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FY2014 JPO/IPR Training Course for Patent Experts

Date Time Subject
Sep. 16 (Tue) AM Orientation (HIDA / APIC) and Self-Introduction
PM International trends for Intellectual Property Rights
Sep. 17 (Wed) Allday Course Overview/Pre-training Report Presentaion
Sep. 18 (Thu) 10:00-10:10 *Welcome Address by the Japan Patent Office(JPO) and APIC
10:10-11:40 The Current Status and Future Direction of Japanese Industrial Property Administration
13:10-14:25 Visit to the Japan Patent Office
*Courtesy Call on Executive Official of the JPO
*Application Counter
*National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
14:40- APIC Orientation/Explanation of Training Materials
Sep. 19 (Fri) AM Examination Standards (Novelty) (Exercise)
PM Patent Law & Peripheral Law
Sep. 22 (Mon) All day Patent Information Searches & Patent Mapping
Sep. 24 (Wed) AM Examination Standards (Inventive Step)
PM Examination Standards (Inventive Step) (Exercise)
Sep. 25 (Thu) AM Examination Standards
(Requirements for Patent Descriptions)
PM Examination Standards
(Requirements for Patent Descriptions) (Exercise)
Sep. 26 (Fri) All day Intellectual Property Rights Management
Sep. 29 (Mon) All day Drafting Specifications (Exercise)
Sep. 30 (Tue) AM Response to Notification of Reasons for Refusal
PM Licensing
Oct. 1 (Wed) AM Comprehensive Exercise 1 (Novelty)
Patent Infringement Suits (Case Study)
PM Comprehensive Exercise 2 (Inventive Step)
Oct. 2 (Thu) Allday Patent Infringement Suits (Case Study)
Oct. 3 (Fri) AM Overall Discussion
14:00-16:00 Evaluation Meeting
16:15-17:00 Closing Ceremony


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