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Law Firm with Strength in IT, Internet, and Business

Law Firm with Strength in IT, Internet, and Business

MONOLITH LAW OFFICE consists of 18 attorneys, including the founding lawyer Toki Kawase, 12 IT Consultants, and 50 staff members (including Part-Time and Studnet Interns). We have served as legal counsel to approximately 437 companies, primarily IT and startup companies (including various contracts with directors, executive officers, etc.) and has handled IT and Internet-related legal matters for a total of 912 clients.

We are looking for attorneys and paralegals as well.

Because our founding lawyer is a former IT engineer and has extensive experience managing a company…

We are not only able to operate as legal advisor for IT and starup companies, but also as IT and internet specialist for compnaies as well.

Toki Kawase, Representative Attorney

Toki Kawase, Representative Attorney

[Biography]
Former IT engineer. After experience in IT company management, he has served as a legal counsel, etc., for more than 100 companies ranging from prime Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) listed companies to seed stage Startup Companies. He is also the representative director of Easter Corporation, auditor of oVoice Corporation, and chief legal officer of TOKIUM Corporation.

[Education & Affiliations]
Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, Faculty of Law-The University of
Tokyo
Affiliations -Japan MENSA

Satoshi Tanikawa, Senior Associate Attorney

Satoshi Tanikawa, Senior Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Meiji University Faculty of Law
Meiji University Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
Internet, Fundraising, Intellectual Property Law, and other General Coprorate Matters (Corporate Law, Labor Law, Contracts, and etc.)

Web3 Team

Satoshi Mitsumata, Senior Associate Attorney

Satoshi Mitsumata, Senior Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Meiji Gakuin University Faculty of Law
Keio University Law School
Affiliations-
Member of Lawyers Practice Reform Committee, Tokyo Bar Association
Member of Headquarters for Promotion of Expansion of Lawyers' Practice
Areas
Member of Internet Law Research Division

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
Countermeasures againts Reputational Damage, Youtuber Virtual Youtuber Law, System Development and IT Law, General Corporate Law, Traffic Accident Law

PMD Act Team

Azusa Adachi, Associate Attorney

Azusa Adachi, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Chuo University Faculty of Law
Keio University Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Legala Affairs, Intellectual Property and IT realated matters, contracts, and etc.

Web3 Team

Kazuko Kato, Associate Attorney

Kazuko Kato, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Waseda University Faculty of Law
Waseda University Law School
Affiliations -Member of Ethics Review Committee B for Reasearch Involving Human Subjects, Waseda University

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
Medical Law, Corporate Law, General Civil Law, and Family Law

[Work Highlights]
"Measures to Protect Staff from Abusive Language, Violence, and Harrassment Proposed by Medical Lawyer" (Japan Nurses Association Press) Co-author

Jun Kizaki, Associate Attorney

Jun Kizaki, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Chuo University Faculty of Law
University of Tokyo Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Legal Affairs, Various Contracts, Personnel and Labor Matters, Venture Buisness, IT Legal Affairs, etc.

[Work Highlights]
2021~ Lecturer at University of Tokyo Law School

VTuber Team

Kosuke Takahashi, Associate Attorney

Kosuke Takahashi, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Osaka University
Keio Univeristy Law School

2020~21 Tokyo-based Law Firm Handling IT Related and General Civil Cases

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
Entertainement Law, IT-related Law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Non Life Insurance (traffic accidents, insurance fraud and etc.)

VTuber Team

Sumie Takahashi, Associate Attorney

Sumie Takahashi, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Niigata University Faculty of Law
Waseda University Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Personnel and Labor Matters, Contract Law

Naoto Takeda, Associate Attorney

Naoto Takeda, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Chuo University
University of Tokyo Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Legal Affairs, Contracts and etc.

PMD Act Team

Hiroki Takenaka, Associate Attorney

Hiroki Takenaka, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Waseda University Law School

~2022 A law firm handling general civil matters and IT relataed cases
Feb. 2022~ MONOLITH LAW OFFICE

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
Entertainment Law, IT Related Law

VTuber Team

Takuto Nakanishi, Associate Attorney

Takuto Nakanishi, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Kanazawa University School of Law
Kobe University Law School

Toshiharu Nagahama, Associate Attorney

Toshiharu Nagahama, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
University of Tokyo Faculty of Law
University of Tokyo Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Startup Law, Intellectual Property and IT Law

Yukako Naya, Associate Attorney

Yukako Naya, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Chuo University Faculty of Law
Hitotsubashi University Law School

2017~2019 Kyodo Printing CO., LTD.

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Contract Law and etc.

Kosuke Matsunaga, Associate Attorney

Kosuke Matsunaga, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Chuo University Faculty of Law
University of Tokyo Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Contract Law

Web3 Team

Daisuke Mineta, Associate Attorney

Daisuke Mineta, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Chuo University Faculty of Law
Hitotsubashi University Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Contract Law

Hiromi Myoken, Associate Attorney

Hiromi Myoken, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Waseda University Faculty of Law
Waseda University Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Contract Law

Isamu Yoshioka, Associate Attorney

Isamu Yoshioka, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Fukuoka University Faculty of Law
Waseda University Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Contract Law

Web3 Team

Aya Yoshizawa, Associate Attorney

Aya Yoshizawa, Associate Attorney

[Education & Affiliations]
Keio University
Hitotsubashi University Law School

[Areas of Practice and Expertise]
General Corporate Law, Contract Law

Kenji Shinjo, Advisor Attorney

Kenji Shinjo, Advisor Attorney

Belonging to Ueda Koichi Law Firm

[Education & Affiliations]
Keio University Faculty of Law

[Work Highlights]
Active in the forefront of prosecution practice, including the investigation of the Aum Shinrikyo case, which attracted tremendous public attention.
Former Prosecutor at Tokyo High Public Prosecutors Office, Former
Prosecutor of Legal Training and Research Institute, Former Specially Appointed Professor at Meiji University Law School

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