Region: Japan

Unpacking Japan’s IP and tax regulatory changes

Peak Value IP MD Matt Moyers zooms in on the potential impact of regulatory changes based on a few key policy initiatives

15 February 2024

Japanese manufacturer LIXIL’s patent playbook

IP head Masaki Kataoka discusses corporate strategy and how the Japanese government’s IP initiatives are a “wake-up call” for domestic businesses

19 January 2024

Japanese government proposes tax reform incentives to put IP value at centre of corporate strategies

But there are concerns the proposal risks having a limited impact if left in its current form

03 January 2024

Yosuke Miyoshi

Featured in Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2024

30 November 2023

IPBC Asia kicks off in Tokyo with glittering reception

Hundreds of IP professionals from across the world are gathering at the Palace Hotel in Japan for IPBC Asia 2023

28 November 2023

BREAKING: Huawei and Sharp strike SEP cross-licence deal

The agreement grants the companies use of each other’s patents in 4G and 5G standards

27 November 2023

Asian companies should be ‘more vocal’ in global IP discussions, says Panasonic’s chief IP counsel

Andrew Yen chats to IAM about pool participation, selling patents and the European SEP policy proposal

24 November 2023

Nippon drops patent lawsuits against Toyota, Mitsui, but pursues Chinese action

The Japanese steelmaker’s decision to waive claims points to the power of societal pressure in major legal disputes

08 November 2023

Is Japan ready to stop patent hoarding and start exploiting its vast intangible resources?

Saturday Opinion: IPDefine CEO Aaron Mollin says change is afoot in the willingness of IP teams in some of the largest companies to use AI for portfolio-wide patent optimisation and monetisation initiatives

04 November 2023

IP valuation market gaining new momentum in Japan

Country’s IP disclosure requirement kickstarts demand in otherwise sluggish market

20 October 2023

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