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JPO Conducted Training Course on Patent Examinations in Specific Technical Fields for Latin American Countries

December 7, 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 24 to December 7, the JPO conducted the Training Course on Patent Examinations in Specific Technical Fields for Latin American Countries, aiming to enhance examination skills of patent examiners, and patent examiners who are in charge of examinations in the fields of machinery or telecommunications from 5 countries in Latin America attended the course. They deepened their knowledge on the subject of the patent examination practices through lectures regarding search exercises, case studies, etc., by the JPO staff.

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

(photo)Trainees of Training Course on Patent Examinations in Specific Technical Fields for Latin American Countries
Trainees of Training Course on Patent Examinations in Specific Technical Fields for Latin American Countries

(photo)Trainees in class
Trainees in class

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[Last updated 11 December 2017]