While the Korean court is proceeding with the procedure for seizing the assets of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries on the issue of "recruitment" during the Pacific War, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has filed an "immediate appeal" seeking an injunction. The court dismissed part of this "immediate appeal."
In 2018, the South Korean Supreme Court accused Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of accused of being forced to work hard as a "women's working corps" due to the issue of "recruitment" during the Pacific War. I handed down a judgment ordering compensation.
The Japanese government has requested the Korean government to correct the situation of violation of international law, saying that it has been settled based on the 1965 Japan-Korea Claims Agreement, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has not responded to compensation.
In December of last year (2020), the Daejeon District Court in South Korea, which received the plaintiff's allegation, considered that the company received a decision ordering the seizure of trademark rights and patent rights owned by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries in South Korea. ..
In response, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries filed an "immediate appeal" seeking an injunction against the procedure.
According to the court, some of the immediate appeals relating to patent rights were dismissed on the 9th of this month.
The district court is expected to make a decision on the remaining part.