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The First Annual US-Asia Comparative Copyright Law Roundtable (Workshop)

Date:   June 11, 2023 (Sun) 9:30-12:30 (Japan Time (UTC+9h))

Venue:   Waseda University, 3F Conference Room, Building No.8 (campus map)

Theme:   Copyright Law and Artificial Intelligence

Language :  English (no translation)

Co-hosts:  Waseda Research Center for the Legal System of Intellectual Property (RCLIP), Kernochan Center, Waseda University School of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Hong Kong

Program
 
 
Topic Talks
Invited Discussants:

 

The First Annual US-Asia Comparative Copyright Law Roundtable: Artificial Intelligence and Copyright Law
Date:      June 10, 2023 (Sat) 13:15-18:25 (Japan Time (UTC+9h))

Venue:  Waseda UniversityOno Auditorium (campus map) 
            (in-person and online via zoom)

Theme:  Artificial Intelligence and Copyright Law

Language:  English & Japanese (simultaneous translation)

Co-hosts:  Waseda Research Center for the Legal System of Intellectual Property (RCLIP), Kernochan Center, Waseda University School of Law, Columbia Law School, University of Hong Kong

Program:
 

Opening Remarks : Prof. Masahiko Gemma (Vice President, Waseda University)

13:20-14:40
Panel 1
 : Copyright Protection of Works created with / by AI
 Moderator : Prof. Jane Ginsburg (Columbia Law School)

(14:40-15:00 Coffee Break)

15:00-16:20
Panel 2
 : Copyright Infringement by AI
 Moderator : Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

(16:20-16:40 Coffee Break)

16:40-18:20
Panel 3
 : Stakeholder Views and Experience
 Moderator : Prof. Shyam Balganesh (Columbia Law School)

Closing Remarks : Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Professor Emeritus, Waseda University)

 

RCLIP Evening Seminar: AI and Data Privacy

Date: June 5, 2023 (Mon) 19:00-20:30
Venue:  Waseda University, Room 405, Building No.3 (campus map) 
               English & Japanese (consecutive translation)

Theme: Artificial Intelligence and Data Privacy

Speakers : Michael Will (President of the Bavarian State Office for Data Protection Supervision)

Commentator : Kaori Ishii (Professor, Chuo University; Commissioner for International Cooperation at Personal Information Protection Commission, Japan)

Host : Waseda University RCLIP

 

Conference on the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

Date:  March 4, 2023(Sat) 13:00~17:30
Venue:Waseda University, Building No.3 Room 502 (campus map) 
            (in-person and online via zoom) 

Theme
Part 1: The Advent of the UPC
Part 2: Procedural Issues (Evidence Collection & Role of Experts)
      English & Japanese (simultaneous translation)

Host Waseda University RCLIP, Nagoya University

Co-host Meiji University IPLPI, Japan Patent Office, Japan Patent Attorneys Association, and the Intellectual Property Lawyers Network Japan

13:00 – 13:10: Opening Remarks:
Toshiaki Iimura, Former Chief Judge, IP High Court of Japan
 

13:10 – 15:00: Part 1: The Advent of the UPC

Moderator: Prof. Christoph Rademacher, Waseda University

Speakers:
  • Judge Klaus Grabinski, President, UPC Court of Appeal
  • Max Haedicke, University of Freiburg; Future Judge, UPC Central Division
  • Alexander Ritter, German Attorney, Baker & McKenzie, Munich
  • Christian Wende, European and German Patent Attorney, DTS Patent Law Firm, Munich
  • Shimako Kato, Japanese Patent Attorney, Abe Ikubo & Katayama Law Firm

15:30 – 17:30: Part 2: Procedural Issues (Evidence Collection & Role of Experts)

Moderator: Prof. Masabumi Suzuki, Nagoya University

Speakers:
  • Judge Takafumi Kokubu, Presiding Judge, Tokyo District Court 
  • Makoto Hattori, Japanese Attorney, Abe Ikubo & Katayama Law Firm  
  • Lisa Rieth, German Attorney, Arnold Ruess, Duesseldorf
  • Marleen van den Horst, Dutch Attorney, La Gro Geelkerken, The Hague
  • Alexander Wiese, German Attorney, Wildanger, Duesseldorf  
Discussants:
  • Judge Klaus Grabinski
  • Max Haedicke
Closing Remarks:
Prof. Ryu Takabayashi, Waseda University


The 11th Global Patent Strategy Conference

Date: 2022.10.29 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 301, Waseda University / Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Opening remarks:

Tatsuhisa Tamura (Dean and Professor, Waseda University School of Law)

Ryu Takabayashi (Professor, Waseda University School of Law; Director, RCLIP)

Christopher Yoo (Professor, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School; Founding Director, CTIC)

Part 1: Written Description and Enablement in US and Japanese Patent Law

Moderator: Christoph Rademacher (Professor, Waseda University School of Law)
Panelists:

John Thomas (Professor, Georgetown University Law Center)

The Honorable Kent Jordan (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit)

The Honorable Ichiro Otaka (Chief Judge, Intellectual Property High Court)

Polk Wagner (Professor, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School)

Ryoko Iseki (Professor, Doshisha University Law School)

Part 2: Cross Border Patent Disputes

Moderator: Masabumi Suzuki (Professor, Nagoya University Graduate School of Law)
Panelists:

The Honorable Makiko Takabe (Attorney, Nishimura & Asahi; former Chief Judge of IP High Court)

Cynthia Dahl (Practice Professor, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School)

Guy Perry (Patent Counsel, Qualcomm Incorporated)

Guobin Cui (Professor, Tsinghua University School of Law, PRC) (via Zoom)

The Honorable Lord Justice Colin Birss (U.K. Court of Appeal of England and Wales, Deputy Head of Civil Justice)

Closing remarks: The Honorable Misao Shimizu (Attorney, Former Chief Judge of the IP High Court)

 

Symposium

Artificial Intelligence and Law Chances and Risks

Date: 2022.6.10 (FRI) 9:30-17:10

Venue: Ono Auditorium

Language: German and Japanese (simultaneous translation)

Welcome Message: Prof. Takashi Hakoi (Dean, School of Law, Waseda University)

                                 Dr. Jan Grotheer (Honorary President, DJJV)

Opening remarks: Swetlana Schaworonkowa (Senior Legal Advisor, Federal German Bar                                                                                                        Association)

                              Dr. Laura Blecken (Program Manager at German Centre for Research and                                                                                  Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo))

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)

 

Part1: AI and Business Law 

Speakers: Masataka Ogasawara (Representative Director and Co-founder of                                                                                                       LegalForce,  Inc., Tokyo   Lawyer at ZeLo)

                  Dr. Christian Lemke (Vice President, Federal German Bar Association)
Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

 

Part2:  AI and Civil Law

Speakers: Prof. Nariaki Yamaguchi (Waseda University)

                 Prof. Dr. Wolf-Georg Ringe (University of Hamburg)

Moderator: Prof. Tadao Koezuka (Waseda University)

 

Part3: AI and Criminal Law

Speakers: Prof. Dr. Sota Endo (Waseda University)

                 Prof. Dr. h.c. Arndt Sinn (University of Osnabrück)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Dres. h.c. Makoto Ida (Chuo University)

 

Part4: AI and Public Law

Speakers: Prof. Tatsuhisa Tamura (Waseda University)

                 Prof. Dr. Silja Vöneky (University of Freiburg)

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Masanori Okada (Waseda University)

 

Closing remarks: Dr. Jan Grotheer (Honorary President, DJJV)

 

Symposium

Current State of Virtual Space Technology and Creation, and Intellectual Property Law

Date: 2022.4.23 (SAT) 17:00-19:30

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Opening remarks: Ryu Takabayashi (Professor, Waseda University)

Moderator: Tsukasa Aso (Kyusyu University)
Speakers: Noriaki Maetani (seymourpowell)

                Tetsugoro Ihara

                Yuki Hirai (Attorney at Law/ Patent Attorney)

                Asuka Gomi (Patent Attorney)

Closing remarks: Tadao Mine (Chairman, JADELA)

 

RCLIP Patent Strategy Conference

Date: 2022.1.22 (SAT) 13:30-17:15

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Moderator: Ryu Takabayashi (Professor, Waseda University)

Part 1: Inventive step of patented invention

Coordinator: Misao Shimizu (Former Chief Justice, IP High Court / Attorney at Law)
Speaker: Shimako Kato (Patent Attorney)

Commentator: Judge Tamotsu Shoji (IP High Court)

Part 2: Damages for patent infringement

Coordinator: Masabumi Suzuki (Professor, Nagoya University)

Speakers: Toshiya Kaneko (Professor, Meiji University)

                  Ryuichi Shitara (Former Chief Justice, IP High Court / Attorney at Law)

                  Makiko Takabe (Former Chief Judge, Takamatsu High Court / Attorney at Law)

 

Waseda Seminar Series on Global IP and Information Law 

Software copyright protection and its limitations after Google v. Oracle

Date: 2021.9.8 (WED) 17:00-18:30

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese, English-Chinese, Chinese-Japanese)

Moderator: CUI Guobin (Professor, Tsinghua University)

                  Christoph Rademacher (Professor, Waseda University)

Panelists:  ZHANG Guangliang (Professor, Renmin University)

                  JIANG Ge (Professor, Tsinghua University)

                  Yoshiyuki Tamura (Professor, University of Tokyo)

                  Tatsuhiro Ueno (Professor, Waseda University)

 

Intellectual Property Law LL.M. Trial Lecture

[LL.M. open lecture] Similarity test of copyright work: its theory and practice

Date: 2021.07.24 (SAT) 15:00-16:30

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Panelists: Tatsuhiro Ueno (Professor, Waseda University)

                 Tetsuo Maeda (Guest Professor, Waseda University)

 

Waseda Seminar Series on Global IP and Information Law 

Software copyright protection and its limitations after Google v. Oracle

Date: 2021.6.9 (WED) 10:00-11:30

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Moderator: Christoph Rademacher (Professor, Waseda University)

Panelists:  Pamela Samuelson (Professor, UC Berkeley Law School)               

                  Koji Okumura (Professor, Keio University)

                  Tomoki Ishiara (Sidley Austin LLP)

                  Tatsuhiro Ueno (Professor, Waseda University)

 

RCLIP Seminar

Implementing the Protection of Personal Information: The Brazilian Experience

Date: 2021.5.26 (WED) 20:00-21:30

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Moderator: Dr Roberto Carapeto (Assistant Professor, Waseda University)

Panelists:  Dr Miriam Wimmer  (Professor, Instituto Brasiliense de Direito Público                                                               (IDP)/Director, Brazilian Data Protection Authority (ANPD))

                  Dr Fumio Shimpo (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management, Keio University)

 

Open Seminar

AI and Copyright

Date: 2021.5.19 (WED) 18:15-19:45

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Speaker: Tatsuhiro Ueno (Professor, Waseda University)

Commentator: Koji Okumura (Professor, Keio University)

 

IP Seminar

Colour Trademarks: An analysis of the new tones of the protection of TM Law

Date: 2021.2.25 (THU) 16:10-17:40

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Moderator: Akiko Ogawa (Professor, Yamaguchi University, Faculty of Grobal and Science Studies

                       Director, Intellectual Property Center)

Speaker: Dr Roberto Carapeto (Assistant Professor, Waseda University)

 

Waseda Seminar Series on German and Japanese IP & Information Law (Part3)

Promoting a Data Economy in Europe and Japan

Date: 2021.2.5 (WED) 18:15-19:45

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Moderator: Christoph Rademacher (Associate Professor, Waseda University)

Speakers:  Matthias Leistner (Professor, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich)

                  Rupprecht Podszun (Professor, Düsseldorf University) 

                  Yoshiyuki Tamura (Professor, University of Tokyo)

 

Waseda Seminar Series on German and Japanese IP & Information Law (Part2)

A new framework of liability regulations concerning decisions of AI systems?

Date: 2021.1.13 (WED) 18:15-19:45

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Moderator: Tatsuhiro Ueno (Professor, Waseda University)

Speakers:  Herbert Zech (Professor, Dr, Humboldt-University; Director, WeizenbaumInstitute                                                                      for the Networked Society -The German Internet Institute)

                   Masahiro Kurita (Professor, Nagoya University)

                   Kensuke Murata (Associate Professor, Nagoya University)

 

Waseda Seminar Series on German and Japanese IP & Information Law

Injunctive Relief in IP law

Date: 2020.12.09 (WED) 18:15-19:45

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Moderator: Associate prof. Rademacher Christoph (Waseda University)

Speakers:  Ansgar Ohly (Professor, LMU Munich University)

                 Matthias Zigann (Presiding Judge, Regional Court of Munich)

                 Masabumi Suzuki (Professor, Nagoya University)

 

The 9th Global Patent Strategy Conference

Date: 2020.10.30 (FRI), 31 (SAT) 9:00-11:00

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Opening remarks:

  Prof. Takashi Hakoi (Dean, Waseda University School of Law)

  Deborah Miron (Executive Director, Federal Circuit Bar Association)

  Christopher Yoo (Chestnut Professor of Law and Founding Director, CTIC, University of         Pennsylvania Carey Law School)

Part 1: Patent Litigation and Evidence Collection during the Pandemic

Moderator: Christoph Rademacher (Associate Professor, Waseda University)
Speakers:

  The Honorable Leonard P. Stark (Chief Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware)

  The Honorable Koichi Tanaka (Presiding Judge, Intellectual Property Division, Tokyo District Court)

  The Honorable Scott R. Boalick (Chief Judge, U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board)

  Tsuyoshi Sueyoshi (Partner, Yuasa and Hara)

  Robert P. Parker (Member, Rothwell Figg)

Part 2: Patent Claim Construction and DoE

Moderator: Ichiro Nakayama (Professor, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Law)
Speakers:

  The Honorable Yoshiyuki Mori (Intellectual Property High Court of Japan)

  The Honorable Sharon Prost (Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)

  1. Polk Wagner (Michael A. Fitts Professor of Law, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School)

  Ryu Takabayashi (Professor, Waseda University)

  Michael Sandonato (Partner, Venable LLP)

Closing remarks: The Honorable Makiko Takabe (Chief Judge, Takamatsu High Court)

 

Intellectual Property Law LL.M. Trial Lecture

Date: 2020.07.18 (SAT) 15:00-16:30

Venue: Zoom Webinar

 

Think about the form of  a successful cat-push-away mat.

Is it protectable by the Unfair Competition Prevention Act?

 

Waseda University RCLIP International Lecture Series

COVID-19 and the Application of the GDPR: Observations from Germany and Japan

Date: 2020.07.15 (WED) 18:15-20:00

Venue: Zoom Webinar

Language: Consecutive translation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks:  Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Moderator: Associate prof. Rademacher Christoph (Waseda University)

Speaker: Dr. Andreas Sattler (Department of Law, LMU Munich)

Commentator: Prof. Kaori Ishii (Chuo University)

 

Applied Art Seminar

Review of Applied Art Protection -Against the Background of Recent CJEU Decisions-

 

Date: 2019.11.16 (SAT) 13:00-17:30

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 502, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive translation (Japanese-French)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)
Speakers:

Prof. Frédéric Pollaud-Dulian (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Prof. Koji Okumura (Keio University)

Yuki Hirai (Attorney at Law/ Patent Attorney)

Gaku Okamoto (Attorney at Law/ Patent Attorney)

Panel discussion

Moderator: Tatsuyuki Suemune (Assistant Professor, Waseda University)

 

The 8th Global Patent Strategy Conference  (Cancelled)

Date: 2019.10.12 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

 

Part 1: Aspects of Claim Interpretation- Positioning of Claims in Infringement Litigation and Litigation Rescinding the Trial Decision

Moderator: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Hokkaido University)
Speakers:

Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg (United States District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania)

Prof. Polk Wagner (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Judge Yoshiyuki Mori (IP High Court)

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (University of Tokyo)

Panel discussion:

All speakers above

Justice Colin Birss (Justice of the High Court of England and Wales)

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Part 2: Cross-Border Settlement of Patent Disputes

Moderator: Associate prof. Rademacher Christoph (Waseda University)
Speakers:

Justice Colin Birss

Associate Prof. Dmitry Karshtedt (George Washington University)

Prof. Masabumi Suzuki (Nagoya University)

John Scott (VP & Legal Counsel, Qualcomm Inc.) 

Panel discussion:

All speakers above

Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura

 

RCLIP Special Workshop

Doctoral Thesis Debriefing Session

 

Date: 2019.9.6 (FRI) 18:30-20:00

Venue: The 3rd Conference Room, International Conference Center, Waseda University

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Speaker: Noriyuki Shiga (Lecturer, Tokoha University)

On Protection of Copyright (Author’s Right) Licenses with a Focus on the Recent Precedent of German Supreme Court and the Historical Development

Comment: Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

 

Speaker: Tatsuyuki Suemune (Assistant Professor, Waseda University)

An Analysis of Legal Protection on Industrial Design: Focusing on the Requirement of Non-Obviousness

Comment: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Hokkaido University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.45

Design Act -History of the Past Revisions and Future Prospects-

 

Date: 2019.8.24 (SAT) 14:00-16:00

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 401, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (University of Tokyo)

 

Intellectual Property Law LL.M. Trial Lecture

Date: Part1: 2019.07.06 (SAT) 13:00-14:30

         Part2: 2019.07.13 (SAT)  13:00-14:30

Venue: Building No.3 Room 401, Waseda University

 

Part1: Patent Law

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

           Act on the Settlement of Patent Disputes

Ryoichi Mimura (Guest Professor, Waseda University)

Eiji Tomioka (Guest Professor, Waseda University)

 

Part2: Recent Topics on Copyright in Europe and Japan

Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

 

Robotics Seminar

Legal Issues on Robotics and AI Technology Transfer

 

Date: 2019.06.12 (MON) 16:00-19:00

Venue: Building No.3 Room 301, Waseda University

Moderators: Prof. Toru Asahi (Waseda University)

                    Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Prof. Sugano Shigeki (Waseda University)

Takeshi Ueno (IBM)
Toru Matsuoka (Japan Patent Office Administrative Affairs Division, Examination Standards Office) 
Prof. Luke McDonagh (City, University of London)
Prof. Enrico Bonadio (City, University of London)
Prof. Henrike Weiden (Munich University of Applied Sciences)

 

Design Space Seminar

Legal Protection of Design Space

 

Date: 2019.03.18 (MON) 18:00-20:00

Venue: Building No.8 Room 308, Waseda University

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Kiyoyasu Kobayashi (Representative Director, KENOS)
Yuka Matsuno (UCHIDA YOKO CO., LTD.)
Kazuko Matsuo (Attorney at Law)
Prof. Shigeki Chaen (Osaka University)

Tadao Mine (Patent Attorney)

International IP Seminar

Settlement of Patent Infringement Disputes across Countries and Pursuit of Territoriality     – Is Territoriality Dead?

 

Date: 2019.02.07 (THU) 18:30-20:00

Venue: Building No.27 Room 202, Waseda University

Moderator: Associate Prof. Rademacher Christoph (Waseda University)
Speaker: Prof. Thomas F. Cotter (University of Minnesota Law School)

Commentator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Global Patent Strategy Conference 2018

Date: 2018.10.27 (SAT) 13:00-18:30

Venue: Building No.3 Room 402, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Moderator: Ryu Takabayashi (Professor, Waseda University)

Opening remarks:

Prof. Shunsuke Hanai (Waseda University)

Prof. Christopher Yoo (University of Pennsylvania, Director of CTIC)

Prof. Takao Suami (Waseda University)

 

Part1: Eligibility for Patentable Subject Matter
Moderator: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin University)
Speakers:
Judge Richard Linn (United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit)
Judge Makiko Takabe (Chief Justice, IP High Court) 
Prof. Polk Wagner (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Associate Prof. Takeshi Maeda (Kobe University)
Hiroaki Honda (General Manager, Sony Corporation IPD)

 

Part2: Patent Infringement and Border Measures
Moderator: Associate Prof. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)
Speakers:
Charles Schill (Former Senior Counsil, International Trade Commission (ITC))
Makoto Sakata (Director for Office of Intellectual Property Rights, Customs and Tariff Bureau, Ministry of Finance)
Yoshio Kumakura (Attorney at Law, Nakamura & Partners)
Shinya Fujimoto (IPR National Center, Customs Clearance Division, Tokyo Customs)   
Brett Bachtell (Qualcomm Inc. Chair, U.S. International Trade Commission Committee, Intellectual Property Owners Association)
Anthony Del Monaco (Partner, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP Washington D.C. Office)

 

Intellectual Property Law LL.M. Trial Lecture and Open Class

Date: Part1: 2018.07.30 (MON) 18:30-20:00

          Part2: 2018.08.02 (THU)  18:30-20:00

Venue: Building No.3 Room 301, Waseda University

 

Part1: Trial lecture: Amendment of Copyright Act of 2018
Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

 

Part2: Open class: LL.M. IP Research: -Interpretation of Product by Process Claims-   
Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Open Lecture: Cross-Sectional Study of Criminal Punishment under Intellectual Property Law

Date: 2018.05.15 (TUE) 18:30-20:00

Venue: Building No.3 Room 405, Waseda University
Speaker: Prof. Irina Manta (Hofstra University)
Commentator: Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

 

Seminar: Big Data Protection in Asia

Date: 2018.04.16 (MON) 18:00-20:00

Venue: Building No.3 Room 601, Waseda University
Moderator: Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)
Speakers:
Prof. Kung-Chung LIU (Singapore Management University)
Prof. Sang Jo JONG (Seoul National University)
Associate Prof. Guobin CUI (Tsinghua University)
Prof. Reto M. Hilty (Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)
Izumi Hayashi (Attorney at Law, Sakurazaka Law Offices)

 

International Conference on Effective Protection of Information & Innovation 

Date: 2018.03.30 (FRI) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

 

Part1: Intellectual Property Protection for Big Data?
Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)
Speakers:
Prof. Herbert Zech (Universität Basel)
Prof. Matthias Leistner (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Prof. Geertrui van Overwalle (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven)
Associate Prof. Lisa Ouellette (Stanford University)
Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

 

Part2: Global SEP Enforcement
Moderator: Associate Prof. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)
Speakers:
Prof. Mark Lemley (Stanford University)
Prof. Franz Hofmann (Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg)
Prof. Ansgar Ohly (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)
Christof Karl (Bardehle Pagenberg)
Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)
Fumihiko Moriya (Nokia Technologies Japan)

 

RCLIP Symposium

Design Protection System: Current Situation and Future

 

Date: 2018.3.10 (SAT) 13:30-17:30

Venue: Building No.3 Room 405, Waseda University

 

Part1: EU Design Protection System: Based on the comparison between Japan
Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)
Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)
Speakers:
Prof. Jonathan Griffiths (Queen Mary University of London)
Prof. Guido Westkamp (Queen Mary University of London)
Megumu Fuke (Attorney at Law, Guest Professor at Osaka Institute of Technology)
Soichiro Iga (PARC)
Tatsuyuki Suemune (Waseda University/ Research Fellowship, JSPS)

 

Part2: Issue on Design Protection System in Japan: Toward the Establishment of the Design Association (Provisional)
Moderator: Asuka Gomi (Shirokuma Patent)
Speakers:
Kazuyo Inoue (Designer, CEO, NeoDesign)
Prof. Ryu Takabayashi
Tadao Mine (Patent Attorney, Legato IP Office)
Makoto Ito (The Rights Law and Patent Offices)
Yasuaki Agata (Sony IPD)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.44

The Recent Trend of IP Legal System in China

 

Date: 2017.12.20 (WED) 18:30-20:00

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 405, Waseda University

Speaker: Wanli CAI (Assistant Professor, Toyohashi University of Technology)

 

The 6th Global Patent Strategy Conference

 

Date: 2017.10.21 (SAT) 13:00-18:20

Venue: Building No.11 Room 505, Waseda University

Opening remarks:

Prof. Yoshimi Kikuchi (Dean of the Graduate School of Law, Waseda University)

Prof. Christopher Yoo (University of Pennsylvania)

Coordinator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

 

Part1: Indirect Patent Infringement

Moderator: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin University)
Keynote speech:
Judge Kathleen M O’Malley (United States CAFC)
Judge Misao Shimizu (Chief Justice, IP High Court)
Panelists:
Prof. Polk Wagner (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Judge Carsten Haase (Düsseldorf District Court)
Ryoichi Mimura (Attorney at Law, Guest Professor, Waseda University)
Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Part2: Patent Damages and Monetizing Patents
Moderator: Associate Prof. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)
Keynote speech:
Judge Leonard P. Stark (Chief Justice, Delaware District Court)
Judge Yoshiaki Shibata (Presiding Judge, Tokyo District Court)
Panelists:
Prof. Cynthia L. Dahl (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Brett Bachtell (Senior Legal Counsel, Qualcomm)
Prof. Masabumi Suzuki (Nagoya University)
Motoyuki Koike (Deputy Senior General Manager, Sony IPD)

International Seminar on GI

Protection of Geographic Indications under European and German Law

 

Date: 2017.5.8 (MON) 18:00-20:00

Venue: The 1st Conference Room, International Conference Center, Waseda University
Speaker: Prof. Olaf Sosnitza (University of Würzburg)
Language: Consecutive translation (English-Japanese)
Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)
Commentator: Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

 

Design Seminar

Current Situation of Design Protection System and Influence on Fourth Industrial Revolution

Date: 2017.3.11 (SAT) 13:00-17:30

Venue: Building No.3 Room 405, Waseda University

 

Part1: Lecture
Design Protection in the US: The Patent Approach and its application towards Industry 4.0
Speaker: Prof. Sarah Burstein (University of Oklahoma School of Law)
Commentator: Tsukasa Aso (Assistant Professor, Kyusyu University)

 

Part2: Panel Discussion

Current Situation of Design Protection System and Influence on Fourth Industrial Revolution -through the various points of view
Chairman: Asuka Gomi (Patent Attorney/ Research Collaborator, Waseda RCLIP)
Panelists:
Prof. Akiko Moriyama (Musashino Art University)
Prof. Toru Sato (Nihon University)
Yusuke Fujigaya (Mitsubishi Electric Corporation Design Research Institute)
Yasuaki Agata (Sony IPD)
Commentator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

ASEAN IP Enforcement Seminar

Issues and Challenges on Implementation of IP Case Judgements in South East Asian Countries

 

Date: 2017.2.25 (SAT) 14:45-17:30

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University
Speakers:
Yasuo Okuma (JPO Examination First Division Chief Superior Examiner (Former Head of IP Department, JETRO BANGKOK))
Lisa Yong (Partner, Philippines and Indonesia Country Manager, ROUSE)
Nguyen Tran Tuyen (Managing Partner, Patent & Trademark Attorney ELITE LAW FIRM)
Fabrice Mattei (Partner, Country Manager Rouse Thailand & Rouse Myanmar)
Panel Discussion
Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)
Panelists: All speakers above

 

Artists’ Resale Right Symposium 2017

A step to introduce the ARR to Japan   Waseda draft for ARR

 

Date: 2017.2.25 (SAT) 12:30-14:30

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

 

  1. Lecture

Speakers:
Gadi ORON (Secretary General, CISAC)
Benjamin NG (CISAC)
Akiko Ogawa (Adjunct Researcher, Waseda RCLIP)
Commentator: Emeritus Prof. Hiroshi Saito (Niigata University

 

  1. Panel Discussion

Panelists:
Kazuhiko Fukuoji (Japanese-style Artist)
Yukihiko Okada (Consultant, JASPAR)
Moriichi Okazaki (Art Dealer)
Michiya Kimura (Attorney at Law)
Yasuhiro Hatano (Artist)
Miyatsu Daisuke (Art Collector)
All speakers above

The 5th Global Patent Strategy Conference

 

Date: 2016.12.3 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Building No.11 Room 501, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

 

Part1: Exhaustion of Patent Rights

Moderator:Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin University)
Keynote speech:

Prof. Pork Wagner (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Toshiaki Iimura (Attorney at Law/ Former Chief Justice, IP High Court)
Panelists:
Prof. Shyam Balganesh (University of Pennsylvania Law School)
Chris Longman (Qualcomm, Inc.)
Ryoichi Mimura (Attorney at Law/ Guest Professor, Waseda University)
Prof. Masabumi Suzuki (Nagoya University)

 

Part2:Interplay of Infringement Proceedings and Validity Determination in the US and in Japan
Moderator: Associate Prof. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)
Keynote speech:

Judge David Ruschke (USPTO, PTAB)
Judge Kent A. Jordan (U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit /Delaware District Court)
Panelists:
Judge Ryuichi Shitara (Chief Justice, IP High Court) 

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)
Motoyuki Koike(SONY)

 

International IP Seminar

Is America Running Out of Trademarks?

 

Date: 2016.9.28 (TUE) 18:30-20:30

Venue: The 2nd Conference Room, International Conference Center, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Jeanne C. Fromer (New York University School of Law / Co-Director, Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy)

Commentator: Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

Korea and Japan Symposium of Intellectual Property

 

Date: 2016.7.23 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Building No.3 Room 402, Waseda University

Opening remarks:

HONG Dong-Ho (Economic Minister, Korean Embassy in Japan)

Prof. Yoshimi Kikuchi (Director, Institute of Comparative Law, Waseda University)

 

Part1: Interpretation of PBP Claims in Japan and Korea

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)
Speakers:
Judge YOU Young-Sun (Seoul High Court, Civil Division 5)

Judge Ryuichi Shitara (Chief Justice, IP High Court) 

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

Comments:
PARK Jung-Hi (Attorney-at Law, BAE, KIM & LEE LLC)

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi
Discussion: All speakers above

 

Part2: Quoting and Fair Use
Moderator: Associate Prof. CHANG Yeyoung (Dokkyo University)
Speakers:
Associate Prof. PARK Jun-Seok (Seoul National University)
Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)
Comments:
LEE Hoo-Dong (Attorney-at Law, BAE, KIM & LEE LLC)

Judge Tamotsu Shoji (Chief Judge, Tokyo District Court)

Associate Prof. CHANG Yeyoung (Dokkyo University)
Discussion: All speakers above

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.43

Rethinking the 2015 amendment of Japanese Patent Act on Employee Invention

 

Date: 2016.5.11 (WED) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin University)

 

RCLIP International Symposium

The Potential to Introducing the Resale Right in Japan, from the Perspective of the European Experience

 

Date: 2016.3.5 (SAT) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No.8 Room B107, Waseda University

Opening remarks: Prof. Yoshiki Kurumizawa (Waseda University)

Keynote speech:

Prof. Frédéric Pollaud-Dulian (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Simon Stokes (Partner, Blake Morgan LLP)

Speakers:

Gadi Oron (Director General, CISAC)

Benjamin NG (Regional Director for Asia Pacific, CISAC)

Akiko Ogawa (Adjunct Researcher, Waseda RCLIP)

Round Table

Panelists:

Kazuhiko Fukuoji (Japanese artist)

Yukihiko Okada (Japanese Society for Protecting Artists’ Rights)

Katsumi Nagashima (Japanese photographer)
Yasuro Horikiri (Japan Professional Photographers’ Association)

All speakers above

Coordinator: Akiko Ogawa (Adjunct Researcher, Waseda RCLIP)

Closing remarks: Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

International Trade Secret Symposium

International Trend of Protection of Intellectual Property and Information

 

Date: 2016.2.27 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Building No.3 Room 401, Waseda University

Language:

Consecutive translation (English-Japanese)

Simultaneous translation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks:

Prof. Yoshiki Kurumizawa (Waseda University)

Stefan Mobs (Head of Economic Affairs Department, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Japan)

Ursula Toyka (DAAD)

 

Part 1: Trade Secret Reform and Responses

Moderator: Associate Prof. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)
Speakers:

Prof. Annette Kur (Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)

Prof. Ansgar Ohly (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München)

Zensho Imari (METI)

Pamela Passman (President and CEO, CEATe.org)

Panel discussion and Q&A

 

Part 2: Selected Problems in Trade Secret Law -International Jurisdiction & Regional Enforcement

Moderator: Prof. Yoshihisa Hayakawa (Rikkyo University)

Speakers:

Kenichi Nagasawa (Head of Legal and IP, Member of the Board of Directors, Canon Inc.)

Seong-Soo Park (Kim & Chang)

Grace Shao (Baker & McKenzie Taiwan)

Takuya Iizuka (Attorney at Law, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto)

Panel discussion and Q&A

 

International IP Symposium

Protection of Designs in Europe

 

Date: 2016.2.23 (TUE) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Moderator: Associate Prof. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)

Speaker: Prof. Annette Kur (Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)

Comments:

Prof. Masahiro Motoyama (Kokushikan University)

Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

Discussion

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.42

Revision of Intellectual Property Laws to Implement the TPP Agreement Lessons from the Korean Experience

 

Date: 2016.1.28 (WED) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 305, Waseda University

Speaker: Associate Prof. CHANG Yeyoung (Dokkyo University)

International IP Seminar

What is the Termination Right in the U.S.? 

 

Date: 2015.10.19 (MON) 18:30-20:45

Venue: The 2nd Conference Room, International Conference Center, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive translation (Japanese-English)

Coordinator: Associate Prof. Kazuhiro Ando (Toyo University)

Speaker: Prof. Jane Ginsburg (Columbia University)

 

The 4th Global Patent Strategy Conference

Urgent Issues Related to Patents from a Global Perspective

 

Date: 2015.6.27 (SAT) 10:00-18:30

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 302, Waseda University

 

Part1: The Impact of the ASEAN Intellectual Property Policy on the Intellectual Property Systems of the Member States and Its Future -By focusing on Myanmar and Vietnam-

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Yasuo Okuma (Japan Patent Office/ Former Director of Intellectual Property, JETRO Bangkok Office)

Nguyen Tran Tuyen (Attorney at law/ President, Partner in Elite Law Firm (Vietnam))

Dr. Moe Moe Thwe (Director, Ministy of Science and Technology, Myanmar)

Takao Oogiya (Japan Institute for Promoting Invention and Innovation)

Panel discussion

 

Part2: Patent Law and Administrative Issues in Pharmaceutical Patents -From the perspectives of Japan, the United States, and India-

Moderator: Associate Prof. Christoph Rademacher (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Prof. Masabumi Suzuki (Nagoya University)

Lisa Ouellette (Assistant Professor, Stanford Law School)

Judge Rabvindra Bhat (Delhi High Court)

Judge Ryuichi Shitara (Chief Justice, IP High Court) 

Yoichi Okumura (Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Takeda Pharmaceutical CompanyTakeda Pharmaceutical Company)

Katsufumi Jo (Director, Health Policy Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)

Panelists:

Prof. Shyam Balganesh (University of Pennsylvania Law School)

Dmitry Karshtedt (Research Fellow, Stanford Law School)

All speakers above

 

Part3: Effect of Patent Licenses and Regulatory Considerations under Competition Law

Moderator: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin University)

Speakers:

Prof. Phillip Malone (Stanford Law School)

Toshiaki Iimura (Attorney at Law/ Former Chief Justice, IP High Court)
Chris Longman (Senior Director Legal Counsel, Qualcomm)

Kei Iida (Attorney at Law/ Patent Attorney, Nakamura & Partners)

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Panelists:

Shawn Miller (Lecturer, Stanford Law School)

All speakers above

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.41

Comparative Law Study on the Compulsory License System for Orphan Works Suggestions for Japanese Law Based on Comparisons with Canadian and the United Kingdom’s System-

 

Date: 2015.3.27 (FRI) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 401, Waseda University

Speaker: Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

RCLIP Workshop Series No.40

On Contractual Overridability of Limitations/Exceptions to Copyright

 

Date: 2015.2.27 (FRI) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 401, Waseda University

Speaker: Noriyuki Shiga (Lecturer, Tokoha University)

Commentator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

 

International IP Seminar

Examples Disclosed in the Description of Claims and Equal Functions Thereof

 

Date: 2014.12.20 (SAT) 13:00-18:30

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 401, Waseda University

Keynote speech:

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Judge Ryuichi Shitara (Chief Justice, IP High Court) 

Associate Prof. Shiori Nishii (Nagoya University)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

RCLIP International Seminar

International Trend of Protection of Intellectual Property and Information

 

Date: 2014.12.6 (SAT) 13:30-18:00

Venue: Building No. 3 Room 401, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous translation (English-Japanese)

Opening remarks: Prof. Yoshiki Kurumizawa (Waseda University)

 

Part1: Protection of Creative People via Copyright the Five Pillars of Modern Continental European Copyright (Authors’ Right) Law

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Adolf Dietz (Max Planck Institute)

Commentator: Prof. Dr. Hiroshi Saito (Niigata University)

Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

 

Part2: Reform of Trade Secret Law

Speakers:

Prof. Sharon K. Sandeen (Hamline University)
Judge Makiko Takabe (Fukui District Court)
Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

Commentators:

Masaru Adachi (Coca-Cola Japan)

Masatoshi Nishida (Fujitsu)

Moderator: Associate Prof. Rademacher Christoph (Waseda University)

Closing remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.39

How Japan Protects the Design of Graphic Images

 

Date: 2014.11.4 (TUE) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Speaker: Asuka Gomi (Patent Attorney/ Research Collaborator, Waseda RCLIP)

RCLIP Workshop Series No.38

How does the Termination Right System Work in the U.S.?

 

Date: 2014.10.3 (FRI) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Speaker: Associate Prof. Kazuhiro Ando (Toyo University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.37

Current Status and Future of the Resale Right System -Impact of the European Directive on the United States-

 

Date: 2014.8.5 (TUE) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Speaker: Akiko Ogawa (Adjunct Researcher, Waseda RCLIP)

RCLIP IP Strategy Seminar

Effective Handling of International Intellectual Property Disputes and the Role of Intellectual Property Special Courts

 

Date: 2014.6.28 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B-102, Waseda University

 

Part1: Establishment and Operation of Intellectual Property Special Courts

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Keynote speech:

Toshiaki Iimura (Former Chief Justice, IP High Court)
Judge Jumpol Pinyosinwat (Thai Court of Appeals)

Comments:

Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

Seiji Ohno (Attorney at Law/ Patent Attorney, Ohno & Partners)

Naoki Yoshida (Partner, Finnegan Tokyo Office)

Yoshihiro Endo (Honda)

Part2: Establishment of Intellectual Property Special Court in China and Current Status of Intellectual Property Litigation

Moderator: Associate Prof. Yu Feng Lei (Tianjin University)

Keynote speech

Prof. Liu Chuntian (Renmin University of China)

Prof. Guo He (Renmin University of China)

Comments:

Associate Prof. Yu Feng Lei

Helen Cheng (Partner, Zhong Lun Law Firm Shanghai Office)

Hiroshi Miyauchi (Toshiba)

The 3rd Global Patent Strategy Conference

Date: 2014.3.1 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous translation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks: Prof. Waichiro Iwashi (Waseda University)

 

Part1: The Development of the Framework of International Patent Law: The Flexibility of TRIPS in light of current FTA Negotiations in Asia and beyond

Moderator: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin Univeristy)

Keynote speech:

Prof. Reto Hilty (Director, Max-Planck Institute)

Judge Akira Ojima (Senior Examiner, Supreme Court of Japan)

Comments and discussion:

Prof. Tomoko Ishikawa (Waseda University)

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

Prof. Masabumi Suzuki (Nagoya University)

Yasuhisa Nakao (Director-General, Policy Planning and Coordination Department, JPO)

All speakers above

Part2: The Evolving Standard for Enforcement of SEPs as an Example of Gradual International Harmonization in Patent Law

Moderator: Associate Prof. Rademacher Christoph (Waseda University)
Keynote speech:

Judge James L. Robart (W.D. Washington)

Judge Toshiaki Iimura (Chief Justice, IP High Court)

Comments and discussion:

Dr. Nicolas Kredel (Partner, Baker & McKenzie)

Kenichi Nagasawa (Chief Legal and IP Counsel, Canon, Inc)

Mark Snyder (VP, Patent Counsel, Qualcomm)

Dr. Matthias Lamping (MPI)

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

All speakers above

Closing remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2013 Fall Semester

Urgent Consideration of Copyright Infringement V Part4

 

Date: 2013.12.7 (SAT) 13:30-17:00

Venue: Building No. 8 106, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous translation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Keynote speech: Prof. Pamela Samuelson (Berkeley Law School)

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Keynote Speech: Emeritus Prof. Nobuhiro Nakayama (University of Tokyo/ Prof, Meiji University)

Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

Panel discussion:

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka/ Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno

Panelists:

Judge Toshiaki Iimura (Chief Justice, IP High Court)

Ryoichi Mimura (Attorney at Law)

Tomoki Ishiara (Attorney at Law)

Prof. Pamela Samuelson

Emeritus Prof. Nobuhiro Nakayama

Closing remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2013 Fall Semester

Urgent Consideration of Copyright Infringement V Part 3

 

Date: 2013.11.16 (SAT) 13:30-17:00

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

 

Part 1: Tool Theory (“teashi-ron”) in Copyright Law

Moderator: Prof. Yasuto Komada (Sophia University)

Guests:

Prof. Ryosuke Terunuma (Sophia University)

Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

Takashi Nakazaki (Attorney-at-law)

 

Part 2: Copyright Transfer and Licensing

Moderator: Tetsuo Maeda (Attorney-at-law)

Guests:

Kei Iida (Attorney-at-law)

Tetsushi Kamimura (Attorney-at-law)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2013 Fall Semester

Urgent Consideration of Copyright Infringement V Part 2

 

Date: 2013.10.26 (SAT) 13:30-17:15

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

 

Part 1: International Review over the Current State of Music Distribution Services and the Rights of Performers

Moderator: Kazuhiro Ando (Visiting Senior Fellow, IIPS Forum)

Guests:

Akira Nomoto (Spotify Japan)

Tomoaki Kuroda (LAIT)

Yosuke Kimizuka (LAIT)

 

Part 2: International Trends in Orphan Works: Implications from Amendment of Copyright Act in UK

Moderator: Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

Greetings: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

Lecture1: Associate Prof. Tetsuya Imamura

Lecture2: Jonathan Griffiths (Senior Lecturer, Queen Mary University of London)
(Consecutive interpretation (Japanese-English))

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2013 Fall Semester

Urgent Consideration of Copyright Infringement V Part 1

 

Date: 2013.10.5 (SAT) 13:30-16:45

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

 

Part 1: Trends in Compensation System in Europe

Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Prof. Yasuto Komada (Sophia University)

Associate Prof. Makoto Nagatsuka (Dokkyo University)

 

Part 2: Interaction between Industrial Design Protection and Copyright Protection

Moderator: Eiji Tomioka (Attorney-at-law)

Guest: Kazuhiko Yoshida (Attorney-at-law)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.36/ JASRAC Preopen Lecture 2013

Internet Retransmission Service of TV Programs and European Copyright Law ―TVCatchup Case

 

Date: 2013.7.24 (WED) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Yasuto Komada (Sophia University)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.35

Remedies for Infringement of Standard Essential Patents: Motorola v. Microsoft

 

Date: 2013.6.4 (TUE) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.34

The History and Development of Copyright Law Study in Japan

 

Date: 2013.4.23 (TUE) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Waseda University)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Global Patent Strategy Conference

Date: 2013.2.24 (SUN) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (English-German)

Opening remarks:

Prof. Waichiro Iwashi (Waseda University)

Dr. Holger Finken (Resident Director, DAAD)

Overview on IP Case Law in Germany in the Last Decade European Country Report No. 2 on Tenth Anniversary of the RCLIP Global IP Precedent Database

Dr. Tilman Muller-Stoy (Bardehle Pagenberg)

 

Part 1: Important Issues in Patent Infringement Practice: Review of Claim Interpretation and the Doctrine of Equivalents

Moderator: Associate Prof. Rademacher Christoph (Waseda University)

Keynote speech:

Dr. Thomas Kuhnen (Dusseldorf High Court)

Judge Toshiaki Iimura (Justice, IP High Court)

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington)

Panel discussion and Q&A

 

Part 2: Global Standards, Standard patents, and Compulsory Licenses

Moderator: Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin Univeristy)

Keynote speech:

Dr. Thomas Kuhnen (Dusseldorf High Court)

Dr. Matthias Lamping (Max-Planck Institute for IP and Competition Law)

Fumihiko Moriya (SONY)

Dr. Christof Karl (Bardehle Pagenberg)

Hiroyuki Hagiwara (Attorney-at-law, Ropes & Gray)

Ryoichi Mimura (Attorney-at-law, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu)

Panel discussion and Q&A

Closing remarks: Felix Einsel (DJJV)

 

RCLIP Conference

The Past, Present, and Future of Intellectual Property Legislation Based on Judicial Precedents

 

Date: 2013.1.26 (SAT) 13:00-18:20

Venue: N301, N302 Conference room, Okuma Kaikan, Waseda University

Greetings: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Part 1:

Speakers:

Aprilda Fiona Butar-Butar (Attorey at Law, APRILDA FIONA & PARTNERS)

Nguyen Tran Tuyen (Attorney-at-law, VISION & ASSOCIATES)

Tran Ngoc Thanh (Meijigakuin University)

Comments:

Asuka Gomi (Waseda University)

Noriyuki Shiga (Waseda University)

Q&A

 

Part 2:

Speakers:

Prof. Guo He (Renmin University of China)

Associate Prof.Yu Feng Lei (Tianjin University)

Judge Jumpol Pinyosinwat (Thai Court of Appeals)

Associate Prof.Tetsuya Imamura (Meiji University)

Q&A

 

Part3:

Speakers:

Prof. Yun Sun-Hee (Hanyang University)

Judge Gabriella Muscolo (Roman District Court)

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington)

Associate Prof. CHANG Yeyoung (Tokyo City University)

Q&A

 

Part4:

Speakers:

Prof. S. K. Verma (University of Delhi)

Prof. Ming-Yan Shieh (National Taiwan University)

Hubert Hsu (Attorney-at-law, Hubert Hsu & Associates)

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington)

Akiko Ogawa (Waseda University)

Closing remarks: Kazuhiro Ando (Senior Fellow, Waseda University)

 

International IP Seminar

Patent Litigation and Technology Transfer in China

 

Date: 2012.12.8 (SAT) 16:00-18:00

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-Chinese)

Moderator: Qin Yugong (Partner, KING&WOOD)

Greetings & Comment: Prof Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Prof. Jiang Zhipei (National Judges College)

Prof. Li Shunde (University of Chinese Academy of Sciences)

Zhang Rongyan (Former Director of the Research Institute of the Patent Reexamination Board, China National Intellectual Property Administration)

Qin Yugong

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2012 Fall Semester Part 5

Online Piracy: ISP Responsibilities under U.S. Copyright Law

 

Date: 2012.12.8 (SAT) 13:30-15:45

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-English)

Keynote speech: Judge M. Margaret McKeown (US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals)

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington)

Panel discussion

Moderator: Kazuhiro Ando (Senior Fellow, IIIPS-Forum)

Discussants:

Takashi Yoichi (BANDAI NAMCO GAMES)

Yuko Yasuda (CAPCOM)

Yasunori Mitsuda (PROCYON STUDIO)

Masato Shibata (Producer)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2012 Fall Semester Part 4

Reconsideration of the Significance of “Character” in the Copyright Law Characters in Literary Works and Story Comics

 

Date: 2012.11.17 (SAT) 13:30-15:30

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

Speakers:

Masahiro Mita (The Japan Writers’ Association)

Big Joe (Ryuji Tsukuda) (Cartoonist)

Reiko Nagao (The Japan Writers’ Association)

Moderator: Eiji Tomioka (Attorney-at-law)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2012 Fall Semester Part 3

Date: 2012.10.27 (SAT) 13:30-17:45

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

 

Part 1: Current State and Challenges of the Music Copyright Business

Moderator: Kazuhiro Ando (Visiting Senior Fellow, Waseda University)

Speakers:

Kazuo Munakata (SEPTIMA LEY)

Kazuhiro Hara (MEDIA PULPO)

 

Part 2: Problems and Future Challenges of Downloading Punishments

Moderator: Prof. Ryuta Hirashima (University of Tsukuba)

Speakers:

Toshimitsu Dan (Attorney-at-law)

Taro Komukai (InfoCom Research, Inc.)

 

Lecture by Prof. John O. Haley to Commemorate the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Neck Ribbon

Japanese Law and its Role in Asia: From Asian and Western Perspectives

 

Date: 2012.10.22 (MON) 13:30-18:30

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-English)

Greetings:

Prof. Waichiro Iwashi (Waseda University)

Prof. Kellye Testy (University of Washington Law School)

Congratulatory address:

Atsuro Nagano (Director/ Civil Affairs Bureau, Supreme Court)

 

Part 1: Functions of Courts in Japanese Law and their Impact on Asian Law

Moderator: Associate Prof.Kyoko Ishida (Waseda University)

Keynote speech:

Prof. John O. Haley (Vanderbilt University)

Itsuo Sonobe (Former Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Japan)
Comments:

Prof. Shigeo Miyagawa (Waseda University)

Prof. Daniel Foote (University of Tokyo)

Prof. Yoshihiro Otsuji (National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies)

Masahiro Iseki (Kyoei Law Office)

 

Part 2: Movement toward Judicialization in Asia

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington)

Speaker: Prof. Dongsheng Zang (University of Washington)

Comment: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speaker: Prof. Clark Lombardi (University of Washington)

Comment: Prof. Masayuki Tanamura (Waseda University)

Speaker: Prof. Jonathan Kang (University of Washington)

Comments:

Prof. Norikazu Kawagishi (Waseda University)

Judge Toshiaki Iimura (Chief Justice, IP High Court)

Tasuku Matsuo (Matsuo & Kosugi)

Q&A

Closing remarks:

Prof. Katsuichi Uchida (Waseda University)

Prof. Pat Kuszler (University of Washington)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2012 Fall Semester Part 2

Critics, Comments and Laughter: Fair Use and Humor in U.S. Copyright Law

 

Date: 2012.10.13 (SAT) 13:30-15:30

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive interpretation (Japanese- English)
Moderator: Akiko Ogawa (Research Associate, Waseda University)

Speaker: Prof. Jane Ginsburg (Colombia University)

Comment: Prof. Yasuto Komada (Sophia University)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2012 Fall Semester Part

Date: 2012.10.6 (SAT) 13:30-17:45

Venue: Building No.8 B-101, Waseda University

 

Part 1: International Study of Public Transmission Rights in the Cloud Era

Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Rikkyo University)

Speakers:

Prof. Shigeki Chaen (Osaka University)

Associate Prof. Koji Okumura (Kanagawa University)

 

Part 2: The Extent to which a Work is Permitted to be Used “for a small amount” within the Enterprise

Moderator: Tetsuo Maeda (Attorney-at-law)

Speakers:

Yoshiyuki Miyashita (Attorney-at-law)

Hiroki Saito (Attorney-at-law)

 

Brazil Intellectual Property Rights Seminar

Latest Issues and Activities of the Brazilian Intellectual Property System

 

Date: 2012.9.20 (THU) 14:00-17:00

Venue: Conference room A, Nippon Express Worker’s Union

Opening remarks:

Kazuhiro Ando (Visiting Senior Fellow, IIPS Forum)

Prof. Benjamin J. Hauptman (Franklin Pierce Law School)

 

Part 1: Brazil Trademark Law and Copyright Law: Attention Points and Trends

Speaker: Roberto Carapeto (Brazil Attorney-at-law)

 

Part 2: Examination Practices, Workflow, and Quality Improvement Activities at the Brazilian Patent Office

Speaker: Luis Otavio Beaklini (Brazil Patent Office)

 

Part 3: Current Considerations in Brazilian Patent Applications and the Exercise of Patent Rights

Speaker: Otto Licks (Brazil Attorney-at-law/ Partner, Licks Advogados)

Q&A

Closing remarks: Kazuhiro Ando (Visiting Senior Fellow, IIPS Forum)

 

Global Patent Strategy Conference

Impact of the Amendment to the US Patent Law and the EU Directive on the Exercise of Intellectual Property Rights and Trends in Japanese Corporate Strategy

 

Date: 2012.6.30 (SAT) 13:30-18:10

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Opening remarks: Prof. Yoshiaki Fukazawa (Chairman, Organization for University Research Initiatives, Waseda University)

 

Part1:

Keynote speech: Prof. Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School)

Panel discussion

Moderator: Rademacher Christoph (Assistant Prof., Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)

Panelists:

Paul Meiklejohn (Partner, Dorsey & Whitney, Seattle, USA)

Tilman Muller-Stoy (Partner, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich, Germany)

Felix R. Einsel (Partner, Sonderhoff & Einsel, Tokyo)

Prof. Mark Lemley (Stanford Law School)

Q&A

 

Part2:

Keynote speech: Yoshihiro Endo (HONDA)

Panel discussion

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Panelists:

Jan Krauss (Partner, Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich, Germany)

Christof Karl (Partner, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich, Germany)  

Douglas F. Stewart (Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP)

Hiroyuki Hagiwara (Partner, Ropes & Gray, Tokyo)

Yoshihiro Endo (HONDA)

Q&A

Closing remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

RCLIP Special Workshop

Doctoral Thesis Debriefing Session

 

Date: 2012.5.19 (SAT) 16:00-18:00

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B101, Waseda University

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Study on Legal Protection for Records under the Neighboring Rights System
Speaker: Kazuhiro Ando (Visiting Senior Fellow, Waseda University)

Comments:

Tetsuo Maeda (Attorney-at-law/ Visiting professor, Waseda University)                

Emeritus Prof. Shoichi Kidana (Waseda University)

 

A Theory of Copyright User Rights

Speaker: Associate Prof. CHANG Yeyoung (Tokyo City University)

Comments:

Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Rikkyo University)

Emeritus Prof. Shoichi Kidana

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.33

Patent Remedies in the US Injunctive Relief: Differences between District Court and the ITC

 

Date: 2012.3.5 (MON) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 312, Waseda University

Speaker: Rademacher Christoph (Assistant Prof. Waseda Institute for Advanced Study)

Commentator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

The 4th Symposium on Integration of Humanities and Sciences

Date: 2012.1.21 (SAT) 13:30-17:40

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B102, Waseda University

Moderators:

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Prof. Toru Asahi (Waseda University)

Opening remarks:

Prof. Katsuichi Uchida (Waseda University)

Prof. Waichiro Iwashi (Waseda University)

Keynote speech: Prof. Makoto Asashima (University of Tokyo/ AIST)

Lecture:

Prof. Katsunori Kai (Waseda University)

Akihiro Umezawa (Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development)

Prof. Shigeo Takakura (Meiji University Law School)

Prof. Masayuki Yamato (ABMES, Tokyo Women’s Medical University)

Panel discussion

Coordinators:

Prof. Toru Asahi (Waseda University)

Yasue Fukuda (Research Fellow, Osaka University/ Assistant Prof., Waseda University)

Panelists:

Prof. Makoto Asashima (University of Tokyo/ AIST)

Prof. Katsunori Kai (Waseda University)

Akihiro Umezawa (Director, Center for Regenerative Medicine, National Center for Child Health and Development)

Prof. Shigeo Takakura (Meiji University Law School)

Prof. Masayuki Yamato (ABMES, Tokyo Women’s Medical University)

Closing remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2011 Fall Semester Part 4

Date: 2011.12.3 (SAT) 13:30-17:45

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 106, Waseda University

 

Part 1: Issues Related to Overall Review, Indirect Infringement and Restriction of Rights

Moderator: Prof. Ryuta Hirashima (University of Tsukuba)

Speakers:

Associate Prof. Koji Okumura (Kanagawa University)

Masanori Kusunoki (Microsoft)

 

Part 2: Provider Responsibilities for Copyright Infringement Latest Trends and Legal Restructuring

Moderator: Associate Prof. Yasuto Komada (Sophia University)

Speakers:

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

Associate Prof. CHANG Yeyoung (Tokyo City University)

Toru Maruhashi (NIFTY)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2011 Fall Semester Part 3

Date: 2011.11.19 (SAT) 13:30-18:00

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 106, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Part 1: Employee’s Invention and Works by Employees: Encounter with the Third System

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Christoph Ann (Technische Universität München)

Comments:

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka

Kazuhiro Ando (Visiting Senior Fellow, IIPS Forum)

Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Kokugakuin University)

 

Part 2: Copyright contract law in Germany -Claim Rights of Reasonable Remuneration-

Moderator: Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Rikkyo University)

Speaker: Prof. Dr. Jan Bernd Nordemann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin/ Attorney-at-law, BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT)

Comments:

Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno

Kazuhiro Ando (Visiting Senior Fellow, IIPS Forum)

Masayuki Matsuda (Attorney-at-law)

Closing remarks: Associate Prof. Kaori Iida (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2011 Fall Semester Part 2

Date: 2011.10.15(SAT) 13:30-17:00

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 106, Waseda University

 

Part1: Moral Rights of Author as Seen by Author

Speaker: Prof. Machiko Satonaka (Osaka University of Arts/ Cartoonist)

Comment: Reiko Nagao (The Japan Writers’ Association)

 

Part 2: Modern Issues of Moral Rights

Panel discussion

Panelists:

Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Rikkyo University)

Ryoichi Mimura (Former Judge, IP High Court/ Attorney-at-law)

Eiji Tomioka (Attorney-at-law)

Tetsuo Maeda (Attorney-at-law)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series 2011 Fall Semester Part 1

Constitutional Aspects of Copyright Law and Protection of Copyright Users

 

Date: 2011.9.24 (SAT) 13:30-17:00

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive interpretation (Japanese-English)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Associate Prof. Christophe Geiger (Strasbourg University)

CHANG Yeyoung (Assistant Prof., Tokyo City University)

Comment: Associate Prof. Masahiro Kurita (Ryukoku University)

 

International IP Seminar

National Requirements for the Use of Patents and Compulsory Licenses under the Indian Patent Law

 

Date: 2011.7.8(FRI) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 308, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive interpretation (Japanese-English)

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (Waseda University/ University of Washington Law School)

Speaker: Prof. S. K. Verma (University of Delhi)

 

The 3rd Symposium on Integration of Humanities and Sciences

Global Health and Intellectual Property Strategy: From Barriers to Investment Incentives and Utilization -New Development of Legal Infrastructure to Promote Open Innovation in Practical Application of Medical Technology-

 

Date: 2011.6.4 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Building No. 36 Room 382, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks: Prof. Satoshi Shimizu (Deputy President, Waseda University)

Keynote speech: Prof. Keizo Takemi (Tokai University)

 

Session 1: Review of Japan’s Legal System to Promote Open Innovation

Moderator: Prof. Toru Asahi (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Hidero Niioka (CEO, IPALPHA)

Masanobu Kato (Intellectual Ventures)

Q&A

 

Session2: Reports from Global Health Industry Developed Countries and the Current Situation in Japan

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Speakers:

Daniel Laster (General Counsel, PATH)

Prof. Yasushi Katsuma (Waseda University)

Panel discussion

Q&A

Closing remarks: Associate Prof. Kaori Iida (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.32

How Copyright Law Interpretations Should Be

 

Date: 2011.5.16 (MON) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 303, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

International IP Seminar (Cancelled)

Technology Transfer and Patent Law in China

 

Date: 2011.3.19 (SAT) 13:30-17:30

Venue: Building No. 14 Room 102, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-Chinese)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Facilitator: Associate Prof.Yu Feng Lei (Tianjin University)

Opening remarks: Prof. Shuji Hashimoto (Deputy President, Waseda University)

Keynote speech: Tao Xinliang (Tongji University)

Speakers:

Prof. Zhang Naigen (Fudan University)

Prof. Xu Chunming (Shanghai University)

Prof. Li Xu (Tianjin University)

Prof. Huang Wushuang (East China University of Political Science and Law)

Associate Prof. Yu Feng Lei (Tianjin University)

Comments and Q&A

Closing remarks: Prof. Tatsuo Uemura (Waseda University)

 

Symposium on Integration of Humanities and Sciences

New order Formation in Science, Technology and Society through Cooperation between Law and Medicine toward New Developments in Medical Systems in the 21 Century-

 

Date: 2011.2.26 (SAT) 13:00-17:40

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 106, Waseda University

Moderator: Prof. Tetsuya Osaka (Waseda University)

Opening remarks: Prof. Shuji Hashimoto (Deputy President, Waseda University)

Greetings: Kan Suzuki (Senior Vice Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology)

Keynote speech:

Ichiro Kanazawa (President, Science Council of Japan)

Prof. Takehisa Awaji (Waseda University)

Moderator: Prof. Toru Asahi (Waseda University)

Lecture:

Prof. Katsunori Kai (Waseda University)

Prof. Shigetaka Asano (Waseda University)

Prof. Hiroshi Kasanuki (Waseda University)

Prof. Yasuo Ikeda (Waseda University)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Q&A

Closing remarks: Prof. Waichiro Iwashi (Waseda University)

 

German-Japanese Science and Innovation Forum 2010

International Competition and Intellectual Property Strategy: What are the Intellectual Property Protection Policies of Japan and Germany in Response to the Information Age?

 

Date: 2010.10.6 (WED) 14:00-16:00

Venue: academyhills

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-German, Japanese-English)

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington/ Waseda University)

Speakers:

Takeshi Isayama (Carlyle Japan)

Prof. Theo Bodewig (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

Prof. Hanns Ullrich (Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)

Comments:

Felix-Reinhard Einsel (Patent attorney, Sonderhoff & Einsel)

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Dr. Martin Schaefer (Attorney-at-law, Boehmert & Boehmert)

Panel discussion and Q&A

 

RCLIP International IP Strategy Seminar

Latest Trends in U.S. Patent Litigation: Grand Bench Hearing on the Impact of the Bilski Supreme Court Ruling and Unfair Practices

 

Date: 2010.7.9 (WED) 18:00-20:00

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive interpretation (Japanese-English)

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington/ Waseda University)

Opening remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speaker: Doug Stewart (Dorsey & Whitney LLP, Seattle)

Comment: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

 

Symposium

Legal Issues Related to Medical Practices and Pharmaceutical Innovation: Latest Trends in Europe and the U.S.

 

Date: 2010.6.26 (SAT) 13:00-17:30

Venue: Clinical lecture hall, Tokyo Medical and Dental University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks: Prof. Ikuo Morita (Executive Director, Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

 

Part 1: Legal Issues Surrounding Clinical Trials

Speakers:

Prof. Patricia Kuszler (Director, Health Law Program, Professor of Law University of Washington School of Law)

Prof. Beth Rivin (Director, Global Health & Justice Project University of Washington School of Law)

Prof. Masatoshi Hagiwara (Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (Director, CASRIP, Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law)

 

Part 2: Comparative Legal Review of the Bilski Supreme Court Ruling and the Grand Bench of the Ariad CAFC Ruling

Speakers:

Dr. Andrew Serafini (Fenwick & West LLP, Seattle, U.S.A.)

Dr. Jan Krauss (Boehmert & Boehmert, Munich, Germany)

Ryo Kubota (Chairman, President and CEO, Acucela Inc.)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.31

Vision of the Designs System

 

Date: 2010.6.4 (FRI) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 308, Waseda University

Speaker: Kazuko Matsuo (Attorney-at-law, Nakamura & Partners)

 

RCLIP Special Workshop

Doctoral Thesis Debriefing Session

 

Date: 2010.5.28 (FRI) 18:30-19:45

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 312, Waseda University

Greeting: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

The Critical Issues of the Artist’s Resale Right and the Economical Influences
Speaker: Akiko Ogawa (Research Associate, GCOE, Waseda Institute for Corporation Law and Society)

Comment: Emeritus Prof. Hiroshi Saito (Niigata University)

 

 

Speaker: Yu Feng Lei (Researcher, GCOE, Waseda Institute for Corporation Law and Society) 

Comment: Prof. Hikota Koguchi (Waseda University)

 

Intellectual Property Symposium

A Flight from between Humanities and Sciences -Exploring the Nature of Design and the Future of Legal Protection-

 

Date: 2010.3.28 (SUN) 13:00-17:00

Venue: Masaru Ibuka Auditorium, International Conference Center, Waseda University

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Part 1

Keynote speech: Prof. Kazuo Kawasaki (Osaka Univeristy)

Comment: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

 

Part 2

Moderator: Prof. Tetsuya Obuchi (University of Tokyo)

Panelists:

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

Yoshitaka Kawasaki (Japan Patent Office)

Tadao Mine (Patent Attorney)

Asuka Gomi (Patent Attorney)

 

Intellectual Property Symposium

Humanities and Sciences from Confrontation to Collaboration Search for Ways to Utilize Intellectual Property that Integrates Humanities and Sciences-

 

Date: 2010.3.20 (SAT) 13:00-17:20

Venue: Building No. 14 Room 201, Waseda University

 

Part 1

Opening remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Keynote speech:

Prof. Shuji Nakamura (The University of California, Santa Barbara)

Yoshio Kumakura (Attorney-at-law, Nakamura & Partners)
Comments:

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

Prof. Toru Asahi (Waseda University)

 

Part 2

Speakers:

Prof. Tetsuya Osaka (Waseda University)

Prof. Naoki Koizumi (Keio University)

Panel discussion

Moderators:

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

Prof. Toru Asahi

Panelists:

Prof. Shuji Nakamura (The University of California, Santa Barbara)

Yoshio Kumakura (Attorney-at-law, Nakamura & Partners)
Prof. Tetsuya Osaka (Waseda University)

Prof. Naoki Koizumi (Keio University)

Closing remarks: Prof. Toru Asahi

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.30

Patents in History Design and Development of the Modern Patent System-

 

Date: 2010.2.26 (FRI) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 412, Waseda University

Speaker: Prof. Tadashi Ishii (Osaka Institute of Technology)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.29

Global Expansion of the Artist’s Resale Right and the Background

 

Date: 2010.1.29 (FRI) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 3F Conference room, Waseda University

Speaker: Akiko Ogawa (Research Associate, GCOE, Waseda University)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series Part 6

Issues and Prospects of Fair Use Statute

 

Date: 2009.12.19 (SAT) 13:00-14:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

Moderator: Associate Prof. Ryuta Hirashima (University of Tsukuba)

Speaker: Keiji Sugiyama (Attorney-at-law)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series Part 5

JASRAC- RCLIP Intellectual Property Law Symposium

Issues over Recent Intellectual Property Law

 

Date: 2009.12.12 (SAT) 13:00-17:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

 

Panel 1: Legal Protection of Names and Portraits of Entertainers -Latest Trends in Publicity Rights-

Moderator: Associate Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno (Rikkyo University)

Panelists:

Makoto Ito (Attorney-at-law, IOTA law offices)

Associate Prof. Koji Okumura (Kanagawa University)

Associate Prof. Masahiro Motoyama (Kokushikan University)

 

Panel 2: Summary -Trends in Intellectual Property-Related Precedents and Theories over the Past Five Years-

Moderator: Prof. Tatsuki Shibuya (Waseda University)

Panelists:

Asuka Gomi (Patent Attorney)

Motoki Kato (Part-time lecturer, Shinsyu University)

Tetsuya Imamura (Assistant Prof., Meiji University)

Commentator: Ryoichi Mimura (Former Judge, IP High Court/ Attorney-at-law)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series Part 4

JASRAC- RCLIP Intellectual Property Law Symposium

Spread of Intellectual Property Protection in France Its Intersection and Limitations-

 

Date: 2009.11.28 (SAT) 13:00-16:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-French)

Greetings: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Moderators:

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington/ Waseda University)

Associate Prof. Yasuto Komada (Sophia University)

Speakers:

Prof. Yves Reboul (Université de Strasbourg)

Prof. Frederic Pollaud-Dulian (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

Commentators:

Associate Prof. Yasuto Komada

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series Part 3

Essence of Copyright Protection from the Standpoint of an Author and a Lawyer

 

Date: 2009.10.31 (SAT) 13:00-14:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

Moderator: Eiji Tomioka (Attorney-at-law/ Visiting professor, Waseda University)

Speaker: Minoru Nakamura (Attorney-at-law/ Poet)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series Part 2

Copyright and Content Distribution

 

Date: 2009.10.17 (SAT) 13:00-14:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

Moderator: Tetsuo Maeda (Attorney-at-law/ Assistant Prof., Waseda University)

Speaker: Hiroki Saito (Attorney-at-law)

 

International IP Seminar

Operation of the New Patent Law in China and its Prospects

 

Date: 2009.10.5 (MON) 18:00-20:00

Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-Chinese)

Greetings:

Prof. Kenji Horiguchi (Senior Executive Vice President, Waseda University)

Prof. Tatsuo Uemura (Waseda University)

Coordinator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Moderator: Yu Feng Lei (Researcher, GCOE, Waseda University)

Speakers:

He Yuefeng (Vice President, Patent Bureau, National Intellectual Property Office, China)

Prof. Zhang Ping (Peking University)

Prof. Tao Xinliang (Shanghai University)

Prof. Li Xiu (Tianjin University)

 

JASRAC Open Lecture Series Part 1

Practical Problems of Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

 

Date: 2009.10.3 (SAT) 13:00-14:30

Venue: Building No. 8 Room B107, Waseda University

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speaker: Ryoichi Mimura (Attorney-at-law/ Former Judge, IP High Court)

 

International Symposium on Patent Litigation and Trial System

Date: 2009.9.22 (TUE) 13:00-14:30

Venue: Taiwan Academy of Banking and Finance

Speaker: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Session 1: Introduction to System and Practices of Japanese Patent Invalidation  Trials and Correction Trials 

TLO in Europe Seminar

Technology Transfer Systems in Major European Countries and the EU-Led Policy to Encourage Technology Transfer Activities

 

Date: 2009.9.7 (MON) 18:00-20:00

Venue: Building No. 26 B1F Lecture room, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive interpretation (Japanese-English)

Coordinator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Moderator: CHANG Yeyoung (Assistant Prof.,Tokyo City University)

Speakers:

Luca Escoffier (Guest Assistant Prof.,University of Washington Law School)

Prof. Toru Asahi (Waseda University)

Kaori Iida (Assistant Prof.,Tokyo Medical and Dental University)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.28

Considering Restrictions on the Design Protection of Spare Parts and its Validity

 

Date: 2009.7.17 (MON) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 3F Conference room, Waseda University

Speaker: Tetsuya Imamura (Assistant Prof., Meiji University)

 

RCLIP International IP Strategy Seminar

Latest Trends in U.S. and European Patent Cases

 

Date: 2009.6.26 (FRI) 17:30-19:50

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-English)

Opening remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

Part 1: Patent Protection for Business Methods and Software-Related Inventions

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Speakers:

Doug Stewart (Dorsey&Whitney, Seattle Office)

Matthias Bosch (Bosch Jehle, Munich, Germany)

Panel discussion: Comparative Legal Review and Practical Strategy

Q&A

 

Part 2: Patent Infringement Appraisal Practices After Seagate Judgment

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka

Speaker: Paul Meiklejohn (Dorsey&Whitney, Seattle Office)

Comment: Matthias Bosch

Q&A

Closing remarks

 

RCLIP Workshop

Problems Concerning the Handling of the Civil Appeal Case in Taiwan

 

Date: 2009.6.16 (TUE) 14:00-16:00

Venue: Building No. 8 Room 219, Waseda University

Speakers:

Presiding Justice, Liu, Yen-Tsun (Taiwan Supreme Court)

Justice, Jen, Fu-Chih (Taiwan Supreme Court)

Justice, Huang, Yih-Feng (Taiwan Supreme Court)

Justice, Hsu, Chen-Shun (Taiwan High Court)

Commentators:

Prof. Kenji Endo (Waseda University)

Yubu Fukuoka (Visiting Professor, Waseda University)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

 

RCLIP International IP Strategy Seminar

Japanese Companies and Patent Lawsuits: Offensive Patent Strategy Through Forum Shopping

 

Date: 2009.5.9 (SAT) 13:30-17:20

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Opening remarks: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Greetings: Prof. Tatsuo Uemura (Dean, the School of Law, Waseda University)

 

Part1: Forum Shopping Strategy in US Federal Courts

Speaker: John Livingstone (Finnegan Henderson, Tokyo Office)

Q&A

 

Part 2: Forum Shopping in Major European and Asian Courts

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington Law School)

Panelists:

Xiaoguang Cui (Sanyou law firm, Beijing)

Shinichi Murata (KANEKO & IWAMATSU)

Richard Price (Taylor Wessing, London Office)

John Livingstone

Discussion

Q&A

Closing remarks

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.27

Patent Examination Co-operation among Patent Offices and Patent Strategy of Global Companies for the 21st Century

 

Date: 2009.4.13 (MON) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 3F Conference room, Waseda University

Speaker: Shigeo Takakura (Patent Attorney, SUZUYE & SUZUYE)

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.26

Fair Use and Copyright User Rights

 

Date: 2009.3.27 (MON) 18:30-20:30

Venue: Building No. 8 3F Conference room, Waseda University

Speaker: CHANG Yeyoung (Research Associate, GCOE Institute, Waseda University)

 

International IP Seminar

Points of Interest and Attention Regarding China’s New Patent Law

 

Date: 2009.3.18 (WED) 17:30-19:30

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-Chinese)

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Greetings:

Prof. Yoshiji Horikoshi (Vice President, Waseda University)

Prof. Tatsuo Uemura (Dean, the School of Law, Waseda University)

Speakers:

Yuan Jie (Legislative Work Committee of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China)

Prof. Liu Xiaochun (Tianjin University)

Prof. Guo He (Renmin Law School)

Commentator: Yu Feng Lei (Researcher, GCOE, Waseda University)

Panel discussion

 

RCLIP Workshop Series No.25

Future Prospects for Dispute Resolution Procedures on Patent Validity in Japan and the United States

 

Date: 2009.2.28 (SAT) 13:00-15:00

Venue: The 2nd Conference room, International Conference Center, Waseda University

Speaker: Toshitaka Kudo (Research Associate, GCOE Institute, Waseda University/ Attorney-at- law)

 

International IP Seminar

Intellectual Property Enforcement in Major European Countries: Current State and Future Outlook

 

Date: 2009.1.17 (SAT) 13:00-18:00

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Language: Simultaneous interpretation (Japanese-English)

Introduction of IP Precedents Database:

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (CASRIP, University of Washington)

Keynote speech: Prof. Joseph Straus (Director, Max-Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition)

Speakers:

Stefan Luginbuehl (European Patent Office)

Michael Elmer (Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP)

Panel discussion

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka

Panelists:

Dr. Peter Meier-Beck (German Supreme Federal Court)

Dr. Gabriella Muscolo (Roman District Court)

Michael Fysh (Patents County Court)

Commentators:

Ryoichi Mimura (Tokyo High Court)

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi

 

RCLIP Workshop

Current State of the Thai Intellectual Property International Trade Court

 

Date: 2009.1.13 (TUE) 13:00-14:00

Venue: RCLIP, Waseda University

Language: Consecutive interpretation

Speakers:

Dr. Somchai Wongaroon (IP&IT Court)

Judge Saowalak Jullamon (IP&IT Court)

 

Copyright Joint Symposium (GCOE at Waseda and Hokkaido University) 

Date: 2008.11.29 (SAT) 13:00-17:30

Venue: Building No. 22 Room 202, Waseda University

 

Panel 1: Future of Copyright Protection

Moderator: Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Speakers:

Prof. Yoshiyuki Tamura (Hokkaido University)

Prof. Katsuyuki Izumi (Tokushima University)

Yuko Noguchi (Attorney-at-law/ Visiting Associate Prof., National Institute of Informatics)

Kazuhiro Ando (Research Professor, Hokkaido University)

Commentators:

Associate Prof. Ichiro Nakayama (Shinsyu University)

Tetsuya Imamura (Assistant Prof. Meiji University)

 

Panel 2: Legal Protection of Applied Art

Moderator: Associate Prof.Tatsuhiro Ueno (Rikkyo University)

Speakers:

Associate Prof. Tatsuhiro Ueno

Associate Prof. Yasuto Komada (Sophia University)

Associate Prof. Masahiro Motoyama (Kokushikan University)

Associate Prof. Koji Okumura (Kanagawa University)

Commentators:

Asuka Gomi (Patent Attorney/ Researcher, GCOE, Waseda University)

Hsiao-Chien LIU (Researcher, GCOE, Hokkaido University)

 

IP Enforcement in India

Date: 2008.10.3 (FRI)  14:00-17:00

Venue: Ono Memorial Hall, Waseda University

Keynote speeches:

Prof. S.K. Verma (Delhi University)

Justice Arjan K. Sikri (Delhi High Court)

Panel discussion

Panelists:

Dr. Poonam Dass (Delhi University)

Girija Varma (Attorney-at-law)

Manoj G. Menda (Attorney-at-law)

Commentators:

Prof. Ryu Takabayashi (Waseda University)

Jim Patterson (US Patent Attorney)

Moderator: Prof. Toshiko Takenaka (University of Washington/ Visiting Professor, Waseda University)

 

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