2016 Management of Intellectual Property and Standardization II

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Graduate major in Technology and Innovation Management
Hashimoto Masahiro  Tanabe Koji  Kobayashi Toru  Hirano Tetsuyuki  Samejima Masahiro  Samejima Masahiro  Ueno Takeshi  Adachi Noriaki  Imai Shigeo  Nagano Jyuichi  Harada Setsuo  Nagasawa Kenichi 
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Course description and aims

This course focuses on intellectual property rights and standardization management lead to the success of new business and the enforcement of business competitiveness.
The course specially enables students to understand standardization strategy including standardization as a business strategy, corporate management and standards.

Student learning outcomes

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
1) Understand basic knowledge of standardization, the importance of standardization in business and the relation between standards and patents.
2) Acquire ability to use standardization as a startegic tool in the innovation process.


Intenational standardization, Comformity assesment, Business strategy, Intellectual property rights, International negotiation

Competencies that will be developed

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

Class flow

Based on presentation by professinal guest lecuturers, students request to understand and discuss standardization stratgies.

Course schedule/Required learning

  Course schedule Required learning
Class 1 The significance of standardization Understand the basic knowledge and the significance of standardization.
Class 2 Standardization as a business strategy Understand the principles of standardization strategy.
Class 3 How to win with standards in the international business Understand practical activities of interational standardization and international negotiation.
Class 4 Innovation and standardization -Antibacterial products stadard- Understand the importance of standardization in the innvation and the process of standardization.
Class 5 Risk management and stnadards Understand the basic and the usage of manegement standards.
Class 6 Standards and patents Understand the relation between standards and patents.
Class 7 IPR and standardization management Understand practical activities of IPR and standards management.
Class 8 Discussion, General overview on standardization strategy Discuss standardization strategies and get more insight.


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Reference books, course materials, etc.

Documents will be distributed at the class.

Assessment criteria and methods

Activities in class: 60%
Reports: 40%

Related courses

  • TIM.B517 : Management of Intellectual Property and StandardizationⅠ

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

None. Students are recommended to take TIM.B517 : Management of Intellectual Property and StandardizationⅠin advance.

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