Webinar – Patents: Patentability of Software Inventions and AI – Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends

Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law Firm presents our latest webinar, titled ‘Patents: Patentability of Software Invention and AI-Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends in Germany, Japan and other European jurisdictions’, in collaboration with the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk and Murgitroyd’s Munich office.

 

In this webinar, we will cover:

 

– The patentability requirements and legal basis for software and AI related inventions in Japan and Europe

– The subject matter eligibility and examination guidelines for such inventions

– Case examples of AI-related inventions in Japan

– The protection of AI-related inventions in European Jurisdictions

 

Speakers: Dr.sc. Robert Börner (Murgitroyd) and Sarvajit Patil (Sonoda & Kobayashi) Moderator: Luca Escoffier (EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk)

 

Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation – Brussels Office

 

This webinar was held on June 28th, 2018. You can see the video from the following the link here.

Webinar –“Patents: Patentability of Software Invention and AI-Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends”

Sonoda & Kobayashi is pleased to announce our next joint webinar between our firm and the European firm Murgitroyd about Patents: Patentability of Software Invention and AI-Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends in Germany, Japan and other European jurisdictions.

 

The Webinar is scheduled on June 28th, 2019, at 10:00 AM CET.

 

We would like to invite anyone who is interested in this topic to attend the webinar. Please register by Thursday, 27th June, 2019 by following the link here.

 

We look forward to your presence online on Friday, 28th June 2019.

IPBC Global

We will attend IPBC Global 2019 from June 16th to June 18th in Boston, USA.

For more event details, please visit the website.

If you would like to arrange a meeting during the conference, please do not hesitate to contact us at IAD@patents.jp.

Dr. Yoshitaka Sonoda has been ranked in IAM 1000 for patent prosecution

Ranked among the top Patent Prosecutors, Dr. Sonoda is recommended by IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2019. Read more about his extensive experience and knowledge in the field, by accessing the link.

Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law has been ranked in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2019

Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Law is ranked among the top firms in Asia for the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights and recommended by IAM Patent 1000 for offering a unique combination of professional expertise and cosmopolitan awareness.

Read the full profile by clicking on the link.

Our new partner and director

We are pleased to announce that Harumi Kokaji became a partner of the firm and Yoko Nagatomo became a director as of April 1, 2019.

Webinar – Patents: Employee Inventions – Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends.

Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law Firm presents our latest webinar, titled ‘Patents: Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends’, in collaboration with the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk and Murgitroyd’s Munich office.

 In this webinar, we will cover:

The basics of the different legal systems on employee inventions and remuneration in Japan and several European jurisdictions;

Who owns the right to an invention and how a company can take possession of an invention; What defines adequate remuneration for inventors; and

The potential pitfalls for companies performing R&D.

 Speakers: Dr.sc. Robert Börner (Murgitroyd) and Dr. Akira Fujii (Sonoda & Kobayashi) Moderator: Luca Escoffier (EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk)

 Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation – Brussels Office

 This webinar was held on December 17th, 2018. You can see the video from the following the link here.

Release of our promotional video

Our promotional video has been released. Please feel free to have a look at this.

Global Business Support 2018

Sonoda & Kobayashi IP Group will be running a booth (Booth #322) throughout Global Business Support 2018, taking place July 18 – 20 (Wed – Fri) at Tokyo Big Sight in Odaiba, Tokyo.

For more event details, please visit the website.

If you plan on attending, we’d be happy to mail you free tickets – just send us an e-mail.

 

Dr. Yoshitaka Sonoda has been ranked in IAM 1000 for patent prosecution

Ranked among the top Patent Prosecutors, Dr. Sonoda is recommended by the IAM 1000’s “The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2018”.