2020– Asia Business Law Journal, “Japan’s Top 100 Lawyers-2020, Yoshitaka Sonoda”
– IAM Patent 1000, “The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, Firms: prosecution”
– IAM Patent 1000, “The World’s leading Patent Professionals, Individuals: prosecution, Yoshitaka Sonoda”
2019– IAM Patent 1000,“The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, Firms: prosecution”
– IAM Patent 1000,“The World’s leading Patent Professionals, Individuals: prosecution, Yoshitaka Sonoda”
– KMH Media Group,“Global 100-2019”, IP Firm of the Year in Japan
2018“IAM Patent 1000”, The World’s leading Patent Professionals, Individuals: prosecution, Yoshitaka Sonoda
– KMH Media Group, Global 100-2018, IP Firm of the Year in Japan
2017“IAM Patent 1000”, The World’s leading Patent Professionals, Individuals: prosecution, Yoshitaka Sonoda
“International Advisory Experts Awards 2017”, Intellectual Property Firm of the Year in Japan
– KMH Media Group, Global 100-2017, IP Firm of the Year in Japan
2016“IAM Patent 1000, The World’s leading Patent Professionals, Individuals: prosecution, Yoshitaka Sonoda
” IP STARS, MIP, Prosecution in Japan (Tier 4)