August 31, 2012
Practice for Resolving Trouble Involving Joint Development in China
Presented by
Representative Attorney Kenji Kuroda
Hosted by
the Business Research Institute
Conference room, 2nd floor, Zenkoku Chōson Kaikan (Nagata-chō)

Seminar outline

In this presentation, representative attorney Kenji Kuroda examines practical troubleshooting methods for joint development in China. The types of issues covered include problems relating to joint R&D agreements, such as the attribution of rights, divulgence of confidential information and division of R&D costs, and problems relating to the establishment of joint research facilities with universities, such as remuneration and incentives, and loss of personnel (the so-called “brain drain”).

  1. Outline
  2. Problems and points to note surrounding joint research and development agreements
  3. Problems and solutions when establishing joint research agencies with universities