Mizue Kakiuchi

Mizue Kakiuchi

Associate
Tokyo

Email mizue.kakiuchi@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +81 3 5157 8148

Fax +81 3 5157 8210

LanguagesJapanese, English

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Mizue Kakiuchi has over sixteen years of trademark and patent experience and advises clients on a wide range of issues involving multijurisdictional IP enforcement and portfolio management including patents, trademarks, unfair competition, copyright, designs and utility models, oppositions, non-use cancellation, invalidation trials, appeals, infringement litigations, IP due diligence, and consultation. Her diverse cross-border practice includes advising Japanese and international clients on both inbound and outbound patent and trademark matters. She also counsels companies regarding brand and reputation protection as well as counterfeits and custom control issues.

Mizue draws upon her international experience as well as her intellectual property law experience to assist her clients with IP portfolio management and IP enforcement around the world. After graduating from the Waseda University School of Law, Mizue earned her LLM in Intellectual Property Law from the George Washington University Law School. She is a Japanese qualified attorney (bengoshi) and a Japanese qualified patent attorney (benrishi) with an international perspective. Her professional affiliations include the Intellectual Property Section of the Legal Research Institution of the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar association, the Intellectual Property Lawyers Network Japan, and the Copyright Law Association of Japan.

Throughout her career, Mizue has also worked on data privacy, commercial, and M&A matters. In addition, she has been appointed by the Tokyo District Court as an administrator in several bankruptcy cases involving a variety of issues including IP rights of bankrupts.

Education and admissions

Education

LL.M., Intellectual Property Law, The George Washington University Law School, 2012

Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, 2000

LL.B., Waseda University, 1993

Bar admissions and qualifications

Japan - Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association

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