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FY2013 JPO/IPR Training Course for Patent Experts

Date Time Subject
Sep. 17
AM Orientation and Self-Introduction
PM International trends for Intellectual Property Rights
Sep. 18
All day Course Overview/Pre-training Report Presentaion
Sep. 19
10:00-10:40 *Welcome Address by the Japan Patent Office(JPO) and APIC
*JPO Presentation
10:50-12:30 The Current Status and Future Direction of Japanese Industrial Property Administration
14:05-16:10 Visit to the Japan Patent Office
*Courtesy Call on Executive Official of the JPO
*Visit to the Appeals Court and
*National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
16:20- APIC Orientation/Explanation of Training Materials
Sep. 20
AM Patent Law & Peripheral Law 1 (Patent Law)
PM Patent Law & Peripheral Law 2 (Peripheral Law)
Sep. 24
AM Patent Information Searches & Patent Mapping
PM Examination Standards (Novelty) (Exercise)
Sep. 25
AM Examination Standards (Inventive Step)
PM Examination Standards (Inventive Step) (Exercise)
Sep. 26
AM Examination Standards
(Requirements for Patent Descriptions)
PM Examination Standards
(Requirements for Patent Descriptions) (Exercise)
Sep. 27
All day Intellectual Property Rights Management
Sep. 30
All day Drafting Specifications (Exercise)
Oct. 1
AM Response to Notification of Reasons for Refusal
PM Valuation of Patent Property Assets
Oct. 2
AM Licensing
PM Patent Infringement Suits (Case Study)
Oct. 3
AM Comprehensive Exercise 1 (Novelty)
PM Comprehensive Exercise 2 (Inventive Step)
Oct. 4
AM Overall Discussion
14:00-16:00 Evaluation Meeting
16:15-17:00 Closing Ceremony


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