Masayuki Matsuda

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Patent Attorney
Technical Expert

Practice Areas

IP Legal Services


Chuo University (LL.B., 1973)
Chuo University Graduate School of Law (LL.D., 2006)


Daini Tokyo Bar Association

Major Activities
 Director of Law and Computer Association of Japan (1980-)
 Director of The Copyright Law Association of Japan (1985-)
 Member of Copyright Section Group, Cultural Council, Agency for Cultural Affairs (1993-)
 Professor of Civil Procedures at Legal Training and Research Institute, Supreme Court of Japan
 Member of Operation Committee, Copyright Institute, Copyright Information Center (1999-)
 Member of Investigative Commission for Program Making in Broadband Age, Ministry of Public
Management, Home Affairs, Posts and Telecommunications (2002-)
 Chairman of Legal Training and Research Committee, Japan Federation of Bar Associations (2003-)
 Director of Entertainment Lawyers Network (2004-)
 Chairperson of Research Group on Contents Evaluation and Business Models, Agency for Cultural
Affairs (2004-)
 Chairperson of Study Group on Asset Pricing Method for Music Copyright and Funding by Using
Music Copyright, Agency for Cultural Affairs (2005-2006)
 Director (standing in for Chairperson) of Network Distribution and Copyright System Foundation
 Representative of Proposal and Study Group on Japanese Book Search System (the National Diet
Library, The Japan Writers’ Association, Japan Book Publishers Association, and so on) (2009)
 Chairperson of Investigative Commission for Digitization of Publishing Market (2009)

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