Tag Archive: Japan

Japan – Amendments to METI Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading

By Ann Cheung and Keitaro Uzawa The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI) recently revised the Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading (Guidelines), which apply to all online business operations in Japan and clarify how the Civil Code, which governs Japanese commercial contracts, and other relevant laws, such as, …

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Japan – Amendments to the METI Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading

By Ann Cheung and Keitaro Uzawa The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (“METI“) recently revised the Interpretative Guidelines on Electronic Commerce and Information Property Trading (“Guidelines“), which apply to all online business operations in Japan and clarify how the Civil Cand ode, which governs Japanese commercial contracts, and other relevant laws, such as the Act on …

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Japan – Google Privacy Case

By Matthew Dougherty On 9 October 2014, Judge Nobuyuki Seki of the Tokyo District Court granted a provisional injunction against Google Inc. (“Google“) and ordered Google to delete search results of a plaintiff who claimed his privacy rights had been violated because Google’s search engine results of the plaintiff’s name included news articles suggesting the plaintiff had …

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