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President Schmidt of the German Federal Patent Court Visited the JPO

November 21, 2016

On November 17, Ms. Beate Schmidt, President of the German Federal Patent Court (GFPC) visited the Japan Patent Office (JPO), exchanging opinions with Mr. Kunihiko Shimano, Director-General of the Trial and Appeal Department of the JPO regarding issues surrounding patent trials/appeals and litigations in Japan and Germany. In addition, they agreed to strengthen the bilateral cooperative relationship between the JPO and the GFPC.

President Schmidt (center) and Director-General Shimano (the second from the right)
President Schmidt (center)
and Director-General Shimano (the second from the right)

[Last updated 25 November 2016]