Opinion Exchange with IP Expert from India
On February 6, 2017, Dr. Agarwal of the Institute of Intellectual Property of India visited JIPA. At the JIPA Tokyo Office, we held a meeting to exchange opinions/information with him in which 7 JIPA staff members participated, including Mr. Kuji, Executive Managing Director, Mr. Nishio, Secretary General, and from the International Committee, Mr. Sugiyama, Deputy Chairperson and Mr. Takamura, Vice Chairperson.
In the opinion exchange meeting, we lively discussed the subject of Dr. Agarwal's study: "International Patent Exhaustion and Parallel Importation," referring to the history of the legal operation in Japan and India, countermeasures taken by the Japanese industry, and the influence on business.
[Update 2017-03-01 ]