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2nd Webinar of JIIART/Chuo on March 6

The 2nd Webinar will focus on the Singapore Convention on Mediation. The following panel will discuss its impact on practice in its own jurisdiction.For further details, please visit the following URL and forward it to the registration page:https://www.chuo-u.ac.jp/research/branding/comparative_law/event/2021/02/53302/

 

Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property / TOKYO 2020: Latest Developments and Challenges in IP Judiciary in Japan, United States and Europe

 

The “Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property / TOKYO 2020: Latest Developments and Challenges in IP Judiciary in Japan, United States and Europe,” sponsored by the Supreme Court of Japan, the IP High Court of Japan, and others, will be held on Thursday, January 21, 2021, from 20:00 to 23:40 (Japan Time) [11:00-14:40 GMT / 6:00-9:40 EST] online by live YouTube video. Registration is not required.
Detailed information can be found at
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Event program can be found at
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20:00-21:45Section on the courts (Panel discussion by Japanese, U.K., and German Judges and Japanese and U.S. attorneys on (i) the current state of the Doctrine of Equivalents in patent infringement suits and (ii) operations of the court during the COVID-19 pandemic)
21:50-23:40Section on the Japan Patent Office (Comparative study regarding the “inventive step” requirement based on a hypothetical case; panel discussion by Japanese, American, and European administrative judges and a Japanese judge on COVID-19 measures taken at patent trial boards)

 

25th Anniversary of the Journal of Japanese Law: Vol 25 No 50 (2020) of ZJapanR/J.Japan.L. is available on the journals internet site

Vol 25 No 50 (2020) of ZJapanR/J.Japan.L. is available on https://www.zjapanr.de/index.php/zjapanr/issue/view/120. With this issue the ZJapanR/J.Japan.L. marks its 25th year of existence.

Virtuell conference "Responses to the Coronavirus in Japanese and Germann law"

In the conference – held virtually in Germany, Japan and beyond and organzied by MPI and DJJV on August 19 and 20, 2020 – three affected areas of private law were highlighted and examined: the law of obligations, labour law, and procedural law. A further panel was dedicated to the public law framework within which private law transactions are occurring in this time of pandemic.The videos of all lectures are now available under the following link: https://www.mpipriv.de/1200929/responses-to-the-coronavirus-in-japanese-and-german-law

The Symposium “Japan: The Latest Developments in Company Law and Corporate Governance – The 2020 Reform of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act – The Effects and Efficiency of Recent Labor Law Reforms” had to be postponed indefinitely due to the current risk situation

 The symposium regarding “Japan: The Latest Developments in Company Law and Corporate Governance – The 2020 Reform of the Foreign Exchange and Foreign Trade Act – The Effects and Efficiency of Recent Labor Law Reforms” will not take place in Max-Planck-Institut for national and international private Law (MPI), Mittelweg 126 in Hamburg, at March 23, 2020 due to the current risk situation. We very much regret this and ask for your understanding.