Intellectual Property Studies (Summer Intensive)



The Graduate School of IP offers Summer Intensive Course described below. This course is held during the school's summer vacation. This course is provided in English from August 23 to 26, 2021. Lectures in the Course are delivered by IP specialists such as patent attorneys and attorneys at law in the USA and Japan. This course is open to foreign university students under MOUs as well as OIT Graduate School of IP students. This course is also provided to parttime students on an enrollment basis with tuition requiring registration for July 17 through 28, 2021.

Intellectual Property Studies (Summer Intensive)

This subject includes: Introduction to US Judicial System and Litigation, Introduction to US Patent System, US Patent Case Law, International IP License, IP Law Systems in Japan, and more.

Intellectual Property Studies (Summer Intensive)

Date : 2021/8/23 Mon - 2021/8/26 Thu

Place: Remote participation by Zoom will be available.


Introduction to Comparative Intellectual Property Law
Date School Hour Subject Lecturer
8/23 (Mon) 14:00-14:30 Opening remarks, Guidance
14:30-17:30 Introduction to U.S. Judicial System and Litigation Naoki YOSHIDA
(Attorney, U.S. Attorney)
18:00-21:00 U.S. Patent Case Practices David ALBAGLI
(Patent Attorney, U.S. Attorney)
8/24 (Tue) 9:00-12:00 Introduction to European IP System Toshiko TAKENAKA
(Professor of School of Law, Washington University)
14:00-17:00 Introduction to Japan's IP System Shoichi OKUYAMA (Dr., Patent Attorney of Japan)
8/25 (Wed) 13:00-16:00 Introduction to China's IP System Ying LI (Attorney, Patent Attorney of China), Xiaowei WEI (Patent Attorney of China)
16:30-19:30 Activities of WIPO / Databases of WIPO Yuka TSUBOUCHI (Counsellor, WIPO Japan Office) / Sandrine AMMANN (Marketing and Communications Officer, WIPO)
8/26 (Thu) 13:00-16:00 Introduction to International IP Contracts Kiyohide OKAMOTO (Former Professor of OIT)
16:30-18:00 IP Strategies of Enterprises (Special Lecture) Kazuo TANAMI
(Professor Emeritus, OIT)
18:00 Closing remarks


IP Studies (Summer Intensive) of 2020 was cancelled due to COVID-19 issues.