Morrison & Foerster is highly regarded for patent litigation and IP transactional work. Robert Hollingshead is the head of the patent practice in Tokyo; he focuses on licensing and patent litigation concerning electronics, semiconductors and mechanical technologies. Other notable patent practitioners in the practice include David Fehrman, who is experienced in patent prosecution and office proceedings, and patent litigator Max Olson.
The Japanese IP practice of global firm Morrison & Foerster draws on multidisciplinary lawyers to provide patent, trade mark, copyright, trade secret and unfair competition services.
James Hough and Stuart Beraha lead the litigation department and technology transaction group respectively. Hough specialises in the pharmaceutical and medical device field.