Sayuri Mori

Sayuri Mori

Associate
Tokyo

Email [email protected]​hoganlovells.com

Phone +81 3 5157 8247

Fax +81 3 5157 8210

LanguagesJapanese, English

Practice groupIntellectual Property, Media, and Technology

Sayuri Mori is an associate in Hogan Lovells’ Tokyo office. Her practice focuses on cross-border intellectual property matters, with a particular emphasis on resolving international contentious and non-contentious patent-related cases.

Sayuri advises numerous companies on intellectual property related matters and represents clients in intellectual property disputes, litigation and transactions in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, electronics, and telecommunications.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells, Sayuri worked at a top Japanese patent law firm where she drafted and prosecuted international patent applications in a wide range of technology areas, including electronics, semiconductors, computer software and hardware, communication network systems, imaging and printing technology, game applications, and medical devices. She advised clients on patent strategies in numerous countries and frequently facilitated multi-jurisdictional collaboration, communication and cultural interpretation. Sayuri also has experience in intellectual property licensing, enforcement, and dispute resolution.

Education and admissions

Education

Golden Gate University School of Law

Keio University

Bar admissions and qualifications

California

Representative experience

Advising a foreign pharmaceutical company in respect of patent disputes in Japan including patent invalidation proceedings before the Japan Patent Office and appeal proceedings before the Intellectual Property High Court and the Supreme Court.

Advising a foreign pharmaceutical company in respect of patent term extensions and patent linkage in Japan.

Advising a foreign electronics company in respect of patent litigation and enforcement against a Japanese company.

Advising a Japanese pharmaceutical company in respect of technology license negotiations with foreign company.

Advising a Japanese equipment manufacturing and trading company in respect of patent infringement disputes and patent enforcement in the U.S.

Advising a Japanese pharmaceutical company in respect of international arbitration proceedings concerning a contractual dispute with a foreign licensor.

Advising a Japanese pharmaceutical and biotechnology company in respect of patent infringement risk management.

Advising a Japanese pharmaceutical company in respect of a collaborative research arrangement with a U.S. biotechnology company for the development of gene therapy.

Advising a Japanese pharmaceutical company in respect of out-licensing a drug compound to a Chinese biopharmaceutical company.

Advising Japanese companies in respect of patent strategies, including protecting and patenting various aspects of their inventions, products and processes to enhance their value.*

Advising IP departments of various Japanese companies in respect of strategic patent matters, including international patent filing and prosecution.*

Advising on the procurement of key patent rights in respect of inventions jointly developed by multiple entities including corporations, universities, and research institutions.*

*Matter handled prior to joining Hogan Lovells.

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