January 10, 2012

International Workshop on the Exhaustion of Intellectual Property Rights 2005.6.26


International Workshop on the Exhaustion of Intellectual Property Rights 


Date: June 26 Sunday
Place: Seminar room on the second floor, Institute of Innovation Research,
Hitotsubashi University
Fax 042-580-8410, Tel 042-580-8431 (http://www.iir.hit-u.ac.jp/)

Room opens at 9:30 and coffee offered
Time allocation: 30 minutes presentations in English, 5 to 10 minutes by each discussant and 25
to 20 minutes general discussions in English or in Japanese)

Morning session (Presentations in English, Discussions in English or in Japanese)
Chair  Professor Yoshiyuki Tamura, Hokkaido University

10:00-11:00
Ⅰ. Economic analysis of IP exhaustion
Dr. Peter Ganea (Max-Planck Institute and Visiting Professor to IIR)
Discussant Eiichi Tomiura, Professor, Department of Economics, Yokohama
National University

11:00-12:00
Ⅱ. Efficient appropriation of R&D investments and the exhaustion principle
Professor Sadao Nagaoka (Hitotsubashi University)
   Discussant  Yoshio Ohara, , Emeritus Prof. at Kobe University, Minerva
Patent-Law Office

12:00-13:00
III.  “Exhaustion and trade between developed and developing countries:
China as an Example”
Professor Xiang Yu (余 翔) (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
Discussant  Yamane, Hiroko  Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy
Studies

Lunch (Bento served)
Afternoon session (Presentations in Japanese, Discussions in English or in Japanese)
Chair      Hiroshi Saito, Professor of Law at Senshu University

14:00-15:00
Ⅳ. Exhaustion theory in Japanese case law  Professor Yoshiyuki Tamura, Hokkaido University
Discussant  Mimura Ryoichi, Judge, Intellectual Property High Court

15:30-16:30
V. Exhaustion as subject to freedom of contract?  Some thoughts on the “implied
license” doctrine  (provisional)
Professor Hisao Shiomi, Tsukuba University
Discussant  Professor Yoshiyuki Tamura, Hokkaido University

16:30-17:30
VI. Effects of new technologies on copyright exhaustion – on the feasibility of the
so-called “online exhaustion”
Dr. Peter Ganea (Max-Planck Institute and Visiting Professor to IIR)
Discussant(1)   Hiroshi Saito, Professor of Law at Senshu University
Discussant(2)  Fumihiko Moriya General Manager, Intellectual Property
Department, Sony Corporation
            Reception at the seminar room