• December, 2015

    "The ECJ Judgment Voiding U.S.-E.U. Safe Harbor Pact" written by Yoishiro Itakura has been published in the January 2016 issue of FACTA.

  • Dec.2015

    Hikari Sogoh Law Offices a Legal Professional Corporation, has joined the Tokyo Chamber of Commerce and Industry on December 10.

  • Dec.2015

    “Annotated Copyright Law Vol.1 - Vol.3” in which Takuya Sazarashi precipitated in writing the chapters for Atricle 36(1), Article 119(1)(2), and Article 120 was published by Keiso Shobo.

  • Dec.2015

    December issue of Lawyers' Column:" Dinner at a Pastry Shop " by Taketaka Nakagawa.

  • Dec.2015

    December issue of Lawyers' Column: " 2015 Amendments to Employee Invention Rules " by Yasunari Yamada.

  • Nov.2015

    Personal Information Protection Act" co-authored by Yoishiro Itakura was published by Shoji Homu.zzzw

  • Nov.2015

    Takuya Sazarashi gave a lecture on "The System and Structure for Classifying Lasting Injuries" held by the Nara Branch of the Nichibenren Traffic Accident Consultation Center on November 20.

  • Nov.2015

    November issue of Lawyers' Column: " Construction Suits " by Takashi Ogawa.

  • Nov.2015

    The video lecture on "Closing Business" by Satoshi Shimizu has go on sales as CD/DVD/downloadable file.

  • Nov.2015

    November issue of Lawyers' Column: "The Japanese Constitution " by Nobunori Nakada.

  • October, 2015

    Yoishiro Itakura attended the 37th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners held in Amsterdam from October 26 to 29, 2015. His report will be printed in Nextcom.

  • Oct.2015

    “QA Style Modern Contract Practice Addendum: Determining of the Reason for Leave has Ceased at the End of the Leave Term" written by Takashi Ogawa. were published.

  • Oct.2015

    October issue of Lawyers' Column: " An Inheritance Case " by Akira Tsunafuji.

  • Oct.2015

    October issue of Lawyers' Column: ""Administer of Inherited Property" by Kei Kusunoki.

  • Sep.2015

    Shimizu Satoshi held a seminar on "The Pit Holes to Avoid in Inheritance" held by RC Planners co., ltd. on September 12 at Shibuya Flag Conference Center.

  • Sep.2015

    The article "International Harmonization of Regimes of the Personal Data Protection" written by Yoichiro Itakura was published in the September issue of Liberty and Justice (JFBA).

  • Sep.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura presented his research titled "A Study of the Use of Cloud Computing and Entrustment of Handling of Personal Information" and "Role and Function of the Specific Personal Information Protection Commission-In Comparison with Foreign Commissions that have Similar Roles and Functions- " at the Information Processing Society of Japan on September 10.

  • Sep.2015

    September issue of Lawyers' Column: "Doctor's Duty to Explain" by Akira Kihara.

  • Sep.2015

    Takashi Saito (former judge of Tokyo High Court) has joined Hikari Sogoh Law Offices.

  • Sep.2015

    September issue of Lawyers' Column: "The Importance to Listen Actively" by Kousuke Sawada.

  • Aug.2015

    August issue of Lawyers' Column: "Private Misconduct and Disciplinary Action" by Takuya Sazarashi.

  • Aug.2015

    August issue of Lawyers' Column: ” Lowering the Voting Age ” by Atsuo Takagi.

  • Jul.2015

    Atsuo Takagi gave a lecture on "Electronic Trade and Internet service" held by Sendai Bar Association on July 29.

  • Jul.2015

    "Lending to Mid-Small Size Businesses Volume 3" (Ginko Kenshu Sha) in which Satoshi Shimizu participated and wrote "Chapter 5:Assisting Closure of Businesses" has been published on July 15.

  • Jul.2015

    "The Consumer Protection Law Dictionary"(Minziho Kenkyu Kai) in which Atsuo Takagi participated in writing has been published.

  • Jul.2015

    Atsuo Takagi gave a lecture on "Laws Regarding Information-Communication" held by Tochigi Prefecture on July 15.

  • Jul.2015

    Atsuo Takagi gave a lecture on "Internet Payment Systems and Consumer Protection" held by the Tama branch of the Bar Association on July 17.

  • Jul.2015

    July issue of Lawyers' Column:" Rubber Baseball Bats" by Eiji Ishida.

  • Jul.2015

    Kousuke Sawada and Akira Tsunafuji have moved their office from the 6th floor to the 8th floor.
    There new Telephone Number is :03-6205-7732

  • Jun.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura precipitated as a panel member at the "Amendments to the Personal Information Protection and Changes to the Cross Border Data Protection and Rules" seminar held by Chuo University of April 22.

  • Jun.2015

    “QA Style Modern Contract Practice Addendum: Tort Liability of Lease Companies over the illegal practice of its Agencies” and “QA Style Modern Contract Practice Addendum: Cancellation of Lease Contract when the Rent was Paid by a Guarantor Company) written by Takashi Ogawa were published.

  • Jun.2015

    June issue of Lawyers' Column: ”The future of Personal Information Protection” by Hirotaka Fujiwara.

  • Jun.2015

    Fujiwara Hirotaka visited Nepal as from June 2 to June 4 as representative of the Lions Club International District 333-C to participate in its disaster relief.

  • Jun.2015

    Hirotaka Fujiwara was appointed by the JFBA to participate in the pilot program to assist small and mid-sized business’ oversees deployment.

  • Jun.2015

    “Borderlines of Residue Disability Ranks” written by Takuya Sazarashi, Kei Kusunoki, Takashi Ogawa and Michiko Araki was published by Shin-Nihon Hoki.

  • May.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura made Joint Technical Report on “The Specific Personal Information Protection Commission as an Administrative Commission –Its Legal Stand and Future View-” and “The Impact on Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy stated in the Proposals of Amendments for the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and the Civil Code (Monetary Claims Act) towards the Provisions of Privacy Related Clauses” at the EIP session held on May 28, 29.

  • May.2015

    Hikari Sogoh Law Offices (Fujiwara Team) has been listed as IP specialist firm in “Lawyers Guide Intellectual Property Edition” published by LexisNexis Japan.

  • Jun.2015

    June issue of Lawyers' Column:"20 Year Anniversary" by Masaki Miki.

  • May.2015

    Takuya Sazarashi reported on "Living Expense Deduction and Pension Income" at a research committee meting held by the Nichibenren Traffic Accident Consultation Center on May 14.

  • May.2015

    May issue of Lawyers' Column:"Being an American Bengoshi in Japan" by James Finn Dougherty.

  • May.2015

    "The Supreme Court Decision Regarding the Appropriation of Worker's Compensation Payment in Civil Damage Suits" co-authored by Yasunari Yamada was published in issue 806 of "Business Guide" published by Nihon Horei.

  • May.2015

    May issue of Lawyers' Column:"Exit Strategies for Closing Businesses" by Satoshi Simizu.

  • Apr.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura has been appointed as a member of the "ICT analysis of Visitor activities" committee of the Japan Tourism Agency.

  • Apr.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura gave a lecture on "What You Need to Prepare for `My Number'" at the "My Number Risk Management Seminar" held by Shinken Press on April 16.

  • Apr.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura Itakura precipitated as a panel member at the "Big Data and Privacy" seminar held by Chuo University of April 22.

  • Apr.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura gave a lecture on "Work Profile of a Master of Informatics" at the a seminar held by Kyoto University on April 25.

  • Apr.2015

    The article "Cancellation of Contracts by Minors" written by Atsuo Takagi was published in the April issue of "Kokumin-Seikatsu".

  • Apr.2015

    Our firm celebrates its 20th anniversary on this April, 2015.

  • Apr.2015

    April issue of Lawyers’Column:”The Legislative Schedule of the Personal Information Protection Act 0f 2015“by Yoichiro Itakura.

  • Apr.2015

    April issue of Lawyers’Column:”About Aging“by Taketaka Nakagawa.

  • Mar.2015

    The article "Human Rights Infringement by Named News Reports over the Internet" written by Yoichiro Itakura was published on the March 2015 issue of "Horitusu no Hiroba" published by Gyosei.

  • Mar.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura gave a lecture on "Amendments to the Personal Information Protection Act" and joined a panel discussion at a Symposium held by Japan Data Communications Association on March 28.

  • Mar.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura joined as a panelist in a seminar on "Personal Data and Cyber Security" held by The Japan Society of Information and Communication Research on March 12.

  • Mar.2015

    “QA Style Modern Contract Practice Addendum: Interpretation of penalties stipulated in condominium bylaws” and “QA Style Modern Contract Practice Addendum: Validity of a contract to hire a non-lawyer to counter extortion” (Shin-Nihon Hoki Publishing) written by Takashi Ogawa were published.

  • Mar.2015

    “The day you first use a credit card”, an educational web material supervised by Atsuo Takagi has been issued by the metropolitan government of Tokyo.

  • Mar.2015

    “Iidabashi Comic Theater”, a comic illustrated consumer fraud awareness booklet supervised by Atsuo Takagi has been issued by the metropolitan government of Tokyo.

  • Mar.2015

    March issue of Lawyers’ Column: “Rowing” by Yasunari Yamada.

  • Mar.2015

    Yasunari Yamada joined a panel discussion titled "Excluding Anti-Social Forces from M&A and Crisis Management" held by TOKUBOUREN on March 3.

  • Mar. 2015

    March issue of Lawyers’ Column: "Validity of Guarantee Contract when the Guarantee is Found to be Anti-Social Forces" by Takashi Ogawa.

  • Feb.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura gave a lecture on "How the Personal Information Protection Act may Change" at the Seminar "The New Personal Information Act, My Number and how to prevent Internal Fraud" held by DataBase Security Consortium.

  • Feb.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura gave a lecture on "Learn about Personal Information" at the Consumer Seminar held by Chiba Prefecture on February 5 and 22.

  • Feb.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura gave a lecture on "The latest Cases on Personal Scanning" at a seminal held by the Japan Patent Attorney's Association on February 23.

  • Feb.2015

    Yoichiro Itakura reported on "EU Telecom Policy" and "Reconsidering the Right to request for Disclosure" held by the EIP held on February 28.

  • Feb.2015

    “QA Style Modern Contract Practice Addendum: Executing Labor Contract with Different Terms than the Advertisement” (Shin-Nihon Hoki Publishing) written by Takashi Ogawa was published.

  • Feb. 2015

    "Standard for Calculating Damages in Civil Traffic Accident Cases 2015" (Tokyo Branch of Nichibenren Traffic Accident Consultation Center) in which Takuya Sazarashi took part in editing was published.

  • Feb.2015

    February issue of Lawyers' Column: "Sports Business" 2by Nobunori Nakada.

  • Feb.2015

    4th Feb.2015,Atsuo Takagi made a guest appearance on the live news show "Asaichi" on NHK to discuss counterfeit fraud.

  • Feb.2015

    Yuki Takanokura’s interview article "What to do when a family member with dementia becomes a subject of a fraud by a visiting salesperson” was published in “SUUMO Kaigo”.

  • Feb.2015

    February issue of Lawyers' Column: "Restriction on Blanket Subcontracting" by Akira Tsunafuji.

  • Jan.2015

    Our partner Hirotaka Fujiwara has incorporated his practice into "Hikari Sogo Law Offices a Legal Professional Corporation”on January 20, 2015.

  • Jan.2015

    We have formed an international partnership with Marshall Suzuki Law Group, LLP in San Francisco.

  • Jan.2015

    January issue of Lawyers' Column:"non contentious lease cases and expert committee members"

  • Jan.2015

    Yoshihito Nagoya joined Hikari Sogoh Law Offices.

  • Jan.2015

    January issue of Lawyers' Column: "Working on Medical Cases" by Akira Kihara.