Tatsuya Adachi’s practice focuses primarily on entertainment and media, intellectual property, and business litigation. He counsels clients and performs trial work in matters involving copyright, trademark, unfair competition, trade secret, breach of contract, and business torts. He also handles trademark prosecution and IP licensing matters, as well as transactional matters for clients in the entertainment industry.
As a former professional singer, Tatsuya has a unique understanding of the creative and business goals of artists and creators of all disciplines. His goal is to help these individuals execute their dream projects and protect their intellectual property rights.
Tatsuya earned his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, where he served as Editor-in-Chief of the Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, and was selected by the faculty as a recipient of the Jacob Burns Medal. He received his B.A. from Skidmore College.
Tatsuya currently serves as a member of the Associate Board of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing pro bono legal services and legal education to individuals and organizations in the arts community. He is also Co-Chair of the Copyright Law & Practice Committee of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association.
Tatsuya is admitted to practice in the New York state courts, as well as the United States District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York. and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, J.D. (2016); Jacob Burns Medal (2016); Cardozo Arts & Entertainment Law Journal, Editor-in-Chief (2015-2016)
Skidmore College, B.A. (2009)
Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA)
New York City Bar Association (Entertainment Law Committee, Member)
New York Intellectual Property Law Association (Copyright Committee, Co-Chair)
Southern District of New York
Eastern District of New York
Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts,
Associate Board Member