Dr Hiroko Onishi
LLB LLM PhD
Senior Lecturer, Director of Undergraduate Law Programme Level 6
Room 432 Law School
Kingston Upon Thames
- +44 (0)20 8417 9000 Ext: 65407
Hiroko started working at Kingston in 2010. She taught previously as a part-time lecturer in Law on the LLB and the LLM level at School of Law, University of Southampton, where she awarded her PhD degree. She also taught business law at Winchester University.
Comparative Trade Mark Law, Intellectual Property Law, Unfair Competition Law, and Law of Tort.
Hiroko's main area of research is on Comparative Trade Mark Law and IP law. She is particularly interested in the well-known trade mark protection and the trade mark functions. She also has an great interest in Tort – ‘stress at work’ cases.
Law of Tort, Intellectual Property Law
Member of The Society of Legal Scholars (SLS).
Competition Law Association (CLA).
Onishi, Hiroko (2016) Regulating technology - private misuse of drones and protection of privacy. Entertainment Law Review, 27(5), pp. 175-178. ISSN (print) 0959-3799
Onishi, Hiroko (2013) The online defamation maze: are we finding a way out? International Review of Law, Computers & Technology, 27(1-2), pp. 200-212. ISSN (print) 1360-0869
Onishi, Hiroko (2011) Personal avatar identity theft in Japan: the role of the Japanese copyright law. Entertainment Law Review, 22(1), pp. 17-21. ISSN (print) 0959-3799
Onishi, Hiroko (2011) Revisiting the Japanese Unfair Competition Law: post-Bellure. European Intellectual Property Review, 33(6), pp. 368-374. ISSN (print) 0142-0461
Onishi, Hiroko (2010) Japanese courts impose a limited scope of liability on ISPs for damages. Entertainment Law Review, 21(7), pp. 287-289. ISSN (print) 0959-3799
Onishi, Hiroko (2010) "Stress at work" in English law: a Japanese perspective. Professional Negligence, 26(3), pp. 140-148. ISSN (print) 1746-6709
Onishi, Hiroko (2013) Well-known trade marks: a comparative study of Japan and the EU. London, U.K. : Routledge. 320p. (Routledge Research in Intellectual Property) ISBN 9780415521314
Conference or Workshop Item
Onishi, Hiroko (2011) Re-visiting 'trade mark use' : a Japanese perspective. In: Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Annual Conference 2011: Law in politics, politics in law; 05 - 08 Sep 2011, Cambridge, U.K.. (Unpublished)