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News & Events

Participation in 2017 Patent Information Fair & Conference

At the Science & Technology Museum*Kitanomarukoen held from November 8, 2017 (Wednesday) to November 10, 2017 (Friday), SONODA & KOBAYASHI IP GROUP had its own booth. Thank you to everyone who visited our booth; your presence greatly contributed to our success. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who, though being very busy, took the time to attend and visit our group’s booth.

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Webinar/ Technology Transfer Webinar 15: Intellectual Property And The VR/AR

With the cooperation and help of the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Help Desk, Patent Attorney Yoshitaka SONODA and Nicole BIGLER successfully held a web seminar on October 27, 2017 concerning the theme of Intellectual Property and the VR/AR environment. We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who, though being very busy, took the time to attend this web seminar. This web seminar can be viewed or listened to at any time with the following link, so for those who were unable to attend, please check out the following link.

http://www.eu-jp-tthelpdesk.eu/library/video/last-webinars/webinar-15-intellectual-property-and-the-vrar-environments/

China Patent Annual Conference (Beijing)

Dr. Ishioka, Ms. Wang and Ms. Bigler will run a booth and give a speech about “The Current State of Opposition in Japan” at the China Patent Annual Conference (former: PIAC) in Beijing.

Website Updates

Dr. Mikuni’s paper was published in INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Dr. Mikuni’s paper, titled “Overcoming Rejection for Failure to Satisfy Written Description Requirement in Prosecution using Postfiled Data”, was published in INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT on October 20, 2017.
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Updated Honors Information.

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