Tomoe Takahashi

Tomoe Takahashi


Email tomoe.takahashi@​

Phone +81 3 5157 8259

Fax +81 3 5157 8210

LanguagesJapanese, English

Practice groupIntellectual Property

Tomoe Takahashi focuses on multi-jurisdictional trademark enforcement and portfolio management.

Tomoe's day-to-day work includes enforcing clients' trademark rights and advising clients on anticounterfeiting measures around the world, filing and prosecuting trademark applications, conducting trademark clearance searches, and advising on trademark availability and eligibility for registration.

Tomoe also advises clients on drafting and negotiating various intellectual property contracts as well as trademark due diligence in M&A transactions. In order to protect a company's brand and reputation, she also covers various product safety and compliance issues (such as compliance with product safety regulations, labelling, and product recalls) that may arise in the product life cycle, including those relating to manufacturing, the supply chain, distribution, marketing, and the end-user.

Awards and recognitions


Next Generation Foreign Lawyer in Japan for IP (International)
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific


Leading individual in Japan for Prosecution and Strategy
World Trademark Review 1000

2017 & 2019

Rising Star in Trademark
Euromoney's Expert Guides


Rising Star in Intellectual Property
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

Education and admissions


LL.B, with honors, Victoria University of Wellington

Bar admissions and qualifications

Japan - Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association (Gaikokuho Jimu Bengoshi)

Solicitor, England and Wales

Solicitor, Republic of Ireland

New Zealand

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