Abe Ikubo & Katayama

Japan

Analysis

Overview

Abe Ikubo & Katayama is a market-leading intellectual property (IP) practice with a proven track record across the full range of IP, especially in IP infringement litigationThe firm offers strong technical knowledge in the fields of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, biotechnology, electronics and telecommunicationsEiji Katayama and Hiroshi Kobayashi are key contacts. 

Intellectual property

Work highlights 

Represented LINE Pay, a major mobile wallet company, on a patent infringement suit filed by MRS Holdings demanding injunction against LINE Pay at Tokyo District Court. 

Represented a pharmaceutical company on a patent invalidation trial, of which two of the three cases were appealed to the IP High Court.