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Home > About JPO > Pickup News > November 2018 > Dr. Jochen Buhling of AIPPI Germany visited the JPO

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Dr. Jochen Buhling of AIPPI Germany visited the JPO

November 6, 2018

On November 5, 2018, Dr. Jochen Buhling of AIPPI (International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property) Germany and Mr. Alan Johnson of Bristows LLP. met Mr. Kunihiko Shimano, Deputy Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office (JPO), and Mr. Susumu Iwasaki, Director-General of the Patent Examination Department (Chemistry, Life Science and Material Science) of the JPO. They discussed the impact of Brexit on intellectual property and the expected date for entry into force of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement.

(photo)Group photo
Photo taken after discussion
From left to right: Dr. Buhling, Mr. Shimano, Mr. Johnson, Mr. Iwasaki.

[Last updated 8 November 2018]