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 Kei Iida

Kei Iida


Nakamura & Partners


Shin-Tokyo Building, Room No.616, 3-1, Marunouchi 3-chome, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-8355



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Kei Iida

Areas of Expertise

Trademarks, Copyright, Licensing & Franchising, Media & Entertainment


Kei Iida, an attorney-at-law and patent attorney, is a partner in the legal section of Nakamura & Partners, where he has practiced IP related matters on behalf of international and domestic clients for around 30 years. He specializes in IP law, strategy and management including litigation, ADR, negotiation, contract and opinion, technological alliance, fashion, entertainment, sports, media, agribusiness, international transaction, and antitrust.

He graduated from the Faculty of Law at The University of Tokyo and obtained an LL.M. in IP at the Franklin Pierce Law Center in the United States. He is an active member of several international IP organizations such as APAA, AIPPI and LES, and several IP academic societies in Japan such as Japan Association of Industrial Property Law. He has taught IP law as adjunct lecturer at the Graduate School of Business Sciences, University of Tsukuba, for around 15 years. He has been a member of several research and study committees for reform of the IP system for the Japan Patent Office and the Institute of Intellectual Property. Further, he has been appointed as IP Expert Advisor for Japan Customs and Advisory on Unfair Competition Prevention Law for Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan. In Chambers Asia Pacific 2017, he is described as “a walking dictionary of IP law.”