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US firm Squire Sanders & Dempsey is set to bolster its presence in Japan by entering into a joint venture with local firm and patent office Miki & Yoshida.
Managing partner of Squire Sanders' Tokyo office Ken Kurosu said: "We entered into the joint venture because we'd like to be able to offer Japanese law services to clients entering the Japanese market." Miki & Yoshida and Squire Sanders have shared office space for a decade and this move cements their relationship. The Japanese firm has a reputation based on solid intellectual property and IT work. The joint venture will consist of about 20 fee-earners from Squire Sanders and five lawyers from Miki & Yoshida.