December 21, 2009

"The Defense Practice for the Enforcement of the U.S. Antitrust Laws" authored by Hajime Watanabe will be published by Shojihomu on December 30, 2009.
The web site for book info

December, 2009

STW & Partners is pleased to announce the relocation of our office due to business expansion. Effective from December 21, 2009, we will move to the following address.

6F Hibiya Daibiru Building
1-2-2 Uchisaiwai-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 100-0011, Japan
Telephone: 81-3-3596-7300
Facsimile: 81-3-3596-7330

We look forward to serving you from our new office.

November, 2009

STW & Partners has been ranked in the top tier of recommended law firms in Japan for Intellectual Property area in Legal 500 2009/2010.
The web site of Legal 500


Hajime Watanabe received the high evaluation mark as a "Recognized Individuals" in the intellectual property area of PLC Which Lawyer? of Practical Law Company. ‎ It will appear in PLC Cross border IP handbook which will be published in March 2010.
The web site of Practice Law Company

July 25, 2009

"Sueyoshi's Approach to IP Legal Practices - who enjoys Intellectual Property" authored by Wataru Sueyoshi will be published by Shojihomu.
The web site for book info

July 25, 2009

Go Anan's article "Legal Issues related to Payback" will appear in Gekkan Kansayaku Vol. 588.

July 10, 2009

Motohiro Takahashi's article "Practical Points of the Revised Unfair Competition Prevention Act" will appear in Junkan Keirijouhou No. 1220.

June 29, 2009

Wataru Sueyoshi was selected as the No. 1 Lawyer in the Intellectual Property & Patent category in the article "Business Lawyers Rankings 2009" in the June 29 issue of the Nikkei Business. ‎ STW & Partners was ranked the No. 14 Law Firm in the same article.
The web site of Nikkei Business

May 14, 2009

"License Business Practice" authored by Hajime Watanabe will be published by Chuo-Keizaisha on May 14, 2009.
The web site for book info

April 17, 2009

In cerebration of the Day of Invention (April 18), Wataru Sueyoshi will be honored with an award of Intellectual Property from Japan Patent Office on April 17, 2009.
The web site of Japan Patnet Office

April 2, 2009

Hajime Watanabe was selected as "Who's Who Legal - International Who's Who of Competition Lawyers".
The web site of Who's Who Legal

March 30, 2009

"Family Law - Rontentaikei Hanrei Minpou 9" coauthored by Hisafumi Sato will be published on March 30, 2009.
The web site for book info

January 2009

Wataru Sueyoshi (for the areas of Intellectual Property; Media and Entertainment Law) and Hajime Watanabe (for the area of Intellectual Property) were selected as "The Best Lawyers International 2009: Japan" in Best Lawyers survey.
The web site of Best Lawyers

January 1, 2009

Go Anan's article "Modern significance of the Japanese Commercial Code that prohibits corporation from offering of profit without any benefit to the corporation in the Supreme Court decision of Janome Sewing Machine case" will appear in Junkan Keirijouhou No. 1203.