December 2016 Japanese Industry and Policy News

Topics covered on the December issue:

LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS
・METI Compiles an Illustrated Guide on Handbook for Trade Secret Protection
・Business Succession Guidelines Formulated
・JPO-ROSPATENT Cooperation to Advance in the Field of Industrial Property

SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
・MHLW Annual Survey Reveals More Companies to Raise Wages than Previous Year

COMPANY NEWS
・Unicharm to Start Experiment of Recycling Used Diapers
・Honda and Waymo Enter Discussions on Technical Collaboration of Fully Self-driving Automobile Technology

ADDITIONAL TOPICS
・Reducing Energy Consumption of an Indian Hospital by 30% Using ICT
・Outline of the 2020 World Robot Summit and Its Challenges Announced
・First Japanese Company Obtained Certification for Appropriately Protecting Personal Information under the APEC CBPR System

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