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FY2016 JPO/IPR Training Course on Substantive Examination of Trademark for Vietnam

Date Time Subject
October 21
10:00-10:20 Welcome Addresses, Self Introductions
10:30-11:00 Courtesy Call on Executive Official of the JPO
11:10-11:30 Visit to Appeal Court, JPO
11:40-12:00 Visit to the National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
13:00-14:30 Outline of the Japanese Trademark Registration System
14:30-16:00 Outline of the Vietnamese Trademark Registration System
16:10-17:00 The Consent System
  APIC Orientation
October 24
10:00-12:00 Formality Examination
12:00-13:00 Outline of the Appeal Process (Trademarks)- Lecture about Opposition
  Judgement of Similarity of Trademarks, Goods and Services
-Classification of Goods and Services, especially those without valid codes in Nice Classification
-Standard Evaluation of Well-known trademarks
October 25
10:00-11:30 Progress and Quality Management of the Trademark Examination
11:30-13:00 Review of Regional Collective Trademark System
PM Protection System for Non-traditional Trademarks
October 26
All day Case Study ①
-Judgement of Distinctive Character of Trademarks

Case Study ②
-Judgement of Similarity of Trademarks

Case Study ③
-Bad Faith Trademark Filings in Japan
October 27
AM Overall Discussion
Final Remarks by Director of Trademark Division, JPO
14:00~15:00 Evaluation Meeting
15:20~16:00 Closing Ceremony


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