Japanese lawyer (Daini Tokyo Bar Association) Yasufumi Sakiji

Education

2008
The University of Tokyo
2011
The University of Waseda School of Law
2018
UC Berkeley LL.M.

Experience

2012
Passed Japan Bar Exam
2012
Registered with the Daini Tokyo Bar Association
2013
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
2016
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune, Singapore Office
2018
Passed NY Bar Exam
2019
Joined Aillis, Inc. (Executive Officer, Product Manager)
2019
Appointed as a Project Assistant Professor at the Keio University Office for Open Inovation
2020
Joined ZeLo
2020
Appointed as a Co-Founder, President & COO at iMU, Inc. (Venture Council from Keio University, School of Medicine)

Representative work

Handled a number of contract negotiations and litigation (infringement and invalidity actions) relating to intellectual property rights. Also handled M&A of technology-related companies, where intellectual property rights are key.

Led startup fundraising and alliance negotiations with major companies as an in-house lawyer. Experienced in pharmaceutical affairs for AI healthcare startups.

Handled many projects in Southeast Asia, including Singapore utilizing the experience of working in Singapore.

Languages

Japanese/English

Activities

Co-Founder, President & COO at iMU, Inc.
Project Assistant Professor at the Keio University Office for Open Inovation

Publications

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