Mr. Makoto Hattori wrote expert explanatory comments on the Japanese cases listed below which were published on “Max Planck Series on Asian Intellectual Property Law Japanese Patent Law Cases and Comments” (Wolters Kluwer).
・Case No. 14: Rights of Co-Inventors – Action by One Co-Inventor against Revocation
・Case No. 24: Invalidation Trial – Ne Bis In Idem
・Case No. 48: Interim Procedures and Protective Orders
Ms. Naho Ebata gave a presentation in a panel titled “Litigation and Licensing in the new European Landscape” at LESI Annual Conference Yokohama Japan.
Mr. Shoichiro Kajinami gave a presentation titled “Overview of Patent Litigation in Japan” at AIPLA 2019 Spring Meeing.
Ms. Shimako Kato gave a presentation titled “Reasonable Protection of Antibody Patents – The Right Balance between Patentees and Competitors” at 27th Annual Fordham IP Conference.
Ms. Sumiko Kobayashi co-authored an article titled “A More Objective Method for Evaluating Easiness to Invent” published in “Law, Policy and Monetization in Intellectual Property” (Cambridge Scholars Publishing).
We were highly evaluated in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019
In the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019, we were ranked second tier in Intellectual Property – Independent Local Firms.
We were highly evaluated in Chambers Asia Pacific 2019
In Chambers Asia Pacific 2019, we were highly ranked in the following areas and our lawyers and patent attorneys were highly evaluated in these areas.
Intellectual Property: Domestic / Band 1
Life Science / Band 3
Restructuring/Insolvency / Band 3
We were highly evaluated in Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2019
In Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2019, we were highly ranked in the following areas and our lawyers were highly evaluated in these areas.
Dispute resolution / Highly recommended
Intellectual Property / Outstanding
Restructuring and insolvency / Highly recommended
Pharmaceuticals and life sciences / Recommended
We were highly evaluated in Managing IP Asia Award 2019
We received Managing IP Asia Award 2019 in Managing IP Asia Award 2019