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JPO Conducted Operational Patent Examination Training Program

November 16, 2018

From September 20 to November 9, the JPO conducted the Operational Examination Training Program, aiming to enhance examination skills of patent examiners, and 12 patent examiners from 5 countries in charge of examinations in the fields of information technology or machine attended the program.

In the program, the JPO conducted lectures for the trainees pertaining to patent examination practices on how to read descriptions, prior art searches, patentability judgements, etc. in accordance with the flow of patent examination.

Furthermore, they deepened their knowledge on practices in preparation of International Search Report (ISR) as an International Searching Authority (ISA).

(photo-1) Trainees who attended Operational Patent Examination Training Program
Trainees who attended
Operational Patent Examination Training Program

(photo-2) Trainees in class
Trainees in class

[Last updated 16 November 2018]

 

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