Ranked in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022

Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Law is ranked among the top firms in Asia for the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights and recommended by IAM Patent 1000 for offering a unique combination of professional expertise and cosmopolitan awareness.

Dr. Yoshitaka Sonoda, Managing Partner, is also ranked among the top Patent Prosecutors and recommended by IAM Patent 1000.

Read the full profile by clicking the below links.

IAM Patent 1000: Firm, Individual

Webinar – Advice and Tips for Patent Litigation in China

Sonoda & Kobayashi will hold its next webinar on April 6th, 2022.
Yanhui Wang, partner at Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Group (Beijing), provides advice and tips on how succeed in court.
We would like to invite anyone who is interested in this topic to attend the webinar. Click here for details and please register by following the link here.

Establishment of our partnership office Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Law in China

We are proud to announce the opening of our partnership office “Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Group (Beijing)”.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions with regards to Chinese Intellectual Property law, our team will be happy to help.

Webinar – Latest Patent Trends in Japan

Sonoda & Kobayashi is pleased to announce our next joint webinar between our firm and World IP Review on the latest patent trends in Japan. The webinar is scheduled on July 7th ,2021, at 2:00PM BST. Please register by following the link here. This webinar will be available for viewing on demand.

Ranked in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2021

Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Law is ranked among the top firms in Asia for the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights and recommended by IAM Patent 1000 for offering a unique combination of professional expertise and cosmopolitan awareness.

Dr. Yoshitaka Sonoda, Managing Partner, is also ranked among the top Patent Prosecutors and recommended by IAM Patent 1000.

Read the full profile by clicking the below links.

IAM Patent 1000: Firm, Individual

Our Youtube Channel has been updated

Webinar on AI Invention patentability is now available on our Youtube Channel. Please see the link here.

Webinar – EU INDUSTRY WEEK 2021/ The European Green Deal: Are we ready? Main IP challenges for the Green Deal

During EU Industry Week, Sonoda & Kobayashi will hold its next webinar on March 1st ,2021 in collaboration with the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk. Nicole Bigler is giving the lecture and will cover the Japan experience for the Green Deal. The Webinar is scheduled on March 1st,2021, at 9:30 AM-11:30AM (CST).

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

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.

Ranked in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2020

Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Law is ranked among the top firms in Asia for the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights and recommended by IAM Patent 1000 for offering a unique combination of professional expertise and cosmopolitan awareness.

Dr. Yoshitaka Sonoda, Managing Partner, is also ranked among the top Patent Prosecutors and recommended by IAM Patent 1000.

Read the full profile by clicking the below links.