早川 尚志


Hisashi HAYAKAWA 早川 尚志 パートナー

Admissions and Memberships
Aichi Bar Association
Japan Patent Attorney Association
Main Areas of Practice
Intellectual property law/Litigation, licenses, opinions concerning technology, copyrights, design, marks, unfair competition, GI, PVP, GAP and HACCP
SME/venture challenge support
General corporate legal affairs

Professional Biography

Educational History

Entered the Legal Training and Research Institute
Graduated Tokyo University, School of Law (Civil Law major)
Graduated Kyoto University Graduate School of Letters, M.A. (French Language and Literature)
Graduated Gakushuin Boy’s Senior High School

Professional History

Registration as Patent Attorney
Registration as Attorney-at-Law (Aichi Bar Association)

Present Positions

2023.8. – present
Deputy Head of the Secretariat of IPLNET Japan
Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center, Nagoya Branch Steering Committee, Chairman
2022.04. – present
Expert of Intellectual Property Expert Consultation Desk in National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
2017 – present
Japan Patent Attorney Association, Training Instructor
2016 – present
Secretariat of the Chubu Local Division, member of the support team of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ Intellectual Property Strategy in IPLNET Japan (Intellectual Property Lawyers Network Japan)
2016 – present
Member of the Japan-Finland Society
2014 – present
Japan Federation of Bar Associations, Intellectual Property Center, Member
2013 – present
Japan Intellectual Property Arbitration Center, Nagoya Branch Steering Committee, Commissioner

Scientific and Educational Activities

  • "Interdisciplinary comparison essay of various laws concerning the protection of forms" in Frontline of Intellectual Property Disputes ,(Law and Technology special issues no.8), Minji-hou-kennkyuukai,2022
  • Nagoya University, Law School, Lecturer , 2022.4 – 2023.3
  • Aichi University, Law School, Lecturer , 2021.4 – 2022.3
  • Legal guide to intellectual property rights related to agriculture, forestry and fisheries, tome1 and 2 (co-author), Seiren Shoin, 2019.
  • Casebook: Points for Determining the Choice of Prior or Amended Article Provisions of the Law of Obligation in the Civil Code of Japan, (co-author), Shinnippon-Hoki Shuppan, 2019.
  • Q&A: Practices in Prevention and Response to Intellectual Property Troubles (co-author), Shinnippon-Hoki Shuppan, 2018-
  • ALAI Japon(Association littéraire et artistique internationale du Japon), member, 2017-
  • Attending Stage International 2014, organized by the Paris Bar Association, 2014.10. - 11.
  • Lecturer, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Law, 2012-2019
  • Giving lectures at Kagoshima University Innovation Center, 2012, 2013.