Akihito Nakamachi

Akihito Nakamachi
Otemachi Park Building
1-1-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku
+81 3 6775 1037
+81 3 6775 2037


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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 first-tier American law firms across the US, Mr Nakamachi has acquired exceptionally deep and practical knowledge of not only the laws, but also the business cultures of both the US and Japan. He uses his expertise to assist clients in achieving successful outcomes in cross-border commercial transactions and dispute resolution matters.

Mr Nakamachi delivers practical, business-oriented legal counsel to his clients in a wide range of complex international and domestic IP/technology transactions, such as licensing, joint development, strategic alliances and spin-offs, involving the full scope of IP rights, including patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets.

Mr Nakamachi also 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 represents clients in international and domestic intellectual property litigation as well as other general corporate and commercial litigation and arbitration.

WWL says: Akihito Nakamachi is a distinguished specialist in IT law. He is admitted to practice in Japan and in the US and stands out for his top-quality advice on complex technology transactions. 

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