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 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.
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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.
Our promotional video has been released. Please feel free to have a look at this.
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.
Ranked among the top Patent Prosecutors, Dr. Sonoda is recommended by the IAM 1000’s “The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2018”.
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.
Dear Valued Clients and Colleagues,
We are pleased to announce that Sonoda & Kobayashi is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year!
Our team would like to take this opportunity to thank you sincerely for your continuous support over these last two decades.
We remain dedicated to providing you with the best expertise in protecting your IP rights in Japan, and we look forward reinforcing our ties with all of you.
With warm regards.