| Hideo Ogura is a partner
to Tokyo-Hirakawa,LLP. He has extensive experience in
both transaction and litigation matters on intellectual
property matters, e.g. trademark, patents, copyright,
Internet, computer software, Video games, movie, music
animation, product liability and privacy. He has representing
companies and individuals in wide variety of legal issues.
He is also working as a lecturer for
Chuo University for over couple years. By discussing new
matters or problems with his students, these fresh experiences
lead him to a new type attorney who develops persuasively
new interpretation of law. Such a young attorney as Mr.
Ogura has and will have deeper and more extensive knowledge/experience
in the field of cutting-edge technologies especially Internet,
computer software, video games, movie, music animation.
Not a few domestic or foreign entrepreneurs are knocking
a door of Mr. Oguras office as his existing/potential
Member of Tokyo Bar Association
Secretary-general, Intellectual Property Study Group
Member of the Workshop of Open Source Software issues
in Software Information Center Foundation
Member of the Information Network Law Association
Member of the Civil Suit Law Association of Japan
Act Inc. etc. vs Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.
The Supreme Court adjudged that sales of second-handed
CD-ROM of video games are free.
System KJ Corp vs MP3.com Inc.
It is the only case that the resister of domain name wins
in courts on domain name issue.
Anonymities vs Power.com Inc.
It is the first case that the court orders an access provider
to show the information of illegal user of Internet.
Copy right law commentary Tokyo-Nuncio
Relationship between Resale of copy right bearing
products and consumer Iwanami
Copy right law in term of ruling Tokyo-Nunoi
Legal and tax aspects of Internet and E-commerce
Legal and tax aspects of Internet Shin Nihon
A series of Lecture of copy right for digital Kids
on Monthly Magazine Game Labs
A series of articles relating intellectual property matters
on Monthly Magazine CIPIC Journal
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