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Japan “Going Global”: Upcoming IP seminars in our multi-track event

We are excited to be holding the “Going Global” cross-practice, multi-track seminar again this year, 26 November in Osaka and 28 November in Tokyo. Our IP speakers will guide participants through the following issues:


  • Advanced trademark issues: What Japanese companies need to know about prosecution and enforcement in the U.S. and the EU

This year, we are delighted to present an advanced level program that will provide an in-depth review of current trends and case law impacting Japanese companies with businesses in the U.S. and the EU. The program brings together an experienced team of practitioners who have represented some of the top name brands in the world, who will walk you through the most recent developments in their respective jurisdictions. Please join us to keep abreast of the current trends and the future of developing and protecting your brands.

Click here for more details (English and Japanese)

  • Global patent updates for technology companies: Venues and issues of increasing importance for Japanese companies wishing to avoid or resolve disputes on the global stage

This year, we will share insights from our recent international and multi-jurisdictional matters (including patent-related licences, settlements and other agreements) to provide strategic advice for Japanese companies involved in patent matters. In addition to discussing recent and planned reforms to venues and patent practice, and will provide an update on key patent issues with a particular focus on standard essential patents (‘SEPs’) in the U.S., the UK, Europe, China, and Japan.

The session will be presented by an international and multi-cultural group of intellectual property partners who are qualified in the U.S., the UK, Europe, China and Japan, and also features a session presented by Theodore (Ted) Essex. Ted Essex is a former judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)—one of the most prominent patent litigation fora in the U.S. – and will share his unique insights as a former judge.

Click here for more details (English and Japanese)

  • Life Sciences Summit: Emerging issues and legal trends impacting the life sciences sphere from a both a corporate and IP law perspective.

Our U.S., Europe, and Japan-based members of our global Life Sciences team will hold a series of short, practical, and strategic talks to keep ahead of regional and international developments that will affect Japanese companies.

Please click here for details (English and Japanese)

The multi-track event also includes a session covering practical insights on global M&A transactions, as well as a Tokyo seminar dedicated to outbound energy investments.

Following the seminars, we will also be hosting a networking reception and hope that you will be able to attend both the seminar(s) and the reception.

To register, please choose the topic of your choice from the registration page.