Lawyers at the Court of Paris
International business and private

Akiko Nagasawa

Akiko Nagasawa is a graduate of University of Tokyo (LL.B) in Japan and holds a BA and a LL.M in International human rights law of University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas. After having worked at several Paris-based law firms and at UNESCO, Akiko joined IP firms and auction houses focusing on litigious and commercial matters in intellectual property rights. She currently handles contentious and non-contentious issues in commercial law, contract law, intellectual property, real estate (commercial leases, transactions) and criminal law.

Academic Background

  • University of Tokyo (LL.B)

  • University of Paris II (BA, LL.M)

  • University of Paris XI (C.R.F.P.A.)

  • Professional attorney’s Training Center of Versailles (C.A.P.A.)

Practice Areas

  • Commercial and business law

  • Real estate and construction

  • Labor law

  • Intellectual property, Art law

  • International private law


  • French
  • English
  • Japanese


  • Pratical Guide to French Law (Keiso Shobo Publishing, ISBN : 978-4-326-40275-5]

  • Comparateive law study on the liability of Internet providers (France and EU) (JPO), 2021

  • Foreign Law Courier, France (Juriste, Yuhikaku Publishing), 2014

  • Law & Technology No.65, “Fixed book and e-book price and ‘Anti-Amazon’ Law in France” (Minjiho Kenkyukai), October 2014

  • Nikkei BP IP Awaness (Nikkei Business Publishing), articles on “IP Strategy in France”

  • A comparative law study on the actions for patent infringement (France) (JPO / IIP), 2011

  • “French women – Japanese Women (News Digest France), 2015-2016