News & Events
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December 4, 2013 - CASRIP and Tokyo Medical Dental University
will co-host a conference on “Globalization of Medical Science Industry and
Technology Transfer Strategies” on Wednesday, December 4, 17:30-19:35 and a
reception thereafter 20:00-21:00 at the Tokyo Medical Dental University.
Speakers include UW School of Law Professors Takenaka, Kuszler and Zang as well
as Ms. Bakhmetyeva.
program. Registration and conference information are available
Attending the conference is free. Please attend the conference as well as
encourage your friends and colleagues who are planning to study abroad.
December 2, 2013 - CASRIP will partner with Chulalongkorn
University Law School and the National Science and Technology Development Agency
to host a conference on
IP Policy and Technology Transfer Practice in Bangkok, Thailand. The goal of
the conference is to encourage the dialogue among experts from ASEAN countries,
India, the U.S., Europe, Japan, and Korea on emerging IP issues. ASEAN countries
and India share very similar concerns over patents in health science. Program materials: TRIPS and Public
Health: Thailand’s Compulsory Licenses over Patented Drugs for Chronic Diseases
| TRIPS Flexibilities and TRIPS-plus Approach
September 2013 - Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has appointed Professor Toshiko Takenaka, Director of CASRIP and Washington Research Foundation-W. Hunter Simpson Professor of Technology Law, to the Intellectual Property Committee which is part of METI's Industrial Structural Council (Shingikai).
Professor Toshiko Takenaka, Washington Research Foundation/W. Hunter Simpson Professor of Technology Law, Director, CASRIP, and Mrs. Anna Bakhmetyeva, Law, Technology & Arts Group, University of Washington School of Law
presented a series of presentations on U.S. IP Law in Moscow and Saint-Petersburg, Russia, in
- Employee inventions under U.S. Patent Law,
- Doctrine Works Made for Hire under U.S. Copyright law,
- IP Protection of Software under the U.S. Patent, Copyright, and Trade Secret
- The America Invents Act: an Overview and Issues. A New Patent System in the
- U.S. Trade Secret Law,
- Comparative Analysis of Employee Inventions under the U.S., Japan, German, and
other European Patent Laws,
- Sources of law and the reform of the U.S. Patent
On behalf of the University of Washington School of Law and CASRIP, Prof.
Takenaka signed a Memorandum of Understanding and Collaboration Agreement with
our new partner school Russian State Academy of Intellectual Property. We plan
to have a team of Russian IP students and professors at the Transnational IP
Institute 2014 in Dresden and 2014 CASRIP Summer Institute. Mrs. Bakhmetyeva
reached an agreement with a few leading Russian IP professors on the
co-authorship and publications of two articles on Trade Secret law and Employee
Inventions and Works from the comparative law perspective.
July 30, 2013 - As part of the CASRIP Summer Institute, six Chinese judges, two Japanese judges/one former Japanese judge, a Taiwan judge together with CASRIP Associate and Assistant Directors and TAs visited Judge James Robart’s courtroom and attended the Microsoft v. Motorola hearing.
July 29, 2013
– Chinese, Taiwanese, and Japanese Judges visited the Bill and Melinda Gates
Foundation and exchanged views on patent and global health with IP counsel from
the local non-profit organization.
July 26 & 27, 2013 – CASRIP hosted its annual High
Technology Protection Summit Conference. Speakers included Judge Sharon Prost
from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Prof. Dr. Jorechim
Bornkamm from the Federal Court of Justice of Germany, Judge James Robert from
the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington, and Judge
Toshiaki Iimura, President of the IP High Court of Japan.
July 17- Aug. 2, 2013 – CASRIP hosted its 19th Summer
Institute. More than 100 participants representing 10 countries attended the two
and a half week program focusing on technology protection. Participants included
judges from the Supreme People's Court of China, regional High Courts of China,
and the IP High Court of Japan as well as patent examiners from Japan, Korea,
March 25-28, 2013 - CASRIP and University of London Queen Mary School of Law will sponsor a Transnational IP program. This 4-day program includes comparative law classes taught by American and European professors on various areas of intellectual property. This year will highlight IP areas such as IP protection for computer software, third party liability and fair use. Students will also have the opportunity to work with their European colleagues in a license negotiation exercise and a mock trial presented before five leading patent American and European judges.
May 3-10, 2013 - The Law, Technology & Arts Group, CASRIP, in collaboration with the Asian Law Center will host the 2013 Global IP Week at the University of Washington School of Law.
Global IP Week is a series of seminars, conferences and presentations on Global IP Issues. Please find the schedule and registration information on the CASRIP website.
May 4, 2013 - IP and National Innovation Strategies in Asia-Pacific Conference will be co-sponsored by CASRIP and the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA). Scholars from Germany, Japan, Korea and China, representatives of the AIPLA, the University of Washington, Berkeley Center for Law & Technology, the Stanford Law School will speak on IP and National Strategies, Legal Issues Around Cloud Computing, and Design and Trade Dress Protection: IP Protection of Human Interface. Register>>
May 10, 2013 - The Future of Green Technology: Policy Consideration for Obama's Second Term. Scholars from China, Canada, Germany and the United States will discuss the energy strategies in China, Canada, and their impacts on the United States; and the role of patent law in promoting green technology.
May 13- 17, 2013 - CASRIP-SPCC China Judicial Conference & Open to Public Conference. Professor Toshiko Takenaka, Professor Dongsheng Zang, leading IP judges of China and Europe will be speaking on Direct and Indirect Patent and Copyright Infringement, IP Exhaustion, Licensing and Enforcement.
May 17, 2013 -- CASRIP, Asian Law Center and East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPSL) will host a conference addressing challenges in determining extent of patent and copyright protection in the information age. The conference will be held at ECUPSL’s Changning Campus. Speakers include leading IP experts from China, US, and EU including Judge Robart from US District Court, Western District of Washington. Topics include patent scope during the examination, licensing transactions and litigation as well as patent and copyright exhaustion. Speakers review decisions from the court of highest authority in U.S. and Europe from the comparative law perspective. Register>>
IP Policy Seminar, New Delhi
Professor Toshiko Takenaka will lead an IP Policy Seminar in New Delhi, Friday, December 14, 2012, 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM.
Co-Hosted by University of Washington School of Law and Indian Society of International Law.
Indian Society of International Law (ISIL)
V. K. Krishna Menon Bhawan 9
Bhagwan Dass Road, New Delhi-110001
- Peer-to-Peer Round Table Discussions, Intellectual property & Innovations as National Strategies
- Utility Model and Design Protection for Domestic Innovations: Experiences in Germany, Japan, Korea, China, Thailand and Russia
The leading scholars from China, Korea, Russia, Japan and India will present an overview of the IP national strategy and law in their own countries.
For more information and registration, contact http://www.isil-aca.org/