Attorney Profiles
Attorney at Law
Wataru Takagishi

University of Tokyo (LL.B.)


J.D, University of Tokyo Graduate Schools for Law and Politics Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute (the 69th graduating class)


Admitted to the Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association, joined Abe, Ikubo & Katayama

Main Areas of Practice

Wataru Takagishi engages in domestic and international corporate legal affairs, mainly in the field of intellectual property, corporate rehabilitation and bankruptcy, corporate law and labor law. He has experience in dispute resolution such as negotiation and litigation. He endeavors to bring the optimal results for clients.

Publications and Articles

・September 2021

Q&A Manual by Experts – All Practices in Introducing and Operating Electronic Contracts (Chuo Keizai, Sep 2021)

・June 2021
“Introduction of “Amicus Brief” In Japan” published in Patents & Licensing (Vol.51 No.1 (Issue No.293))

・December 2019
Quick Reference: 125 Q&As to Solve HR Concerns and Issues after the Work-style Reform (Nihon Kajo)

・April 2019
Trends and the amendments to the intellectual property laws surrounding “data”(co-author) (Information Science and Technology Association, Vol 69, No. 4)

Lectures / Presentations

・October 2020
Tips on introduction and utilization of electronic signature (Seminar hosted by Nihon Keiei Kyokai)

・July 2020
Tips on Debt Collection and Japan Act against Delay in Payment of Subcontract Proceeds, Etc. to Subcontractors (Seminar hosted by Nihon Keiei Kyokai)

・January 2020
Tips on drafting Contracts considering the Amendment to Civil Code in 2020 (Seminar hosted by Nihon Keiei Kyokai)

・February 2019
Contract drafting for Purchasing Department (Seminar hosted by Nihon Keiei Kyokai)