Date:
March 14, 2020
Time:
2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Location:
Minna-no Kaigishitsu Akasaka (Hanaoka Bldg. 3F, Akasaka 3-12-7, Minato-ku, Tokyo)

[Event postponed] This event has been postponed under the current circumstances in Tokyo concerning the novel coronavirus COVID-19.

The new date for this event will be announced when decided.

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JAT is pleased to welcome Mr. Koichi Kikuchi—a Japanese patent attorney and Director of DEN IP Solutions, a patent translation company specializing in the field of information and communications technology—as our speaker for the March TAC/Patent joint event. In his two-part presentation, he will introduce technology trends in the fields of telecommunications and image processing, and will also talk about what patent translators need to know to survive the age of Artificial Intelligence.
 
Good patent translation is not only about linguistic skills and legal knowledge; it also calls for an understanding of technology. Catch the latest technological trends and hone your translation skills at this seminar.
 
This seminar will be highly informative for translators with or without experience in the patent field and also for patent practitioners involved in translation. There will be time for Q&A at the end of the presentation.
 
A networking event will be held after the seminar (see below for details).
 
Speaker profile:
Mr. Koichi Kikuchi is the Director of DEN IP Solutions, a patent translation company based in Setagaya, Tokyo and specializing in the field of information and communications technology.  He passed the Japanese patent bar exam in 2004, and teaches part-time at Tokai University.

Seminar details:
Location: Minna-no Kaigishitsu Akasaka (Hanaoka Bldg. 3F, Akasaka 3-12-7, Minato-ku, Tokyo) (map)
Time: 2:00pm doors open;
2:30pm - 5:00pm
: Seminar (including Q&A and 15-minute break)
Cost:
[Online registration] JAT members ¥1,500, non-members ¥3,500. 
[On-site payment] JAT members ¥2,000, non-members ¥4,000.

Networking event:
Location: Irish Pub CRAIC
Time: from 5:30pm 
Address: 1F Henna Hotel Tokyo, 2-6-14, Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo
https://craic-akasaka.gorp.jp/
Networking party cost:
[Online registration] JAT members ¥2,000, non-members ¥2,500 (covers food only). Cash bar available. 
[On-site payment] JAT members ¥2,500, non-members ¥3,000.