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Kanako Inokuchi

Admitted
1998, Japan
Languages
Japanese/English
Kanako Inokuchi

Practices

Kanako Inokuchi is a partner of the firm. She provides legal advice to clients on matters of corporate strategy relating to patent rights, trademark rights, design rights, copyrights, other IP rights and unfair competition prevention law. In addition, she has extensive experience in system development and telecommunication business consultation, support for establishment of internal systems in compliance with the Act on the Protection of Personal Information and response to incidents such as leaks, and global personal information protection measures in cooperation with overseas firms (compliance with overseas data protection laws such as GDPR, development of Global Privacy Policy and Incident Response Plan for corporate groups, etc.).
In the field of sports law, she has provided compliance support to national federations and served on third-party committees, verification committees and athlete consultation services. Further, she has acted as an arbitrator in sports arbitration.

Professional Background / Education

Professional Background

2020 to Present
City-Yuwa Partners

Education

1986
Meiji Gakuin University (LL.B.)
1998
Legal Training and Research Institute
2003
University of Washington (LL.M. in Intellectual Property and Policy)

Professional Activities / Accolades

■ Arbitrator, Japan Sports Arbitration Agency
■ Special Member of "Third-Party Consultation and Investigation Committee on Violence in Sports Coaching" of Japan Sport Council (2016-)
■ Member of Sports Integrity Subcommittee, Japan Sports Council of Japan Sports Agency (2019)
■ Member of Legal Commission, Fédération Internationale d'Escrime (International Fencing Federation) (2016-2021)
■ Member of Council of Women of Fencing Confederation of Asia (2015-2021)
■ Member of Japan Sports Law Association (2015-) (Appointed as Auditor in 2020)
■ Director of Fédération Japonaise d'Escrime (Japan Fencing Federation) (2014-2021)
■ Member of New Network Business Legal Issue Research Committee (Software Information Center) (2010)
■ Member of Software ADR Use Promotion Investigative Committee, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2009)
■ Member of Working Group for Information Grand Voyage Project of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2008)
■ Member of Investigative Research Committee for Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2004-2018)
■ Part-time lecturer at Tokyo Institute of Technology (2004-)
■ Member of the Copyright Law Association of Japan (1997-)

Personal Data Protection
Assisted a TSE prime listed company in drafting a data transfer agreement for the transfer of personal data throughout its overseas affiliates.
Assisted a global company in preparing a data transfer agreement for the transfer of personal data, including to overseas affiliates, and a data breach incident response plan in the group companies.
Assisted a Japanese company in establishing a personal information protection system in response to the April 1, 2022 revision of the Act on the Protaction of Personal Information.
Entertainment / Sports
A member of the Sports Integrity Subcommittee of the Sports Council of the Sports Agency in the development of a governance code for sports organizations.
A special member of the Third-Party Consultation and Investigation Committee on Violence in Sports Coaching, etc. of the Japan Sport Council (JSC), an independent administrative agency.
An arbitrator for the Japan Sports Arbitration Agency.
A member of Legal Commission of International Federation.
A board member of Japanese National Federation.