Yoshiteru UEMURA Curriculam Vitae

Last Updated: 28 April 2018


Office:
5-4-33, Amami Higashi, Matsubara
Osaka, 580-8502 Japan
Tel:+81-72-332-1224, Fax:+81-72-336-2633
E-mail: uemura[at]hannan-u.ac.jp

Position

Associate Professor
Faculty of Economics
Hannan University, Osaka, Japan

Specialization

Antimonopoly Act of Japan, Competition Laws (US, EU, Australia, etc.)

Education

Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy
Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan
- I earned credits necessary to write a doctoral dissertation.

Graduate School of International and Business Law
Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan
- LL.M., International Economic Laws, 1999

School of Law
Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
- LL.B., 1997

Experience

Visiting Scholar
Melbourne Law School, The University of Melbourne
Carlton, VIC, Australia
August - September 2017
August - September 2016

Dean of Students
Hannan University, Osaka, Japan
April 2012 - March 2015

Vice Director
Center for International Programs
Hannan University, Osaka, Japan
April 2012 - March 2015

Overseas Research
School of Law
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
August 2012 - September 2012

Visiting Researcher
Competition Policy Research Center
Japan Fair Trade Commission, Tokyo, Japan
April 2012 - March 2013

Visiting Foreign Scholar
School of Law
Fordham University, New York, NY, USA
September 2010 - August 2011

Part-time Lecturer
Faculty of Law
Kansai University, Osaka, Japan
April 2007 - Present

Associate Professor
Faculty of Economics
Hannan University, Osaka, Japan
April 2005 - Present

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Economics
Hannan University, Osaka, Japan
April 2004 - March 2005

Paralegal concentrated on legal research about the Antimonopoly Act of Japan
TMI Associates, Tokyo, Japan
April 2002 - December 2003

Academic Associations

The Japan Association of Economic Law (April 1999 - Present)
The Japan Association of International Economic Law (April 1999 - Present)
The EU Study Association in Japan (April 1999 - Present)
Academic Society for Competition Law (May 2015 - Present)

Social Activities

Director (International Friendship Promotion, Seminar), July 2017 - Present
Member, May 2015 - Present
Japan-Australia Society of Osaka
Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan

Council
Information Disclosure, Personal Information Protection Examination Committee
Matsubara City, Osaka Prefecture, Japan
April 2008 - January 2014

Languages

Japanese (native)
English (proficient user, CEFR Level C1)

Papers

"Competition Law Interference Prior to the Formation of a Digital Market - The JFTC's Enforcement Action against DeNA," co-authored with Steven Van Uytsel, December 2017(Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3086449 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3086449).

"Price Discrimination and Effectiveness of Price Fixing: Toyo Linoleum Case (Case No. 57)," Jurist (Special Edition): Economic Law Decisions and Rulings (2nd Edition), October 2017.

"Online Platforms and Competition Law in Japan: A Translation of the DeNA Co. Case," Legal Research Bulletin (Graduate School of Law, Kyushu University), Vol.7, co-authored with Steven Van Uytsel, September 2017.

"RPM Regulation in Japan: Reform and Modernisation," Journal of Hannan University (Social Science), Vol.52, No.2, March 2017.

"The End of the Leegin Saga and the Beginning of Development for the Rule of Reason in RPM Cases," Journal of Hannan University (Social Science), Vol.47, No.2, March, 2012.

"Resale Price Maintenance of Sports Shoes through Account System: the Nike Japan Case (Case No.76),” Jurist (Special Edition): Economic Law Decisions and Rulings, April, 2010.

“A Memorandum about the Laker Airways Litigation,” Journal of Hannan University (Social Science), Vol.42, No.1, November, 2006.

“A Price Discrimination Litigation Case in which the Courts Reviewed Whether a Retailer’s Pricing was Below Cost or Not: The Nippon Gas Injunction Case,” Journal of Hannan University (Social Science), Vol.42, No.2, March, 2006.

“Regarding Article 6 of the Japanese Antimonopoly Act in the Context of Amending the Provisions for the Service of Documents,” Journal of Hannan University (Social Science), Vol.41, No.1, November, 2005.

“Likelihood of Impeding Fair Competition in Primary Line Price Discrimination: The Tokai Corporation Injunction Case,” Jurist, No.1292, June, 2005.

“Issues Arising from the JFTC’s Procedures to Commence Hearing on Violations Which Have Already Ceased to Exist,” Kouseitorihiki (Fair Trade), No.643.

“The Meaning of ‘Public Interest’ in the Provision of Article 2 (6) of the Japanese Antimonopoly Act,” Jurist, No.1249, July, 2003.

Global Counsel Handbooks・Competition Law・2003/04 (Country Q&A, Japan), co-authored by Naomichi Chiba, Takeo Yamada and Hiroyuki Komyo, Practical Law Company, 2003.

“Development of Asian Competition Laws,”co-authored with Masahiro Murakami, Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Vol.31, No.9, September, 2003.

Global Counsel Handbooks・Competition Law・2002/03 (Country Q&A, Japan), co-authored by Naomichi Chiba, Takeo Yamada and Hiroyuki Komyo, Practical Law Company, 2002.

“Proof of Individual Rigging and Finding of Damages in Bid-rigging Cases,” Jurist, No.1231, October, 2002.

“Legal Nature of Surcharge and its Relations with Civil Unjust Enrichment Restitution and Criminal Punishment,” Jurist No.1178, June, 2000.

“Development of the Control over an International Agreement Which Contains an Unfair Trade Practice Clause,” co-authored with Masahiro Murakami, Yokohama Law Review, Vol.8, No.3, March, 2000

“Extraterritorial Application of Competition Laws,” Master’s thesis accredited by Yokohama National University in March, 1999.
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