Program

October 28 (Friday) 14:00 - 18:00 (JST)
By the Japan Patent Office - Lecture and Panel Discussion
(1) Invalidation and opposition systems in patents at each IP office
(2) International Comparison of Judgments on Correction Requirements based on Hypothetical Cases

14:00
Remarks
HAMANO Koichi
Commissioner, Japan Patent Office
14:10
Lecture
Current state of trials and appeals
YASUDA Futoshi
Director General, Trial and Appeal Department, Japan Patent Office
Scott R. Boalick
Chief Administrative Patent Judge, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Dr. Ingo Beckedorf
Chairman of a Technical Board of Appeal, European Patent Office
15:10
Lecture
Invalidation and opposition systems in patents at each IP office
YASUDA Futoshi
Director General, Trial and Appeal Department, Japan Patent Office
Scott R. Boalick
Chief Administrative Patent Judge, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Dr. Ingo Beckedorf
Chairman of a Technical Board of Appeal, European Patent Office
16:10
Break
16:20
Panel Discussion
International Comparison of Judgments on Correction Requirements based on Hypothetical Cases
Moderator
YASUDA Futoshi
Director General, Trial and Appeal Department, Japan Patent Office
Panelists
TAMURA Kiyoko
Executive Chief Administrative Judge, Trial and Appeal Department, Japan Patent Office
Michael P. Tierney
Acting Deputy Chief Administrative Patent Judge, United States Patent and Trademark Office
Dr. Ingo Beckedorf
Chairman of a Technical Board of Appeal, European Patent Office
17:50
Closing Remarks
KOBAYASHI Motoji
President, Japan Federation of Bar Associations
18:00
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