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News & Events

Ranked in Japan’s Top 100 Lawyers – 2020

Yoshitaka Sonoda, Managing Partner, rated as one of “Japan’s top 100 lawyers – 2020” in Asia Business Law Journal.

Webinar – All Star Webinar: IP Management and Digitalisation with CEIPI and all International IPR SME Helpdesks and the Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk

Sonoda & Kobayashi will hold its next webinar on July 8th, 2020 in collaboration with the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk. Rie Takahashi, patent attorney, is giving the lecture and will cover best practices and advice for protecting digital related inventions under the Japanese law as well as one actual case example of one successfully protected invention in Japan.

The Webinar is scheduled on July 8th, 2020, at 10:00 AM-12:00PM (CEST).

We would like to invite anyone who is interested in this topic to attend the webinar. Please register by following the link here.

SONODA & KOBAYASHI was selected as “Intellectual Property Firm of the Year in Japan” in Global 100-2019 by KMH Media Group.

Sonoda & Kobayashi was selected “Intellectual Property Firm of the Year – Japan” in Global 100 Magazine, a leading magazine ranking 100 of the World’s leading firms and individuals.

The firm’s profile was published in Global 100 Magazine. Read the full profile by clicking on the link.

Website Updates

Updated Publications of RESOURCES

Osamu Yanaka wrote a series of articles in Nippon Intellectual Property Translation Journal.

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Updated Publications of RESOURCES

Wataru Nishii wrote an article published by Patent Lawyer Magazine.

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Updated Newsletter

View Newsletter (2020 September Issue)

Updated Brochures

Updated Factsheet (Patent Opposition System in Japan)

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Updated Publications of RESOURCES

Nicole Bigler wrote an article published by Lawyer Monthly.

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