2020

Tier 2, by Asia IP

Trademark Law Firm of the Year, by Global Law Experts

Global Law Experts “Annual Award 2020”
Nominated as Trademark Law Firm of the Year in Japan.

IP Expert, by Asia IP

Asia IP “IP Expert for 2020”
Nominated as IP Expert.

Patent Law Lawyer of the Year in Japan, Leaders in Law

2019

Tier 2, by Asia IP

Asia IP “The 2019 Patent Rankings”
Nominated as Tier 2 firm for Japanese patent prosecution.

Recommended, IAM Patent 1000

IAM Patent 1000
Nominated as Recommended.

Evaluation comments:
Founded in 1998, RYUKA IP Law Firm is “very active” in the Japanese prosecution scene, on behalf of clients that include global concerns from Korea, China and the United States. With an approach centred on thoroughly understanding inventions and the business requirements of their clients, the side’s 27 patent attorneys stand out for their close communication as well as their technical acuity in the electronics and software arenas. Alongside its drafting of applications for top Japanese companies, the team also provides a speedy and well-regarded translation service – much to the delight of overseas customers. An “incredible, smart, proactive and engaged person”, president and electrical engineering sage Aki Ryuka is qualified to practise in Japan and the United States. He is best-placed to field inquiries from potential patrons.

IP Expert, by Asia IP

Asia IP “IP Expert for 2019”
Nominated as IP Expert.

2018

Recommended, IAM Patent 1000

IAM Patent 1000
Nominated as Recommended.

2017

Winners, Corporate Insider

Corporate Insider “M&A Insider Awards 2017”
Nominated as Winners.

Top 5 Patent Prosecution Firm, by Asia IP

Asia IP “The 2017 Asia IP Awards”
Nominated as Top 5 firm for Japanese patent prosecution.

Tier 2, by Asia IP

Asia IP “2017 Asia IP Profiles”
Nominated as Tier 2 firm for Japanese patent prosecution.

Tier 3, by Asia IP

2016

Top 20 Patent Prosecution Firm, by MIP

Law Firm of the Year, CorporateINTL

CorporateINTL “2016 Corporate Intl Magazine Global Award”
Nominated as ‘Patent & Trademark Law Firm of the Year in Japan’.

2015

Top 5 Patent Prosecution Firm, by Asia IP

Asia IP “2015 Asia IP Awards” / October, 2015
Nominated as Top 5 firm for Japanese patent prosecution.

Top 20 Patent Prosecution Firm, by MIP

Managing Intellectual Property / August 2015
Nominated as Top 20 firm for Japanese patent & Trademark prosecution.

Rising Star in Japanese IP, ILASA

In June, RYUKA was nominated as a Rising Star in the field of Japanese IP at the International Legal Alliance Summit held in New York. We appreciate the trust placed in us by our clients and colleagues, and we will endeavor to continue learning our client’s evolving goals and concerns in order to provide the most suitable consultation.

June 24, 2015,
Best regards,
Aki Ryuka

International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards “LAW FIRM AWARDS June 2015”
Nominated as ‘Rising Star’.

2014

Top 10 Patent Prosecution Firm, by Asia IP

Asia IP “2014 Asia IP Patent Survey” / August, 2014
Nominated as Top 10 firm for Japanese patent prosecution.

Top 5 Patent Prosecution Firm, by Asia IP

Top 10 Patent Prosecution Firm, by Asia IP

Asia IP “2014 Asia IP Profiles” / March, 2014
Nominated as Top 10 firm for Japanese patent prosecution.

Chosen as the IP Litigation Firm of the Year award at the M&A awards

Acquisition International “2014 M&A Awards”
Nominated as ‘The IP Litigation Firm of the Year’

Rising Star in Japanese IP, ILASA

In June, RYUKA was nominated as a Rising Star in the field of Japanese IP at the International Legal Alliance Summit held in New York. We appreciate the trust placed in us by our clients and colleagues, and we will endeavor to continue learning our client’s evolving goals and concerns in order to provide the most suitable consultation.

June 24, 2014,
Best regards,
Aki Ryuka

International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards ‘LAW FIRM AWARDS June 2014’
Nominated as ‘Rising Star’

・Report

Top 12 Patent Prosecution Firm, by ALB

RYUKA was nominated as Top 12 Firm for patent prosecution in Japan by ALB, Asian Legal Business, in 2014.

We appreciate trusts of our clients that led us to Top 12 nomination in 16 year history with our staff of about 80 people, while most firms on the list have more than 50 year hisory and more than 200 people.

We will continually endeavor to improve our services beyond expectations. If you encounter any difficulties with Japanese practice, please feel free to contact us for any reason.

Top 20 Patent Prosecution Firm, by MIP


Managing Intellectual Property / ISSUE 236/ February 2014
Nominated as Top 20 firm for Japanese patent prosecution.

Top 10 Trademark Prosecution Firm, by Asia IP

Asia IP “2014 Asia IP Trademark Survey” / June, 2014
Nominated as Top 10 firm for Japanese trademark prosecution.

Top 12 Trademark Prosecution Firm, by Asia IP


Asia IP “2014 Asia IP Profiles” / March, 2014
Nominated as Top 12 firm for Japanese trademark prosecution.

Top 20 Trademark Prosecution Firm, by MIP

RYUKA was nominated as Top 20 Firm for trademark prosecution in Japan by MIP, Managing Intellectual Property, in 2014.

We appreciate trusts of our clients that led us to Top 20 nomination in 16 year history with our staff of about 80 people, while most firms on the list have more than 50 year history and more than 200 people.

We will continually endeavor to improve our services beyond expectations. If you encounter any difficulties with Japanese practice, please feel free to contact us for any reason.


Managing Intellectual Property / IP STARS HANDBOOK 2014
Nominated as Top 20 firm for Japanese trademark prosecution.