Event / Seminar

On December 8, 2017: S&E Gave a Presentation to the Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association’s Study Group on International Issues.

On December 8, 2017, Ayuko Nemoto and Kengo Sakai gave a presentation to the Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association’s Study Group on International Issues titled, “License Agreements with U.S. Companies: Provisions Which Japanese Companies Should Carefully Consider – With a Focus on Provisions Regarding Infringement and Intellectual Property under Japanese and U.S. Law.”

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On October 10, 2017 in Germany: S&E conducted a Seminar titled, “Intellectual Property in Japan.”

On October 10, 2017, Felix Einsel, Nobuchika Mamine, Kengo Sakai and Ayano Ueda gave presentations jointly with the German law firm Preu Bohlig & Partner and Japanese-German Business Association (DJW) in Düsseldorf. Mr. Einsel presented on opposition after patent grants in Japan; Mr. Mamine’s presentation covered applications for protection for designs after Hague Conventions; Mr. Sakai’s presentation focused on patent infringement litigation in Japan; and Ms. Ueda’s presentation noted employee inventions in Japan.

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On October 5, 2017: in Germany, S&E conducted a seminar titled, “Current Developments in Intellectual Property in Japan and Germany”

On October 5, 2017, Felix Einsel, Nobuchika Mamine, Kengo Sakai and Ayano Ueda gave presentations jointly with the German law firm of Preu Bohlig & Partner in Munich. Mr. Einsel presented on recent developments of opposition proceedings against patents granted in Japan; Mr. Mamine’s presentation covered applications of design rights in Japan after the Hague Convention; Mr. Sakai’s presentation focused on patent infringement litigation in Japan; and Ms. Ueda’s presentation noted the recent changes to the employee invention system in Japan.

 

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On September 28, 2017, S&E Will Conduct a Seminar titled, “Artificial Intelligence and Intellectual Property, Patentability trends in the Life Sciences and Recent developments of the EU Unitary Patent System.”

On September 28, 2017, Grant Tanabe and Ayuko Nemoto will give a presentation jointly with the German law firm Preu Bohlig & Partner at the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, details of which are as follows:

Date & Time: Thursday, 28 September 2017, 14:00 – 19:00

(Registration 13:30)

Venue: Delegation of the European Union to Japan (Tokyo)

Europa House, 4-6-28 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku Tokyo 106-0047

Language: English/Japanese (simultaneous translation)

Fee: Free (pre-registration required)

Registration: via the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

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On September 27, 2017: Seminar on the prosecution and exercise of patent and utility model rights in Europe and Germany

On September 27, 2017, S&E will sponsor a seminar for the German law firms Preu Bohlig & Partner and Prüfer & Partner who will present on the prosecution and exercise of patent and utility model rights in Europe and Germany. The details of the seminar are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Time:       Registration 13:30~

Seminar 14:00 – 18:00

Reception 18:15-20:15

Venue: Josuikaikan

Fee: Free (pre-registration required)

Registration: via fax or e-mail to us by September 22, 2017 (registration form )

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On September 8, 2017: S&E Will Give a Presentation To the Life Science Innovation Forum 3 by JMAC.

Shogo Matsunaga will give a presentation titled “Biobank Contract Issues” for JMAC’s Life Science Innovation Forum 3’s “Medical Treatment and Biobanking in the Post Genome Era” which will take place on September 8, 2017 from 12:00. Please see below for more details.

Date: Friday, September 8, 2017 from 12:30 to 17:00

Room: 304

Language: Japanese

Host: JMAC

Fees: Free

Register: Registration is required. (via JASIS WEB, the deadline is on September 1, 2017)

URL:  http://www.jasis.jp/regist/jp/jasisconfsrch.php (Japanese only)

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On July 12, 2017: S&E Gave a Presentation To the Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association’s Study Group on International Issues.

On July 12, 2017, Atsushi Yamashita, Ayuko Nemoto and Hiroshi Morita gave a presentation titled “A Comparison of General Terms Used in English Contracts – With a Focus on Japanese and New York Law”, and Nobuchika Mamine gave a presentation titled “A Comparison of General Terms Used in English Contracts – With a Focus on German and EU Law” for the Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Legal Affairs Association’s Study Group on International Issues.

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On April 25, 2017 and on July 10, 2017: S&E Gave a Presentation at One of the Monthly Seminars of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc. (Kokusai-shojiho-kenkyusho)

On April 25, 2017 and on July 10, 2017, Atsushi Yamashita and Nobuchika Mamine gave the following presentations at one of the monthly seminars of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law, Inc. (kokusaishojiho-kenkyusho):

 

“The Advantages in Investing in Germany, and the Basic Knowledge of the German Tax System, Corporate Structure, and Labor Law” (on April 25, 2017)

 

“The Commonalities and Differences Between Japanese Law and German Law (Which Has Been Viewed as Being Similar to Japanese Law)” (on July 10, 2017)

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On May 30 and June 1, 2017: S&E held IP seminars jointly with the AIP Patent & Law Firm from Korea

On May 30, 2017 in Tokyo and on June 1, 2017 in Osaka, Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office held a joint IP seminars with the AIP Patent & Law Firm from Korea, which includes attorneys and patent attorneys who have broad experience working at Korean companies, patent offices, and the IP court. The presentation focused on patent prosecution and enforcement in Korea.

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May 17, 2017: “S&E Gives Presentation on Overtime Work Issues at Asian Legal Business Japan In-House Legal Summit Event”

“On May 17, 2017, Makoto Ohsugi and Grant Tanabe gave a presentation titled, “Japan’s Labor Officials Newly Aggressive Actions To Enforce Overtime Regulations – Overview of the MHLW’s Team to Eliminate Excessive Work and Practical Ways Companies Can Deal with Overtime Issues” to over 100 in-house counsel at the Asian Legal Business Japan In-House Legal Summit held at the Keio Plaza Hotel.  Please see below link for a copy of the presentation.”

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