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
2020.JulyTokyoPractical tips for introducing e-sign system
2020.JulyOsakaIntellectual Property Rights Considered from Antitrust Law
2020.MarchOsakaMeasures to Protect Trade Secret and Practice in Intellectual Property Compliance
~how to manage information assets to reduce the risk of trade secret leakage~
2020.MarchTokyoImpacts of the Amendment of the CIvil Code in Japan to Contract and Disputes relating Intellectual Property
2020.FebruaryOsakaIntellectual Property Rights Considered from Antitrust Law
2020.FebruaryTokyoOMRON's IP activities in the IoT industry
2020.JanuaryTokyoDesign-Driven Management in practice
2020.JanuaryOsaka"Just before implementation! Practice of reviewing contracts based on revised Civil Code and new revenue recognition standards"
-Including accounting standards to be aware of when reviewing license agreements-
2019.DecemberOsakaLatest IP Trends in China and Business Practice as Expatriate
2019.DecemberTokyoIntellectual property rights and antitrust law
-Problems in joint R & D, open innovation and manufacturing consignment-

Commentary and case study of FTC fact-finding report on “abuse of superior position for intellectual property rights”
2019.NovemberOsakaKey points for revisions of Patent Law and Design Law
2019.NovemberTokyo The Evolving Legal Landscape: Privacy, Data Protection, and Cybersecurity
2019.OctoberOsakaNegotiation Practice Workshop of Business School
2019.SeptemberTokyoThe latest trend in IP strategy and patent utilization in major Korean companies, explained by local pattent attorneys
2019.SeptemberOsakaIntellectual property activities for IoT in OMRON Corporation
2019.AugustTokyoEfforts to strengthen intellectual property of Daikin Industries
2019.JulyOsakaCopyright Infringement Cases
- The Reality of the infringement Issues and Introduction of Recent Copyright Precedents -
2019.JulyTokyoWeapons of Negotiation: How to Negotiate Successfully on the Global Stage
2019.JuneTokyoBranding at Canon
2019.JuneOsakaBusiness Contract Practice in China –Key Points to be Noted in Contract Negotiations with Chinese Companies-
2019.AprilOsakaActual situation and issues concerning the revised trademark law
- Review of protection regarding new types of trademarks, issue of similarity judgment and proof of infringement, and judgment of the parody trademark case -
2019.MarchTokyoLatest IP Trends in China and Business Practice as Expatriate
2019.MarchOsakaDesign thinking and design driven innovation
~Design-led innovation in modern society~
2019.FebruaryTokyoIntellectual Property Strategy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
2019.FebruaryOsaka“Hints Acquired from Patent Strategies of American Leading Companies –The Business Strategies of AI and IoT learnt through AI and IoT Patents of Platformer GAFA and American Venture Companies—”
2019.JanuaryTokyoLatest status on data protection including revised Unfair Competition Prevention Law and Guidlines on AI / Data related contract
2019.JanuaryOsakaThe Points of Intellectual Property Management
- Maps and Compass for Companies -
2018.DecemberTokyoIntellectual property strategies in global age
~Case study of standard essential patent strategy ~
2018.DecemberOsakaIntellectual property activities and venture support at Kyoto University
~ industry-academia collaborations and university-originated ventures for leading to success ~
2018.NovemberOsakaExplanation on Contractual Guidance on Utilization of AI and Data
2018.NovemberTokyoStrategy of Intellectual Property Management in Nabtesco Corporation
2018.OctoberTokyoUpdates of European IPR court decisions

2018.OctoberOsakaRecent Important IP Cases
2018.SeptemberOsaka"Intellectual Property Strategies of Fujifilm Corporation"
~ Key to Successful Business Structure Reform and Contributing Intellectual Property Strategy ~
2018.SeptemberTokyoLatest IP Practice in PRC
2018.AugustTokyo"Key points of contracts related to intellectual property" - with viewpoints of the Anti-Monopoly Act and amendment of the Civil Act-
2018.JuneTokyoRecent Important IP Cases
2018.JuneOsakaKey Points for reviewing Collaboration Research Agreement with Academia or Business Entity ~Based on the Troubles Actually Happened~
2018.MayTokyoIntellectual property strategy of Ajinomoto Group
~ Activities toward "Global Specialty Company" and intellectual property supporting the activities ~

2018.MayOsakaGDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) and Regulations of Personal Information Protection
2018.AprilOsakaLegal / Intellectual Property Considerations in Industry-Academia-Government Collaboration
- From the standpoint of each company / university / TLO -
2018.AprilOsakaTrends of amendment of patent law and unfair competition prevention law regarding data transaction
2018.MarchOsakaRecent development on Fintech
2018.MarchTokyoTax Issues relating to and/or arising from IP Transactions
2018.FebruaryTokyoBusiness management suitable for innovation
2018.FebruaryOsakaKnow-How of Business Deployment in Asia
2018.JanuaryOsakaTrends of amendment of patent law and unfair competition prevention law regarding data transaction
2018.JanuaryTokyoPoints for utilizing intellectual property in small and medium-sized enterprises
~ Efforts of Engineer Inc. ~
2017.DecemberOsaka"Essential Matters for IP Contract Negotiators regarding Revisions to Civil Code" ~The impact on license agreements and other business practices~
2017.DecemberTokyoThe Forefront of Information Technology -- Regal Challenges and Practical Measures