Dispute Resolution

Wada & Watanabe handles a full range of dispute resolution procedures in all areas of corporate law, cross-border law, intellectual property, and labor and employment law as well as mediation, arbitration, and litigation. We have extensive experience in areas such as corporate litigation, intellectual property litigation, labor and employment litigation, and product liability litigation.

Furthermore, The Legal 500, which provides rankings for famous law firms throughout the world, recognizes our firm as one of the top firms in the area of dispute resolution in Japan.

Company Law Related Actions

  • Handling disputes related to a variety of shareholder-related matters, including validity of shareholder resolutions, etc.
  • Dismissal of corporate directors, etc.
  • Corporate officer liability-related actions.

Disputes Related to Commercial Transactions (Sales, Contract Price, Claims for Compensation for Damages, etc.)

Product Liability Litigation

Management of and Advice Concerning Legal Disputes Abroad

  • Analysis and strategic advice concerning opinions given by local attorneys and the progress of litigation; translations of related documents.
  • Introduction of and cooperation with foreign law firms through the ILN network.

Intellectual Property Rights

  • Patent infringement
  • Trademark and design infringement
  • Copyright infringement
  • Violations of the Unfair Competition Prevention Law
  • Litigation to rescind trial decisions and invalidation actions

Labor Matters (Litigation and Hearings)