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FY2016 JPO/IPR Training Course on Trademark Examination Practices(Basic Program)

Date Time Subject
Jan. 10
9:30–10:30 HIDA Orientation and Self-Introduction
10:00–16:30 Trademark Systems and Outline of Trademark law
10:00–10:10 Welcome Addresses
10:20-10:50 Visit to the JPO, Courtesy Call on Executive Official of the JPO
11:00-11:20 Group A: Visit to Appeal Court, JPO
Group B:Visit to the National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
11:30-11:50 Group A:Visit to the National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)
Group B:Visit to Appeal Court, JPO
12:00-13:00 APIC Orientation
14:00-15:30 Current state of and issues in Trademark Administration
15:45-16:45 Trademark-related systems (domestic and Madrid Protocol)
11:30-11:50 Visit to the JPO, Courtesy Call on Director of Trademark Division at the JPO
Jan. 12
AM Overview of the Madrid Protocol
PM Trademark Examination Guidelines
Jan. 13
All day Trademark Examination Practice (Judgement/Draft)
Jan. 16
All day Trademark information search exercise (Trademark classification and survey/research exercise)
Jan. 17
AM Trademark infringement cases
PM Corporate brand strategy and anti-counterfeit measures
Jan. 18
All day Trademark Examination Practices (Comprehensive Exercises)
Jan. 19
AM Overall Discussion: Applicant and agency expectations for Examiners
14:00~16:00 Evaluation Meeting
16:20~17:00 Closing Ceremony


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