Yuka is Co-Head of the Tokyo Litigation Department and focuses her practice on representing technology clients in IP and commercial disputes. She has experience representing clients in U.S. federal courts, the International Trade Commission, and Japanese courts, and manages global strategy in cases spanning multiple jurisdictions. Also, she regularly counsels clients on various legal challenges they face during product development, manufacturing, and distribution. Her matters 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. 

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 received her B.S. in computer science from Stanford University and her J.D. from The George Washington University Law School.

Yuka is a native Japanese speaker.

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