Friday, 20 March 2015

Patent litigation in Japan: Chief Judge speaks on latest developments

There's a fascinating and highly educative event coming up next month in London, thanks to the generosity of its sponsors and the kindness of its hosts -- our friends the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) and the IP Lawyers Network Japan,  The details of this attraction look like this:

Recent Developments in Patent Litigation in Japan

13 April 2015
Time: 5:30-6:30 pm, followed by drinks & canapés thanks to generous contributions from the co-host IP Lawyers Network Japan and sponsors: Asahi Breweries Ltd, Canon Europe Ltd, Fujitsu, Honda Motor Europe Ltd., Kameda Seika Co Ltd, and Niigata University.
CIPA and the IP Lawyers Network Japan are pleased to announce a joint seminar inviting the new Chief Judge of the Japan Intellectual Property High Court (an appeal court), Judge Ryuichi Shitara, as the speaker.
The talk will cover the following topics:
Overview of procedures and recent trends
Introduction to the latest notable IP High Court’s Grand Panel judgments:
  •   FRAND SEP, injunction and damages: Apple v Samsung
  •   Patent term extension: Genentech v Japan Patent Office
Speaker: Judge Ryuichi Shitara, Chief Judge of the Japan Intellectual Property High Court
Price: Free for both members and non-members
CPD: 1 Hour
CIPA members must book on this seminar using the 'book me on event' button [this link should, with luck, lead to the right page]. If non-members or ITMA members wish to book, or for more information on the event, please email
Fancy writing a report on this event for the CIPA Journal in exchange for a free place? For more information or to volunteer, please contact

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