Article: The Companies Act of Japan

Article written by Michio Matsuzaki. The Companies Act has been in effect since May 1...


When foreigners establish sole proprietorships and corporations in Japan, public insurance is required for their dependents, and employees. Be sure to be acquainted with the Japanese system: who has to be covered, what are the procedures, etc.

Intellectual Property Rights

 Latest update: February 2022 

Report: A Practical Guide to Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement in Japan

About the ReportThis report examines Japan’s intellectual property system, outlining Japan...

Report: All about Starting a Business in Japan Version 2018

About the Report: This report titled “All about Starting a Business in Japan: Updates of...

Report: Contract Management Vol. 4 Real Estate Transactions

About the ReportThe goal of this report is to provide with the basic knowledge of the...

Report: Export Legal & Regulatory Issues

About the ReportThis report aims to provide valuable assistance to European businesses...

Report: Human Resources in Japan Legal Aspects

About the ReportThis report covers the essential legal aspects of Human Resources in Japan...

Report: Product Liability in Japan

This report titled "Product Liability in Japan" issued by Thomson Reuters is written as an...

Technology Transfer Webinar 23: Patents: Employee Inventions – Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends

What do companies with R&D in Europe and Japan need to know in regard to the various...

10:00 - 11:00
Unfair Competition Prevention

 Latest update: March 2022 

Japan’s market economy encourages competition in industry and commerce. The Unfair Competition Prevention Act (UCPA) serves as a means of prohibiting acts which constitute unfair competition.


Visa & Status of Residence

 Latest update: March 2022 

Webinar 10: Intellectual Property Protection in Japan

How to utilize Japanese Intellectual Property System from abroad?Nowadays, we have very...

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Webinar 12: Essentials of Patent Information in Japan

How can we search Japanese patent information online and understand the information...

10:30 - 11:30
Webinar 133: All about starting a business in Japan: Legal approach

What Laws should you know when starting a business in Japan?Legal matters upon starting...

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