How Japanese IP Litigation Really Works
19 February 2014, 6:00 pm–7:00 pm
UCL Institute of Brand and Innovation Law (IBIL)
Chief Judge Toshiaki Iimura of the IP High Court, Tokyo
Prof. Sir Robin Jacob (UCL)
About this event
The Chief Judge will cover all the following topics, answer questions and entering into debate: General: the court structure, numbers, speed and trends, who the judges are and how they are selected; Interim injunctions; Procedures on the way to trial including discovery, party and court experts, what happens when the defendant attacks validity and the Japanese approach to bifurcation; Remedies, injunctions (mandatory or discretionary) damages, account of profits, legal costs, international jurisdiction Invalidation actions Post-trial procedure and the active involvement of judges in settlement discussions.