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辻本 直規
辻本 直規


  • Counsel
  • Tokyo

He has a deep business understanding of the agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and food sectors, and has extensive experience in handling various cases, as well as providing support in M&A and start-up matters.

Based on his experience working for the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, he provides a wide range of regulatory compliance, policy advocacy and rulemaking, and new business and business development advice, as well as contract-related support in the agriculture, forestry, fisheries, and food sectors. He also provides strategic support for mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, business succession, start-up financing, intellectual property strategies, and international transactions. The Agri-Food Practice was "Commended" at the FT Innovative Lawyers Asia-Pacific Awards 2023 for its innovative activities.

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Chuo Law School (J.D.)
Osaka University (LL.B.)
Doshisha University

Professional Experience

Outside Statutory Auditor, Vacan, Inc. 
Supporter, Kawasaki-NEDO Innovation Center 
IP LAWYERS NETWORK JAPAN administrative office  
Lecturer, Kinki University 
Deputy Director, Intellectual Property Division, Food Industry Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 
Ono sogo legal profession corporation