The WTR 1000 focuses exclusively on trademark practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise
Silver - Individuals: prosecution and strategy
Celebrated for its exceptional prosecution strength, SUGIMURA & Partners has recently added litigation to its array of skills. Throughout its almost-century-long history, the firm has accumulated a spotless reputation for responsive, reliable service. With a team of almost 80 patent attorneys, seven attorneys at law and an affiliated office in Silicon Valley, the firm is well-positioned to represent a diverse spectrum of clients in and outside of Japan. Invaluable Kenichi Nakayama is the leader of the trademarks and designs department with a wide array of skills from prosecution to litigation. He cultivates a strong connection with relevant government authorities, which he leverages when conducting anti-counterfeit initiatives, and his glowing international qualifications give him a leg up when representing foreign clients.