Shigeru Nakayama is a Japanese attorney who joined TMI Associates in 2006. He has many years of experience advising entertainment businesses, including those in the video game industry and film industry. From 2015 to 2016, he gained experience working in a Los Angeles boutique firm known for representing Hollywood businesses. He has been involved in various matters related to the Japanese entertainment business, including copyright licensing for Japanese characters and international disputes representing well-known Japanese companies. Currently, his practice has expanded to support domestic and international clients looking to participate in e-sports in Japan.