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"Service Invention Should Belong to Legal EntityApproach to Revision of Patent Law Article 35 (Part I)
Takashi Sawai (Japan Economic Federation Deputy President of Intellectual Property Committee / Vice-President of Miyoshi & Miyoshi / Patent Attorney , JPAA ID NO. 9195 )
Mr. Yoichi Okumura (Chairman of Intellectual Property Committee of Japan Pharmaceutical Industry Association / Intellectual Property Department Manager of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited)
Mr. Naoto Shimizu (Service Invention Task Force Leader of Japan Intellectual Property Association / Planning Department Principal, Intellectual Property Department of Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation)
The Tokyo District Court’s decision against the Nakamura case in 2004 concerning the blue LED Patent was alarming. The Tokyo District Court ordered a company to pay ￥20-billion to one of its researches for the researcher’s invention. The decision is based on the Patent Law Article 35. Thereafter, ......