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Corporate Crime Monthly Update - November 2017 Japan
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Japan
  • November 30 2017

Japanese regulators are increasingly focussing on the legal issues surrounding cryptocurrencies. On October 18, the cybercrime division of the


Patent enforcement through the courts in Japan
  • SUGIMURA & Partners
  • Global, Japan
  • November 17 2017

A structured guide to enforcing patents through the courts in Japan


The Japanese layoff that didn’t “fly”
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • October 25 2017

As I wrote in this space last year, layoffs for economic circumstances exist under Japanese law, but are exceedingly difficult to achieve without


New Delaware Chapter 15 Filing - Takata Corporation
  • Cole Schotz PC
  • USA
  • August 9 2017

Takata Corporation, a Japanese corporation, as well as two of its subsidiaries and affiliates have filed a petition for recognition of a foreign main


Doctrine of equivalents: Grand Panel Supreme Court decision- new rulings for the first and fifth requirements of the doctrine of equivalents, for the first time in the pharmaceutical field
  • Uchida & Samejima Law Firm
  • Japan
  • July 14 2017

Infringement of a patent under the doctrine of equivalents was recognized for the first time in the pharmaceutical field (The Maxacalcitol Case


Falling in Love in a Foreign Country
  • YUASA and HARA
  • Japan
  • April 5 2017

Human beings are complicated. This is probably because human beings are creatures falling in love. I believe that there is no difference on this


Suntory and Asahi settle non-alcoholic beer patent litigation
  • Nishimura & Asahi
  • Japan
  • October 31 2016

On January 16 2015 Suntory Holdings KK - which owned the patent for a non-alcoholic beer-flavoured drink with a low-extract adjusted pH solution -


Japan Legal Update, Vol. 17 - August 2016
  • Jones Day
  • Japan
  • August 28 2016

On July 1, 2016, the Supreme Court (first petty bench) issued a decision (the "Decision") that may have a material impact on Japanese M&A practice


Judgment in relation to the doctrine of equivalents made by the large collegiate body of the Intellectual Property High Court
  • YUASA and HARA
  • Japan
  • July 21 2016

The subject case is a case in which a demand for the suspension of the import, sales, etc. of a formulation, etc. Is approved based on a patent right


Tokyo District Court rules that “US-style” dismissal is invalid
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Japan
  • May 6 2016

Article 16 of the Japanese Labour Contracts Act provides that “If a termination lacks objectively reasonable grounds and is not considered to be