Hiroshi Naito is a counsel in O’Melveny’s Tokyo office. He focuses on competition law such as merger filings and compliance matters and complex civil litigation with emphasis on intellectual property.
Hiroshi is a frequent author, with recent publications including: ‘Major Reform of Japan’s Antimonopoly Law: New Merger Control Thresholds,’ O’Melveny Antitrust and Competition Alert (June 2009); ‘Practical eDiscovery Issues in US Litigation,’ Business Law Journal (May 2009); and ‘The Implementation and Pending Issues of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law,’ International Business Law and Practice, a publication of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law (September 2008).
Prior to joining O’Melveny, Hiroshi worked at an Osaka law firm where he handled litigation matters, particularly in the area of trademarks and unfair competition. Upon completion of his LLM studies in the United States, Hiroshi worked at the New York firm Anderson Kill & Olick PC counselling Japanese clients on US patent and trademark filing matters, and patent litigation.