2018 Discover IP Japan Conference

Partners Yuichi Watanabe and Peter Schechter are speaking at the Discover IP Japan Conference organized by the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) at The Houston Club on January 30, 2018 from 10:00am – 3:00pm.  The conference is sponsored by the Houston Intellectual Property Law Association (HIPLA) and is aimed at introducing the Japanese IP system to U.S. practitioners and companies.  Lunch will be provided, as well as a cocktail networking following the conclusion of the conference from 3:30pm to 5:00pm.  The conference is free, but registration is required.

Mr. Watanabe will be speaking on a panel titled, “Patent Prosecution Practice in Japan – Tips for Obtaining a Patent.”  Mr. Schechter will be speaking on a panel titled, “Post-Grant Review in Japan.”

Registration information can be found on the HIPLA website.

Additional information (including copies of the presentations) can be found on the JPAA website.