Presentation to the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)
On January 26, 2017, Daniel Lent, Cantor Colburn’s Japanese Practice Group Chair, spoke to 50 members of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) in Osaka regarding: Technology Transfer Strategies for Universities, Useful USPTO Pilot Programs, and Recent Rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit. Tracing its history to 1898, the JPAA is the distinguished national patent lawyers association of Japan. It was created by the Japanese Government to educate and regulate patent attorneys. JPAA has over 11,000 members and all Japanese patent attorneys are required to belong.