TOMOKI ISHIARA is a managing partner at Sidley Austin Nishikawa Foreign Law Joint Enterprise. His practice areas include compliance and investigations, data security and privacy law, healthcare and IP litigation.
Mr. Ishiara is a member of the Global Life Sciences Group for Sidley and has substantial experience advising on compliance programs and carrying out investigations.
Mr. Ishiara also has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property law. He was involved in a landmark case in which a statutory reward to an employee invention with respect to fintech under Article 35 of the Patent Act was disputed.
With regard to corporate law, his expertise extends to the drafting and reviewing of license agreements related to intellectual property and trade secrets.
Admissions & Certifications
- Japan (Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association)
- University of California, Berkeley School of Law, LL.M., 2008
- Waseda University, Master of Laws, 1999
- Waseda University, LL.B., 1996