Gamma Law expands its area of ​​activity between the United States and Japan

Media and technology-focused law firm adds two rising stars in intellectual property

We have always prided ourselves on leveraging our unique combination of capabilities that makes us the perfect partner for US-Japan business ventures. »

—David B. Hoppe

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA, Aug. 11, 2022 / — Gamma Law, a leading specialty law firm supporting clients involved in high-growth and emerging media and technology sectors , today announced two additions to its transpacific network intellectual team. Gamma Law’s global practice serves Japanese media and technology companies doing business in the United States and American companies.

New members joining the established team of seasoned lawyers are Yusuke Hisashi, of counsel and Koji Tomimoto, seconded from a leading Japanese firm.

Hisashi is an experienced intellectual property lawyer in media and technology transactions, having worked in Japan’s patent and intellectual property rights protection offices.

“Yusuke brings an in-depth understanding of American and Japanese business cultures and contracts, licensing negotiations and customs,” said Gamma Law Managing Partner David B. Hoppe. “His work as an independent advisor and in-house legal consultant for a major entertainment streaming service in Tokyo gives him a solid understanding of content licensing, contracts, acquisitions and negotiations. This work and his experience with investment firms, technology service providers and government agencies will prove invaluable as a member of the Gamma Law team.

Hisashi’s previous work in the Japanese public service includes handling counterfeit cases, resolving trademark disputes, and enforcing protections against counterfeit Japanese products.

He is a graduate of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University.

Tomimoto, who joins Gamma Law on secondment from his position as a partner at the international law firm Kitahama Partners in Osaka, also practices primarily in the areas of intellectual property, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and corporate affairs. international. He has represented clients in dispute resolution, negotiation and due diligence of agreements.

He received his law degree from Kyoto University.

“We are fortunate to welcome Yusuke and Koji and are excited about the skills they bring to Gamma Law,” Hoppe said. “We have always prided ourselves on leveraging our unique combination of capabilities that makes us the perfect partner for U.S.-Japan business ventures. The addition of Yusuke and Koji only increases the level of practical legal advice we can provide to a select group of clients.

About the gamma law
Gamma Law is a specialist law firm providing top-notch support to select clients in cutting-edge sectors of the media and technology industry. We have deep expertise in video games and esports, VR/AR/XR, digital media and entertainment, and blockchain, and we were the first to act in these areas. Our clients range in size from founders and start-ups to multinational corporations, but all benefit from our deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities in the industries in which they operate. With our experience working in these dynamic and rapidly changing industries, we are able to provide value-added and highly efficient support to our clients, giving them an edge in the competitive environments in which they operate.

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