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FY2013 JPO/IPR Training Course for IP Protection Lawyers

Date Time Subject
Oct. 7
AM Orientation (HIDA・APIC), Self-Introduction
PM Course Overview / Pre-training Report Presentation
Oct. 8
AM Course Overview / Pre-training Report Presentation
PM IP Rights System (1) Introduction to IP System
Oct. 9
10:00-10:40 ・Welcome Address by the JPO and APIC-JIPII
・Presentation by the JPO
10:50-12:30 The Current Status and Future Direction
of Japanese Industrial Property Administration
14:05-16:15 Visit to the JPO for courtesy call on executive officials, as well as visit to the Appeal Court and National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
16:20- APIC Orientation (includes facility tour)
Oct. 10
AM IP Rights System (2) Introduction to Patent Law
PM IP Rights System (3) Introduction to Trademark Law
    Patent Group Trademark Group
Oct. 11
All day Patent System (1) Examination Standards: Novelty/Inventive Step Trademark System (1) Introduction to Examination Standards for Trademarks (similar trademarks, etc.)
Oct. 15
All day Patent System (2) Appeal/Trial Decision (Case Study) Trademark System (2) Appeal/trial decision (Case Study)
Oct. 16
All day Patent System (3) Patent Right Infringement Cases (Case Study) Trademark System (3)Trademark Right Infringement Cases (Case Study)
Oct. 17th
All day Introduction of Country Cases and Discussion
Oct. 18
All day Current State of Intellectual Property Rights Management (Study visit)
Oct. 21
AM IP Right System (4) Introduction to Design Law
14:00-16:00 IP Right System (5) Role of IP Lawyers and Patent Attorneys in Japan
Oct. 22
AM IP Rights System (6) Licensing
PM Case Study (1) Design Right Infringement Cases (Includes Unfair Competition Prevention Law Cases)
Oct. 23
AM Case Study (2) Copyright Infringement Cases (Includes Introduction to Copyright Law)
14:40-17:00 International Trends in Intellectual Property Rights (including relationships between developed and developing countries)
Oct. 24
10:00-11:40 IP Infringement Cases in Japan
13:10-15:00 Visit to IP High Court
Oct. 25
AM Overall Discussion
14:00-16:10 Evaluation Meeting
16:20-17:00 Closing Ceremony


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