Tokyo partner Tomoki Ishiara was named a “Best Lawyer” for Intellectual Property Law in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Japan.
Tomoki is a managing partner at Sidley Austin Foreign Law Joint Enterprise. His practice areas include corporate and regulatory matters, compliance and investigations, data security and privacy law, healthcare and IP litigation.
Sidley’s Tokyo office features a team of bengoshi — Japanese law qualified lawyers — including some who are also Australia, English and U.S.-qualified foreign law registered lawyers. The team, which is well versed in cross-border transactions, stands apart for its significant regulatory capabilities. The lawyers also advise clients in matters involving Japanese law, and help them navigate the complex Japanese regulatory regimes.