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Firm profile for Global 2021

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Chairman: Eiichiro Kubota
Number of partners: 5
Number of lawyers: 14
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 the Broad Institute on the litigation over the Nobel prize-winning CRISPR Cas 9 technology
■ Representation of IP Bridge against ASUS
Key clients: Merck Sharp & Dohme, Honeywell
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] inst trial decisions

Global

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Asia-Pacific 2021

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Japan

Intellectual Property: Domestic
Band 3

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Japan

Intellectual Property: Domestic


Eiichiro Kubota
Band 1
Yusuke Inui
Up and Coming

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Band 1
Eiichiro KubotaIntellectual Property: Domestic
Up and Coming
Yusuke InuiIntellectual Property: Domestic

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9th floor Kamiyacho Prime Place

4-1-17, Toranomon, Minato-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

105-0001

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