Kenichi Nagasawa, Group Executive of Corporate Intellectual Property & Legal Headquarters, Canon inc / President, AIPPI Japan (JP)

Kenichi Nagasawa, Group Executive of Corporate Intellectual Property & Legal Headquarters, Canon inc / President, AIPPI Japan (JP)

Speaker in Panel Session VI – High Technology – Computer implemented technologies: patentable?

Monday, September 19, 2016 from 11.00 to 12.30

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Kenichi Nagasawa was appointed to the Head of the Intellectual Property and Legal Headquarters, Canon Inc. in April 2010.

Mr. Nagasawa joined Canon Inc. in 1981 and after many experience in patent prosecution, Mr. Nagasawa was loan to Canon Europe Ltd. from 2001 to 2006 as a Head of IP Group. Having served as Senior General Manager of IP Technology Center for 2 years from 2006, Mr. Nagasawa was transferred to Canon U.S.A. Inc. as a Head of IP Division from 2008 to February 2010. After returning, Mr. Nagasawa served as the Director, Member of the Board, and in March 2016, Mr. Nagasawa became a Managing Executive Officer of Canon Inc..

Mr. Nagasawa serves as a member of the Evaluation, Planning and Verification Committee of the Government’s IP Strategy Headquarters from November 2013, and serves as the President of the AIPPI Japan.