WHDA Monthly Seminar by Ken-Ichi Hattori 12/21/15

Dec 21, 2015

WHDA Monthly seminar

Date: December 21

Time: 12:00-14:30

Place: WHDA Office, 1250 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite700, Washington, D.C. 20036

Lecturer: Ken-ichi Hattori (Partner)

Main lecture topics:

  • 1. Clearcorrect v. ITC
  • 2. The historical trend of US patent policy
  • 3. CAFC held Apple’s trade dress is not protectable and vacated the jury’s verdict of $382 million out of about $1 billion. Samsung’s huge win.
  • 4. CAFC vacated district judge’s denial of injunction to exclude Apple’s patented features from Samsung’s smart phone. Apple’s huge win.
  • 5. CAFC - ITC does not have jurisdiction on patent infringement case on digital data since it is not covered by "articles" of section 337.

Lecture will be in Japanese. Please RSVP via email (khattori@whda.com) by Friday, December 18.







  • 1. 電子情報の交信は337条のarticleに含まれない Clearcorrect v. ITC
  • 2. 米国のパテント政策と重要判決 米国特許制度200年の流れと歴史的判決
  • 3. Apple v. SamsungのCAFC差止めとトレードドレス判決
  • 4. その他


いずれの日にご出席されるかを明記の上、2015年12月18日(金)午前迄にe-mail (khattori@whda.com 宛て)に出席のご連絡をお願い致します。