Japan


Intralink has helped more than 400 companies from America and Europe develop and execute strategies for Japan. We have been present in the market for over 25 years and have an unrivalled network that extends to C- and VP-level executives inside the leading Japanese companies across key growth sectors, such as Automotive, Electronics, Pharmaceuticals and Telecoms.

Since 1990, our Tokyo-based team has helped clients close deals worth many millions of dollars, from licensing arrangements with global Japanese corporations to distribution agreements with local resellers. Through our bilingual sector specialists we are uniquely positioned to identify, qualify and convert the leading opportunities in the market.


HEAD OF MARKET

William Jasprizza
William Jasprizza
Vice-president
Managing Director, Japan

Will graduated from Sydney University with degrees in Science (Biochemistry) and Law. He practised as a lawyer with a large Sydney law firm before moving to Japan in 1997 where he worked for local government, and then an educational software company, where he was a director and co-founder. Since joining Intralink Will has developed in-depth experience across multiple sectors including telecoms, healthcare, automotive and retail.

He has worked with Japanese mobile network operators and system integrators in the successful deployment of femtocell-related technologies.

He has licensed in-car interconnectivity software, implementing a successful push/pull strategy by raising profile with the automotive OEMs to secure sales and licensing agreements with leading tier-1 suppliers.

In the biotech sphere Will has been responsible for introducing cutting edge US and UK biotechnologies to the Japanese pharmaceutical market. Will has also carried out market assessments for numerous medical device technologies and implemented Japan market entry strategies for leading western medical device manufacturers.

As the head of the Intralink IPR team, Will is responsible for licensing, patent acquisition and tech transfer projects across Asia. His clients include leading multinationals and he has closed a series of multi-million dollar agreements for clients with Japanese OEMs.

INTRALINK IN JAPAN

  • 400+

    Clients since 1990

  • $190m

    Client Revenues

  • 13,500+

    Intralink Contacts


JAPAN IN NUMBERS

  • 127m

    Population

  • $36,331

    GDP
    per capita

  • $160bn

    Annual R&D spending


JAPAN IN 2015

  • 473,137

    Patents filed
    by Japanese companies

  • 9.98m

    Cars produced by Toyota, world's
    largest carmaker

  • $94bn

    Domestic pharmaceutical sales



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