Technology and Law: Risk Avoidance and Creation of Opportunities

2015.10

Japan and the United States share a long history and vital interest in furthering the technology industry. What does the future hold for Japanese technology investors? What opportunities and risks need to be considered in M&A deals? How can owners and users of technology best protect their interests in litigation and transactions? What are the antitrust risks of licensing, using and enforcing technology rights? In this seminar, experienced panelists from the U.S. and Japan will discuss the successful strategies that Japanese companies should consider.

Panel Topics
-Tech M&A 2.0: How to successfully navigate cross-border deals in an ever-changing environment
-How to position and protect your technology transactions for the future
-Recent developments in US patent litigation and contested proceedings before the US Patent Office
-Key developments in the application of antitrust to intellectual property licensing and enforcement

Date : October, 2015 14:00- 17:00
Venue : Keidanren Kaikan (Address: 1-3-2, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)
Speaker : Shigetoshi (Toshi) Hirano Takamitsu Shigetomi
Organized by : Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP
Keidanren (Japan Business Federation)

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