Going Global 2018

Cross-practice, multi-track seminar on advanced trademark issues, global M&A transactions, global patent updates for technology companies, energy investments, and recent developments in Life Sciences industries

Hogan Lovells cordially invites you to a cross-practice, multi-track seminar on November 28 (Tokyo) and November 26 (Osaka). Join us to find out about advanced trademark issues, practical insights on global M&A transactions, global patent updates for technology companies, energy investments, and recent developments in Life Sciences industries. To register, please choose the topic of your choice from the registration page.

We will also be hosting a networking reception after the event, and hope you will be able to attend both the seminar and the reception. We very much look forward to your attendance.


♦ Advanced Trademark Issues

Advanced trademark issues: what Japanese companies need to know about prosecution and enforcement in the U.S. and the EU


This year, we are delighted to present an advanced level program that will provide an in-depth review of current trends and case law impacting Japanese companies with businesses in the U.S. and the EU. The program brings together an experienced team of practitioners who have represented some of the top name brands in the world, who will walk you through the most recent developments in their respective jurisdictions.

Please join us to keep abreast of the current trends and the future of developing and protecting your brands.

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♦ M&A Insights


Members of our Corporate M&A team based in the U.S., Europe, Japan and China will provide practical insights into issues that companies involved in global M&A transactions must deal with on a daily basis. A global panel of leading practitioners will help attendees understand innovative approaches such as staged acquisitions.  A panel of experienced U.S. M&A lawyers will discuss how key negotiating points differ in the UK, U.S., Germany, Japan and China.  In between the panels, we will provide attendees with a practical and hands-on "Straight Talks" – short, to the point, presentations on timely topics including key drafting and negotiation points.

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♦ Global Patent Updates for Technology Companies

Venues and issues of increasing importance for Japanese companies wishing to avoid or resolve disputes on the global stage


This year, we will share insights from our recent international and multi-jurisdictional matters (including patent-related licences, settlements and other agreements) to provide strategic advice for Japanese companies involved in patent matters. In addition to discussing recent and planned reforms to venues and patent practice, and will provide an update on key patent issues with a particular focus on standard essential patents ('SEPs') in the U.S., the UK, Europe, China, and Japan. The session will be presented by an international and multi-cultural group of intellectual property partners who are qualified in the U.S., the UK, Europe, China and Japan, and also features a session presented by Judge Theodore Essex. Judge Essex is a former judge at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)—one of the most prominent patent litigation fora in the U.S. - and will share his unique insights as a former judge.

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♦ Life Sciences Summit 2018


We are delighted to invite you to Hogan Lovells’ sixth annual Life Sciences Summit. Please join our U.S., Europe, and Japan-based members of our global Life Sciences team for a series of short, practical, and strategic talks to keep ahead of regional and international developments that will affect Japanese companies.  

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♦ Outbound Energy Investments (Tokyo only)

Key trends, innovation and risks that Japanese companies should know


Japanese energy investment capital is now highly focused on overseas energy projects as improving energy security becomes a priority. Players equipped with a global perspective and strategic frameworks will be best positioned to identify key opportunities and lead their teams toward effective solutions. Join speakers practicing at the forefront of international energy investments from our Japan, U.S. and European offices as they share their insights on the latest developments and hot topics surrounding Japanese companies in the sector from a global perspective.

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