Natalie CRICK


Australian Lawyer

Ms. Crick assists foreign clients to overcome the cultural and legal barriers that come with protecting their IP rights in Japan.

Before joining Sonoda & Kobayashi in 2016 she practiced as a Solicitor in the field of commercial litigation in Australia. She is able to apply her legal expertise and her academic science background to her current position.

In addition to monitoring not only constantly changing IP laws and legal practices in Japan, but also those of Europe, the US and other jurisdictions, Ms. Crick frequently travels abroad to meet with International clients to discuss filing strategy in Japan


Business development, International client relations, Comparative law


  • GradDip, Legal Practice, Queensland University of Technology
  • LLB, Queensland University of Technology
  • BS, Environmental Science, Queensland University of Technology


  • English (native)


  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriete Intellectuelle (AIPPI)