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FY2014 JPO/IPR Training Course for Advanced IP Protection Practitioners


Date Time Subject
June 30
AM Orientation (HIDA & APIC)
PM Intellectual Property Protection and
Development of National Economy (Including an outline of international treaties)
July 1
All Day Course Overview/Pre-training Report Presentations
(Explanation of Agenda for Overall Discussion)
July 2
10:00–10:50 *Welcome Addresses
*Presentation by JPO
10:50–12:30 The Current Status and Future Direction of Japanese Industrial Property Administration
12:30–13:00 APIC Orientation/Explanation of Training Materials
14:35–15:50 Visit to the JPO
*Courtesy Call to Executive Official of the JPO
*Visit to National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
July 3
AM Patent (1) Patent Application Practices (Writing Patent Specifications)
PM Patent (2) Procedural Flow on Examination and Appeal System for Patents
July 4
AM IP Management (1) Industrial Property Information and Searches
PM IP Management (2) Patent Map
July 7
All day Patent (3) Patent Right Infringement (Case Studies)
July 8
All day Trademark (1) Trademark Examination Standards (Similarity etc.)
July 9
AM Trademark (2) Trademark Examination & Appeal Procedure
PM Trademark (3) International Practices Related to Trademark Law
July 10
AM Trademark (4) Trademark Right Infringement (Case Studies)
PM Management Practices of Design Law
July 11
All day IP Utilization and Management at SMEs (Company visit)
July 14
AM Management Practices of Copyright Law
PM Management Practices of Unfair Competition Prevention Law
July 15
AM Management Practices of Know-how and Trade Secrets
PM Overall Practice Excercises
(Commercialization of Company Products through IP Activities)
July 16
AM IP Management (3) Corporate Case Study
PM IP Management (4) Discussion with Companies
July 17
AM Overall Discussion
14:00-16:00 Evaluation Meeting
16:15-17:00 Closing Ceremony


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