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

In cooperation whit the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk, we will hold a webinar on “Intellectual Property and the VR/AR environments”.

27-10-17 | 10:00 – 11:00 on the website

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Participation in 2017 Patent Information Fair & Conference

We will be running a booth at the Patent Information Fair & Conference to be held on November 8 (Wed) – 10 (Fri) at the Science Museum, Kitanomaru Park as SONODA & KOBAYASHI IP GROUP.

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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.

Dr. Sonoda and Ms. Crick’s paper was published in World Intellectual Property Review.

Dr. Sonoda and Ms. Crick’s paper, titled “Avoiding the Perils of Collaboration”, was published in World Intellectual Property Review on June 9, 2017. Click here for details.

MIP IP in Asia Forum 2017 (Washington DC and Palo Alto)

Sponsored the Forum. Nicole Bigler, Paul Tokeshi and Yoshitaka Sonoda
acted as the panelists for the seminar.
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Ranked in IAM PATENT 1000.

Yoshitaka Sonoda rated as one of “the world’s leading patent professionals” in “IAM PATENT 1000”.
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Selected in International Advisory Experts AWARDS 2017.

SONODA & KOBAYASHI was selected as “Japanese intellectual property company” in “International Advisory Expert Award 2017”.
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Dr. Ishioka’s paper was published in Lexology.

Dr. Ishioka’s paper, titled “Decision of grand panel of Intellectual Property High Court regarding scope of protection of patent extended by patent term extension”, was published in Lexology on February 9, 2017.
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