Eric Kosinski

Associate, Tokyo (on client secondment)



Mr. Kosinski's practice focuses on the areas of energy infrastructure, employment, data protection, unfair competition and intellectual property. Mr. Kosinski has worked on matters including power plant EPC contracts, engine development risk and revenue sharing agreements, satellite launch agreements, consortium agreements, cross-border copyright litigations, data protection audits, compliance initiatives and employment disputes. Mr. Kosinski has worked at a major Japanese heavy industries company and the Japanese branch of a U.S. semiconductor manufacturer.

He is certified as Japanese Personal Information Protection Law Specialist (2010).

Bars and Courts
Massachusetts State Bar
New York State Bar
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Macalester College



Japan Patent Act Amendment: How to Compensate Inventors Now?,, July 2016, (co-author)

Transfer of Personal Data under Japan’s Amended Personal Information Protection Act,, October 2015, (co-author)

The Transfer of Undertakings in Asia: An EU or a US Approach?, Employment & Industrial Relations Law Newsletter, February 2010

International Transfers of Personal Data – Treatment of Personal Data Transfers in Asia – Pacific Countries – Japan, International Privacy Guide, November 2009 , (co-author)

Japan's FSA Considers Data Leak at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities, Privacy Laws & Business International Newsletter, April 2009, (co-author)

Individual Cause of Action Denied in Japanese Privacy Case, Privacy Laws & Business International Newsletter, August 2008, (co-author)

Japanese Privacy Guidelines Require Tighter Oversight of Data Processors, Privacy Laws & Business International Newsletter and Privacy and Information Law Report, April 2008 and June 2008

Japanese High Court Confirms Record Damages for a Data Leak, Privacy Laws & Business International Newsletter, December 2007, (co-author)