Seminar”JPAA Keio Patent Law and Practice Institute”

「Seminar”JPAA Keio Patent Law and Practice Institute”」

Date Friday May 4 to Sunday May 6, 2018, 9:00~16:30
※The Last day will be Farewell Party from 18:00
Venue Benrishi Kaikan 2nd Floor in Toranomon
Sponsorship JPAA、Keio Patent Law
target Patent Attorneys, Keio University School of Law School, Asian & European Patent Attorneys, Lawyers etc.
participants JPAAmembers 30、non-JPAA members 15 to 20
Speaker Toshiko Takenaka, Professor, University of Washington School of Law (UW Law); Keio University Law School
Martin Adelman, Professor, George Washington Law School
Jeff Sako, UW Law Adjunct Professor; Partner, Seed IP Group LLP
Paul Meiklejohn, UW Law Adjunct Professor; Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP
Douglas Stewart, UW Law Adjunct Professor; Partner, Bracewell LLP
Becky Lin, Partner, Seed IP Law Group LLP

 This seminar will provide essential information for obtaining and enforcing US patents. Essential US patent case law will be examined from the comparative law perspective. An overview of patent prosecution at USPO including patent claim and specification drafting will be covered.

 Substantive and procedural aspects of patent enforcement at US district courts and International Trade Commission will be discussed. Prof. Toshiko Takenaka, who was Director of CASRIP at the University of Washington, developed topics and format based on her experience running the Summer Institute. Speakers who taught at CASRIP Summer Institute including a world’s leading patent expert, Prof. Adelman at George Washington will join her to teach US patent law from the comparative law perspective.

 The very modest registration fee, $300, will cover lunch, farewell party, course materials and administration fees. The program will give a head start to enroll in a US law school or work as a trainee at a US law firm.

language English only

registration fee

Please pay the registration fee by credit card from the following URL.

Registration Deadline


※ We will close the application as soon as the capacity becomes available.


In case of cancellation, please be sure to carry out the cancellation procedure from the following URL.
※No refunds are available once the tuition fee is paid





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