Meeting with former USPTO Director Kappos and former Acting Director Rea
On June 19, 2018, famous guests from the U.S., including former USPTO Director Kappos and former Acting Director Rea, visited the JIPA Tokyo Office, and had a meeting with JIPA members, in which they introduced the latest hot IP topics in the U.S., i.e., IPR criteria, changes in policies in the U.S., issues relating to 35 U.S.C. Section 101, SEP/FRAND, antitrust laws and patents, and measures to strengthen the protection of trade secrets, and participants actively exchanged views.
From JIPA, President Asami, Executive Managing Director Kato, Chairperson Ogawa of the First International Committee, and other members of the committee participated in the meeting.
[Update 2018-06-19 ]