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FY2012 JICA/APEC Training Course on Patent Examination Practice

Date Time Subject
Nov. 21 9:00-12:00 Briefing
14:00-15:00 Program Orientation by JICA
Nov. 22 10:00-10:15 Welcome Address by the Japan Patent Office(JPO) and APIC
10:15-13:00 Outline of Patent Examination Practices
14:00-14:30 Outline of Paperless System
14:40-16:35 Visit to the Japan Patent Office
*National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
*Courtesy Call on JPO Executive Official
*Patent Examination Department
Nov. 26 All day Country Report Presentations
Nov. 27 All day Outline of Patent Law
Nov. 28 All day Examination Standards (Novelty) (Includes Exercises)
Nov. 29 All day Examination Standards (Identity) (Includes Exercises)
Nov. 30 All day Examination Standards (Inventive Step)
Dec. 3 All day Corporate IP Management (Lecture & visit)
Dec. 4 All day Examination Standards Exercise (Inventive Step)
Dec. 5 All day Examination Standards (Recapitulation)
(Completing Inventions, Description Requirements, Amendments, Recapitulation)
Dec. 6 All day Practical Training on Searches: IPDL/AIPN
Dec. 7 All day Practical Training on Searches: Searching subjects
Dec. 10 All day Comprehensive Exercise (Novelty ・Inventive step)
Dec. 11 AM Practices of Appeals (Case Study)
PM Patent Infringement Suits (Case Study)
Dec. 12 AM Overall Discussion (Comparison on substantive examinations )
15:30-16:30 Evaluation Meeting
16:30-17:00 Closing Ceremony
Dec. 13   Departure


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