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Researcher Profile

Faculty of Policy Studies/Professor
Dean, Graduate School of Policy Studies

HIRANO Susumu

Master of Laws (LL.M.)  Cornell University Graduate School (Cornell Law School)
Doctor (Policy Studies)  Chuo University

[Academic History]

  • Cornell University Graduate School (Cornell Law School), Graduate School (Cornell Law School), Master, Completed (1990/05)
  • Chuo University, Faculty of Laws, Department of Laws, Graduated (1984/03)
  • Cornell Law School, Law School, Special Student (Associate, Cornell Int'l L. J.), Others (1991/05)
  • Georgetown University Law Center, Law Center, Orientation in the United States Legal System (1989/08)

[Main Employment History]

  • Dean, Graduate School of Policy Studies (2013/11-)
  • Visiting Scholar at Cornell University Law School (2011/08-2012/07)
  • Professor (tenured), Faculty of Policy Studies, Chuo Univ. (2004/10-)
  • General Counsel, NTT DoCoMo, Inc. (2000/10-2004/09)
  • Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Dept., NTT Communications Corporation (1999/10-2000/09)
  • Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Sec., NTT International Corporation (1995/09-1999/09)
  • Associate, Ochanomizu Law Offices (1994/01-1995/08)
  • Legal Counsel, Legal Dept., Fuji Heavy Ind. Co., Ltd. (SUBARU) (1984/04/01-1993/08)
  • White & Case (Tokyo Offices), Associate (1993/08-)
  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius (LA Offices) -Summer Clerk- (1991/06-1991/08)

[Fields of Specialty]

  • Civil jurisprudence

[Research Themes]

  • Products Liability, Cyberspace Law, Robot Law, American Laws (Torts and Contracts), Law & Literature (2004/10-2019)

[Research Papers, Books, and Oral Presentations]

[Academic Awards]

[Academic Society Memberships]

  • American Bar Association (2004/10-)
  • Information Network Law Association (2002/07-)
      ・Director 2004/11-2006/12 
  • The International Academy of Strategic Management (2016/02-)
  • Japanese American Society for Legal Studies (2008/11-2015/04)

[Social Activities]

  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), Cable TV Working Group (2016/11-)
      ・Chair-person 2016/11- 
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), Conference toward AI Network Society (2016/10-)
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), Committee on AI R&D Principles at the Conference toward AI Network Society (2016/10-)
      ・Chair-person 2016/10- 
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), Follow-Up Conference on Terms and Conditions of Mobile-Communications Services and Terminals (2016/10-)
      ・Deputy Chairman 2016/10- 
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), Conference on Networking among AIs (2016/02-)
      ・Deputy Chairman 2016/02- 
  • Task Force on Mobile Phone Rates and Other Conditions (2015/10-)
      ・Deputy Chairman 2015/10- 
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Aff. & Comm.), Task Force on Review of Services from Users' View Point (2015/05-)
      ・Deputy Chief 2015/05- 
  • Study Group on Various ICT Services Near Future Including Drone (2015/05-)
      ・Chair-Person 2015/05- 
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), ICT Service Safety and Security Study Group (2014/02-)
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Aff. & Comm.), WG on Revision of and Enhancement on Consumer Protection Rules (2014/02-)
      ・Deputy Chief 2014/02- 
  • MIC (Ministry of Internal Aff. & Comm.), Study Group on Ideal State of Internet Service Quality Measurement (2013/11-)
  • Study Group on Prevention of Telecommunications Accidents Which Have Become Diversified and Complicated (2013/04-2013/10)
  • Working Group on Safe and Sound Environments for Usage in the Smartphone Era (2013/02-)
  • Institute for Information and Communications Policy, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (2010/07-)
      ・Special Executive Researcher 2010/07- 
  • Telecommunications Service Promotion Council (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), Committee on Measurement of Actual Speed of IP Communications (Especially Smartphones) (2015/08-)
      ・Deputy-Chairman 2017/08- 
  • Telecommunications Service Promotion Council (Ministry of Internal Affairs & Communications), Fair Advertisement Advisory Board (2013/09-)
      ・Chairman 2013/10- 
  • ARIB (MIC, Electromagnetic Environment Division), Meetings on Cellular Phone Terminal Repair Business (2013/03-2015/01)
      ・Chairman of the Administration & Operation Sub-Committee 2013/03-2015/01 

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