Panasonic patented a new kind of Micro Four Thirds lens design aimed to give you a full manual control over aperture and focusing. The lens has a unique focus grip just like manual focusing Leica and Vogitlander lenses. This could become a new series of full manual focusing MFT lenses?
The full details of the patent can be read at freepatentsonline.com/WO2016143327A1.pdf. The bad news is that the text is available in Japanese only :)