• Silicon Valley
  • Silicon Valley
  • Silicon Valley
  • Silicon Valley

As a global center for innovation, the US and Silicon Valley in California, in particular, continue to produce state-of-the-art technologies and services across a wide range of areas, including ICT and biotechnology. In pursuit of innovation, Silicon Valley attracts technologies, people and capital from all over the world. TMI established TMI Associates Silicon Valley LLP in Silicon Valley to meet clients’ needs for advice on both Japanese and US legal issues and to provide professional legal support to local Japanese companies. TMI was the first major Japanese law firm to do so.

Silicon Valley Office

Member Attorneys

Atsushi Sato
Patent attorney admitted
Atsushi Sato

By utilizing his experience in research and development both in Japan and the U.S., as well as in numerous cases of litigation and licensing negotiation concerning intellectual property, he provides complete support to companies’ intellectual property-related activities such as obtaining, exercising and dealing with intellectual property rights, licensing, and technology transfer.

Nobuki Takeuchi
Attorney-at-law admitted
Nobuki Takeuchi

By utilizing his extensive experience in Japanese corporate law practice, such as M&A and investment, as well as his practical experience at a major law firm in Silicon Valley for approx. two and a half years, he provides complete support for matters of expansion between Japan and the U.S., venture capital financings, mergers & acquisitions, etc.

Guide to Our Legal Practice

The support offered by the Silicon Valley Office spans a wide range of areas, including Japanese companies’ US expansion and investment in local startups, financing for local startups, M&A in the US by Japanese companies, and support for intellectual property such as patent and trademark applications. The Silicon Valley Office, which is staffed by attorneys and patent attorneys with a wealth of experience at practicing in both Japan and the US, offers high quality services in corporate and intellectual property areas.

Access / Contact Information

Name TMI Associates Silicon Valley LLP
Address 1700 S El Camino Real, Suite 402, San Mateo, CA 94402, U.S.A.
Telephone +1-650-477-2277
Facsimile +1-650-477-2186
E-Mail siliconvalley@tmi.gr.jp
  • 15 minute drive from San Francisco International Airport
  • 8 minute walk from Caltrain “Hayward Park” Station
  • 45 minute drive fromNorman Y. Mineta San José International Airport
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