Event / Seminar

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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November 22, 2016: Seminar on Latest Developments in Intellectual Property Law in the EU and Japan

Please be informed that Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office will hold a seminar jointly with the German law firm Preu Bohlig & Partner and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, details of which are as follows:

 

Date & Time: Tuesday, 22 November 2016, 14:00 – 19:00

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

Agenda: Please see below. Download PDF

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November 21st, 2016: Seminar on German Intellectual Property

Please be informed that Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office will hold a seminar jointly with a German law firm Preu Bohlig & Partner on patent infringement litigation in Germany and employee invention in Germany, details of which are as follows:

Time: Monday, 21st November 2016, 14:00 – 17:00

 

If you are interested in attending the seminar, please contact us for more information:

Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office
Telephone: 03-5220-6540
Facsimile: 03-5220-6556
E-mail:

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May 27th, 2016: Seminar on U.S. Intellectual Property

Please be informed that Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office will invite Ms. Toshiko Takenaka, Ph.D, of the Washington University School of Law, Professor of Technology Law, for a seminar entitled “Drafting Strategy of U.S. Patent Claim and Specification for Obtaining Extensive Rights Resistant against Argument of Invalidation”, details of which are as follows:

Time: Friday, 27th May 2016, 14:00 – 17:00

 

If you are interested in attending the seminar, please contact us for more information:

Sonderhoff & Einsel Law and Patent Office
Telephone: 03-5220-6500
E-mail:

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March 30, 2016: “The Employment Agreement in Japan” – Seminar at the GCC

The complexities of Japanese labor law affect all companies doing business and hiring people in Japan. Understanding the regulations and recent reforms thereof can be particularly challenging for subsidiaries of foreign firms. In this seminar in the German Chamber of Commerce’s Human Resources Event Series, Mr. Makoto Ohsugi and Mr. Nobuchika Mamine will give an overview over the complex laws governing Japanese employment contracts, alongside a comparison with German labor regulations.

For more information and to register for this event please refer to the website of the German Chamber of Commerce in Japan. The event will be held in English.

Date & Time:      Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 18.30-21.00

Venue:                  The German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Japan (map)

 Sanbancho KS Bldg. 5F, 2-4 Sanbancho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo

Fee:                      JPY 5,400 (members), JPY 8,640 (non-members)

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March 4, 2016: VDMA-Workshop „Research & Development“ in Frankfurt/ Main

The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) is hosting a workshop on the protection of intellectual property and on competition law in the European Union, Japan and China. How can member firms, mostly medium-sized companies in the capital goods industry, protect their innovations in jurisdictions inside and outside of Europe?

Several guest speakers will help to answer these questions, among them Mr. Felix Einsel with a talk on particularities of the Japanese patent landscape.

More information on the workshop and how to register can be found on the VDMA website. Please note that the event will be held in German and further information is only available in German.

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