Researcher Database

Hiroo Sono
Graduate School of Law Legal Practice Private Law
Professor

Researcher Profile and Settings

Affiliation

  • Graduate School of Law Legal Practice Private Law

Job Title

    Professor

URL

Research Interests

  • Unification of Law   Private Ordering   CISG   International Commercial Law   

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Civil law / International Commercial Law
  • Humanities & social sciences / Civil law / Civil Law

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2008/09 - Today    Hokkaido University, Graduate School of LawProfessor
  • 2006/10 - 2008/08    Hokkaido University, Graduate School of LawVisiting Professor
  • 2006/10 - 2008/08    Ministry of Justice, Civil Affairs BureauCounsellor
  • 2004/04 - 2006/09    Hokkaido Universiy, Graduate School of LawProfessor
  • 1998/04 - 2004/03    Kyushu University, Faculty of LawAssociate Professor
  • 1994/12 - 1998/03    Kanazawa University, Faculty of LawAssociate Professor

Education

  •        - 1994  Hokkaido University  Graduate School of Law
  •        - 1990  University of Michigan  Law School
  •        - 1989  Hokkaido University  Graduate School of Law
  •        - 1987/03  Hokkaido University  Faculty of Law

Association Memberships

  • International Law Association , Japan Branch   JAPANESE COUNCIL ON INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS   THE JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW   JAPANESE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR LEGAL STUDIES   JAPAN ASSOCIATION OF PRIVATE LAW   

Research Activities

Published Papers

  • The UNIDROIT Principles As Reference For The Uniform Interpretation Of National Laws: The Case Of Japan
    Hiroo Sono, Tetsuo Morishita
    ICCLP Publications ICCLP Publications (14) 13 - 35 2019 [Not refereed][Invited]
  • Control Of Price Related Terms In Standard Form Contracts: Japanese National Report
    SONO Hiroo
    ICCLP Publications ICCLP Publications (14) 130 - 148 2019 [Not refereed][Invited]
  • Fundamental Principles of Contracts
    SONO Hiroo
    Yoshio Shiomi et al., "Shokai Kaisei Minpo" [Detailed Explanation of the Revised Civil Code] Yoshio Shiomi et al., "Shokai Kaisei Minpo" [Detailed Explanation of the Revised Civil Code] 376 - 385 2018 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • "Introduction To Articles 85-88" and "Articles 85-88"
    SONO Hiroo
    Stefan Kroell, Loukas Mistelis and Pilar Perales Viscasillas (eds), UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG): A Commentary, Second edition, C.H.Beck /Hart/Nomos Stefan Kroell, Loukas Mistelis and Pilar Perales Viscasillas (eds), UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG): A Commentary, Second edition, C.H.Beck /Hart/Nomos 1129 - 1165 2018 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • Going Forward With Uniform Private Law Treaties: A Study In Japan's Behavioral Pattern
    SONO Hiroo
    Japanese Yearbook of International Law Japanese Yearbook of International Law 60 10 - 58 2018 [Refereed][Not invited]
     研究論文(学術雑誌)
  • Introductory Note (Uniform Law Treaties; Their Reception, Implementation, Success And Failure)
    SONO Hiroo
    Japanese Yearbook of International Law Japanese Yearbook of International Law 60 4 - 9 2018 [Refereed][Not invited]
     研究論文(学術雑誌)
  • 曽野 裕夫, 山中 仁美
    北大法学論集 = The Hokkaido law review 北大法学論集 = The Hokkaido law review 68 (1) 268 - 213 0385-5953 2017 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • 曽野 裕夫, 山中 仁美
    北大法学論集 = The Hokkaido law review 北大法学論集 = The Hokkaido law review 68 (2) 508 - 456 0385-5953 2017 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • 小塚 荘一郎, 曽野 裕夫
    北大法学論集 北大法学論集 66 (4) 1250 - 1228 0385-5953 2015 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • 曽野 裕夫, 小塚 荘一郎
    北大法学論集 北大法学論集 66 (4) 1078 - 1061 0385-5953 2015 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • 小塚 荘一郎, 曽野 裕夫
    日本国際経済法学会年報 日本国際経済法学会年報 (24) 106 - 123 1342-1301 2015 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • Private Enforcement of Consumer Law: A Sketch of the Japanese Landscape
    SONO Hiroo
    Hokkaido Journal of New Global Law and Policy Hokkaido Journal of New Global Law and Policy (16) 63 - 80 2012 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • Comparative law journal Comparative law journal 67 - 78 0439-1365 2006 [Not refereed][Not invited]
  • SONO Hiroo
    1999 (2) 181 - 192 0569-9215 1999 [Not refereed][Not invited]

Books etc

  • Contract Law In Japan
    Hiroo Sono, Luke Nottage, Andrew Pardieck, Kenji Saigusa ()
    Kluwer Law International 2019/01 共著
  • Emerging Rules Of International Commercial Law : Bilingual (English-Japanese) Selected UNCITRAL Texts
    UNCITRAL-RCAP & GPLF ()
    UNCITRAL Regional Centre for Asia and the Pacific 2016/12 共編者(共編著者)
  • The multiple worlds of Japanese law : disjunctions and conjunctions
    Ginsburg Tom, Nottage Luke R, 曽野 裕夫 ()
    Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives 2001 1550582380

MISC

Research Grants & Projects

  • Multi-layer Formation of "ius commune" in International Trade : CISG as an Axis
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
    Date (from‐to) : 2008 -2011 
    (抄録なし)
  • Studies for the Law concerning International "B to B" Transactions of Goods and Services
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(特定領域研究)
    Date (from‐to) : 2004 -2009 
    Our study aims to offer comprehensive information in English on the present legal situation in Japan concerning goods and service transactions in business to business settings, so that those who are interested in Japanese law could obtain the general idea and basic information on this subject. We provided the information of legislations/regulations and 175 court cases of Japan in this field by way of posting on our website, seminars and publications, etc.Our Study also aims at doing some comparative researches in this field to review the current rules of national laws of Japan and other Sta...
  • Collaboration of the Public and Private in forming Order to the 20013021Market/Living Environment: The Legal Structure of <>.
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
    Date (from‐to) : 2005 -2008
  • Abuse of Bargaining Power in the Contractual Process: Regulation by Private Law
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(C))
    Date (from‐to) : 2003 -2006 
    Abuse of bargaining power in the contractual process is abundant. The purpose of this project was to pursue a private law theory in regulating such abuse. The project was conducted on the following three fronts:1.Disjunctions and Conjunctions of Private Law and Administrative RegulationsAbuse of bargaining power has traditionally been considered to be within the realm of administrative regulations under Japanese law: it has been regulated by the Antimonopoly Law as an unfair trade practice, and enforced by the Fair Trade Commission. Private law, although analysis has been scant, may also pl...
  • A Strategic Study to Replace the Current Fluid Legal System by a Better Integrated One for the 21st Century-A Comparative Study of Administration, Market, and Consumption Aspects of Modern Society.
    Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology:Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research(基盤研究(A))
    Date (from‐to) : 2002 -2004 
    Contemporary society consists of three sub-systems : political-administrative, economic-market, and life-consumption. This research aimed to grasp the structure of the transformation of contemporary society by clarifying how each of these sub-systems changes from within and through interactions.The major findings includes the phenomenon of "Crossover between Public and Private", so to speak, through interactions between these three sub-systems. We found that this phenomenon stands out particularly in legal orders regulating competition and environment.As for the competition regulation, it h...

Educational Activities

Teaching Experience

  • 民法Ⅲa
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 法学部
  • Civil Law III
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 学士課程
    開講学部 : 法学部
    キーワード : 債権各論、契約、事務管理、不当利得、不法行為
  • International Commercial Transactions
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 法科大学院
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 国際取引、国際売買、国際運送、国際支払、ウィーン売買条約、CISG、インコタームズ
  • Civil Law Case Analysis Ⅱ
    開講年度 : 2017
    課程区分 : 法科大学院
    開講学部 : 法学研究科
    キーワード : 民法,債権各論,契約法,不法行為法

Campus Position History

  • 2014年7月1日 
    2016年6月30日 
    評価室室員

Position History

  • 2014年7月1日 
    2016年6月30日 
    評価室室員


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