2019 Foley Tokyo IP Conference

16 October 2019 Past Event

New Paradigm for Managing Risks & Opportunities

Location

AP Tokyo Marunouchi
3F, Nihon-Seimei Maruonouchi Garden Tower
1-1-3, Marunouchi, Chiyoda
Tokyo, Japan 〒100-0005

Contact Information

Mayumi Wille
mwille@foley.com

Agenda

12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 – 6:05 p.m. Program
6:05 – 7:05 p.m. Reception

Amid ensuing murkiness of global trade and economic landscape, many Japanese companies with global footprints must balance the needs of acting nimble while staying true to the organization’s core business values and strategies. This requires practical and timely briefings on legal and business developments in the U.S.

Please join us for the 2019 Foley Tokyo IP Conference – “New Paradigm for Managing Risks & Opportunities.” Seasoned Foley IP attorneys, with over 150 years of collective experience serving Japanese clients as well as other multi-national organizations, will address the practical implications of the latest IP developments, including the multi-faceted changes surrounding patent eligibility, PTAB initiatives, and pivotal technologies spanning artificial intelligence (AI), digital health, connected and autonomous vehicles, and gene and cell therapies.

Topics include:

  • Hot Topics on Patent Litigation
  • PTAB Trials: Latest Developments and Interplay with District Court Litigation
    • Constitutionality of AIA Trials - Celgene Corp. vs. Peter
    • Real Party in Interest - Power Integrations, Inc. v. Semiconductor Components Industries
    • Motion to Amend Pilot Program
  • The New Impact of Patent Opinions in Litigation
    • Are patent opinions really needed anymore? Looking at the legacy of Octane Fitness
    • What do patent litigation statistics show?
    • How can the risks be balanced with cost?
  • Digital Health – A Look at Market, Underlying Technologies (such as AI) and Associated Legal Trends
  • Seeking Clarity on Patent Eligibility After Recent Federal Circuit Decisions
    • Recent critical decisions in the diagnostics and software industries affecting 101 eligibility
    • Recent developments on proposed legislative changes
      • The bipartisan proposed framework for amending section 101
      • Industry positions and congressional testimony
      • Timing of legislative change
  • Pharma & Biotech Breakout Session: Updates on CRISPR and Cell Therapy
  • Electronics and Mechanical Breakout Session: The Impact of 35 U.S.C. § 112(f) Interpretations on Patent Enforcement and Validity Challenges

Both Japanese and English versions of the program material will be available on-site.

Feedback from previous attendees includes:

  • I appreciated the opportunity to learn about various topics. Japanese translation was very helpful.
  • Excellent explanation and presentation - very good, very understandable.
  • Everything is new and valuable for me.
  • First session is valuable to me because it highlighted recent developments in patent space very concisely.
There is no cost to attend this seminar, but space is limited and advance registration is required.

To register, please use the Register button above, or contact Mayumi Wille at mwille@foley.com or +1.312.832.4516.

CLE

Foley & Lardner LLP will apply for CLE credit after the program, wherever applicable. Foley & Lardner LLP certifies that this activity has been approved for California MCLE credits by the State Bar of California in the amount of 4.0 General credit hour. Foley & Lardner LLP is a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider. Certificates of attendance will be distributed to eligible participants approximately eight weeks after the program via email.

Important Information for New York Attorneys

This program is appropriate for experienced attorneys only.

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2019 Foley Tokyo IP Conference

Location

AP Tokyo Marunouchi
3F, Nihon-Seimei Maruonouchi Garden Tower
1-1-3, Marunouchi, Chiyoda
Tokyo, Japan 〒100-0005

Contact Information

Mayumi Wille
mwille@foley.com

Agenda

12:45 – 1:00 p.m. Registration
1:00 – 6:05 p.m. Program
6:05 – 7:05 p.m. Reception