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Japan Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium

  

JPO to Hold Japan-Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium

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Purpose of the symposium

For the purpose of developing human resources in the IP field, the JPO has built good relationships with the IPOS. For example, the JPO has sent experts to the IPOS since FY 1982, has invited trainees from Singapore since FY 1996, and also has sent patent examiners from the JPO to the IPOS since FY 2013 aiming to provide training in patent examination practices.

Currently, the IPOS has introduced substantive examinations to judge whether a patent application complies with requirements for patentability or not. In August 2015, both offices agreed on a program to cooperate in contributing to the enhancement of the examination capability of the IPOS as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and International Preliminary Examining Authority (IPEA), which are international standards. Accordingly, the relationship between both offices has been further developed.

Through these efforts, in 2016, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Singapore, the JPO will hold a symposium titled “Cooperation between the Japan Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore; and IP Users’ Expectations”. The theme of this symposium is intellectual property, which is the foundation of the economic activities between Japan and Singapore.

The symposium has been recognized as a commemorative project for the 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations (SJ50) by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

http://www.sg.emb-japan.go.jp/events_SJ50PA.htm(in English)

Logo for the commemorative projects for the 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan  Diplomatic Relations (SJ50)
Logo for the commemorative projects for the 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations (SJ50)

Outline of the symposium

At the symposium, not only will the initiatives and prospects for the global IP protection of both offices be introduced, but also IP system users’ actual IP utilization originating from Japan and Singapore in ASEAN will be introduced. In addition, based on these introductions, a panel discussion on “Expected Cooperation between JPO and IPOS” will be held. The direction in which both offices, which will lead the IP system in the Asian region, will realize a user-friendly IP system will also be discussed.

Date

March 28 (Mon.), 2016, from 13:00 to 17:00 (reception will open at 12:00)

Venue

Mita Kaigisho (Mita Conference Hall) Auditorium, 2-1-8, Mita, Minato Ward, Tokyo
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Language

Japanese and English; simultaneous translation will be available between Japanese and English.

Capacity:

About 200

Organizer:

Japan Patent Office

Supported by:

ASEAN-Japan Centre

Program

Japan-Singapore Intellectual Property Symposium
- Commemorative project for the 50th Anniversary of Singapore-Japan Diplomatic Relations (SJ50) –

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  • ※The program posted on the website will be updated as required in the future.
  • ※The speakers may be changed for any reasons

  • ※This symposium is certified as a training seminar of Japan Patent Attorneys Association(JPAA).

Registration (Free of charge) 【Registration has been closed. Thank you for your kind registration.】

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※The registration will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis.

※All attendees need to register in advance. Anyone without the registration is not allowed to enter the venue.

[Last updated 00 March 2016]

Contact

Division in charge

Regional Cooperation Section (Southeast Asia), International Cooperation Division,

General Affairs Department, JPO

Telephone: +81 3-3581-1101(ex. 2571)

E-mail:PA0869@jpo.go.jp