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JPO Conducted Training Course on the Substantive Examinations of Design

November 21, 2017

Under the aim of strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights in order to support developing countries with the development of human resources who engage in the industrial property rights system, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has been inviting trainees from developing and emerging countries of the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, and Africa, and conducting training programs for them in Japan.

From November 8 to 21, the JPO conducted Training Course on the Substantive Examinations of Design and a total of 20 design examiners from 8 countries attended the course. In this training course, they learned design and related acts, examination guidelines and specialized knowledge of examination practices in Japan. Also, they deepened their knowledge on the subject of the design system from user’s perspective through exchanging of views with attorneys and visiting a company.

The JPO has high expectations that the trainees will play important and active roles in their countries.

(photo-01) Trainees of Training Course on the Substantive Examinations of Design
Trainees of Training Course on the Substantive Examinations of Design

(photo-02) Trainees in class
Trainees in class

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[Last updated 28 November 2017]