Symposium on Patent Litigation in Europe and Japan   pre-registration / addmission free

18. November 2016 10:00 - 16:00
Hotel Okura, Tokyo - HOTEL OKURA, TOKYO 2-10-4 ToranomonMinato-ku, Tokyo 105-0001



Mr. Yoshinori Komiya, Commissioner, Japan Patent Office

Dr. Jan Grotheer, President, German-Japanese Association of Jurists

Part I Keynote Speech

Speech 1: Infringement and Validity in Japan - Looking into Future

   Mr. Ryuichi Shitara, Chief Judge, Intellectual Property High Court

Speech 2: Bifurcation System and its Future

   Prof. Dr. Peter Meier-Beck, Presiding Judge, German Federal Court of Justice

Speech 3: Trials and Opposition in Japan

   Mr. Kunihiko Shimano, Director-General of Trial and Appeal

   Department, Japan Patent Office

Speech 4: Nullity Proceedings in Germany

   Ms. Beate Schmidt, President, German Federal Patent Court

Speech 5: European Patent with Unitary Effect and Opposition System

   Mr. Raimund Lutz, Vice President, European Patent Office


Moderator: Ms. Shimako Kato, Patent Attorney,

Abe, Ikubo & Katayama, Tokyo

Lunch Break

Part II UPC Mock Trial

Topic:             UPC and Patent Invalidity Defense

Moderator:      Mr. Ryoichi Mimura, Attorney-at-law, 

                                  Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Tokyo 

                                  (Former Judge of the IP High Court)

Commentary:  Mr. Tamotsu Shoji, Presiding Judge at Tokyo District Court Panel:             Dr. Klaus Grabinski, Judge, 

                                  German Federal Court of Justice

Coffee Break

Part III Panel Discussion

Topic 1: Patent Infringement Litigation  

- Latest Grand Panel Case of IP High Court on Doctrine of Equivalents - Moderator:     Eiji Katayama, Attorney-at-law, 

                                 Abe, Ikubo & Katayama, Tokyo 

Presentation:  Mr. Ryuichi Shitara, Chief Judge, 

                                 Intellectual Property High Court 

Panelist:         Dr. Klaus Grabinski, Judge, 

                                 German Federal Court of Justice  

                     Dr. Dirk Schussler-Langeheine, Hoffmann Eitle

                     Mr. Yasuhito Okinaka, 

                                 Presiding Judge at Tokyo District Court

                     Prof. Dr. Ryu Takabayashi, Waseda University

Topic 2: Discussion on a Case Studied by Appeal and Trial Experts 

Moderator:     Dr. Shoichi Okuyama, Patent Attorney, 

                                 Okuyama & Sasajima, Tokyo 

Presentation:  Chief Administrative Judge at the Japan Patent Office (TBD)

Panelist:         A German Patent Attorney (TBD)    

                     Mr. Misao Shimizu, Presiding Judge at IP High Court 

                     An IP Expert at Company (TBD) 

Closing Remarks

Simultaneous translation between Japanese and English is provided.

The Symposium is organized by

Japan Patent Office (JPO)German-Japanese Association of JuristsJapan Federation of Bar Association(JFBA)IP Lawyers Network JapanJapan Patent Attorneys Association(JPAA)Japan Intellectual Property Association(JIPA)International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property of Japan(AIPPIJAPAN)


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