Japan ranks first globally for the number of patents issued. But when it comes to revenue generated from those patents, the picture is not so bright. While a patent is often seen as a ticket to the all-important conversation with those behind the gatekeeper, many companies do not actually have a patent portfolio or intellectual property (IP) that fit their business strategies.
Key questions to ask include:
About the Speaker
Harvey Chen is a practicing US patent attorney who focuses on all aspects of IP matters. His emphasis is on patent procurement, strategic planning and counseling, post-grant proceedings, and litigation support for electrical and mechanical arts. As a partner in intellectual property at Seattle-based international law firm Perkins Coie LLP, Chen will share his experience gained through dealing with IP in Silicon Valley and how what he has learned may be applied to your business here in Japan.
Thomas Shockley, Chair
Steven Bleistein, Annie Chang, and Mary Nishikawa, Vice-Chairs
ACCJ Independent Business Committee
Scott Warren, Chair
Aiko Okada, Vice-Chair
ACCJ Intellectual Property Committee
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