Researcher Database

KOBAYASHI Tomohiko

Department of Law Professor
Contact: tkobayashires.otaru-uc.ac.jp
Last Updated :2022/09/22

Researcher Information

Affiliation

    Department of Law

Job Title

  • Professor

Degree

  • LL.M.(University of California at Berkeley Law School)
  • LL.M.(Kyoto University)

URL

J-Global ID

Research Interests

  • Antidumping   Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement   World Trade Organization (WTO)   Economic Partnership Agreement   Addressing "circumvention" of international obligations to ensure their effectiveness   FTA   WTO law   international trade law   public international law   Domestic implementation of international law   Relationship between international law and domestic laws   Free Trade Agreements   Regional Trade Agreements   World Trade Organization   

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / New fields in law / international trade law, esp. WTO and FTAs
  • Humanities & social sciences / International law / Public International Law
  • Humanities & social sciences / International law / International Economic Law

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2022/01 - Today  Attorney at Law (State of New York, USA)
  • 2017/10 - Today  Otaru University of CommerceDepartment of LawProfessor (full-time, tenured)
  • 2016/04 - Today  Otaru University of CommerceCenter for Glocal StrategyFaculty staff
  • 2022/08 - 2022/08  Kobe UniversityGraduate School of International Cooperation StudiesAdjunct Assistant Professor
  • 2020/04 - 2022/08  Sapporo Gakuin UniversityFaculty of LawAdjunct Assistant Professor
  • 2016/04 - 2022/08  Hokkaido UniversityFaculty of Law / Graduate School of LawAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 semester / year)
  • 2020/04 - 2022/03  Otaru University of CommerceOffice for Internatioal CollaborationDirector
  • 2017/04 - 2022/02  Fuji Women's UniversityDepartment of Arts and SciencesAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time)
  • 2021/09 - 2022/01  Hokkaido UniversityPublic Policy SchoolAdjunct Assistant Professor
  • 2020/07 - 2020/08  Kobe UniversityGraduate School of International Cooperation StudiesAdjunct Assistant Professor
  • 2019/09 - 2020/01  Hokkaido UniversityLaw SchoolAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time)
  • 2019/11 - 2019/12  Jagiellonian University (Poland)Faculty of Law and AdministrationVisiting Professor (part-time) (5-week intensive)
  • 2018/07 - 2018/08  Kobe UniversityGraduate School of International Cooperation StudiesAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive)
  • 2008/04 - 2017/09  Otaru University of CommerceFaculty of CommerceAssociate Professor (full-time, tenured)
  • 2016/10 - 2017/01  National Chung Hsing University (Taiwan)College of Law and PoliticsVisiting Associate Professor (3-month intensive)
  • 2016/07 - 2016/08  Kobe UniversityGraduate School of International Cooperation StudiesAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive)
  • 2016/04 - 2016/07  Hokkai Gakuen UniversityFaculty of LawAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time)
  • 2010/04 - 2016/03  Otaru University of CommerceCenter for Business CreationFaculty staff
  • 2010/04 - 2014/07  Hokkaido UniversityFaculty of LawAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time)
  • 2008/07 - 2014/07  Kobe UniversityGraduate School of International CooperationAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive)
  • 2014/04 - 2014/05  Far Eastern Federal University (Russian Federation)Law SchoolForeign Professor (3-week intensive)
  • 2010/12 - 2010/12  University of NagasakiFaculty of Global CommunicationAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive)
  • 2008/09 - 2009/03  Tufts University (USA)Fletcher School of Law and DiplomacyVisiting Researcher (Fulbright grantee)
  • 2005/02 - 2007/03  Ministry of Economy, Trade and IndustryMultilateral Trade System Department, Trade Policy BureauDeputy Director (full-time)
  • 2005/08 - 2005/08  Matsuyama UniversityFaculty of LawAdjunct Assistant Professor (part-time) (1 week intensive)
  • 2004/04 - 2005/02  Kyoto UniversityGraduate School of LawAssociate (full-time)

Education

  • 2014/08 - 2015/05  University of California at Berkeley  School of Law  Master of Laws (LL.M)
  • 2007/04 - 2008/03  Kyoto University  Doctoral candidate (all but dissertation), Graduate School of Law
  • 2001/04 - 2004/03  Kyoto University  Graduate School of Law  Doctor course (LL.D. candidate)
  • 1999/04 - 2001/03  Kyoto University  Graduate School of Law  Master of Laws (LL.M)
  • 1994/04 - 1999/03  Kyoto University  Faculty of Law

Association Memberships

  • Asian Society of International Law, Japan Chapter   Asia WTO Research Network (AWRN)   JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF WORLD LAW   THE JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW   American Society of International Law   THE JAPANESE ASSOCIATION OF SOCIOLOGY OF LAW   JAPANESE SOCIETY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW   

Published Papers

Books etc

  • 西井・鶴田(編)国際環境法講義(第2版)
    小林 友彦 (第14章「貿易」(195-203頁))有信堂 2022/05 9784842040660
  • Tomohiko Kobayashi ("6 Relationship between International and Domestic Law" in Japan section)Brill Nijhoff 2021/09 9789004388772 xxviii, 586p 178-181
  • Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (米国の政府調達に関する国産品優遇条項における原産地規則の運用のWTO政府調達協定との整合性)信山社 2021/09 9784797281248 632 361-380
  • 林(編)カリンと学ぶ法学入門(第2版)
    小林 友彦 (エピローグ:ビジネスと法の国際化)法律文化社 2021/04 9784589041432 191-199
  • Yasuhiro Shigeta; Akira Sakota; Akiko Okamatsu; Tomohiko Kobayashi; Jou Toriyabe; Miharu Hirano (ケース9(54-58頁), ケース11(64-69頁), ケース12(70-75頁), 第6章概観(177-178頁), ケース30(179-184頁), ケース31 (185-189頁), ケース32(190-194頁), ケース33(195-199頁))Toshindo 2020/10 9784798916576 288
  • Tomohiko Kobayashi; Yuka Fukunaga (Like a Rolling Stone: Exploring Viable Options for the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism to Evolve Forward in the Post-WTO Era)Springer 2020/07 9783030454272 291 133-147
  • Masahiro Nishii and Jun Tsuruta (Eds.) (Chapter 14 [Trade and Environment])Yushindo 2020/04 9784842040646 269p 191-199
  • Tomohiko Kobayashi, Aya Iino, Satoshi Kodera, Yuka Fukunaga (Foreword, Chapter 1, Chapter 8, Chapter 9, and, Chapter 14)Horitsu Bunka Sha 2020/03 9784589040626 ix, 215p
  • Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Incorporating Investment in Services into the World Trade Organization Framework)Springer 2020/01 9789811336140
  • Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (The Use of Panel Process to Improve the Function of the Appellate Body (Ch. 12))Springer 2019/10 9789811502545 348 199-211
  • Chaisse, Gao & Lo (Eds.), Paradigm Shift in International Economic Law Rule-Making: TPP as a New Model for Trade Agreements?
    Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Memento Mori: Membership Issues Surrounding Entry into, Modification of, and Withdrawal from the TPP)Springer 2017/11 9789811067303 526 457-474
  • Matsushita & Schoenbaum (Eds.), Emerging Issues in Sustainable Development : International Trade Law and Policy Relating to Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment
    Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Chapter 14: Changes in Cycles and Risks of Circumvention?)Springer 2016/11 9784431564249 402 289-293
  • 小林, 友彦; 飯野, 文; 小寺, 智史; 福永, 有夏 (はしがき、第1章、第8章、第9章、第14章)Horitsu Bunka Sha 2016/03 9784589037220 viii, 215p
  • Hamamoto, Sakai & Shibata (Eds.), "L’être situé", Effectiveness and Purposes of International Law: Essays in Honour of Professor Ryuichi Ida
    Tomohiko KOBAYASHI (Running Many FTAs is Like Balancing between Many Bicycles: A Multidimensional Comparison of Institutional Provisions in Japan’s FTAs (pp. 115-143))Brill 2015/07 9789004268883 299 115-143
  • International Adjudication and the Development of Contemporary International Law
    Tomohiko Kobayashi (Revisiting the Role of Panel Process in the WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism)Sanseido 2014/08 9784385321431 479 167-190
  • Globalism and Hokkaido Economy
    Tomohiko Kobayashi; Chisato Shibayama (Impacts of the FTAs on Hokkaido Economy)Nakanishiya Shuppan 2014/04 9784779508271 289 187-208
  • US Policy Towards China India and Japan New Challenges and Prospects
    Tomohiko Kobayashi (Redefining US-Japan Economic Relations: A Japanese Perspective)Atlantic 2013 9788126918102 224 48-62
  • 小林友彦 (WTO農業協定における輸出補助金規律の迂回防止規定の位置づけ:輸出国家貿易を一つの素材とした序論的検討)日本評論社 2012/05 9784535557116 194 109-139
  • Nakagawa (Ed.) Multilateralism and Regionalism in Global Economic Governance: Trade, Investment and Finance
    Tomohiko Kobayashi (Dynamic Process of Transnational Dispute Settlement as Autopoietic System?)Routledge 2011 9780415702942 216 91-107
  • Casebook WTO Law
    Tomohiko Kobayashi ("US - Byrd Amendment" case, 22.6 Arbitration)Yuhikaku 2009/07 9784641046436 242 188
  • Antidumping Laws and Practices of the New Users
    Gustav Brink; Tomohiko Kobayashi (Anti-dumping Law and Practice in South Africa)Cameron May 2007 9781905017256 389 203-245

Conference Activities & Talks

MISC

Research Grants & Projects

Teaching Experience

  • Principles of International Economic LawPrinciples of International Economic Law Jagiellonian University Faculty of Law and Administration (Poland)
  • Basics of Business LawBasics of Business Law Otaru University of Commerce Business School
  • Basics of Law C-bBasics of Law C-b Fuji Women's University
  • International Economic LawInternational Economic Law Otaru University of Commerce Graduate School of Commerce
  • Basics of Law C-aBasics of Law C-a Fuji Women's University
  • Advanced Course on Business LawAdvanced Course on Business Law Doctor course, Graduate School of Commerce, Otaru University of Commerce
  • International LawInternational Law Hokkaido University Public Policy School (HOPS)
  • Japan and the Development of the Asia-Pacific EconomyJapan and the Development of the Asia-Pacific Economy National Taichung University of Science and Technology (Taiwan) Department of Applied Japanese
  • International law (B)International law (B) Hokkaido University Law School
  • Public International LawPublic International Law Hokkai-Gakuen University Faculty of Law
  • Introduction to Business LawIntroduction to Business Law Otaru University of Commerce Faculty of Commerce
  • Actual Problems of International Economic LawActual Problems of International Economic Law Far Eastern Federal University (Russian Federation) Law School
  • International Economic LawInternational Economic Law Hokkaido University Faculty of Law / Graduate School of Law
  • International Economic LawInternational Economic Law Kobe University Graduate School of International Cooperation Studies
  • Introduction to Law and Legal ProcessIntroduction to Law and Legal Process Otaru University of Commerce Faculty of Commerce
  • Asian Perspectives on International Economic Law: Learning Intellectual Jujitsu for Rule-Making, Application and Dispute SettlementAsian Perspectives on International Economic Law: Learning Intellectual Jujitsu for Rule-Making, Application and Dispute Settlement Jagiellonian University Faculty of Law and Administration (Poland)

Committee Membership

  • 2021/10 - Today   Japanese Association of International Economic Law   Board member / Vice Chair of the International Exchange Committee
  • 2021/10 - Today   Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law   Chair, Committee on Research Planning
  • 2020/07 - Today   Japanese Association of World Law   Planning Committee, Member
  • 2020/09 -2022/08   Japan Society of International Law   Member, International Exchange Committee
  • 2017/04 -2022/07   Hokkaido District Transport Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)   Member, Seafarers' Section of the Council for Regional Transport
  • 2019/10 -2021/09   Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law   Member, Committee on Research Planning
  • 2016/03 -2018/10   Japan Association of International Economic Law   Member, Committee on International Cooperation
  • 2016/09 -2018/08   Japanese Society of International Law   Member, Website Committee
  • 2013/10 -2017/09   Japan Chapter of the Asian Society of International Law   Member, Committee on Research Planning
  • 2013/03 -2014/08   Japan Association of International Economic Law   Member, Committee for Research Planning
  • 2012/04 -2014/03   National Center for University Entrance Examinations   Member, First Committee on Test Development

Social Contribution

  • 模擬授業
    Date (from-to) : 2022/07/07-2022/07/07
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : 角館高校
  • 教員免許状更新講習・出講
    Date (from-to) : 2021/07/17-2021/07/17
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : 小樽商科大学
  • 教員免許状更新講習・出講
    Date (from-to) : 2020/12/19-2020/12/19
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : 小樽商科大学
  • Memorial Judge, Jessup Cup International Law Moot Court Competition
    Date (from-to) : 2020/01-2020/02
  • Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
    Date (from-to) : 2019/07/20-2019/07/20
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Otaru University of Commerce
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2019/01-2019/02
  • Trial Lesson on International Law
    Date (from-to) : 2018/11/09-2018/11/09
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Sapporo Shiroishi High School
    Event, Program, Title : 小樽商科大学訪問事業
  • Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
    Date (from-to) : 2018/07/29-2018/07/29
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Otaru University of Commerce
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2018/01-2018/02
  • Trial Lesson on International Law
    Date (from-to) : 2017/06/19-2017/06/19
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Sapporo Atsubetsu High School
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2017/01-2017/02
  • Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
    Date (from-to) : 2016/07/23-2016/07/23
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Otaru University of Commerce
    Event, Program, Title : Teaching License Renewal Course
  • 小樽潮陵高校・研究室訪問受入
    Date (from-to) : 2016/04/18-2016/04/18
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : 小樽潮陵高校
    Event, Program, Title : 小樽潮陵高校大学訪問
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2016/01-2016/02
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2015/01-2015/02
  • Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
    Date (from-to) : 2014/08/04-2014/08/04
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Otaru University of Commerce
  • 商大くん けいざいカフェ
    Date (from-to) : 2014/02/08-2014/02/08
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : 小樽商科大学
  • Instructor at the Teaching License Renewal Course
    Date (from-to) : 2013/08/10-2013/08/10
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Otaru University of Commerce
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2012/11-2012/12
  • Trial Lecture on International Law
    Date (from-to) : 2012/10/10-2012/10/10
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Sapporo Intercultural and Technological High School
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2011/11-2011/12
  • Trial Lecture on International Law
    Date (from-to) : 2011/11/09-2011/11/09
    Sponser, Organizer, Publisher  : Sapporo Intercultural and Technological High School
  • ジェサップ国際法模擬裁判大会日本国内予選 書面裁判官
    Date (from-to) : 2010/11-2010/12


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