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FY2015 JPO/IPR Training Course on Patent Examination Standards

Date Time Subject
Jan. 8
10:00-10:10 Welcome Addresses
10:20-13:20 Revisions to the Patent Examination Standards in Japan
14:30-16:20 Visit to the JPO
Courtesy Call on Executive Official of the JPO
Visit to Appeals Court, JPO
Visit to the National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
16:30-17:30 APIC Orientation
Jan. 11(Mon.) National Holiday
Jan. 12
AM Examination Standard of Japan and Participating Countries (Novelty & Inventive Step)
PM Group discussion (Case study 1)
Example of argument on difference of issue
Jan. 13
All day Group discussion (Case study 2)
Example of argument on theories and design change
Jan. 14
All day Group discussion (Case study 3)
Example of argument on difference of effect
Jan. 15
AM Overall Discussion
14:00–16:00 Evaluation Meeting
16:20–17:00 Closing Ceremony


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