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FY2019 JPO/IPR Operational Patent Examination Training Program (Program)

Dates:September 18 - November 8, 2019
Duration:34 days

September 18 (Wed)

AM:10:00-10:15 Welcome Addresses

  • International Cooperation Division, Policy Planning and Coordination Department, JPO
  • Asia-Pacific Industrial Property Center, JIPII

AM:10:30-10:50 Courtesy Call on Executive Official of the JPO

  • Executive Official, JPO

AM:11:00-11:30 Visit to the National Center for Industrial Property Information and Training (INPIT)

  • Department of IP Information Services, INPIT

AM:11:40-12:10 Watching DVD

  • Asia-Pacific Industrial Property Center, JIPII

PM:Pre-Training Report Presentation

  • Mr. Takao OGIYA
    Director General, Asia-Pacific Industrial Property Center, JIPII

September 19 (Thu)

AM:Necessity of Patent Substantive Examination and Basic Ideas

  • Mr. Takao OGIYA
    Director General, Asia-Pacific Industrial Property Center, JIPII

PM:Country Report Presentations

  • International Cooperation Division, Policy Planning and Coordination Department, JPO

September 20 (Fri)

All day:Examination Practices in Participants' Countries (Presentation) -Toward Preparation for Case Studies-

  • Mr. Jun SUGIURA
    Professor, Graduate School of Intellectual Property, OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

September 24 (Tue)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Authorization According to Patent Examination Guidelines (understanding descriptions and scopes of patent claims)

  • Mr. Shoji HADATE
    Patent Attorney, IPteller Patent Office

<Machine Group> Authorization According to Patent Examination Guidelines (understanding descriptions and scopes of patent claims)

  • Mr. Yujiro SEKI
    Attorney at Law, Mizota & Seki LAW FIRM

September 25 (Wed)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Search (Examination) Strategy (including operational exercises)

  • Mr. Shoji HADATE
    Patent Attorney, IPteller Patent Office

<Machine Group> Search (Examination) Strategy (including operational exercises)

  • Mr. Yujiro SEKI
    Attorney at Law, Mizota & Seki LAW FIRM

September 26 (Thu)

AM:10:00-10:10 Work Sharing and the IT Tools

  • International Information Technology Affairs Section, Information Technology and Patent Information Management Office, JPO

AM:11:10-12:40 Utilization of J-PlatPat (PAJ Searches)

  • Mr. Atsushi INOUE
    President, Landon IP GK

PM:13:30-14:30 Utilization of J-PlatPat (PAJ Searches)

  • Mr. Atsushi INOUE
    President, Landon IP GK

PM:15:10-17:10 Visit to Patent Examination Office

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

September 27 (Fri)

AM:Introduction to IP Databases in Various Countries

  • Mr. Atsushi INOUE
    President, Landon IP GK

PM:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Search Exercises by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Search Exercises by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

September 30 (Mon)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Search Exercises by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Search Exercises by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 1 (Tue)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Search Exercises by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Search Exercises by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 2 (Wed)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Novelty)

  • Mr. Yoshiaki MINAMI
    Chief Patent Attorney, Minami International Patent Office

<Machine Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Novelty)

  • Mr. Toshiaki AOKI
    Patent Attorney, Madoka International Patent Office

October 3 (Thu)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Novelty)

  • Mr. Yoshiaki MINAMI
    Chief Patent Attorney, Minami International Patent Office

<Machine Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Novelty)

  • Mr. Toshiaki AOKI
    Patent Attorney, Madoka International Patent Office

October 4 (Fri)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Inventive Step)

  • Mr. Susumu SHIOZAKI
    Patent Attorney, Vice President, KUZUWA & PARTNERS

<Machine Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Inventive Step)

  • Mr. Nobuo FUJIMOTO
    President, Patent Attorney, APTUS International Patent Office

October 7 (Mon)

All day:Company Visit (Corporate Intellectual Property Strategy)

  • Hitachi, Ltd.

October 8 (Tue)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Requirements for Description and Claims, Information)

  • Mr. Nobuyuki TANIGUCHI
    Patent Attorney, NAKAMURA & PARTNERS

<Machine Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Requirements for Description and Claims, Information)

  • Mr. Zentaro HASEBE
    Patent Attorney, Ochanomizu International Patent Office

October 9 (Wed)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Identity)

  • Mr. Yoshiaki MINAMI
    Chief Patent Attorney, Minami International Patent Office

<Machine Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Identity)

  • Mr. Toshiaki AOKI
    Patent Attorney, Madoka International Patent Office

October 10 (Thu)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Amendment)

  • Mr. Kentaro ITO
    Partners Patent Attorney, TMI Associates

<Machine Group> Operational Patent Examination Practice Exercises (Judgement of Examination) (Amendment)

  • Mr. Yasushige HASHIMOTO
    Patent Attorney, Y. Hashimoto International Patent & Trademark

October 11 (Fri)

AM:Overview of JIPA and Requests to Intellectual Property Offices in each country from Japanese Corporations

  • Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA)

PM:Opinion Exchange Meeting with JIPA

  • Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA)

October 15 (Tue)

All day:Simulation of Patent Examination -For Preparation of Case Studies-

  • Mr. Shinya KIMURA
    Patent Attorney, KUZUWA & PARTNERS

October 16 (Wed)

All day:Utilization of Commercial Database (Exercises)

  • Mr. Takeshi NAMBA
    Solution Specialist, IP Solutions, Clarivate Analytics (Japan) Co.,Ltd
  • Mr. Chong Chu
    Senior Solution Manager, IP Solutions, Clarivate Analytics (Japan) Co.,Ltd

October 17 (Thu)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 18 (Fri)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 21 (Mon)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 23 (Wed)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 24 (Thu)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Guidance of Operational Patent Examination Implementation by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 25 (Fri)

AM:Comprehensive Study (Review of Lectures and Outputs)

  • Mr. Takao OGIYA
    Director General, Asia-Pacific Industrial Property Center, JIPII

PM:Visit to Industrial Property Cooperation Center (IPCC)

  • Industrial Property Cooperation Center (IPCC)

October 28 (Mon)

All day:Simulation of Patent Examination (Discussion /Presentation) -For Preparation of Case Studies-

  •  Mr. Shinya KIMURA
    Patent Attorney, KUZUWA & PARTNERS

October 29 (Tue)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Instruction in creating ISR by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Instruction in creating ISR by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 30 (Wed)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Instruction in creating ISR by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Instruction in creating ISR by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

October 31 (Thu)

All day:

<Electricity / Electronic Engineering Group> Instruction in creating ISR by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

<Machine Group> Instruction in creating ISR by JPO Examiners

  • Patent Examiner (International Training Instructor), JPO

November 1 (Fri)

AM:Practices of Appeals Against Examiners Decision of Refusal

  • Mr. Shuichi KAGEYAMA
    President, Patent Attorney, Kageyama Patent Office

PM:Patent Infringement Lawsuits

  • Mr. Kazuhiro MATSUDA
    Patent Attorney, Hirota & Associates

November 5 (Wed)

AM:Practices of Appeals in Trial for Patent Invalidation

  • Mr. Yukio NUMAZAWA
    Patent Attorney, Numazawa Patent Office

PM:Presentations on Outcomes of Re-examination and Simulations of Patent Examination (Creation of Case Studies)

  • Mr. Jun SUGIURA
    Professor, Graduate School of Intellectual Property, OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TEHNOLOGY

November 6 (Wed)

All day:Presentations on Outcomes of Re-examination and Simulations of Patent Examination (Creation of Case Studies)

  • Mr. Jun SUGIURA
    Professor, Graduate School of Intellectual Property, OSAKA INSTITUTE OF TEHNOLOGY

November 7 (Thu)

All day:Company Visit (Corporate Intellectual Property Strategy)

  • Canon Inc.

November 8 (Fri)

AM:Overall Discussion

  • Mr. Takao OGIYA
    Director General, Asia-Pacific Industrial Property Center, JIPII

PM:Evaluation Meeting / Closing Ceremony

  • International Cooperation Division, Policy Planning and Coordination Department, JPO
    Asia-Pacific Industrial Property Center, JIPII

[Last updated 17 September 2019]

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