|17th December 2018 10:00 – 11:30 AM CET||
Sonoda & Kobayashi is pleased to announce our next joint webinar between our firm and the European firm Murgitroyd, about patents: employee inventions – overview of legal systems and recent trends.
The webinar is scheduled on December 17th, 2018 at 10:00 AM CET.
We would like to invite anyone interested in this topic to attend the webinar. Please register by Sunday, 16th December 2018 by following the link here.
We look forward to your presence online on Monday, 17th December 2018.
|October 16, 2018||
Nicole BIGLER, Kazuyuki SEMBA and Akira FUJII will participate to an IPR Conference in Seoul organized by the European Chamber of Commerce in Korea. This Conference will cover the current IP challenges aroused by the Industry 4.0 and new technologies. Kazuyuki SEMBA will give a presentation by addressing the topic of “IP Related Issues of Cloud Technology in Japan”. Akira FUJII is also expected to take part in a Q&A session.
|October 3, 2018||
In collaboration with the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk, Sonoda&Kobayashi IP Law launches its new IPR Support Program which offers the opportunity to young inventors, entrepreneurs and start-ups to protect their inventions by receiving free legal advice and assistance during a 30 minutes consultation.
|July 18th – July 20th, 2018 ( Wed-Fri )||
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.
|June 29th 2018 10-11 AM CET||
Sonoda & Kobayashi is pleased to announce our next joint Webinar between our firm and the European firm Murgitroyd about Patents: Utility Models – Overview of Requirements, Procedures and Tactical Use in Europe, and Japan.
The Webinar is scheduled on June 29th, 2018, at 10:00 AM CET.
We would like to invite anyone who is interested in this topic to the Webinar. Please register by Thursday, 28 June, 2018, filling in the link here.
We look forward to your presence online on Friday, 29 June, 2018.
|April 27th 2018 10-11 AM CET||
Announcement by Sonoda and Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law Firm:
WEBINAR : “Patents: opposition proceedings and nullity actions – a comparison between Europe and Japan” :
Sonoda & Kobayashi is pleased to announce our next joint Webinar between our firm and Murgitroyd about oppositions and nullity actions on Patents – a comparison between European and Japanese systems.
The Webinar is scheduled on April 27th, 2018, at 10:00 am CET.
We would like to invite anyone who is interested in this topic to the Webinar. Please register by April 26th, filling in the link here.
We look forward to your presence online on Friday, 27 April, 2018.
|Thursday, 1 March, 2018, 13:30 – 17:30 (Registration : 13:00-)||
Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law is pleased to announce that it will be hosting a half day seminar together with global IP law Firm, Murgitroyd and the EU Japan Technology Transfer Desk, which will address the cutting edge technologies of Internet of Things (IoT) and 3D printing and their application to IP in Europe and Japan.
The seminar will take place in Tokyo at the Delegation of the European Union to Japan on Thursday, 1 March, 2018 from 13:30 and there will be a reception from 17:30.
*Publication of the latter half of the seminar is here (2018.05.15).
|November 8, 2017 - November 10, 2017||
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.
|October 27, 2017||
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.
|June 6, 2017 and June 8, 2017||
Sponsored the Forum. Nicole Bigler, Paul Tokeshi and Yoshitaka Sonoda
|Jun 9, 2015||
At an event related to intellectual property in Asia, hosted by Managing Intellectual Property, Akira Fujii, Diane Beylier, and Nicole Bigler presented a panel discussion with the theme of “Patents and Trademarks in Japan: Prosecution and Litigation Key Points and Advice.” Akira Fujii was presented with “the most inventive slide” at this event. The atmosphere and pictures of this event were also featured on MIP’s official blog.
|Jun 9, 2015||
At an event related to intellectual property in Asia, hosted by Managing Intellectual Property, Yoshitaka Sonoda and Camille Pennec, presented a discussion with the theme of “Patents and Trademarks in Japan: Prosecution and Litigation Key Points and Advice.” The atmosphere and pictures of this event were also featured on MIP’s official blog.
|Apr 24, 2015||
At the conference for monetization of intellectual property hosted by ie-net vzw, speaker Nicole Bigler, presented a discussion concerning monetization of intellectual property in Japan, with the theme of “Case Studies-Best Practices-Approaches and Tools.” Many people, including those from Belgium, where the conference was held, and many others involved in intellectual property from neighboring countries (people from corporate intellectual property divisions, patent attorneys, and those from the investment community) attended this conference, and a lively discussion ensued.