February 2021

ON FEBRUARY 17, 2021, PATENT ATTORNEYS FELIX EINSEL, MASAKO BARNARD AND HIROYUKI YAJIMA HELD AN ONLINE SEMINAR FOR VPP MITTE SÜD IN GERMANY

On February 17, 2021, Felix Einsel, Masako Barnard and Hiroyuki Yajima held an online seminar for Mitte Süd region of VPP, Association of Intellectual Property Experts in Germany, about the revision of Patent Act and Design Act in 2020, criteria for the judgement of inventive step, descriptive requirements for patent applications, as well as third party observations, oppositions and invalidation trials in Japan in German language.

Many VPP members who were interested in the current patent practice in Japan joined the seminar, and after each topic, we received many questions and positive feedback on our presentations based on the experience and knowledge gathered from our long-standing service.

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