Our lawyers are familiar with consumer protection and product safety issues and experienced in handling product recall proceedings, managing product liability issues and dealing with the Consumer Protection Agency of Japan. We are also well versed when it comes to dealing with other competent government authorities, including the Ministry of Health, Welfare and Labor, which has broad authority over the life sciences and healthcare industries. Our lawyers are able to handle multi-jurisdictional assignments and we regularly manage integrated teams of experts in product liability and safety laws and procedures who are confident in dealing with their local judiciary and regulators.

Representative Experience

  • Defended a US pharmaceutical company against product liability actions by individuals.
  • Provided legal advice to a US medical device company regarding a product liability dispute.
  • Assisted an international medical technology company with developing a defense strategy and conducted a liability risk assessment in relation to potential product liability claims in Japan.