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October 24, 2014

Wataru Sueyoshi's article "Trade Secret in Japan -- how it has been protected and what measures should be taken to maintain its secrecy" will appear in The University of Tokyo Law Review Vol.9.

October 24, 2014

Hajime Watanabe was named as one of the leading lawyers in Japan in the area of competition and patent law by Who's Who Legal: Japan.
The web site of Who's Who Legal

October 20, 2014

Hajime Watanabe's article "Experience at the Federal Trade Commission" will appear in Kosei Torihiki No. 768.

September 20, 2014

"Legal Advice on Trademarks (New Edition), 4th Ed." authored by Wataru Sueyoshi will be published by Chuo-Keizaisha.

September 17, 2014

STW & Partners was named Law Firm of the Year - Japan in the 2014 DealMakers Global Awards.
The website of DealMakers Monthly

September 8, 2014

STW & Partners was selected as one of the "2014 Leading Firms 250" in the ICFM 2014 Law Awards by the InterContinental Finance Magazine, and Hajime Watanabe was named as a leading lawyer in "2014 Leading Lawyers 500".
The website of InterContinental Finance Magazine

July 18, 2014

Hajime Watanabe was named as one of the most highly regarded experts in the area of patent law by Who's Who Legal: Patents 2014.
The web site of Who's Who Legal

July 14, 2014

STW & Partners was selected as IP Infringement Litigation Law Firm of the Year - Japan by Acquisition International, 2014 Intellectual Property Awards. Hajime Watanabe's comments was published in the latest issue of the magazine.
Acquisition International 2014 Intellectual Property Awards

July 1, 2014

Hajime Watanabe was selected as one of the most highly acclaimed legal experts in Japan for Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property by Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2014.
The web site of Asialaw Leading Lawyers

June 4, 2014

STW & Partners has been ranked in the top group in Japan: domestic firms-litigation for the edition of IAM Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Practitioners 2014, and Wataru Sueyoshi and Hajime Watanabe have been ranked in the top group as individuals-domestic firms-litigation.
The web site of IAM Patent 1000

May 7, 2014

STW & Partners was awarded "Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year - Japan" in the 2014 DealMakers Country Awards by DealMakers Monthly magazine.
The website of DealMakers Monthly

April 30, 2014

STW & Partners was awarded "Law Firm of the Year - Japan" in the LegalComprehensive Law Awards 2014 by LegalComprehensive.com.
The website of LegalComprehensive.com

April 1, 2014

Hajime Watanabe's article "Current State of and Defense Practice for Enforcement of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in the U.S. - in comparison with Antitrust Laws" will appear in NBL No. 1022.

February 19, 2014

STW & Partners has been ranked in the top group (Band 1) by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2014 for our Intellectual Property practice and named as one of the recognized firms for the Competition/Antitrust practice. Wataru Sueyoshi and Hajime Watanabe have also been listed as leading individuals for the Intellectual Property practice.
The web site of Chambers and Partners

February 3, 2014

Comments from Hajime Watanabe were published in the article titled "Invitation for public comments on patent infringement case between Apple and Samsung" on NBL No. 1018 (February 1, 2014).

February, 2014

Wataru Sueyoshi was selected as "other recommended experts" in the World's Leading Trademark Professionals: Japan of Worlds Trademark Review 1000, 2014.
The web site of WTR 1000

January 14, 2014

STW & Partners are pleased to announce that Mr. Hiroki Saito who qualified in December 2013 has joined the firm.

Message from Mr. Saito:
I am pleased to inform you that I have completed the judicial training courses and joined STW & Partners. I look forward to working with all of the outstanding lawyers at the firm and acquiring knowledge from them. I will make my best efforts to provide the most effective legal advice to our clients.