WIPO Japan Office participated in the international conference on “Patent and Public Policy” at Meiji University [Tokyo, March 8, 2012]
The conference was chaired by Professor Kumagai and opening remarks was made by Professor Nakayama of Meiji University. Two presentations by guest speakers were made by Dr. Fotaki of EPO and Mr. Stall, former commissioner for patents of USPTO.
The panel discussion was moderated by Professor Takakura of Meiji University. Mr. Natsume,
Head of WIPO Japan Office participated in the panel discussion with other panelist, namely
Professor Handa of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Professor Takenaka, University of Washington
School of Law, Professor Tamura of Hokkaido University, Professor Suzuki of Meiji University, and
Professor Kai of Waseda University. The Head of WIPO Japan Office contributed to the panel
discussions from the viewpoint of international arena.