[Information] Keio University IP Forum 2023 -Global Dispute Resolution and IP Strategies after Establishment of UPC- (March 28, 2023)


Host: Keio IP Forum Project
Co-sponsor: Keio University Global Research Institute (KGRI), Faculty of Law, Graduate School of Law
Date & Time: Tuesday, March 28, 2023 09:00-18:00 JST (Venue opens at 08:45)
Venue: Hall, 5F, South School Building, Mita Campus, Keio University
(Building 6 on the Campus Map)
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Languages: English and Japanese with simultaneous translation
Eligibility: Open to everyone, registration is required

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■ Hon. Makiko Takabe (Former Chief Judge, IP High Court of Japan; Of Counsel, NISHIMURA & ASAHI)
■ Hon. Gerald E. Rosen (Former Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for Eastern District of Michigan)
■ Edgar H. Haug (Chairman, HAUG PARTNERS LLP)
■ Dr. Klaus Bacher (Presiding Judge, Xth Civil Senate of German Federal Court of Justice)
■ Dr. Klaus Grabinski (President of the Court of Appeal Unified Patent Court (UPC))
■ Christian W. Appelt (Partner, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT)

■ Ken-ichi(Ken) Nagasawa (Group Executive, Corporate Intellectual Property & Legal HQ, Senior General Manager, Economic Security Office, Senior Managing Executive Officer, Canon Inc.)
■ Hiroshi Takahashi (IP Executive Expert, Japanese Patent Attorney, Intellectual Property Center, Panasonic Corporation)
■ Hiroshi Kamitani(General Manager, Litigation and Dispute Management Division, Intellectual Property and Legal Supervisory Unit, Honda Motor Co., Ltd.)
■ Kyoko Izumi (Patent Attorney in Japan Head of Intellectual Property Global Head Office, Legal and Intellectual Property Unit, Fujitsu Limited)

■ Sheila Mortazavi (Partner, HAUG PARTNERS LLP)
■ Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar (Partner, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT)
■ Taro Isshiki (Managing Partner, ISSHIKI & PARTNERS; Adjunct Lecturer, Keio University Law School)
■ Prof. Dr. Yuko Kimijima (Professor and Chair, IP Law, Faculty/Graduate School of Law; Director, KGRI)

09:00 - 09:15 Opening Remarks
09:15 - 10:00 Japan Recent Developments of IP law and practice in Japan
10:00 - 10:45 U.S. Inter-relationship between District Court and Appellate Courts, PTAB proceedings and the ITC
10:45 - 11:00 Break
11:00 - 11:45 U.S. Alternative Dispute Resolutions: Arbitration and Mediation
11:45 - 12:15 Japan/U.S. Panel Discussion
12:15 - 13:15 Lunch Break
13:15 - 14:00 Germany Recent Developments at the Xth Senate of the Federal Court of Justice
14:00 - 14:45 Europe UPC - A Patent Court in Europe
14:45 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 15:45 Europe/Germany
◆ UP/UPC vs. National or EPC-Patents - The view of the practitioners
◆ Opt-Out - Whether, When and How
15:45 - 16:15 Germany・Europe Panel Discussion
16:15 - 16:45 Networking Coffee Break
16:45 - 17:45 From Japan to the World IP Strategy of Industry in View of Newest Developments in Japan, U.S., Germany and Europe
18:00 - 20:00 Reception

Keio IP Forum 2023 Team