Hiroki Saito


Hiroki Saito

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Hiroki Saito:Awards

Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the 10th edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the Ninth edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"
Top rankings received from Best Lawyers in the Eighth edition of "The Best Lawyers in Japan"

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Hiroki Saito:News

Public Service
Two proposals adopted at "Network Distribution and Copyright Forum"
Firm News
Our firm held a seminar to commemorate its merger with Max Law Offices and hosted a reception afterward
Firm News
Merger with Max Law Offices

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Hiroki Saito:Newsletters

The Supreme Court ruled that the technical scope and subject matter of a product-by-process claim invention will cover the same products, even if the products are made by a different process from the claimed process DownloadPDF
The IP High Court Denies Samsung’s Motion for Injunctive Relief but Allows Samsung’s Claim for Damages against Apple for Its UMTS Standards-Essential Patent Infringement for an Amount Equivalent to the Royalty DownloadPDF
IP High Court Calls for Amicus Curiae Brief for the First Time Ever, for the Issue of Injunctions and Damages in the Case of Infringement of Standard Essential Patent with FRAND Declaration DownloadPDF

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Hiroki Saito:Seminars

Apr. 29, 2018 - May 1, 2018External Seminars
"LESI 2018 Annual Conference -The Impact of Intellectual Property Rights on the Fourth Industrial Revolution and beyond in Asia-"
Apr. 16, 2018External Seminars
"AIPLA-LES Japan Joint Meeting - Data Protection in the IoT Age-Proposed Amendment of Unfair Competition Law for Data Protection"
Oct. 23, 2014External Seminars
IBA Annual Conference 2014"Electric Games Summit"

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Hiroki Saito:Publications

Book Other
"Legal Frontier in AI, IoT and Big Data"
Book Article
"Lecture on Modern Contract Law: Detailed Discussion Part 2"
Magazine Article
"Temporary Storage and Reproduction Rights ("STAR digio" Case)"

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Hiroki Saito:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 1988)
  • New York University School of Law (LL.M., 1994)
  • with Morrison & Foerster, San Francisco, CA (1994 - 1995)
  • with McCutchen, Doyle, Brown & Enersen, San Francisco, CA (1995)

Major Activities

  • President-Elect, Licensing Executives Society Japan
  • Director of the Licensing Executives Society Japan
  • Auditor of the International Literary and Artistic Association of Japan
  • Member of International Bar Association
  • Member of International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property of Japan
  • Member of The Copyright Law Association of Japan
  • Member of Law and Computers Association of Japan

Practice Group

  • Intellectual Property Practice Group
  • M&A Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 1990; New York, 1995
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association