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JPO Conducted Training Course for Practitioners Specializing in Patents

September 7, 2017

Under the aim of strengthening the protection of intellectual property rights in order to support developing countries with the development of human resources who engage in the industrial property rights system, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has been inviting trainees from developing and emerging countries of the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, and Africa, and conducting training programs for them in Japan.

From August 22 to September 7, the JPO conducted the Training Course for Practitioners Specializing in Patents, and a total of 22 lawyers specialized in intellectual property and patent attorneys from 7countries attended the course. In this course, the trainees deepened their knowledge on the subject of patent practices through lectures and practical exercises, such as preparing patent descriptions, handling licensing agreements, dealing with dispute settlements and utilizing patent information in order to enhance their expertise as professionals in the field of intellectual property.

The JPO has high expectations that the trainees will play important and active roles in their countries.

Trainees of Training Course for Practitioners Specializing in Patents
Trainees of Training Course for Practitioners Specializing in Patents

Trainees in class
Trainees in class

Cooperation in Human Resource Development

[Last updated 11 September 2017]