Yoriko Sakai

Yoriko is an associate at AMPACC Japan.  She focuses her practice on negotiating intellectual property transactions, including license agreements and open source agreements, and provides strategic guidance to clients seeking to monetize their intellectual property.  Prior to joining AMPACC Japan, Yoriko served as corporate counsel for both international technology companies and start-ups, and has worked with tech start-ups from founding as they brought their business to scale.

Yoriko also serves as a Client Relationship Manager at AMPACC Japan.  In this capacity, Yoriko is a liaison with our Japanese clients, and provides guidance to a number of businesses including start-up companies.


Focus Areas

  • Copyrights
  • Licensing
  • Trademark


  • Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, LL.M. (Intellectual Property Law)
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, LL.M. (Intellectual Property & Cyberspace Law)
  • Meiji-Gakuin University, LL.B. (Law)