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2019

IP STRATEGY CONFERENCE

- IP Strategies to defend businesses and promote research result commercialization -

Fri, Oct 25, 2019   Kyoto University, Fujita Commemorative Lecture Hall

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Friday, Oct 25, 2019 9:30 am @ KYOTO UNIVERSITY

Fujita Commemorative Lecture Hall

 


Program

 

9:30

Registration and Coffee

10:00-10:10 

Welcome

Hisao Yamasaki, CEO, Syndefense Corp

10:10-10:40 

Opening Remark

Fumihiko Matsuda, Professor and Director, Center for Genomic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University

 

10:40-11:10

Keynote Speech 

Kenichi Nagasawa, Managing Executive Officer and Group Executive, Corporate IP and Legal, Canon

11:10-12:40

Panel Session 1.   Ways to improve Industry-Academia IP and Commercial Collaboration

  1. Utilization of universities as a promising option for corporate business development.

  2. Commercialization of University’s research result through start-up ventures.

  3. IP Strategies as a key for success of newly developed businesses.

  4. Next generation patient care by collaborative work between medical and high-tech technologies.

 

Moderator:

Michael Switzer, Chair, Intellectual Property Group, Akerman LLP

 Speakers:

Atsushi Takano, Associate Partner, Health Care & Life Sciences Services, IBM Japan, Ltd.

Hiroyuki Ueno, PhD, Investment Officer, Kyoto University Innovation Capital

Kozo Kubo, PhD, President & CEO, National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)

Shoei Imai, Corporate Vice President & General Manager, Intellectual Property Headquarters, Fujifilm

 

12:40-13:40

Lunch Break

13:40-14:00

Invest in Growth - Stabilize supply chain

Ken Seddon, CEO, LOT Network Inc.

 

14:00-15:40

Panel Session 2.   Effective Techniques for Corporations to deal with Standard Essential and Non-Practicing patent issues

  1. Short-Middle-Long Term Measures to reduce Patent Troll Risks.

  2. Dealing with approaches from Patent Pools and larger licensing entities.

  3. Defensive litigation strategies.

  4. Strategies to Challenge Bad Patents.

  5. Patent royalty stacking and FRAND rates—How to calculate a fair price.

  6. Short summary of recent impactful cases and cases to what in this area.

 

Moderator:

Benjamin R. Schlesinger, Associate‪, Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

Speakers:

Hiroshi Kawana, General Manager, Intellectual Property, KDDI

Shawn Ambwani, Co-Founder & COO, Unified Patents

Shinji Ina, General Manager, Legal & Intelectual Property Department, Nidec Corporation

Zhen Liu, Legal Director, Xiaomi Corporation

15:40-16:00

Networking Coffee Break

 

16:00-17:30

Panel Session 3.   How to improve the value and utilization of Corporate portfolios

  1. Licensing out patents for damages and royalties to reinvest in future research and development. 

  2. Offensive infringement litigation strategies.

  3. Corporate to corporate direct patent transactions for rational and higher return.

  4. Whether to participate in Pools – e.g., Video Codec and 3GPP/LTE.

  5. Whether to sell your patents to Patent Trolls.

  6. Short summary of recent impactful cases and cases to what in this area.

 

Moderator:

Makoto Ogino, Professor, Graduate School of Management, Tokyo University of Science

Speakers:

Jamie B. Beaber, Partner, Mayer Brown

Phillip Price, Head of IP Litigation, ARM, Inc.

Tatsuya Yamamoto, Senior Manager, IP Licensing and Legal, Maxell, Ltd.

Yoichiro Suzuki, Manager, Licensing Department, Intellectual Property Division, Seiko Epson Corporation


[When] Friday, October 25  9:30am – 5:30pm

[Where] Kyoto University. Fujita Commemorative Lecture Hall

Med-Pharm Collaboration Building

46-29 Yoshida-Shimo Adachi-cho

Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8304 JAPAN

[Access]  http://www.pharm.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access/campus/

[Admission] Free

[Capacity] 306

[Attendee] Corporate IP, R&D finance professionals. Academic and research institutional professionals. Students. No service providers except for sponsor and its guests.

 

 

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