Turning the Tide to Your Competitive Edge: How Do You Take the Helm of IP Disputes?

02 September 2010 Tokyo, Japan Past Event

Location

7FL, Izumi Garden Conference Center
Roppongi 1-6-1
Tokyo, Japan

Contact Information

Tamaki Honda
thonda@foley.com

Agenda

1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. —
Registration

1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. —
Conference

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. —
Reception at La Veronica Lounge (5 FL)

Challenges are abound for Japanese companies who want to stay the course and above the fray as global market leaders. Competitors from emerging markets are charging hard, and the economic prowess of mother-ship is hardly to be counted on.

In this half-day seminar offered at free-of-charge, experienced IP and business attorneys from the United States and Japan will demonstrate practical tips for Japanese companies to manage and come out of IP related disputes as efficiently and unscathed as possible. Specific topics include:

  • “There’s got to be a better way to manage IP litigation!”
    • Extracting efficiency when you are sued multiple times
    • Playing tough –ground rules and strategies
    • Conquering the e-discovery mess
    • “What did we do wrong!?” – do’s and don’ts of privileged information
  • Clarifying § 101 Patent-Eligibility - Bilski, Prometheus, Myriad, and more:
    • Top 5 incorrect interpretations of Bilski
    • What claiming strategies can be used as alternatives to Bilski-type claims?
    • What impact will Bilski have on the Myriad § 101 patent-eligibility test case?
    • Prometheus II”: The Future of Diagnostic Method Claims in view of the Supreme Court grant, vacatur and remand in Mayo v. Prometheus in light of Bilski.
    • How will the Federal Circuit change § 101 through “Prometheus II”?
  • Hot Topic Round-Up:
    • The Post-Thanksgiving “Lame Duck” Congressional Session
    • December enactment: comprehensive patent reform bill?
    • “False marking”, first-inventor-to-file, the “Baldwin Rule”
    • Practice changes to strengthen inter partes reexamination

Foley Speakers

  • Pavan K. Agarwal, Partner and Vice-Chair, IP Department
  • Etsuo Doi, Partner, Electronics Practice and Co-Manager, Tokyo office
  • John J. Feldhaus, Partner, IP Litigation Practice
  • Michael D. Kaminski, Partner, IP Department, and Co-Manager, Tokyo office
  • Stephen B. Maebius, Partner and Chair, IP Department
  • Matthew A. Smith, Senior Counsel, Electronics Practice
  • Prof. Harold C. Wegner, Partner, IP Department

Insights

Turning the Tide to Your Competitive Edge: How Do You Take the Helm of IP Disputes?

Location

7FL, Izumi Garden Conference Center
Roppongi 1-6-1
Tokyo, Japan

Contact Information

Tamaki Honda
thonda@foley.com

Agenda

1:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. —
Registration

1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. —
Conference

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. —
Reception at La Veronica Lounge (5 FL)