Stuart Beraha is a partner in the Technology Transactions Group of Morrison & Foerster’s Corporate Department, resident in the Tokyo office. He has broad experience in technology, content, branding and other intellectual property development, licensing and partnering transactions.
Mr. Beraha’s work includes the structuring and negotiation of joint venture and strategic alliance transactions and related agreements; technology, software and content licenses and assignments; e-commerce, search and other Internet-related transactions; development, joint development, consulting and outsourcing agreements; patent assignments and licenses; trademark licenses and related branding agreements; the intellectual property components of merger and acquisition transactions; and other transactions relating to the transfer of technology and other types of intellectual property.
Examples of Mr. Beraha’s recent transactions include representing:
Mr. Beraha was selected as the exclusive winner by the Client Choice Awards 2017 for the IT & Internet category for Japan (based on a survey of over 2,500 in-house counsel). He was also selected as an “IP Star” for the 2017 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s World IP Survey. He is recognized in the field of Intellectual Property in the 2016 and 2017 editions of Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific respectively. In The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Mr. Beraha received honorable mention in the TMT category (2017 edition) and the Intellectual Property category (2018 edition). He is also “recommended” in Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners in the transactions category for its 2012 – 2017 editions.
Mr. Beraha is a member of Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association. Mr. Beraha received his B.A. degree in English and Philosophy, Phi Beta Kappa and with High Distinction, from the University of Michigan.
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