The Michigan Intellectual Property Law Association (MIPLA) is an association of intellectual property attorneys, patent agents, and law students from across the State of Michigan who are interested in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property issues.


Upcoming Events

On Tuesday, January 18 2022, 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM, Virtual MIPLA Presentation – Filing Requirements and Prosecution Practice Trends Before the Japanese Patent Office

 

Please join us on January 18, 2022 at noon ET for a special presentation by Hiroshi Higuchi of Allegro IP Law Firm in Japan.

Topic: Filing Requirements and Prosecution Practice Trends Before the Japanese Patent Office

During the presentation, Mr. Higuchi and his colleague will discuss procedures for filing patent applications in Japan and the latest trends and practices in Japanese patent prosecution.

Speaker Bio

Hiroshi Higuchi is the managing partner of Allegro IP Law Firm. With more than 20 years of experience in the field of intellectual property law, Hiroshi handles patent and trademark matters in Japan for the most advanced companies and universities across the world. Before founding Allegro IP, Hiroshi was an attorney with Yanagida & Associates and served as the leader of the foreign clients team. Prior to joining the Yanagida firm, he was an in-house attorney with a Fortune Global 500 company and a US Patent Agent with a large boutique IP firm in DC area. He is qualified as a litigating attorney and received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Tokyo.

Agenda

11:45am Networking
12:00pm Presentation

Zoom Info

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