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SAITO Hiroki

SAITO Hiroki

Title
Associate
Languages
English
Telephone Number
+81-3-3214-6232
E-mail address
hiroki.saito@iwatagodo.com

Career Summary

August 1987
Born in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
March 2006
Graduated from Eiko Gakuen Senior High School
March 2010
Received his LL.B. from the University of Tokyo
March 2012
Received his J.D. from the University of Tokyo School of Law
December 2013
Received his Diploma from the Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (66th)
December 2013
Registered as a Japanese attorney
January 2014
Joined STW & Partners
September 2017
Joined Iwata Godo

Engaged Cases

Mr. Saito has been engaged in IT-related cases as well as general corporate legal services, litigation/dispute resolution and crisis management.
The main legal services he provides for IT-related cases are as follows.

1. Cases related to systems and software
・ Providing advice, drafting contracts and handling dispute resolution regarding system development, system operation and system maintenance
・ Providing legal advice and drafting contracts regarding software license (including OSS license)
・ Providing advice and drafting contracts regarding cloud services
・ Providing advice and drafting contracts regarding development of systems using AI technology

2. Cases related to digital forensic
・ Providing advice on digital forensics analysis performed for various investigations (i.e. accounting malpractice and information leakage), collaborating with digital forensics companies
・ Providing advice on using the results of digital forensics analysis in trial

3. Cases related to information leakage (taking-out or divulging)
・ Providing advice on customer relations
・ Handling criminal cases (filing criminal complaints, cooperating in investigations, comprehending the extent of damage based on investigations, etc.)
・ Providing advice and dispute resolution regarding the pursuit of liabilities to the executives and employees and the IT vendors that caused the leakage

Message

I will faithfully tackle with each issue and always seek further efforts and ideas, aiming to be helpful for clients and responsive to their requirements.

List of Main Publications

“Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period [Intellectual Property Law] ” (co-author, Nihon Kajo Publishing, 2018)
“Roles of Auditors, etc. for Corporate Scandals: Detective Controls and Response to Investigation, etc. - the 6th article of the series “Introduction Course for Newly Appointed Auditors: Authority, Responsibility, and Response for Misconduct” (co-author, December 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Gekkan Kansayaku)
“Laws and Regulations that Auditors, etc. must be familiar with” - the 1st article of the series “[New Series] Introduction Course for Newly Appointed Auditors: Authority, Responsibility, and Response for Misconduct” (co-author, July 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Gekkan Kansayaku)

Publications

  • 2019.07
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Saito Hiroki's commentary titled "The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants Publishes a Message from Chairman and President titled 'Introduction of Key Audit Matters'" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SAITO Hiroki 
  • 2019.03
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Saito Hiroki's commentary titled "Cabinet Decision on the 'Bill for the Act of Partial Revision of the Patent Act'" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SAITO Hiroki 
  • 2018.11
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Saito Hiroki's commentary titled "The Japan Fair Trade Commission Closes the Investigation on the Suspected Violation of the Antimonopoly Act by Airbnb Ireland UC and Airbnb Japan K.K." is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SAITO Hiroki 
  • 2018.07
    Publications

    A book authored by our lawyers entitled "Theories and Business Practices of Prescription and Limitation of Period" is published by Nihon Kajo Publishing Co., Ltd.

  • 2018.06
    Publications

    Motomura Takeshi supervised and Ito Hiroki and Saito Hiroki authored the 1st article of the series "[New Series] Introduction Course for Newly Appointed Auditors: Authority, Responsibility, and Response for Misconduct" titled "Laws and Regulations that Auditors, etc. must be familiar with” which appears in the July 2018 issue of a monthly magazine, Gekkan Kansayaku.

    Author:
    ITO Hiroki  SAITO Hiroki 
    Supervising editor:
    MOTOMURA Takeshi 
  • 2018.01
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Saito Hiroki's commentary titled "The Personal Information Protection Commission Releases the Hiyari Hat (Near-miss) Instance Regarding Personal Information on its Website" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SAITO Hiroki 
  • 2017.12
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Saito Hiroki's commentary titled "Case Where the Intellectual Property High Court Ruled that the Registered Trademark 'MEN'S CLUB' is Likely to Cause Confusion in Connection with the Goods Pertaining to the Plaintiff's Business" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SAITO Hiroki 
  • 2017.09
    Shoji Homu Portal

    Saito Hiroki's commentary titled "Softbank Receives Administrative Order from the Consumer Affairs Agency in Violation of the Act against Unjustifiable Premiums and Misleading Representations" is available on the Shoji Homu Portal Site.

    Author:
    SAITO Hiroki 

News

  • 2017.09

    We welcomed a new attorney, Saito Hiroki.