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Yoichiro Itakura



Professional Experience

2018 Visiting Professor, National Institute of Informatics
2017 Visiting Senior Researcher at the Research of AI within Society Group of RIKEN The Center for Advanced Intelligence Project.
2016 Become a partner of Hikari Sogoh Law Offices
2013 Returned to Hikari Sogoh Law Offices
2010 Senior Specialist at Consumer Affairs Agency (Now: Secretariat of the Personal Information Protection Commotion), in charge of Internationals in the area of Personal Information Protection
2008 Admission to the Bar
  Registered with Daini Tokyo Bar Association
  Joined Hikari Sogoh Law Offices


2007 Keio University Law School(J.D.)
2004 Kyoto University (M.S. in Informatics)
2002 Keio University(B.A. in Policy Management)

Professional Organizations

Japan Federation of Bar Associations
Daini Tokyo Bar Association
-International Committee(V.P.2015)
Japan Lawyer’s Political Association

Research Organizations

Information Processing Society of Japan
The Information Network Law Association
Japan Law and Economics Association
The Japan Association for Social and Economic Systems Studies
Law and Computers Association of Japan


Authored “Personal Information Protection within Trade and Transaction, and the effect of the Changes in the Act”
Law & Technology (74th issue)

Co-authored “The Structure of Personal Information Protection Act”
Shoji Homu
October 2015

Co-authored Contract Forms in “Practical Contract Forms 2nd edition 3rd volume”.
October 2014

Co-authored “Legal Practice of Protection and Sharing of Personal Information by Local Governments”
October 2013

Co-authored “All that you want to know about internet election”
Shoji Homu
July 2013

Co-translated “Privacy by Design”
Nikkei BP
October 2012

collaborated on “Privacy By Design” by (Japanese Translation)
Nikkei BP
July 2010

“International Harmonization of Regimes of the Personal Data Protection”
Liberty and Justice (JFBA).
September 2015

“Outline of the Amended Personal Information Protection Act”
Consumer Law News No.104
July 2015