Nagatomo International Law Firm

Nagatomo International Law Firm

Welcome to our firm!

Nagatomo International Law Firm was established in 2014 and is the only international law firm in Sapporo, Hokkaido. Since our establishment, we have been providing our clients with reliable professional legal services.

The firm is partnered with in-depth and diverse experienced lawyers, enabling us to provide full legal services. We have an English-capable staff as well as an excellent patent attorney with a 20-year experience. We can help protect your business and intellectual properties.

We handle a vast array of services, providing swift and reliable legal work for both domestic and international cases. Our service includes support for international businesses; dispute resolution; public and private international law issues; concerns related to agriculture, forestry, and fisheries.

We believe that our knowledge and experience, along with our able staff can fully cater to all your legal needs.


Takanori Nagatomo Representative Attorney

Work Experience

Worked at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries as a level 1-civil-service-officer from 1996 to 2006, engaging in issues related to fisheries. such as fisheries resource management, whaling issues, international free trade agreements (FTA), etc.


2010 Juris Doctor (International Law) , Hokkaido University
2009 Master of Legal Institutions, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Law School
2001 Master of International Development, Duke University
1993 Master of Science (Agriculture and Fisheries), Kyushu University

Practice areas

General Civil Actions

●Divorce and other family law
●Inheritance and Will
●Traffic accidents
●Consolidation of consumer debt
●Reimbursement of over-payment of debts
●Other general civil issues

International Practice

●International business/contract support
●Private/public international law issues
●International disputes

Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries

●Fishing-rights issues
●Conflict resolution within an agricultural /fisheries Association
●Other issues related to agriculture, forestry, and fisheries

Intellectual Property

●Patent applications
●Trademark registrations
●Consultations and litigation regarding Infringement of Intellectual Property


Our Office is on the 3rd floor of Kinokuniya bldg, directly connected to the Exit 3 of subway Kotoni station.

3-18-3F, Kotoni 1-4 Nishi-Ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido 063-0811
TEL 011-614-2131/FAX 011-590-1562
Business hours:9 am – 7 pm (Monday-Friday)

Nagatomo International Law Firm, Kotoni 1 Jo, 4 Chome, Sapporo, Hokkaido Prefecture

Contact us

Please feel free to contact us!
Your attention to our firm will be greatly appreciated.
We will reply within three business days. For immediate assistance, please call us at 011-614-2131.