Sughrue Teams Up with JETRO and Stanford for IP Forum


Sughrue Mion Teams up with the Japan External Trade Organization and Stanford University to Focus On Intellectual Property Strategies in Asia

Sughrue Mion, one of the leading intellectual property law firms in the world, has teamed up with JETRO and the U.S. - Asia Technology Management Center of Stanford University to bring the Intellectual Property challenges facing U.S. and Asian Electronics & IT Firms to the forefront of the corporate arena.  As companies increase their operations in Asia, the concern over the protection of intellectual property continues to rise. 

This Forum will bring together the perspectives of the leading experts into the most up-to-date, best practices for U.S. and Japanese companies looking to manage their IP development in Asia.  The speakers include Sughrue Mion Partner, Joseph Bach; Toyota Motor Corporation’s Senior General Manager, Masahiro Ezaki; Panasonic’s Manager of IP Rights, Masahisa Saito; Hewlett-Packard Company’s Senior Counsel, James Maccoun and Japan’s Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters, Cabinet Secretariat, Secretary-General, Hisamitsu Arai.

The Forum will be held on Monday, February 13, 2006 at the Crowne Plaza Cabana in Palo Alto, California.  For more information please see the attached PDF or visit