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.
Sonoda & Kobayashi Intellectual Property Law Firm is pleased to present our Webinar about “Patents: Utility Models – Overview of Requirements, Procedures and Tactical Use in Europe and Japan”, in collaboration with the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk and Murgitroyd Munich Office.
In this webinar, we will cover the following topics:
- Basics about filing utility model applications at the different national patent offices (procedure, time frame, requirements, costs etc)
- How Utility Rights can be used in Enforcement
- How to reduce costs by a tactical Use of Utility Models in your company`s IP Strategy (Japan)
- Possibility to branch off a utility model from a pending patent application (e.g. Germany)
Speakers: Dr.sc. Robert Börner (Murgitroyd Munich Office) and Shin Akagi (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 29th, 2018.
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.
Sonoda & Kobayashi now has its own YouTube Channel “Sonoda Kobayashi Patent”.
On our YouTube Channel, you will have the opportunity to watch our previous and future Webinars on new topics in Intellectual Property Law in English and soon, in Japanese too.
Please do not hesitate to subscribe. We wish you a very good viewing !
Sonoda & Kobayashi successfully held a seminar on March 1, 2018 addressing the topic of ‘Internet of Things (IoT) and 3D printing in IP: a European/Japanese Comparative Analysis’ in collaboration with the EU-Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk and the Murgitroyd Munich Office.
For those who were unable to attend, this seminar is now available at the following link
* Please note that, due to technical difficulties, the beginning portion of the video was unable to be recorded.
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.
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.
Click here for details.