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Lecture at the Japan-China Joint Seminar on IPR Enforcement

On December 14, 2017, Shinji Oda, Director of the 1st Division of the Administrative Affairs Bureau, General Secretariat of the Supreme Court, gave a lecture at the Japan-China Joint Seminar on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Enforcement held in Beijing, China.
This was the first time for the seminar to be held. It was conducted jointly by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan (METI), the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), and the Ministry of Commerce of China (MOFCOM), and was also open to the public. Specialists from Japan and China who work in the area of intellectual property took the podium to deliver lectures on issues including judicial protection of IP rights in China, current efforts by China for cracking down on the infringement of IP rights, and pirated/counterfeit products and inferior goods.
Under the theme of the current circumstances of IP-related litigations in Japan, Director Oda gave a lecture on topics including exclusive jurisdiction, the method for introducing expert knowledge to the IP High Court, explanatory sessions and other specifics of trial proceedings. He used statistics and other data, and the audience showed a great interest in the topics, photographing images of trials and statistics.