[Information] Keio University IP Forum 2024 - Enforcement and Defenses in Cross-border Patent Infringement- (July 16, 2024)


Host: Keio IP Forum Project
Co-sponsor: Keio University Global Research Institute (KGRI), Faculty of Law, Graduate School of Law
Date & Time: Tuesday, July 16, 2024, 9:00-18:00 JST (Venue opens at 8:45)
Venue: Hall, 1F, North Building, Mita Campus, Keio University
(Building No. 10 on the Campus Map) *
* Map, Access, and Campus Map: https://www.keio.ac.jp/en/maps/mita.html

Languages: English and Japanese with simultaneous translation
Eligibility: Open to everyone, prior registration is required
Fees: Free
Registration: Click here to register (Max. capacity: 200)
**Registration will be closed when the event has reached its maximum number of participants.

Event Poster

Keynote Speakers:

  • Ichiro Otaka (Former Chief Judge, IP High Court of Japan; Partner, TORANOMON CHUO LAW FIRM)
  • Prof. Dr. Peter Meier-Beck (Former Presiding Judge, Xth Civil Senate of German Federal Court of Justice)

  • Speakers:

  • Prof. Dr. Heinz Goddar (Partner, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT)
  • Edgar H. Haug (Chairman, HAUG PARTNERS LLP)
  • Sheila Mortazavi (Partner, HAUG PARTNERS LLP)
  • Christian W. Appelt (Partner, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT)

  • Panelists:

  • Mariko Sasahara (Senior Manager, Head of Department, IP Planning & Administration Dept., Intellectual Property Div., Nippon Steel Corp.)
  • Hideki Sanatake (Managing Executive Officer, Group Executive - Corporate Intellectual Property & Legal Headquarters, Canon Inc.)
  • Fumihiko Moriya (Nokia Technologies, Head of Nokia Technologies Japan)

  • Moderators:

  • 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)

  • Program***:
    09:00 - 09:15 Opening Remarks
    09:15 - 10:00 Germany: Injunction and Proportionality in German Patent Litigation Procedures
    10:00 - 10:45 U.S.: Recent Developments in US Litigation before the trial courts, the PTAB, and the ITC
    10:45 - 11:00 Break
    11:00 - 11:30 U.S.: Status of Patentability and Enforceability of Patents Covering Artificial Intelligence / Current Status of SEP Patent Enforcement for Injunctions and Damages
    11:30 - 12:00 Japan/U.S. Panel Discussion
    12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
    13:00 - 13:45 Japan: Injunction of 'Production' of Networked System Inventions and the Principle of Territoriality
    13:45 - 14:30 Europe/Germany: Recent Developments in Patent Litigation in Europe and Germany - UPC and DE National Procedures
    14:30 - 14:45 Break
    14:45 - 15:30 Europe/Germany: Opposing and Invalidating Patents in Europe - Interplay of EPO Oppositions, UPC Invalidation and National Invalidation Procedures -
    15:30 - 16:00 Germany/Europe/Japan: Panel Discussion
    16:00 - 16:30 Networking Coffee Break
    16:45 - 17:45 From Japan to the World: IP Strategy of Industry in View of Newest Developments in Japan/Asia, U.S., Germany, and Europe

    ***The program is subject to change.

    Keio IP Forum 2024 Team
    e-mail: seminars.keio.law@gmail.com