International Activities

2015 AIPLA & JIPA Joint Meeting

On April 22, 2015, JIPA had an annual meeting to exchange Opinions & Information with AIPLA IP Practice in Japan Committee at the Tokyo office. AIPLA°«s 17 members including President Ms. Sharon Israel came to JIPA, and JIPA°«s 24 members including Ex-President Mr. Okunura and Mr. Ueno, Vice-President Mr. Suzuki and Executive Managing Director Mr. Kuji took part in the meeting.

At the meeting, AIPLA gave 4 presentations °»Update on Subject Matter Eligibility of Computer Implemented Inventions°…, °»Disputes and Developments in SEP Licensing: The Past, Present, and Future of F/RAND°…, °»Inequitable Conduct: Update°…, and °»U.S. Legislative Update°… . On the other hand, JIPA introduced °»Amend-
ment of Article 35(employee invention) of the Japanese Patent Act°… and °»Study of unity of invention°….
Having lively Q&A on each theme, the meeting came to be very fruitful.

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