Asian Legal Business (ALB) has recognized Tokyo partner Masato Hayakawa in its ALB Asia's Top 15 TMT Lawyers series. The award recognizes Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) lawyers from the entire Asian region and is based on several factors, including profiles of matters handled and client recommendations.

Masato's practice is concentrated on transactions and counseling involving intellectual property, including structuring and negotiating license agreements, technology transfers, adversarial patent litigation settlements, outsourcing arrangements, joint development agreements, and other intellectual property matters relevant to technology companies. He is also very experienced in the intellectual property aspects of mergers and acquisitions. He counsels companies in the pharmaceutical and medical device industries, semiconductor technology companies, financial institutions, and multinational technology conglomerates.

You can read more about the award series in the April edition of Asian Legal Business.