PROFESSIONALS

Mihoko SHINTANI


Practice Area


Education

Columbia Law School (LL.M., 2012)
Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan (2005-2006)
Keio University (LL.B., 2001)

Admission

Japan (2006)

Experience

TMI Associates (Associate, 2006-2017; Counsel, 2018-2019; Partner, 2020-Present)
Co-Founder and Director, Space Port Japan Association(2018-Present)
Member of task force for the issues discussion to support the future space Industry in Japan, Cabinet Strategic Section for Space Development(2017-Present)
Member of advisory group for the Cabinet Office Ordinance formulation of space activities law in Japan, Cabinet Strategic Section for Space Development (2017-Present)
Part-time staff, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (2017-Present)
Visiting Researcher, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (2016-Present)
Legal Intern, NY Headquarters Office of Large Japanese Company (2013)

Cases

Aerospace industry / Aviation law / Space law

Languages

Japanese / English

Memberships

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association
International Bar Association (IBA)

Articles & Publications

2020/01/06ARTICLE “Aviation Liability”
2019/09/11BOOK “Legal Affairs Associated with Starting Businesses – The Case Method for Designing a New Business”
2018/12/20ARTICLE “Legal Work Peculiar to Business in Space and Possible Reponses – Focusing on Space and Patent”
2018/11/16ARTICLE “The Vision of Spaceport as Business in Aerospace Industry: To Realize “Space Travel” from Spaceport in Japan, a New Organization “Space Port Japan Association (SPJ)” has Established with Some Member Companies such as ANA and Marubeni.
2018/11/01BOOK “The Attorney’s Guidebook for Business in Space – The Trends in ‘New Space’ and the Changing Laws”

Other Articles & Publications

Seminars & Lectures

2020/02/21EXTERNAL “Symposium Presented by the Keio Advanced Research Center for Space Law (Vol.11): ‘For Expanding and Deepening the Research of Space Law in Japan’”
2019/12/12EXTERNAL “Seminar on Space Businesses in Hokkaido – Panel Discussion: ‘From Hokkaido to Space’”
2019/11/27EXTERNAL “The 26th Session of the Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF-26): Space Industrial Forum ‘Asia, Leading the Next Generation’”
2019/11/16EXTERNAL “Open Lecture at Keio University, Hiyoshi Campus:New World Arising from Innovation – Considering Legal Affairs in the Space Industry”
2019/11/01EXTERNAL “Tokyo Motor Show FAI Drone TOKYO 2019 Racing & Conference”
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Articles & Publications

2020/01/06 ARTICLE “Aviation Liability”
2019/09/11 BOOK “Legal Affairs Associated with Starting Businesses – The Case Method for Designing a New Business”
2018/12/20 ARTICLE “Legal Work Peculiar to Business in Space and Possible Reponses – Focusing on Space and Patent”
2018/11/16 ARTICLE “The Vision of Spaceport as Business in Aerospace Industry: To Realize “Space Travel” from Spaceport in Japan, a New Organization “Space Port Japan Association (SPJ)” has Established with Some Member Companies such as ANA and Marubeni.
2018/11/01 BOOK “The Attorney’s Guidebook for Business in Space – The Trends in ‘New Space’ and the Changing Laws”
2018/07/30 ARTICLE “The Development of Law – the Issue to be Addressed in the Removal of Space Debris”
2018/05/15 ARTICLE “Global Commercial Space Laws (4) – The Advent of the Satellite Constellation Era and the International Satellite Frequency”
2018/03/19 ARTICLE “Up-and-Coming Economic Issues ‘Not Only Technological Development, But Also the Organization of Laws Are Essential – Space Debris Removal Service as a Business Opportunity”
2017/11/01 ARTICLE “The Overview of Bill of Remote Sensing Satellite in Japan and the Future of Satellite Data Use”
2016/09/21 ARTICLE “Bill of Space Activities Law in Japan Regulating Space Activities by Private Entities”
2013/02 BOOK “Legal Advice on Software Business”

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