- Taichi KakinumaPartner
- Member of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry’s Committee for Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI and Data. Mr. Kakinuma has come to be regarded as one of Japan’s foremost experts on AI-related legal issues and is a much sought-after speaker. Through extensive experience and knowledge gained by handling numerous copyright-related cases as well as his qualification and consulting experience as a Small and Medium Enterprise Management Consultant, Mr. Kakinuma has developed a deep familiarity and understanding of corporate management and related issues. He primarily represents companies and enterprises with copyright needs,including AI vendors, small and medium-sized manufacturers, content production companies and the like.
With the mission of providing legal support to businesses who use their groundbreaking intellectual property and IT assets to thrive in a competitive market, STORIA Law Office is a niche law firm that supports and acts as outside counsel for businesses with strengths in leading intellectual property fields (copyrights, patents, etc.), Artificial Intelligence Business, IT-related businesses that develop web services, systems and apps, as well as university venture businesses and other venture businesses related to manufacturing, medical and healthcare. In addition, STORIA Law Office has provided legal advice to Kobe City in its efforts to attract overseas companies and its support for startups.
In addition to domestic matters, STORIA Law Office also provides seamless legal support for global businesses for their cross-border activities, including drafting agreements for international transactions in English, business expansion into Japan, and representing or advising global companies in dispute resolution.
STORIA Law Office provides a broad range of support and services tailored to the size and growth stage of companies with business operations centered in Tokyo and the Osaka-Kobe area, and who range from domestic and international companies to companies listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and small to mid-sized enterprises, and also include startups and venture businesses. With offices in Tokyo and Kobe and lawyers fluent in English, STORIA Law Office’s services are national in scope and are available in Japanese and English.