HACARUS CEO Kenshin Fujiwara to speak at Connecting Patent Office in KANSAI Event

HACARUS CEO Kenshin Fujiwara To Speak At Connecting Patent Office In KANSAI Event

On December 6th, at the Osaka Knowledge Capital Congress Convention Center, HACARUS CEO Kenshin Fujiwara will be on a panel at the Connecting Patent Office in Kansai event.

Connecting Patent Office is an event that supports the utilization of intellectual property in business, featuring introductions of advanced initiatives by local companies and support organizations, as well as seminars with experts active in various fields to provide insights into intellectual property utilization. Additionally, a consultation corner will be set up to address various questions and concerns related to business and intellectual property utilization. Under the theme The Future of Companies and AI – Key Strategies for Growth through Collaboration with Intellectual Property, a panel discussion is scheduled to take place in which HACARUS will participate. 

Event Details

  • Time & Date: 13:00–16:25, December 6th, 2023 (Wednesday)
  • Venue: Knowledge Capital Congress Convention Center (Grand Front Osaka North Building, 3-1 Ofukacho, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka)
  • Capacity: 130 people *Participation is free, and online streaming is also available.
  • Organizers: Japan Patent Office, Kinki Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry
  • Details and Registration: https://tsunagaru-jpo2023.go.jp/kansai/ (Japanese Only)

Main Theme

“The Future and Intellectual Property Transformed by AI – How Do We Confront It?”


  • Organizer’s Greeting (13:00-13:20)

Commissioner of the Japan Patent Office, Koichi Hamano
Guest Greetings: Director of the Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Support Office, Department of Commerce, Industry, and Labor, Osaka Prefecture, Masatoshi Baba; Vice Chairman of the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Junzo Tateno; President of the Japan Patent Attorneys Association, Kazuhisa Suzuki

  • Session 1 (13:20-14:10), Lecture: Pioneering the Future with the Power of AI – Changes brought to Business and Life

・Fellow at the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Junichi Tsujii

  • Session 2 (14:10-14:50) Lecture: Intellectual Property Strategy in the Age of AI – Hints to Enhance Competitiveness

・Attorney and Patent Attorney at iCraft Law Office, Makoto Uchida

  • Session 3 (15:05-16:25), Panel Discussion: The Future of Companies and AI – Key Strategies for Growth through Collaboration with Intellectual Property

・President and CEO of Naniwa Kousakusho, Kazutaka Tanimoto
・CEO of HACARUS, Kenshin Fujiwara
・Fujitsu Limited, Business Legal & Intellectual Property Division, Intellectual Property Global Head Office, Intellectual Property Strategy Room, Director, Takashi Oshiro

・Attorney and Patent Attorney at iCraft Law Office, Makoto Uchida


HACARUS INC, on a mission to bring the next generation of instruments to every industry, has since its founding in 2014, supplied AI solutions across the medical, manufacturing and construction fields in Japan – and beyond. Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, and backed by Daikin, Osaka Gas and Miyako Capital (Kyoto University), among others, its technology enables humans to make better, faster, and more reliable decisions based on data-driven insights. HACARUS’ proprietary AI engine is built using Sparse Modeling, a method that understands data like a human would – by its unique key features and is far more resource, time, and energy-efficient when compared to Deep Learning. To learn more, visit https://hacarus.com

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