Yuka is a member of our Intellectual Property group, focusing on intellectual property litigation and license negotiation. She has experience representing clients in U.S. federal courts, the International Trade Commission, and Japanese courts, and often manages global strategy in cases spanning multiple jurisdictions. Her cases have involved a wide range of technologies, including computer hardware and software, communications networks, automotive components, semiconductor devices, and medical devices.
Yuka is an active member of the Licensing Executives Society. She also regularly lectures and moderates panels at patent-related conferences. Most recently, Yuka was shortlisted for the Euromoney Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2019 for the Intellectual Property category. She is ranked as a Next Generation Lawyer for both Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property in the Japan edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019.
Before joining the firm, Yuka clerked for the Honorable Randall R. Rader, Chief Judge at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Yuka is a native Japanese speaker.
Certain Digital Cameras, Software, and Components Thereof(International Trade Commission, 337-TA-1059). Represented Nikon respondents in patent investigation involving software for digital cameras.
Carl Zeiss AG et al. v. Nikon Corp. et al.(Central District of California). Represented Nikon in patent infringement case over software for digital cameras and image sensor technology.
Certain Computing or Graphics Systems, Components Thereof and Vehicles Containing Same (International Trade Commission, 337-TA-984). Represented Honda and Fujitsu Ten Respondents in ITC investigation involving automotive head units. ITC case and parallel court actions settled on favorable terms.
e-ImageData Corp. v. Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc., et al.(Western District of Wisconsin). Represented Konica Minolta and others in patent infringement action involving digital microfilm imaging. Case settled on favorable terms.
Smartphone LitigationMember of team that successfully handled high-profile smartphone cases in Japan.
Ms. Teraguchi is ranked as a Next Generation Lawyer in the 2019 edition of The Legal 500 Asia Pacific for Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property.
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