Ms. Shimako Kato gave a presentation titled “Enforcement of Medical Use Patents in Japan –its characteristics and issues” at a seminar hosted by German-Japanese Associates of Jurists.
Mr. Hirokazu Honda “The Supreme Court Decision on Inventive Step”
Mr. Shoichiro Kajinami “Issues on IP regarding AI, based on Contract Guidelines on Utilization of AI and Data in Japan”
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
We were highly evaluated in IAM Patent 1000 (2019)
In IAM Patent 1000 (2019), we were ranked Tier 1 in Domestic Litigation and evaluated as Recommended in Domestic prosecution, and the following lawyers and patent attorneys were highly evaluated.
We were highly evaluated in IP STARS 2019
In Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2019, we were highly ranked in the following areas and our lawyers and patent attorneys were highly evaluated in these areas.
Patent Contentious (domestic firms) Tier 1
Patent Prosecution (domestic firms) Tier 2
Trademark Contentious (domestic firms) Tier 2
We were highly evaluated in Managing IP Asia Award 2019
We received Managing IP Asia Award 2019 in Managing IP Asia Award 2019