Ikumi SATO



Ikumi SATO

  • TEL : +81-3-6272-8004
  • FAX : +81-3-3265-3860
  • E-mail : ikumi.sato@nozomisogo.gr.jp

Ikumi Sato is a partner of Nozomi Sogo. She passed Japan’s bar exam in 1987 and was admitted to the bar in Japan in 1990 and in New York State of the U.S.A in 1995. She is a member of Japan Federation of Bar Associations and Dai-Ni Tokyo Bar Association. She joined Nozomi Sogo in January 2021.

Practice Areas

  • ・Corporate Law: Antitrust/Competition law, Date Privacy laws, Labor Law including whistle-blowing and harassment, Dispute Resolution, Litigation and General Corporate matters
  • ・IT / Intellectual properties: Platform and Data relating matters, Copyright, Trademark, Unfair Competition Prevention Act, License, Dispute Resolution and Litigation
  • ・Cross-border Issues:International transaction, Extraterritorial application related matters and International disputes resolution.


  • ・Nozomi Sogo, January 2021 – Present

  • ・Yabuki Law Offices, March 2013-December 2020

  • ・Squire Sanders, January 2011-2013 February
    Of Counsel

  • ・Japan Fair Trade Commission, January 2006-December 2010
    Hearing Officer

  • ・Miki & Yoshida, September 1995-December 2005


  • Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan, Certified, 1988
  • Cho-o University Faculty of Law, LL.B., 1986
  • New York University Law School, M.C.J, 1994
  • School of Law Waseda University, M.A. in Law, 2006


  • Japanese and English

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