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IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting

IP Practice in Japan Pre-Meeting  


October 21–22, 2014



Christopher J. Fildes

Daphne C. Lainson

The Pre-Meeting begins with breakfast on Tuesday, October 21st at 8:30 a.m., a coffee break at 10:50 a.m., lunch 12:30 p.m. –1:30 p.m. and an afternoon coffee break at 3:35 p.m.  We will have a reception at The Palm Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. followed by dinner at 7:00 p.m. The price of the dinner is $135 per attendee.
On Wednesday, October 22nd the meeting begins with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 11:30.

Day 1
8:30 - 9:00 AM ​​Breakfast
9:00 - 9:15 AM Opening Remarks
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM



​​Update on Subject Matter Eligibility
Patent Strategy in Japan
Standard for Indefiniteness
Status of Inducement Infringement
IP High Court Update
Attorney Fees for Exceptional Cases
Recent Efforts and Trends in Patent Harmonization
Recent Developments of Trademark Law in Japan
Washington Redskins Trademark Cancellation
JPO Discount Program for SME and Venture Companies
Day 2
8:30 - 9:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 - 11:30 AM  Meeting
Apple v. Samsung IP High Court Grand Panel Decision
Chemical Examination Guidelines
Recent Developments of Design Law in Japan
Report on 2014 AIPPI World Congress in Toronto
 USPTO Updates and JPO Updates
Myriad and the Aftermath of the USPTO Guidelines,
Obviousness-type Double Patenting,
Enforceability of a US Court Decision in Japan​​