June 14, 2013
License Agreements for Technology Transfers to the Asia Region
Presented by
Representative Attorney Kenji Kuroda
Hosted by
the Kanto Metal Machinery Committee of the Japan Intellectual Property Association
Hitachi Metals Takanawa Wakyōkan

Seminar outline

Recently, many Japanese businesses have been transferring their technology to businesses in China and other Asian countries. In this presentation, founding partner Kenji Kuroda, an attorney with over 20 years’ experience at the forefront of international legal affairs, gives an easy-to-understand explanation of points to take note of and troubleshooting measures when drafting licensing agreements for technology transfers to businesses in China and other Asian countries.

This seminar firstly organizes matters that should be considered before proceeding with a technology transfer. Next, founding partner Kenji Kuroda explains about the drafting and conclusion of technology licensing agreements, which are particularly important when transferring technology to foreign countries. Further, after providing an explanation of the legal systems relating to technology transfers in Asian countries, Kenji Kuroda closes with a discussion of case examples of common problems in foreign technology transfers and ways to solve them.