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KUBOTA

Global 2022
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Ranked lawyers
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Chairman: Eiichiro Kubota

Number of partners: 5

Number of lawyers: 11

Languages: English, Japanese

Firm Overview:

The firm’s history goes back to 1994 when the firm first started as the Kubota Law & Patent Office. In 2008, the old firm merged with the then Lovells (currently Hogan Lovells) Tokyo office but decided to go independent again in May, 2015. The firm has one of the strongest all-round patent litigation practices in Japan, with experience across all technologies, and also have a large volume of trademark work, including prosecution, portfolio management, enforcement, Customs actions, internet and transactional work.

Practice Areas:

■ IP Litigation

■ Trademark Prosecution

■ Design Prosecution

■ Commercial Litigation

■ Regulatory

■ Employment

Main Areas of Practice:


IP Litigation:

4 partners

■ Representation of Merck Sharp & Dohme against Pfizer

■ Representation of Solas OLED against Samsung


Contact: Eiichiro Kubota

Tel: +81 6452 9280

Email: [email protected]

Trademarks:

2 partners; 1 counsel

Key clients: Fast Retailing (Uniqlo), Apple, Starbucks, Patagonia

Contact: Eiichiro Kubota

Tel: +81 6452 9280

Email: [email protected]

Ranked Offices

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Japan - Head office

KUBOTA rankings

Global Guide 2022
Japan
Intellectual Property: Domestic
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Intellectual Property: Domestic
2
Intellectual Property: Domestic
2
Band 2
Lawyers
1
Eiichiro Kubota
1
Band 1
4
Yusuke Inui
4
Band 4