Nicolas Hirt

Nicolas Hirt

Counsel
Tokyo

Email nicolas.hirt@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +81 3 5157 8144

Fax +81 3 5157 8210

LanguagesFrench, English, Japanese

Practice groupIntellectual Property

With a Masters Degree in Law from a leading university in France, Nicolas Hirt is registered as a European Trademark Attorney. He has over 20 years of experience in the registration and portfolio management of trademarks and designs around the world, with a particular emphasis on European Union Trade Marks, national trademarks in Europe, European Union Designs and national designs in Europe.

Nicolas also has a large amount of experience in domain name registration and dispute work. He is French and originally worked at the leading patent firm in France for a number of years.

Nicolas speaks a number of European languages. He is also fluent in Japanese, having studied at Kyoto University and worked in Tokyo for many years.

Awards and recognitions

2017

Next Generation Foreign Lawyer in Japan for IP (International)
Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

2017-2018

Leading individual in Japan for prosecution and strategy
World Trademark Review 1000

Education and admissions

Education

Postgraduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law and Practice, University of Strasbourg, 2002

Masters In Law, Université Paris XI, 1997

Memberships

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Bar admissions and qualifications

French Trademark Attorney

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