Event / Seminar

ON APRIL 25, 2018, S&E SPONSORED AN IP SEMINAR ON PATENT AND TRADEMARK PROSECUTION AND LITIGATION UNDER THAILAND LAW.

On April 25, 2018 Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office sponsored a seminar in Tokyo for Domnern Somgiat & Boonma Law Office Ltd. from Thailand regarding the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights in Thailand. DS&B presented on the recent and planned revisions to Thai IP-related laws and provided concrete examples of IP enforcement in Thailand.  As the seminar was conducted in English, Sonderhoff & Einsel provided translation and interpretation services for DS&B.

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On April 20, 2018, FELIX EINSEL GAVE A PRESENTATION AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE FOR THE INSTITUTE OF PATENT AND TRADEMARK ATTORNEYS OF AUSTRALIA

On April 20, 2018 Felix Einsel gave a presentation in Melbourne, Australia, at the Annual Conference for IPTA (The Institute of Patent and Trademark Attorneys of Australia). In the business session titled “Taking Adverse Examination Decisions on Appeal, and other Advanced Patent Office Proceedings in Korea, Thailand and Japan”, he spoke about the Appeal against the Decision of Refusal & Opposition/Invalidation Trial in Japan.

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On December 8, 2017 in Tokyo and on December 13, 2017 in Osaka: S&E Gave a Presentation at the WE21 Study Group Held By the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA).

On December 8, 2017, Felix Einsel gave a presentation over 6 hours on the utilization and practice of intellectual property in the EU at the WE21 Study Group held by the Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA). He explained the current developments in intellectual property in the EU, in particular the chances of implementation of the unitary patent and unified patent court, latest EU regulations and directives, judgments by the Court of Justice of the European Union and based on the strong tendency that Japanese corporations are shifting their patent applications from the EPO to the German Patent Office, he talked about patent/utility model prosecution and enforcement at the German Patent Office and Courts. This year, 137 participants joined the seminar in Tokyo and 28 participants took part in the seminar in Osaka. The same seminar in an updated version is also planned for the next year.

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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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