2019 Introduction to Intellectual Property System

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Academic unit or major
Graduate major in Energy Science and Engineering
Instructor(s)
Yoshimoto Mamoru 
Course component(s)
Lecture
Day/Period(Room No.)
Tue3-4(J232)  Fri3-4(J232)  
Group
-
Course number
ENR.J409
Credits
2
Academic year
2019
Offered quarter
3Q
Syllabus updated
2019/3/18
Lecture notes updated
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Language used
Japanese
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Course description and aims

The aim of this course presented by a science professor having the license of patent attorney is to provide the opportunity for basic understanding about the Japanese intellectual property (IP) legal system including patent-law, copyright-law,etc. with the science and engineering student as a target. Students will have an ability to solve the practical IP-related problems in future innovation works by applying fundamental knowledge on IP system acquired through this course.

Student learning outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to basically understand about the Japanese intellectual property (IP) legal system including patent-law, copyright-law,etc.

Keywords

intellectual property (IP), legal system, patent, copyright

Competencies that will be developed

Intercultural skills Communication skills Specialist skills Critical thinking skills Practical and/or problem-solving skills
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Class flow

In each class, (1) the important points of previous class are reviewed, and (2) the points relating to each theme are explained.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 Legal intorduction on intellectual property(IP), 1  Understanding fundamentals of law
Class 2 Legal intorduction on intellectual property(IP), 2  Understanding fundamentals of law
Class 3 Rights of trademark Understanding fundamentals of intellectual property
Class 4 Rights of design Understanding fundamentals of intellectual property
Class 5 Copyright, 1 Understanding fundamentals of copyright legal system
Class 6 Copyright, 2 Understanding fundamentals of copyright legal system
Class 7 Patent introduction (history and overview) Understanding the purpose of patent system
Class 8 Patent application Understanding the points about patent application system
Class 9 Patent examination and appeal Understanding the points about patent examination and appeal system
Class 10 Patent right and infringement Understanding the points about patent rights and infringement system
Class 11 Visit to the patent office Social implementation
Class 12 IP-related matters 1 (Utility model right, Patent attorney examination, International patent, Unfair Competition Prevention Act, )/ Understanding the points about global patent system and patent attorney work
Class 13 IP-related matters 2 (Utility model right, Patent attorney examination, International patent, Unfair Competition Prevention Act, )/ Understanding the points about global patent system and patent attorney work
Class 14 final exams final exams on patent and IP

Textbook(s)

None required.

Reference books, course materials, etc.

None required.

Assessment criteria and methods

Students’ course scores are based on final exams.

Related courses

  • LAH.S303 : Law (Intelectual Property Law)

Prerequisites (i.e., required knowledge, skills, courses, etc.)

No prerequisites.

Contact information (e-mail and phone)    Notice : Please replace from "[at]" to "@"(half-width character).

yoshimoto.m.aa[at]m.titech.ac.jp

Office hours

Contact by e-mail in advance to schedule an appointment.

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