Technology Transfer

28-02-20 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology-transfer 32: Introducing Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices to Japan

With its large aging population, Japan is one of the world’s largest markets for health care products. Any pharmaceutical or medical device sold in Japan must be approved by the PMDA, a Japanese national regulatory agency similar to the US FDA. We will discuss foreign entry into this market in Japan and practical considerations for dealing with the PMDA with Ariel Weber, who served as a full-time staff member for three years at the PMDA.

Registration deadline: 27/02/2020

29-11-19 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 31: Blockchain in Japan: Market Overview

Does the Japanese market's leadership in blockchain technology offer opportunities for EU businesses?

Japan has set itself apart as an early adopter of blockchain technology, despite the Mt Gox debacle in 2014. The development of blockchain technology has taken on two distinct approaches: a financial one, with a flourishing regulated trading market, and the corporate one, with several leading technology companies investing heavily in blockchain businesses.

27-09-19 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology transfer webinar 29: Appeal proceedings at the JPO and the EPO

What are important differences between the appeal proceedings at the EPO and JPO?

While efforts have been made to harmonize the process of IP prosecution around the world, important differences remain that must be understood in order to achieve efficient prosecution in each jurisdiction. One such example is appeal proceedings before the EPO and JPO.

27-05-19 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 27: Patent Enforcement in Japan – How to efficiently utilize your patent rights

The number of patent applications from Europe filed at the JPO was over 20,000, which accounts for more than a third of the total number of patent applications filed at the JPO from overseas (2017).  Even if your patent is successfully granted, are you ready to enforce your patent rights in an efficient way?  If your patent is infringed, how should you counter this?  How should you take proper precautions in order to prevent infringement?  We will introduce these measures based on the practice and systems in Japan from the viewpoint of designs and trademarks, in

05-10-18 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 21: Data Protection in Japan in a post GDPR World

In a business environment that is becoming increasingly interconnected and dependent on data exchange, protection of data is one of the most sensible legal topics to deal with. The implementation of the European General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) in May 2018 has set new standards to protect personal data also beyond the territory of the European Union.

27-04-18 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 18: Patents: Opposition proceedings and nullity actions - a comparison between Europe and Japan

What are the facts and advices regarding the countermeasures against a competitors patent?

  1. Once the patent is granted, what options do companies have to act against the granted patent ? What are the relevant timeframes and costs to be expected during opposition proceedings at the European Patent Office and the Japanese Patent Office ?

  2. How do EPO and JPO opposition proceedings work in general ? How long do you have to wait for a final decision ? Can you appeal the decision ?

23-02-18 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 17: What can IP (patent, trademarks, copyrights) do for new technologies in the IoT?

What can IP (patent, trademarks, copyrights) do for new technologies in the IoT (Internet of Things)?

29-09-17 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 14: How can SMEs start using augmented reality to support operations, maintenance and training?

How to effectively deploy AR solutions in enterprises?

Generally, every business unit (factory, power plant, assembly line) has a complex machinery that requires constant maintenance and well trained workers. Therefore, when it comes to know “How the machinery works” and “How to solve a failure or a risk”, the company needs support and well trained and qualified staff. These needs require high maintenance costs and high training costs.

30-05-17 | 10:00 h - 11:00 h

Technology Transfer Webinar 12: Japan's Current Issues and Opportunities for EU Companies

How to build collaborations with Japanese Companies?

The general Japanese trends are introduced, such as population tendency, import / export ratio. Japanese population is radically decreasing after year 2000, and in 2040 it will become about 70-80% of current population. And the ratio of aged people is dramatically increasing. Japan is sometimes called as “World experiment place for aged society”.

10-03-17

European Innovation Day

10 March 2017, Tokyo, Japan

The event is jointly organised by EURAXESS Japan, the Technology Transfer Helpdesk of the EU-Japan Centre, and French Tech Tokyo in collaboration with Hello Tomorrow Challenge. It aims to bring together the community of innovation oriented researchers, students, engineers or start-uppers of Japan and allow them to network and learn about the European innovation landscape and how to find European investors to launch their activities, or to perform technology transfer operations.

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