Dec 19, 2021
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online (Zoom)

Are you wondering how the year has been for our patent translator colleagues around the globe? Perhaps you have started thinking about where to focus your energies next year. Or you would just like to have a lively discussion with some patent translators? Great! The JATPATENT Steering Committee wishes to invite you to our virtual year-end party to connect and reflect. How did this year turn out for you? What are you planning for in the coming year? We welcome JAT and non-JAT patent translators or translators interested in the patent translation field to join us for an opportunity to network and have a lively discussion.


Date: Sunday, December 19, 2021, 10:00 – 11:30 JST
(Saturday, December 18, 2021, 20:00 – 21:30 EST | 17:00 – 18:30 PST )

Doors Open: 09:50 JST

Place: Online (Zoom)

Moderators: Yuko Kobayashi (JATPATENT Chair), Chiharu Hirabayashi, Nadine Edwards

Cost: FREE for JAT Members | JPY 500 (Non-Members)

Inquiries: JATPATENT Steering Committee at [email protected]

Event registration will close on Friday, December 17 at 23:59 Japan time.

Please be sure to enter an email address when you register so you can receive the event link. This seminar will be on Zoom, so also be sure to download and install Zoom Client for Meetings well in advance.

If you are using a hotmail address to register, please keep in mind that in some cases emails from are not delivered properly.

The event link will be sent on December 18th Japan time via [email protected]. Please check your spam folder if you do not receive an email from us on this date.


JATPATENT Steering Committee
Yuko Kobayashi (小林優子)*
Cliff Bender (クリフ・ベンダー)
Charles Aschmann (チャールズ・アッシュマン)
Nadine Edwards (ナディーン・エドワーズ)
George Tokikuni (時國滋夫)
Andrew Welford (アンドルー・ウェルフォド)
Chiharu Hirabayashi(平林千春)