinationals for large-scale projects. Foreign companies flock especially to partner Daisuke Tatsuno, who is a priceless ally in both prosecution and disputes. Ascending to the gold tier for litigation this year, prosecutor Kensaku Takase is “absolutely a pleasure to work with” and the first choice of many of the largest domestic and global brands. “You can rely on him without any concern of his ability.” Aside from disputes, Takase specialises in portfolio management, brand-heavy mergers and acquisitions, and trademark commercialisation. He often works with similarly praised Yosuke Takenaka. “You can ask them about any trademark/IP issue without any concern about their ability.” “Their communication style is impeccable, professional yet friendly. We are constantly in awe of how dedicated they are to us.”

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