Our team advises on complex cross-border transactions and commercial matters related to digital media. Our sector-specific experience includes work on numerous high-profile, high-value transactions in the digital media industry involving SNS, video content subscription services and comic download services, among others.

Our legal services related to interactive entertainment include advice on developing and publishing content and negotiating and drafting industry-specific contracts. We have advised on game rating laws and regulations as well as on the design and implementation of strategies for protecting intellectual property.

We also advise major ecommerce players, including ISPs, online product and service vendors, suppliers to online operators and start-ups that continually push the boundaries of the sector on regulatory and consumer protection requirements, distance selling, advertising and marketing, CRM strategy, competition law, customer complaints and dispute resolution.

Representative Experience

  • Advised a Japanese electronics company on multi-jurisdictional privacy issues surrounding its new IoT device.
  • Created a report on legal issues related to mobile phone applications on behalf of a Japanese IT venture company.
  • Provided a Japanese IT and social gaming company with legal advice related to an online dating service.
  • Advised a foreign client on issues pertaining to online music distribution services and related agreements.