Symposium

The 14th JIPA IP Symposium Program

[Theme] Focus on the IP Vision
IP system that enables °»Competition°… and °»Collaboration°…
°ŃFuture Examination & Judicial System, and Corporate IP Strategies°Ń
[Day & Time] Friday, February 27, 2015 (10:00-17:40)
[Place] Tokyo International Forum
[Time table]
10:00-10:05 Opening Remarks
Mr. Michiyoshi MAZUKA (JIPA Chairman) 
10:05-10:45 Keynote Speech I
Dr. Francis Gurry (Director General of WIPO)

The future role of IP in the world
In recent years, companies need to compete and cooperate with companies in various countries. In this circumstance, in order for countries to coexist and to develop sustainable relation what are the desirable the role of IP. Speaker will discuss these issues from global point of view.

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10:45-11:05 Keynote Speech ≠∂
Mr. Hitoshi ITO (JPO Commissioner) 

Global Changes in IP Situation and Efforts by JPO
Commissioner of JPO will lecture on how to further strengthen and internationalize IP system which promotes innovation and realizes the strategies of companies.

11:05-11:45 Special Panel 
JIPA°«s Activities for IP Globalization

Coordinator

  • Mr. Takeshi UENO (IBM Japan)
Panelists
  • Mr. Takashi SUZUKI (Hitachi)
  • Mr. Hiroyuki BESSHO (Honda)
Comentator
  • Mr. Francis Gurry (Director General of WIPO)
  • Mr. Hitoshi ITO (JPO)
13:15-15:15 Panel Discussion ( I )
Judicial System for Facilitating Predictability and Future Practice for Settling Patent Disputes

Due to business globalization, patent disputes are becoming more complicated. From the judicial and administrative points of view, the debate will address the assessment of value of patents by sighting examples of standard essential patents and patent disputes raised by PAE (Patent Assertion Entity).


Coordinator

  • Mr. Fumihiko MORIYA (Sony)
Panelists
  • Mr. Toshiaki IIMURA (Former Cheif Judge, Intellectual Property High Court of Japan)
  • Mr. Randall Rader (Former Cheif Judge, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)
  • Mr. David Kappos (Former Director, the United States Patent and Trademark Office)
  • Mr. Kenichi NAGASAWA (CANON)
 
15:15-15:45 Break & Poster Session by JIPA Standing Committees 
15:45-17:30 Panel Discussion (≠∂)
Actual Cases in Corporations for °»Competition°… and °»Collaboration °…

Under the situation of growing global businesses and more complicated technologies, not only competition but also partnership between companies can be encouraged for revitalization of corporate activities.
Some actual cases to compete and cooperate between businesses will be discussed, an opportunity of considering what we should do for the future of Japan.


Coordinator

  • Ms. Naoko NAKATSUKASA (CHUO SOGO LAW OFFICE)
Panelists
  • Mr. Hideo KUMAGAI (TOSHIBA)
  • Mr. Masahisa YAMAGUCHI (Chugai Pharmaceutical)
  • Mr. Tadayuki HANAMOTO (Komatsu)
  • Mr. Ikuo JITSUHARA (NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL)
 
17:30-17:40 Closing Remarks
Mr. Kazushi TAKEMOTO (JIPA president) 
18:00-19:30 Reception 
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