LES Japan organizes monthly seminars: 11 in Tokyo and 10 in Osaka annually. For more information, please contact here.
The working language is generally Japanese. When we have non-Japanese speaking lecturers, consecutive interepretation is normally available.
For all LES members including non-Japanese members, the fee is 5,000 yen.

Past Monthly Seminers

Date Venue Title
2023.FebruaryOsakaRights Issues and Practices in the Metaverse and Cyberspace
2023.JanuaryOsakaRecent Competition Policy Developments -Focusing on initiatives for digital platform operators-
2023.JanuaryTokyoStrategic Disclosure Practices for IP Investment and Utilization
For Communication with Investors
2022.DecemberOsakaTrends in international rule-making of cross border data transactions
2022.DecemberTokyoIPR strategy of Panasonic
2022.NovemberOsakaBasics of International Tax Practice and Intellectual Property Strategy
2022.NovemberTokyoLegal issues over patent infringement in global IT business
2022.OctoberTokyoDevelopment for Detecton Test of COVID-19
- From the Standpoint of Researcher and Developer of Reagents and Tests -
2022.OctoberOsakaRussia's invasion of Ukraine and its impact on business activity
2022.SeptemberOsakaRecommendations for future Japanese business strategies learned from the biotechnology and high-tech industries in Silicon Valley, USA
2022.SeptemberTokyoStandard Essential Patent issue which is no longer a someone else's problem - learning from responses of world's automobile industry of how to face a license offer -
2022.AugustTokyoBasics of Economic Security and the Economic Security Promotion Act for Intellectual Property Department Members
- With the status of economic security initiatives in the companies -
2022.JulyOsaka[Strengthening protection of intellectual property in Korea]
1. Amendment of laws giving further protection for owners of IP in Korea
2. Laws and practices for anti-counterfeit activities in Korea
3. The introduction and the currents status of Electronic Case Filing System in Korea
2022.JuneTokyoStrategies for patent portfolios under the Unified Patent Court/Unitary Patent in Europe
~ with a focus on enforcement and licensing~
2022.MayOsakaUtilization and Distribution of Digital Information Assets
-Business and Licensing related to Data, OSS and NFT-
2022.MayTokyoMarket / regulatory trends and issues for digital health
2022.AprilTokyoAIPLA- LES Japan Joint meeting
2022.AprilOsakaActivities of WIPO GREEN
2022.MarchOsakaBio-venture patent strategy and licensing strategy
2022.MarchTokyoNew Design Act and Trademarks / Desirable Lateral Practices
2022.FebruaryOsakaBig Data and Act on the Protection of Personal Information
2022.FebruaryTokyoSummary of the Guidance for Governance of Intellectual Property and Intangible Asset and required actions for companies and investors
2022.JanuaryTokyoPoints to Consider in Open Innovation with Startups: Based on the Importance of Intellectual Property Strategy for Startups
2022.JanuaryOsakaFor improving the value of intellectual property and intangible asset
~focusing on IP landscape activities in the Asahi KASEI Group~
2021.DecemberOsakaRecent Topics of Chinese Intellectual Property
-Changes in the IP environment due to law revisions / Impact on court cases and practice-
2021.DecemberTokyoChinese Anti-Trust Law, Guide Lines and Case Laws concerning Intellectual Property Rights’ Abuse
2021.NovemberOsakaThe Reality and Back Side of Industry-Academia Collaboration
2021.NovemberTokyoIP Strategy of Bridgestone Corporation
2021.OctoberOsakaPatent infringement lawsuit as seen from Japanese patent attorney
2021.OctoberTokyoJapanese Companies and the Expansion of Chinese and US Export Controls
2021.SeptemberTokyoPlanning IP Due Diligence for M&A
2021.SeptemberOsakaThe Latest Precedents of the US Courts for IP Licenses and their Effects on Business
2021.AugustTokyoNegotiation Practice Workshop of Business School
Version 2.0(Patent license negotiation)
2021.JuneOsakaA way of the compliance system for the protection of trade secrets
2021.JuneTokyoTrends in Intellectual Property Strategy and Open Innovation Strategy in Management
2021.MayOsakaResolution of International Contract Disputes
2021.MayTokyoRecent important court judgments regarding IP in Japan
2021.AprilTokyoAIPLA- LES Japan Joint Virtual Meeting
2021.AprilOsakaLegal Issues on Standard-Essential Patent (SEP) - nuts and bolts
2021.MarchTokyoIP Activity of Spiber Inc.– Expanding the range of sustainable materials –
2021.MarchOsakaTrade Secrets: Issues and Protective Measures
2021.FebruaryTokyoOJI’s innovation activities
2021.FebruaryOsakaAstamuse's Technology / patent evaluation method for corporate growth/investment strategy in the VUCA era
2021.JanuaryOsakaNegotiations for License Agreement in COVID-19 Era
2021.JanuaryTokyoLatest development of Intellectual Property in the U.S. and recent important case decisions
2020.DecemberTokyoOMRON's IP activities in the IoT industry
2020.DecemberOsakaAttention Points of Contract for Data Utilization without Failure
- Points of Contractual Scheme in Data Business -
2020.DecemberTokyoLegal Tech to Change the Future
- Contract-Related Tasks in the New Normal Era -
2020.NovemberOsakaRecent business-academia collaboration and open innovation
~Recent trends such as review of investment regulations of national universities and current and future considerations for license agreement between academia and company~
2020.NovemberTokyoIntellectual Property Strategy of Yokogawa Electric Corporation
~IP function for Realizing Marketing function~