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【5/4-5/6】Seminar "JPAA Keio University Law School Patent Law and Practice Institute"

2018.04.06

Japan Patent Attorney Association (JPAA) and Keio University Law School will host a three-day patent Law and Practice Institute during the holiday week (so-called Golden Week). The classes offered during the Institute are incorporated in the Keio LLM curriculum as "Seminar (Comparative Patent Case Law and Litigation)". All courses are offered in English except for the tutorial offered between 13:30 and 15:00. Thirty JPAA members (Japanese patent attorneys and in-house counsels), four JPO examiners and five judges from IP sections of Tokyo District Court and IP High Court will participate in the Institute. Keio students will have opportunities to network with speakers and participants and develop communication skills at social events during lunch and farewell party where food and drinks will be provided. If you have any questions about the Institute, please email Prof. Toshiko Takenaka.

[Date and Venue]
Date: Friday May 4 to Sunday May 6, 2018
Venue: Benrishi Kaikan in Toranomon

[Schedule and Topics]
■May 4 (Friday)

9:00-10:30

 US/EU Patent Case Law 1

 Patentability

 Speakers:Martin Adelman and Toshiko Takenaka

10:45-12:15

 Patent Prosecution

 Pre-filing, OA, Interviews

 Speaker:Jeff Sakoi

13:30-15:00

 USPTO Post Issuance Proceedings

 Speaker:Doug Stewart

15:15-16:30

 Tutorial in Japanese

 Speaker:Toshiko Takenaka

 Guest: JPO Examiners


■May 5 (Saturday)

9:00-10:30

 US/EU Patent Case Law 2

 Extent of Patent Protection

 Speakers:Martin Adelman and Toshiko Takenaka

10:45-12:15

 Patent Litigation 1

 Prefiling・Discovery

 Speaker:Paul Meiklejohn

13:30-15:00

 Claim/Spec. Drafting

 Elec; Mech/Bio; Chem

 Speakers: Sakoi; Becky Lin

15:15-16:30

 Tutorial in Japanese

 Speaker:Toshiko Takenaka

 Guest: JPO Examiners


■May 6 (Sunday)

9:00-10:30

 US/EU Patent Case Law 3

 Infringement: Remedies

 Speakers:Martin Adelman and Toshiko Takenaka

10:45-12:15

 Patent Litigation 2

 Jury Trials; Appeals

 Speaker:Paul Meiklejohn

13:30-15:00

 337 Investigation at ITC

 Requirements; Procedure

 Speaker:Doug Stewart

15:15-16:30

 Tutorial in Japanese

 Speaker:Toshiko Takenaka

 Guest: Judge Makiko Takabe

 Presiding Judge, IP High Ct.

18:00-

 Farewell Dinner Venue to be confirmed

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