Shohei Teramae

Mr. Teramae specializes in legal affairs related to intellectual property and labor (advising companies and acting on behalf of companies in litigation and labor trials). He has extensive experience in general corporate matters and commercial transactions in Japan and abroad.


Attorney at Law


Japan (2017)


Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association

Tokyo Bar Association IP Division

The Intellectual Property Lawyers Network Japan

Japan Trademark Association

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association In-House Lawyers Committee

Professional Experience

2019 – present

Sonderhoff & Einsel, Law and Patent Office

2017 – 2019

Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu Tokyo Office



Keio University Law School


Chuo University (LL.B.)


“Court decision regarding the 2UNDR incident where the Court recognized the defense of parallel importation of products distributed after the termination of the sales agency agreement (Tokyo District Court, October 22, 2020 – Case No: Heisei 30 (Wa) 35053)” (No. 15376 of “Patent News” 2021, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Co-author)


“Ban Urgently Needed on Private-Use Imports of Counterfeit Brand-Name Goods” (No. 15157 of “Patent News” 2020, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry, Co-author: Shohei Teramae)


“2020 Trademark, Design, Unfair Competition Case Law Community” (Tokyo Bar Association IP Division) 2021


Japanese, English