Legal

Report: Product Liability in Japan

This report titled "Product Liability in Japan" issued by Thomson Reuters is written as an informative Q&A and provides comprehensive information on many aspects of product liability in Japan. This report highlights the conditions a claim is brought in contract by covering a number of points such as the consumer guarantees, burden of proof, and the limitation period for bringing a claim.

12-02-19 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Webinar 133: All about starting a business in Japan: Legal approach

What Laws should you know when starting a business in Japan?

Legal matters upon starting and operating a business in Japan from technical points will be described in this webinar. On the other hand, the presentation will focus on the course of actions for start-ups and how to overcome the challenges you may encounter rather in practical points of view.

17-12-18 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 23: Patents: Employee Inventions – Overview of Legal Systems and Recent Trends

What do companies with R&D in Europe and Japan need to know in regard to the various employee invention legal systems?

  1. This webinar explains the basics of different legal systems on employee remuneration in Japan and Germany, and will also provide some information on how this topic is dealt with in some other European jurisdictions.
  2. It teaches who owns the right to an invention in each jurisdiction and how a company can take possession of the invention.
  3. The webinar also covers the question of adequate remuneration for inventors.

Report: Export Legal & Regulatory Issues

About the Report

This report aims to provide valuable assistance to European businesses wishing to export their products in Japan and help them avoid some of the most common pitfalls. It will help European companies to expand their businesses in Japan and get to grips with the basics of Japanese market standards, export regulations and legal issues.

Tags : IPR, Legal

Report: A Practical Guide to Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement in Japan

About the Report

This report examines Japan’s intellectual property system, outlining Japan-specific intellectual property rights, instructions for applying to Japan’s patent office, as well as the enforcement of intellectual property rights in Japan. The report also explains several important differences between Japanese and EU law concerning intellectual property rights.

Tags : IPR, Legal

Report: Human Resources in Japan Legal Aspects

About the Report

This report covers the essential legal aspects of Human Resources in Japan. Here, European businesses will find everything they need to know about recruitment, the establishment of work rules, work patterns, employment contracts, working hours, leaves, wages, termination of employment and restrictions, labour and social insurances for local staff as well as cross-border employment contracts, salaries, tax liabilities and social security matters for expatriate employees.

06-05-14 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h Brussels time

Webinar 12: Essentials of Patent Information in Japan

How can we search Japanese patent information online and understand the information retrieved?

No prior knowledge of the Japanese patent system, patent documentation or available sources required.

Japanese companies continue to file a steady number of around 350 000 patent applications per year – a huge repository of prior art which European industry simply cannot afford to ignore. This is especially true for those technological areas where Japan is particularly strong.

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