Junior IP/Commercial Lawyer - Osaka, Japan

  • Shusaku Yamamoto
  • Jun 14, 2019
Full-time Business Law Commercial & Corporate Law Intellectual Property Law Litigation & Dispute Resolution Technology Law

Job Description

SHUSAKU YAMAMOTO, a full service Intellectual Property law firm, based in Osaka, is looking for one Junior IP/Commercial Lawyer. We handle high profile & challenging international IP (primarily trademark & patent) litigation, prosecution, negotiation & licensing matters for Japanese & foreign clients.


You will work on a mix of interesting and challenging work in our core practice areas of intellectual property, technology, commercial and dispute resolution with a significant cross-border element.
You must have a thirst to understand what makes our clients thrive and an ability to ask the right questions about what clients are trying to achieve in their legal matters under your carriage.

The role presents a transformational opportunity for entry level or junior associates to establish their credentials in intellectual property, technology, regulatory, commercial and dispute resolution matters with a significant cross border element.

Key selection criteria

  • You are a bright, newly qualified or soon to qualify lawyer.
  • You will have a strong academic record in business, commercial law, intellectual property and dispute
  • resolution subjects, exceptional communication skills, along with solid research and drafting skills.
  • You do not need to possess any Japanese proficiency.
  • You are enthusiastic and commercially-savvy, and be flexible enough to take on a wide range of work.

This is a great opportunity to join a tightly-knit, collaborative international team that is committed to providing top notch legal services to clients working on technology’s cutting edge.

If you would like to work in Osaka and gain immediate exposure to cross border intellectual property, technology, commercial and dispute resolution matters on a global scale, then this is the position for you.

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John Tessensohn

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17th FLOOR GRAND FRONT OSAKA TOWER C 3-1 Ofuka-cho, Kita-ku, Osaka, 530-0011 Japan

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