MoFo Japan Disputes Newsletter – 4th Quarter 2020

29 Oct 2020

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Morrison & Foerster’s quarterly newsletter on recent developments in arbitrations, investigations, and commercial and intellectual property litigation that may affect Japanese companies.

In this issue we cover:

  • Japan Depositions during the Pandemic (video)
  • DOJ and SEC Issue Update to FCPA Resource Guide
  • Modernizing LCIA Arbitration: 2020 Rule Updates
  • Section 1782 Discovery in Arbitration
  • Federal Circuit: Proof of Infringement by Standard May Be Sufficient for SEPs
  • Ninth Circuit: No Antitrust Problem with Qualcomm’s SEP Licensing Practices
  • Partner Highlight: Erin Bosman (Class Actions and Mass Torts)
  • How FDA Is Monitoring the COVID-19 Product Market
  • Six Key Questions When Settling and Releasing Legal Claims
  • U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision on LGBT Discrimination in the Workplace

Read our newsletter



  • コロナ禍における日本人証人の証言録取実務(ビデオ)
  • FCPA手引きの更新
  • 現代化するLCIA仲裁:2020年改正
  • 仲裁における第1782条ディスカバリー
  • 連邦巡回区控訴裁:SEPは規格による侵害証明で足りる可能性
  • 第9巡回区控訴裁:クアルコムSEPライセンスに競争法上問題なし
  • Partner Highlight: Erin Bosman (クラスアクション及び大規模不法行為)
  • FDAによるコロナウィルス関連製品市場の監視
  • 和解及び請求権放棄を行う際の重要事項
  • 職場のLGBT差別に関する米国連邦最高裁判決




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