Asia Law – LawFuel, The Legal News Network – Tokyo, September 25, 2006…

Asia Law – LawFuel, The Legal News Network – Tokyo, September 25, 2006 – Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker (Paul Hastings), a leading international law firm, is pleased to announce that Joy Fuyuno and Maxwell A. Fox have joined as partners in the Firm’s Tokyo office. Ms. Fuyuno’s practice focuses on commercial litigation and general corporate counseling, in particular, antitrust counseling and litigation. Mr. Fox’s practice focuses on complex intellectual property litigation, licensing and counseling matters.

James D. Wareham, the chair of the Firm’s Litigation Department commented: “The addition of Joy and Mac demonstrates Paul Hastings’ deep commitment to offering our clients exceptional service in the field of intellectual property and antitrust practices. The depth and breadth of their experience will further strengthen the Firm’s leadership position in cross-border dispute resolution.”

Kooki Suzuki, office chair of the Firm’s Tokyo office commented: “Japanese corporations have become more global and face cross-border issues in intellectual property and antitrust matters. The appointment of Joy and Mac enables us to provide clients with a unique one-stop shopping service for intellectual property and antitrust issues.”

In addition, Yoshi Takatori and Haig Oghigian have been appointed as Convenor and Co-Convenor of The Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in Japan.

Joy Fuyuno (qualified in California, U.S.)
Ms. Fuyuno is a litigation partner with focus on commercial litigation and general corporate counseling. In particular, Ms. Fuyuno has substantial experience in antitrust counseling and litigation. She joined Paul Hastings from Bingham McCutchen LLP in San Francisco, where she worked on multi-jurisdictional price-fixing cases and other complex antitrust class actions, as well as governmental investigations and filings in connection with major mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Fuyuno is currently Vice-Chair of the International Committee of the Antitrust Section of the American Bar Association. Ms. Fuyuno received her J.D. from Columbia Law School and her undergraduate degree from Stanford University. She is admitted to practice in California. She is fluent in English, French and Japanese.

Maxwell A. Fox (qualified in California, U.S.)

Mr. Fox is a litigation partner with focus on complex intellectual property litigation, licensing and counseling matters. He has successfully represented some of the world’s leading manufacturers and distributors of electronic hardware in separate large-scale patent disputes against major competitors. He has litigated patent infringement, copyright, and trade secret matters involving a diverse array of technologies. Mr. Fox was relocated from the Firm’s Los Angeles office. He received his J.D. from the University of California’s Boalt Hall School of Law and his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College. He is fluent in English and Japanese.

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