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Jurisdiction II: Global Networks/Local Rules

September 11-12, 2000
San Francisco, CA

Speaker Biographies

Masato Dogauchi

Professor of Law
The University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113, Japan
Phone: +81-3-5841-3125, 3141; Fax:+81-3-5841-3161

1978: B.A., University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
1978-1981: Research Assistant, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
1982(-1984): Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Headquarters of Law of the Sea
1983-1984: Research Assistant, Meiji University, Faculty of Law
1984-1991: Associate Professor of Law, University of Tokyo, College of Arts and Sciences
(1987-1988): Visiting Scholar, University of Michigan, Law School
(1988-1989): Visiting Scholar, Columbia University, School of Law
1991- 1996: Associate Professor of Law, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law, teaching International Civil Procedure
1996- : Professor of Law, University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law, teaching International Civil Procedure


  • Conflict of Laws (Private International Law)
  • International Civil Procedure
  • International Trade Law

Public Activities:

  • From 1985, Member of Legislative Council on Private International Law, Ministry of Justice
  • From 1997, Member of Council, Japanese Association of International Law
  • From 1999, Member of Council, Private International Law Association of Japan

Articles in English:

  • "Conflict of Laws on Admiralty and Shipping Laws in Japan", Japanese Annual of International Law, No.30, pp.1-17(1987)
  • "International Trade in Services from the Japanese Viewpoint", Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol.19, No.2, pp.425-441(1989)
  • "Transfrontier Nuclear Civil Liability Without International Conventions", Nuclear Inter Jura '91 (1991)
  • "The Amendment of the Vienna Convention: Its Procedural Aspect", Symposium on Nuclear Accidents: Liabilities and Guarantees (Conference paper) (1992)
  • "Globalization of Dispute Settlement Involving Japanese Companies", in H.ODA ed., JAPANESE COMMERCIAL LAW: IN AN ERA OF INTERNATIONALIZATION, pp.237-247 (1994, Graham & Trotman Limited)
  • "Concurrent Litigations in Japan and the United States", Japanese Annual of International Law, No.34, pp.72-94(1994)
  • "Japan", in J. FAWCETT ed., DECLINING JURISDICTION IN PRIVATE INETRNATIONAL LAW, pp.303-319 (1995, Clarendon Press)
  • "The Structural Impediments Initiatives: A Model for Dealing with International Economic Frictions", in M.YOUNG and Y.IWASAWA eds., TRILATERAL PERSPECTIVES ON INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ISSUES: RELEVANCE OF DOMESTIC LAW & POLICY, pp.249-262 (1996, Transnational Publishers, Inc.)
  • "Law Applicable to Torts and Copyright Infringement Through the Internet", JURGEN BASEDOW and TOSHIYUKI KONO eds., LEGAL ASPECTS OF GLOBALIZATION: CONFLICT OF LAWS, INETRNET, CAPITAL MARKETS AND INSOLVENCY IN A GLOBAL ECONOMY, pp.49-65 [2000, Kluwer Law International]

Article in German:

  • "Parallele Verfahren in Japan und den USA", in A.HELDRICH und T.KONO eds.,HERAUSFORDERUNGEN DES INTERNATIONALEN ZIVILVERFAHRENSRECHTS, pp.163-184(1994, J.C.B.Mohr)

Article in French:

  • "Note concernant la nouvelle loi Japonaise sur la nationalite", Revue critique de droit international prive, tome 75, pp.579-588(1986)

Topics of the Books and Articles in Japanese:

  • conflict of laws
  • international civil procedure, especially jurisdiction, lis pendens, and foreign judgments.
  • international commercial arbitration
  • international insolvencies
  • regulations on activities of foreigners in Japan
  • choice of law problems in various areas
  • extraterritorial jurisdiction
  • law on GATT and WTO


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