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村田 知信
村田 知信

Tomonobu MURATA

  • Partner
  • Singapore

Specializes in IT and IP-related transactions, disputes, and regulatory matters, including data protection matters in Japan and South East Asian countries.

Since 2010, he has been continuously handling transactions, disputes, and regulatory matters related to IT technology and the IT industry, intellectual property matters including measures against counterfeit products, and data protection matters concerning personal data and trade secrets. He also has abundant knowledge on cybersecurity practices and is registered as a registered information security specialist (national qualification in Japan). After studying in the U.S. and the U.K., he moved to Vietnam and then Thailand. Since then, he has been involved in the above-mentioned matters not only in Japan but also in Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, and other Southeast Asian countries. While there are few Japanese lawyers in Southeast Asia who specialize in the above-mentioned matters, he supports international companies by utilizing both his abundant knowledge and practical experience in the above-mentioned matters and his local experience and network in Southeast Asia.

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UCLA School of Law (LL.M.)
The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D.)
Keio University (LL.B.)

Professional Experience

Outside Auditor, tonari Co., Ltd.
Singapore Office
Bangkok Office 
HCMC Office 
Bristows LLP, London 
Applied Information Technology Engineer 
Fundamental Information Technology Engineer