"Representing Japanese and American clients in their unfamiliar territories."

The Office of Koki Terui is dedicated to give advices to Japanese clients doing business
in the US as well as to give business advices to foreign clients doing business in Japan.

ABOUT 会社概要

Koki Terui

J.D., University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, 1995
B.S., International Business, California State University, 1990

Bar Admissions
State Bar of Arizona


Experience Profile
Sonic Solutions (NASDAQ: SNIC) Novato, California
Senior Vice President ‒ Global Business Development 2010 ‒ 2011
Senior Vice President ‒ Worldwide Strategic Initiatives 2006 - 2010
President and Representative Director ‒ Sonic Solutions (Japan) K.K., 2006 - 2010
Senior Vice President ‒ Asia Pacific Rim Operations 2000 - 2006
Vice President ‒ Asia Pacific Rim Operations 1996 – 2000

Koki was with Sonic Solutions (a.k.a., "Roxio") for 15 years before leaving the company at the time of its acquisition by Rovi Corporation in February, 2011. Koki's management experiences include pricing and profitability, directing a sales team and its marketing strategies, large account management, new product introductions, negotiations from legal and sales prospective, M&A negotiations, managing the regional budget and HR-related issues.

Koki also was heavily involved with Sonic's online video distribution business. The tasks included overseeing the profitability of the business group, dealing and negotiating with major CE manufacturers, dealing and negotiating with major US retailers and drafting business proposals and negotiating with major Oceania retailers. Therefore, Koki is very well-versed in CE segment (i.e., TVs and BD players), PC segment (PC software and hardware), Game segment (game platforms and their embedded technologies), Internet-based segment (internet marketing and sales) and mobile device segment (its market trends and technologies).

Koki's strong understanding of legal issues while being a practical business person at the same time is a huge plus. Koki is also completely bilingual to the point that easily reads and drafts legal documents in both languages.

Other highlights include:
Single-handedly established the Sonic Solutions Tokyo Office in Tokyo, Japan in 1997. Grew the Sonic Tokyo Office from a mere branch office to a Kabushiki-Kaisha (K.K.,) in 6 years. Increased Sonic's business at the rate of 25x in 10 years in the Asian region. Managed 14 dealers in 12 countries, tasks included contract drafting and negotiations. Managed relationships with major Japanese PC manufacturers. Managed and negotiated several M&A deals. Conducted quarterly analysis on each market segment to increase revenue. Supervised compliance rules within the company in accordance with SOX. Managed Japan-specific tasks such as Japanese tax filings and J-SOX.

Areas of Legal Practice

General corporate work
Mergers & acquisitions
Dispute resolution
IT and intellectual property
Internet-related issues

Activities in the US

New business development
 ・PC manufacturers
 ・PC peripherals manufacturers
 ・Video-on-Demand related companies
 ・Software makers
 ・Mobile device manufacturers
 ・CE device manufacturers
 ・Mobile service providers
 ・Internet-related companies
Contract negotiations

Activities in Japan

New business development
 ・PC manufacturers
 ・PC peripherals manufacturers
 ・Video-on-Demand related companies
 ・Software makers
 ・Mobile device manufacturers
 ・CE device manufacturers
 ・Mobile service providers
 ・Internet-related companies
Contract negotiations

The Office of Koki Terui, L.L.C.
2375 East Camelback Road, Suite 600,
Phoenix, AZ 85016
TEL: +1-602-387-4028



About Subsidiaries

By maximizing the business experiences which I have gained over the years, I am now the owner of the following companies.
Therefore, I know your headaches.  For example, the fund raising, HR issues and the importance of cash flow, trust me, I know them all!
Because of this fact, my advices are not just theories learned in Business 101 but rather they are from my real life experiences.


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