Akihito Nakamachi comes highly recommended for his invaluable experience advising on IP and technology transactions in the e-commerce, computing and telecommunications sectors.
Akihito Nakamachi is a bilingual and bicultural attorney admitted to practise in Japan, New York and California. He has the rare distinction among Japanese lawyers of having served as a partner in both the United States and Japan, and possesses over 25 years of solid experience as a practising lawyer. He has special expertise in intellectual property/technology transactions for technology-driven clients, ranging from young start-ups to fully matured global enterprises. Mr Nakamachi represents clients operating in a wide range of industries, including software, internet, e-commerce, telecommunications, semiconductors and life sciences. With over 10 years of work experience at top-tier law firms across the USA, Mr Nakamachi has acquired exceptionally deep and practical knowledge of not only the laws but also the “business culture” of both the USA and Japan, and uses his expertise to assist clients in achieving successful outcomes in cross-border commercial transactions and dispute resolution matters.
In the area of intellectual property/technology transactions, Mr Nakamachi delivers practical, business-oriented legal counsel to his clients in a wide range of complex, international and domestic business transactions. These include licensing, joint development, strategic alliances and spin-offs, involving a full scope of intellectual property rights, including patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets.
Mr Nakamachi offers a wealth of experience in other types of cross-border and domestic corporate transactions, including M&As, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital financing and investments.
Complementing his transactional expertise, Mr Nakamachi also represents clients in international and domestic intellectual property litigation, as well as other general corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration.