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Attendance at FICPI-JAPAN Osaka Symposium 2018

On November 2, 2018, Chief Judge Makiko Takabe of the IP High Court attended FICPI-JAPAN Osaka Symposium 2018.
The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI) is a global organization founded in 1906, and it currently has approximately 5,000 members. The organization hosts forums and symposiums around the world. The Osaka Symposium represents the FICPI’s third event that has been held in Japan, attracting 310 IP attorneys from 27 countries.
Chief Judge Takabe participated in the session on “Patent Enforcement,Latest Development about Invalidity Defenses in the IP Litigation” as a speaker and panel member. She delivered a speech titled “Battle over Patent Invalidation in Patent Infringement Suits,”(PDF1178KB) and then, together with Presiding Justice Peter Meier-Beck of the German Federal Supreme Court, Presiding Judge Tae-Shik Yun of the Seoul Central District Court and Mr. Steven J. Routh, U.S. attorney, she engaged in a panel discussion moderated by Mr. Yoshio Kumakura, attorney, focusing on approaches to patent invalidation in patent infringement suits.