Pieter de Ganon is a litigation associate in the Tokyo office. His practice focuses on commercial litigation and arbitration, with a particular emphasis on intellectual property issues. He teaches law at Hitotsubashi University’s Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy.
Mr. de Ganon graduated from the New York University School of Law, where he was a Furman Academic Scholar and served as an Articles Editor for the New York University Law Review. Before joining the firm, he clerked for Judge Leonard B. Sand of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York and Judge John T. Noonan, Jr., of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Mr. de Ganon received a B.A. degree, magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He attended Tokyo University as a Japanese Ministry of Education Scholar and Kyoto University as a Fulbright Scholar.
He is fluent in Japanese.
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