Tomohiko KOBAYASHI

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Name
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
E-mail
kobayashiotaru-uc.ac.jp
Affiliation
Otaru University of Commerce
Section
Faculty of Commerce, Department of Law
Job title
Professor
Degree
LL.M.(University of California at Berkeley Law School), LL.M.(Kyoto University)

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Oct 2017
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Today
Professor (full-time, tenured), Department of Law, Otaru University of Commerce
 
Apr 2017
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Today
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time), Department of Arts and Sciences, Fuji Women's University
 
Oct 2016
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Jan 2017
Visiting Associate Professor (3-month intensive), College of Law and Politics, National Chung Hsing University (Taiwan)
 
Apr 2014
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May 2014
Foreign Professor (3-week intensive), Law School, Far Eastern Federal University (Russian Federation)
 
Sep 2008
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Mar 2009
Visiting Researcher (Fulbright grantee), Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University (USA)
 
Apr 2008
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Sep 2017
Associate Professor (full-time, tenured), Faculty of Commerce, Otaru University of Commerce
 
Feb 2005
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Mar 2007
Deputy Director (full-time), Multilateral Trade System Department, Trade Policy Bureau, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
 
Apr 2004
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Feb 2005
Associate (full-time), Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University
 
Jul 2018
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Aug 2018
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 semester / year), Faculty of Law, Hokkaido University
 
Jul 2016
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Aug 2016
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive), Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies, Kobe University
 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Faculty staff, Center for Glocal Strategy, Otaru University of Commerce
 
Apr 2016
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Jul 2016
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time), Faculty of Law, Hokkai Gakuen University
 
Apr 2010
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Jul 2014
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time), Faculty of Law, Hokkaido University
 
Dec 2010
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Dec 2010
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive), Faculty of Global Communication, University of Nagasaki
 
Apr 2010
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Mar 2016
Faculty staff, Center for Business Creation, Otaru University of Commerce
 
Jul 2008
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Jul 2014
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive), Graduate School of International Cooperation, Kobe University
 
Aug 2005
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Aug 2005
Adjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive), Faculty of Law, Matsuyama University
 

Education

 
Aug 2014
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May 2015
Master of Laws (LL.M), School of Law, University of California at Berkeley
 
Apr 2007
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Mar 2008
Doctoral candidate (all but dissertation), Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2001
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Mar 2004
Doctor course, Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1999
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Mar 2001
Master course, Graduate School of Law, Kyoto University
 
Apr 1994
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Mar 1999
Bachelor course, Faculty of Law, Kyoto University
 

Books etc

 
The Appellate Body of the WTO and Its Reform
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Part:Contributor, The Use of Panel Process to Improve the Function of the Appellate Body (Ch. 12))
Springer   Sep 2019   
Paradigm Shift in International Economic Law Rule-Making: TPP as a New Model for Trade Agreements?
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Part:Contributor, Memento Mori: Membership Issues Surrounding Entry into, Modification of, and Withdrawal from the TPP)
Springer   Nov 2017   ISBN:9789811067303
Emerging Issues in Sustainable Development : International Trade Law and Policy Relating to Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Part:Contributor, Chapter 14: Changes in Cycles and Risks of Circumvention?)
Springer   Nov 2016   ISBN:9784431564249
DOI: 10.1007/978-4-431-56426-3_14
Introduction to the WTO/FTA Law
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Part:Joint Work, Chapters 1, 8, 9 and 14)
Horitsu-bunka-sha   Feb 2016   ISBN:9784589037220
"L’être situé", Effectiveness and Purposes of International Law: Essays in Honour of Professor Ryuichi Ida
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Part:Contributor, Running Many FTAs is Like Balancing between Many Bicycles: A Multidimensional Comparison of Institutional Provisions in Japan’s FTAs (pp. 115-143))
Brill   Jul 2015   ISBN:9789004268883
DOI: 10.1163/9789004294288_007
International Adjudication and the Development of Contemporary International Law
Tomohiko Kobayashi (Part:Contributor, Revisiting the Role of Panel Process in the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism)
Sanseido   Aug 2014   ISBN:9784385321431
Globalism and Hokkaido Economy
Tomohiko Kobayashi and Chisato Shibayama (Part:Contributor, Impacts of the FTAs on Hokkaido Economy)
Nakanishiya Shuppan   Apr 2014   ISBN:9784779508271
US Policy Towards China India and Japan New Challenges and Prospects
Tomohiko Kobayashi (Part:Contributor, Redefining US-Japan Economic Relations: A Japanese Perspective)
Atlantic   2013   ISBN:9788126918102
Multilateralism and Regionalism in Global Economic Governance: Trade, Investment and Finance
Tomohiko Kobayashi (Part:Contributor, Dynamic Process of Transnational Dispute Settlement as Autopoietic System?)
Routledge   2011   ISBN:9780415702942
Casebook WTO Law
Mitsuo Matsushita, et al (Part:Contributor, "US - Byrd Amendment" case, 22.6 Arbitration)
Yuhikaku   Jul 2009   ISBN:9784641046436

Published Papers

 
Sustainable Resource Development in the Arctic: Using Export Trade Agreements to Restrict Environmentally Harmful Subsidies
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Polar Record   55(4)    Oct 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Financial Review   138    Aug 2019   [Refereed][Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Quarterly Jurist   30 17-25   Aug 2019   [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI, Kenichiro SAITO, and Sotaro TAKEMURA
Economic Review   69(2/3) 91-110   Dec 2018
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Asian Journal of WTO & Int’l Health Law and Policy   13 113-118   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (co-authored with Chang-fa Lo, Junji Nakagawa, Rajesh Sharma, Tsai-yu Lin, Lisa Toohey, Joseph Wira Koesnaidi, Jaemin Lee, R.V. Anuradha, Julien Chaisse & R. Rajesh Babu)
Asian Journal of WTO & Int’l Health Law and Policy   13(1) 5-16   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (co-authored with Chang-fa Lo, Junji Nakagawa, Rajesh Sharma, Tsai-yu Lin, Lisa Toohey, Joseph Wira Koesnaidi, Jaemin Lee, R.V. Anuradha, Julien Chaisse & R. Rajesh Babu)
Asian Journal of WTO & International Health Law and Policy   13(1) 17-26   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (co-authored with Chang-fa Lo, Junji Nakagawa, Tsai-yu Lin, Julien Chaisse, Lisa Toohey, Jaemin Lee, Rajesh Sharma, R. Rajesh Babu, Joseph Wira Koesnaidi, and Anuradha RV)
Contemporary Asia Arbitration Journal   10(2) 321-336   Nov 2017   [Refereed]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Asian Journal of WTO & Int’l Health Law and Policy (AJWH)   12(2) 381-403   Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Korean Journal of International and Comparative Law   2 139-163   Nov 2014   [Refereed]
World Trade Organization (WTO) and the "Constitutionalization" of International Law: Legalization, Judicialization, and Member Control of its Dispute Settlement Mechanism
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Yearbook of World Law   33 123-148   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Hokkaido Journal of New Global Law and Politics   20 351-374   Mar 2013
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Quarterly Jurist   7 107-113   Nov 2013   [Invited]
Tomohiko Kobayashi
The Fair Trade Monthly   741 24-29   Jul 2012
Pinning Down the Circling Concept of Circumvention: a Comprehensive Approach to Anti-Circumvention Disciplines under the WTO Agreement on Agriculture
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japanese Yearbook of International Law   54 365-385   Mar 2011   [Refereed]
Statistical Analysis on Anti-dumping Measures Taken by the European Union (EU)
Chisato Shibayama and Tomohiko Kobayashi
EU Studies in Japan   31 204-222   Jul 2011   [Refereed]
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Economic Review   59(4) 199-269   Mar 2009

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Heal the World: Options to Amend WTO Agreements to Save the AB [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Workshop on the “WTO Appellate Body and Its Reform”   13 Jan 2019   
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Tokyo Workshop on Paradise Lost or Found?: The Post-WTO International “Legal” Order (Utopian and Dystopian Possibilities)   10 Jan 2019   
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
PCRC 4th International Symposium: International Law for Sustainability in Arctic Resource Development: Integrating economic, social, environmental and scientific dimensions   18 Dec 2018   Polar Cooperation Research Centre (PCRC), Kobe University
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
OneAsia Lecture Series   9 Oct 2018   Japan Research Center, National Taichung University of Science and Technology
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
2018 AWRN-CIBEL Joint Conference: “WTO, International Economic Law and Emerging Challenges – Asia Pacific Perspective”   17 Aug 2018   China International Business & Economic Law Initiative, University of New South Wales
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
The Global Annual Conference of the Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law   1 Jul 2018   Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
8th Annual Conference of the Taiwanese Society of Japan Studies   10 Nov 2017   Taiwanese Society of Japan Studies
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of International Law   6 Sep 2017   Japanese Society of International Law
Comment: How to Preserve the Integrity and Independence of the WTO Panel and the Appellate Body?
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Asia WTO Research Network   5 Jun 2017   National Taiwan University
Legal Leeways to Revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
One Asia Forum 2016   13 Jan 2017   National Taichung University of Science and Technology
Quo Vadis, TPP?: Institutional Issues Involving Accession, Amendment and Withdrawal [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
2016 International Conference on Japanese Political Economy and Foreign Affairs   9 Dec 2016   Tamkang University
Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation and Harmonization of Labor Standard
Hideki FUNATSU and Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
10th East Asian Triangle International Symposium   11 Nov 2016   
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Asia WTO Research Network (AWRN) 2016 Conference   17 May 2016   
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
European Union Studies Association Japan   21 Nov 2015   
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Symposium on International Trade Law and Policy: Relating to Natural Resources, Energy and Environment–Perspectives on Sustainable Development   2 Mar 2015   Institute for International Studies and Training (IIST)
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
2014 International Conference on Trade Remedy System   21 Nov 2014   
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Midyear Meeting and Research Forum 2014 of the American Society of International Law,   7 Nov 2014   American Society of International Law
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japanese Association of World Law   May 2013   
Tomohiko Kobayashi
2012 International Conference on Law and Society   Jul 2012   Law and Society Association
Catch Me If You Can: Revisiting the Role of Anti-Circumvention Provisions under International Law
KOBAYASHI Tomohiko
2012 International Conference on Law and Society, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA   7 Jun 2012   
How Will This Huge EPA Fit into the WTO Regime (or Not)? [Invited]
Tomohiko Kobayashi
EUIJ-Kansai Workshop “Toward a Japan-EU EPA,” Kobe University, Japan   10 Mar 2012   
On Circumvention of Agricultural Export Subsidy Commitments from East Asian Viewpoints [Invited]
Tomohiko Kobayashi
2011 KSIL-CSIL-JSIL Joint International Conference   27 Jun 2011   
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Inaugural Conference of the Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN/SIEL)   3 Aug 2009   Asian International Economic Law Network (AIELN/SIEL)
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Inaugural Conference of the Society of International Economic Law   16 Jul 2008   Society of International Economic Law (SIEL)
Legal Assistance for Viet Nam after Its Entrance into the WTO   2 Mar 2008   
Dynamic Process of Transnational Dispute Settlement as an Autopoietic System?: Case Studies of Disputes involving WTO, NAFTA, andDomestic Laws
KOBAYASHI Tomohiko
International Meeting on Law and Society in the 21st Century : Joint Annual Meetings of Law and Society Association (LSA) and the Research Committee on Sociology of Law (RCSL/ISA), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany   25 Jul 2007   
Multidimentional Process Analysis of the International Dispute Settlement Mechanism
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japanese Association of Sociology of Law   May 2007   
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japanese Society of International Law (JSIL)   May 2006   
Dynamic Process of Compliance with the GATT/WTO: The Transformation of South African International Trade Regulations since the 1990s
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Fifth International CISS Millennium Conference   7 Jul 2004   Comparative Interdisciplinary Studies Section (CISS) of the International Studies Association (ISA)
Practice of the Republic of South Africa in the Implementation of the WTO Agreement [Invited]
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Public Policy Studies Association Japan   Jun 2004   
Recourse to the International Legal Norms in the Domestic Judicial Process
Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japanese Association of Sociology of Law   May 2003   

Committee Memberships

 
Apr 2017
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Today
Hokkaido District Transport Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)  Member, Seafarers' Section of the Council for Regional Transport
 
Sep 2016
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Today
Japanese Society of International Law  Website Committee
 
Mar 2016
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Today
Japanese Association of International Economic Law  Committee on International Cooperation
 
Oct 2013
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Today
Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law  Committee on Research Planning
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2022    Investigator(s): Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Asia WTO Research Network 2019 Retreat
The Murata Science Foundation: Aid for Academic Conferences
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): Yasuhiro SHIGETA
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Researches (C)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Hyucksoo YOO
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Hucksoo YOO
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A)
Project Year: 2011 - 2015    Investigator(s): Shigeki Sakamoto
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Yuko Osakada Matsumoto
Globalism and Regional Economy
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology: Special Education and Research Funds
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): Makoto Anazawa
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B))
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japanese Association of Sociology of Law (JASL): Monetary support for overseas travel expenses for young scholars
Project Year: Jul 2012 - Jul 2012    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists(B))
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2012    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: 2007 - 2010    Investigator(s): Akiho SHIBATA
Interstitial norms function, behind the primary rules of international law, to regulate the normative relationship and the coordinated application of these rules, so that the international legal system positively responds to the changing societal ...
Ensuring domestic implementation of changing WTO Law: An analysis of the implementation of the dispute settlement rulings and amended WTO agreements
Japan-US Education Commission: Fulbright Grant
Project Year: Sep 2008 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Role of the JA to Address Globalization in Agricultural Sector
JA-ZENCHU (Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives): Grant-in-Aid for Academic Research (General Topics)
Project Year: Apr 2008 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Sep 2008    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japanese Association of Sociology of Law (JASL): Monetary support for overseas travel expenses for young scholars
Project Year: Jul 2007 - Jul 2007    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Murata Science Foundation: Grant for Studying Abroad
Project Year: Jul 2007 - Jul 2007    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B))
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Kajima Foundation: Grant for studying abroad
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2007
Adachi Memorial Foundation: Grant for students studying international law
Project Year: Apr 2003 - Mar 2004    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi
Kyoto University: Research grant for young scholars
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2005    Investigator(s): Tomohiko Kobayashi

Misc

 
[Case Review] Medellin v. Texas
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
31-33   Jun 2019   [Invited]
(Case Note) Direct Applicability of the WTO Agreement on Agriculture
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Jurist   1505 302-303   Apr 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
(Review) Kokusaihogaku no Shosou: Toutatsuten to Tenbou [Aspects of International Law Studies: Achievements and Prospects (Commemorative Book in Honor of Professor Shinya Murase), edited by Junichi Eto, Tokyo: Shinzansha, 2015. Pp. 976p.
Takuhei YAMADA, Tomohiko KOBAYASHI and Dai TAMADA
Japanese Yearbook of International Law   59 429-432   Feb 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
[Book Review] Yuka Fukunaga, Securing Compliance with International Economic Agreements and Dispute Settlement: Achievements and Limits of the WTO Dispute Settlement System and the Investment Arbitration System (Yuhikaku, 2013)
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
International Economic Law (Japan Association of International Economic Law)   23 240-244   Oct 2014   [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Report on the WTO Panels and Appellate Body Rulings 2013      2013   [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI and Jun TSURUTA
Horitsu Jiho   84(13) 253-260   Dec 2012   [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Report on the WTO Panels and Appellate Body Rulings 2012      2012
Jun TSURUTA and Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Horitsu Jiho   83(13) 245-253   2011   [Invited]
[Case Note] Medellin v. US, 552 U.S. 491 (2008)
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Casebook on International Law (2nd ed.)   18-19   2011   [Invited]
[Book Review] Meredith Kolsky Lewis and Susy Frankel (eds.), International Economic Law and National Autonomy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 300p)
Tomohiko Kobayashi
International Economic Law   (20) 240-244   Oct 2011   [Invited]
Jun TSURUTA and Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Horitsu Jiho   82(13) 242-248   2010   [Invited]
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Report on the WTO Panels and Appellate Body Rulings 2004   99-110   Mar 2005
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
International Economic Law (Japan Association of International Economic Law)   13 211-216   2004
[Book Review] De Búrca・Scott (eds.) The EU and the WTO (Hart Publishing 2001)
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
International Economic Law (Japan Association of International Economic Law)   11 169-172   2002
[Case Note] United States — Anti-Dumping Duty on Dynamic Random Access Memory Semiconductors (DRAMS) of One Megabit or Above from Korea (DS99)
Tomohiko KOBAYASHI
Trade Journal   49(11) 40-43   Nov 2001   [Invited]

Teaching Experience

 
 

Social Contribution

 
Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
[Lecturer]  Otaru University of Commerce  20 Jul 2019 - 20 Jul 2019
Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
[Lecturer]  Otaru University of Commerce  29 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
[Lecturer]  Otaru University of Commerce  Teaching License Renewal Course  23 Jul 2016 - 23 Jul 2016
Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
[Lecturer]  Otaru University of Commerce  4 Aug 2014 - 4 Aug 2014
Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
[Lecturer]  Otaru University of Commerce  10 Aug 2013 - 10 Aug 2013

Research Areas