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IPrism Design Laws Symposium -- The Current Situation and Challenges of Design Protection

2011-2-25 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

The Intellectual Property Center will hold a symposium on patent laws on Friday, February 25. As a part of intellectual property education, based on recent trends in design examination, law researchers and practitioners will discuss how designs may be protected. This symposium also aims to promote cooperation with local communities and social contributions through the education of intellectual property professionals at universities and in local communities.

Program

Part 1 -- Lectures

  • "Recent Trends in Design Administration" (tentative title), KAWASAKI Yoshitaka, Chief, Design Division, Examination Department, Japan Patent Office
  • "The Best Way to Protect Design" (tentative title), CYAEN Shigeki, Professor, Graduate School of Law, Osaka University, Vice director, Intellectual Property Center

Part 2 --  Panel discussion

Theme: The Current Situation and Challenges in Design Protection (tentative title)

Moderator: YAMADA Iichiro, Visiting Associate Professor, Intellectual Property Center, Lexia Partners

Panelists (in alphabetical order by surname)

  • CYAEN Shigeki, Professor, Graduate School of Law, Osaka University, Vice director, Intellectual Property Center
  • KAWASAKI Yoshitaka, Chief, Design Division, Examination Department, Japan Patent Office
  • KOBAYASHI Yu, Leader, Design Team, IPR Operation Company, Panasonic
  • KOTANI Etsuji, Sankyo International Patent Attorneys Office
Note: a fourth panelist may be joining the above three.

If you would like to attend, please: send your (1) name, (2) name of your school or institute, (3) year in university, (4) address, (5) email address, (6) telephone number, and (7) fax number to the IPrism Office by email.
Email address: ipjim[at]iprism.osaka-u.ac.jp (When using this email address, please replace [at] with @.)


Date: 2011-2-25 (Fri) 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Organizer: Intellectual Property Center, Osaka University
Venue: Saji Keizo Memorial Hall, 10th floor, Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University
Registration: Registration by email is necessary.
URL: http://www.iprism.osaka-u.ac.jp/
Contact: IPrism Symposium Office, Intellectual Property Center, Osaka University

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