Partners with BijuSoft to start “On-Demand AI Team”

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with BijuSoft to start technology service “On-Demand AI Team”.  BijuSoft has top experts in various field of artificial intelligence (AI), – e.g. Machine Learning, Natural Language Understanding, Computer Vision, Internet of Things (IoT) and Mobile Computing, and Data Analytics.  Now we can assist our customers to integrate the most advanced AI technology in their products. We can also help the customers improve their business by solving their hardest data analytics, IoT, and mobile computing problems to harness the treasure trove of information hidden in their business data.  Please check here for more information. For Japanese, please see here.

Interviewed by IPPro

It is great pleasure to announce that Satoshi Watanabe, as Adviser to Shobayashi International, got interviewed by a global intellectual property magazine IPPro for Japan Country Profile, and its article “The evolving landscape of the Japanese IP system” written by Rebecca Delaney was published on September 6. You can read it here (See page 20). 

Call for new services for connected car

A global automotive company is looking for new services or application for connected car. So, we are looking for persons who are willing to develop new ideas or innovations (inventions) for the automotive company via an open-innovation platform. In this project, we are working with Xinova which provides the open-innovation platform with inventor network worldwide.  We can give you documents for detailed information which includes problem definition, examples of existing relevant technologies, and requirements for the ideas to be proposed. And if you develop such good ideas that the company selects for its use, you will be able to receive monetary rewards.  If you have interest in such open innovation activities, […]

Satoshi Watanabe’s comments on the Japanese government’s efforts for the resolution of SEP-related disputes introduced in IAM magazine & blog

Satoshi Watanabe of WATANABE Research & Consulting posted several articles in Japan Intellectual Property News regarding the Japanese government’s efforts for the resolution of disputes involving standard essential patents (SEP). His comments are introduced in IAM magazine and Blog that is run by Globe Business Media Group, a publisher of a unique magazine focusing on intellectual property business. For your information, the Japanese government recently introduced an SEP licensing negotiation guide and a non-binding advisory opinion service on standard essentiality. Furthermore, the government is planning to create an International Arbitration Center in Tokyo (IACT) to solve the SEP-related disputes.

Call for Cyber Security Inventors

A customer of ours is looking for new solutions in the field of cyber security. So, we are now looking for innovators or inventors in this field. If you are willing to help us, or if you know someone who’s a good fit, please let us know. We can give you documents for detailed information which includes problem definition, examples of existing relevant technologies, and requirements for solutions to be proposed. If you develop such good solutions that the customer likes, you will be able to receive monetary rewards. Please join a network of innovators worldwide to solve this challenge.

Call for Inventors in Food & Beverage industry

A global food and beverage company is looking for innovative solutions for various challenges it faces in the field packaging, production process and so on. So, we are now looking for inventors or innovators in such fields. If you are willing to help us, please let us know. We can give you documents for detailed information which includes problem definition, examples of existing relevant technologies, and requirements for solutions to be proposed. And if you develop such good solutions that the company selects for its use, you will be able to receive monetary rewards. Please join a network of inventors worldwide. You may have a chance to work with world-class […]

Partners with Xinova to find great inventors

We are delighted to announce the partnership with Xinova which provides an open innovation platform with a global inventor network. We will assist Xinova to find great talent who has potential for invention and assist them to develop new solutions to solve a variety of problems faced by its customers and also develop new applications based on existing technologies owned by the customers. The inventors who develop such good solutions or applications that the customers select or the like will be able to receive monetary rewards. If you have an interest in joining the invention program, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Launch of our new website

We are delighted to announce of the launch of our new website. We are a Japan-based consulting firm with expertise in intellectual property (IP) and technologies. We assist companies to develop their business by maximizing IP value. We provide three types of services, as follows: IP Intelligence for Business which includes market research based on IP data, and IP strategy development Open Innovation which includes technology scouting and solution development Business Development which provides cost-effective business develop support for companies considering expanding their business into Japan. Please feel free to contact us if you have any interest in working with us.