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Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property / TOKYO 2017 Held

November 8, 2017

From October 30(Mon.) to November 1(Wed.), the first “Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property / TOKYO 2017 IP Dispute Resolution in ASEAN Plus Three(Japan-China-Republic of Korea)” was held under co-hosted by the Japan Patent Office(JPO), Supreme Court, Intellectual Property High Court, Ministry of Justice, Japan Federation of Bar Associations and IP Lawyers Network Japan.

Ms. Munakata Commissioner of the JPO delivered Keynote Speech in this Symposium. Also, total of more than 1,300 attendees, such as lawyers and patent attorneys and people from working in the intellectual property (IP) field from industries, including judges from China-Korea-ASEAN, Mr. Shimizu, Chief Judge, Intellectual Property High Court and Mr. Nakamoto, President of the Japan Federation of Bar Associations attended in this Symposium.

On the first day, Mock Trial regarding gathering evidence procedure in the patent litigation was performed by judges from Japan, China, Republic of Korea and Singapore. On the second day, regarding cases that are difficult to be judged on determination of similarity of Trademarks, panel discussion was held by judges from ASEAN countries. On the third day, speeches on the subject of “Business and IP disputes in Asia” were delivered by industry and academia, and also panel discussions pertaining to determination of inventive step, determination of similarity of Trademarks, remedies for bad-faith trademark filings, were held, after Keynote speech was delivered by Commissioner Munakata of the JPO.

The Keynote Speech by Commissioner Munakata (PDF:272KB) is also accessible on this web page.

The followings were taken on November 1(Wed.).

(photo01)Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property / TOKYO 2017
Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property / TOKYO 2017

(photo02)Keynote Speech by Commissioner Munakata
Keynote Speech by Commissioner Munakata

(photo03)Speeches on “Business and IP disputes in Asia”
(photo04)Speeches on “Business and IP disputes in Asia”

Speeches on “Business and IP disputes in Asia”

(photo05)Panel Discussion on determination of inventive step
Panel Discussion on determination of inventive step

(photo06)Panel Discussion on determination of similarity of Trademarks
Panel Discussion on determination of similarity of Trademarks

(photo07)Panel Discussion on IP dispute resolution in ASEAN
Panel Discussion on IP dispute resolution in ASEAN

(photo08)Closing Remarks by Ms. Imamura, Director-General, the Trial and Appeal Department of the JPO
Closing Remarks by Ms. Imamura, Director-General, the Trial and Appeal Department of the JPO

[Last updated 8 November 2017]