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WORLD IP SURVEY 2010

Japan

Patent

PATENT PROSECUTION
Tier 1
Nakamura & Partners
Tier 2
Abe Ikubo & Katayama
Aoyama & Partners
Yuasa & Hara
Tier 3
Asamura Patent Office
Kyowa Patent & Law Office
Ohtsuka Patent Office
Seiwa Patent & Law
Sugimura International Patent & Trademark Attorneys
Suzuye & Suzuye
TMI Associates
Tier 4
Fukami Patent Office
Hiroe & Associates
Okabe International Patent Office
Ryuka IP Law Firm
Shiga International Patent Office
Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office
Soei Patent & Law
Sonoda & Kobayashi
Yamakawa International Patent Office

PATENT CONTENTIOUS
Tier 1
Nakamura & Partners
Tier 2
Abe Ikubo & Katayama
TMI Associates
Yuasa & Hara
Tier 3
Abe Wada & Watanabe
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Ohno & Partners
Tier 4
City-Yuwa Partners
Hibya Park Law Offices
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
Nishimura & Asahi
Tier 5
Kyowa Patent & Law Office
Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office
Soei Patent & Law

Foreign firms

PATENT
Tier 1
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Lovells
Morrison & Foerster
Tier 2
Baker & McKenzie
Foley & Lardner
Hogan & Hartson
Tier 3
Morgan Lewis
Ropes & Gray
Sughrue Mion
Tier 4
Jones Day
Paul Hastings

Trade mark

TRADE MARK PROSECUTION
Tier 1
Nakamura & Partners
Tier 2
Matsubara Muraki & Associates
Seiwa Patent & Law
Suzuye & Suzuye
TMI Associates
Yuasa & Hara
Tier 3
Abe Ikubo & Katayama
Asamura Patent Office
Kyowa Patent & Law
Tier 4
Atsumi & Partners
Fukami Patent Office
Hiroe & Associates
Miyoshi International Patent Office
Ryuka IP Law Firm
Shobayashi International Patent & Trademark Office
Sugimura International Patent & Trademark Attorneys

TRADE MARK CONTENTIOUS
Tier 1
Nakamura & Partners
TMI Associates
Tier 2
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
Yuasa & Hara
Tier 3
Abe Ikubo & Katayama
Abe Wada & Watanabe
Hibiya Park Law Offices
Tier 4
Kyowa Patent & Law Office
Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu
Nishimura & Asahi
Ohno & Partners

Foreign firms

TRADE MARK/COPYRIGHT
Tier 1
Lovells
Morrison & Foerster
Tier 2
Baker & McKenzie
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner
Foley & Lardner
Hogan & Hartson
Tier 3
Jones Day
Morgan Lewis
Sughrue Mion

Copyright

COPYRIGHT
Tier 1
Mori Hamada & Matsumoto
TMI Associates
Tier 2
Abe Ikubo & Katayama
Anderson Mori & Tomotsune
Nakamura & Partners
Yuasa & Hara
Tier 3
Kotto Dori Law Office
Nishimura & Asahi

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