Course title
0M1008001
Management of Intellectural Property

tanaka hideho Click to show questionnaire result at 2018
Course content
“Management of Intellectual Property” examines the key strategic decisions faced by engineers and scientists at each stage of research and development. The course aims to develop your ability to understand intangible property rights and effectively manage the fruit from your laboratory work. It focuses mainly on the patent right, but includes some examples of other intellectual property rights.
Purpose of class
To obtain knowledge to manage intellectual property in research and development.
Goals and objectives
  1. To understand the basic of Intellectual property rights
  2. To master the skills for prior art search
  3. To master the skills for writing invention disclosure
  4. To obtain the ability to use above skills and knowledge with the help from intellectual property right professionals
Language
English
Class schedule

Class schedule HW assignments (Including preparation and review of the class.) Amount of Time Required
1. Subject Overview: Introduction to Science, Technology and Intellectual Property

Topics
MOT: Management of Technology
Intellectual Property Rights
Early IP Systems
Patent System in Japan
To check class schedule 40minutes
To review handout materials 150minutes
2. Industrial technology and intellectual property

Topic
Patent System in Japan
Common Path for Developing Country 〜Technology and Intellectual Property 〜
Patent Litigation between US and Japan
Intellectual Property Strategy Headquarters
To review handout materials 190minutes
3. Industrial technology and intellectual property

Topic
Invention and Innovation
Synchronization of Invention
To review handout materials 190minutes
4. Patent System

Topics
Intellectual Property Rights Registered by the Patent Office
Invention: Definition
Non-statutory Inventions
Requirements for Patentability
To review handout materials 40minutes
To search WIPO database and prepare presentation slides 150minutes
5. Patent System

Topics
Why do they give invention an exclusive right?
What rights does a patent confer?
How patents are used
Can trade secrets be an alternative to patents?
Advantages and disadvantages of patenting
Alternatives to patenting
To review handout materials 190minutes
6. Patent System

Topics

Patent procedures
Patent management
Inventor and Applicant
Survey of Prior Art
To review handout materials 90minutes
To search Patent database and prepare presentation slides 100minutes
7. Patent System

Topics
Survey of Prior Art
International Application
To review handout materials 190minutes
8. Other Intellectual Property

Topics
Trademark Right System
Design Rights System
To review handout materials 190minutes
9. Patent in Business

Topics
Use of Patent Database
Patent use in business
To review handout materials 40minutes
To read case file and prepare presentation slides 150minutes
10. Patent use in business Discussion To review handout materials 190minutes
11. IP management in laboratory

What should be considered before the start of R&D project: Infringement, Experimental Use Exception
What should be considered in preliminary stage of the project: Research Materials
To review handout materials 190minutes
12. IP management in laboratory

What should be considered on collaboration with other party: Collaborative Research Agreement, Secrecy Agreement
What should be considered when the result come out: Presentation and Patent Application, Invention Report
To review handout materials 190minutes
13. Writing invention disclosure

Invention Disclosure Process
To review handout materials 40minutes
To read case file and prepare presentation slides 150minutes
14. Writing invention disclosure Presentation and Discussion

Course Summary
To review handout materials 190minutes
Total. - - 2660minutes
Relationship between 'Goals and Objectives' and 'Course Outcomes'

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Evaluation method and criteria
Report on Invention Disclosure 50%
WIPO case presentation 20%
Final report 30%
Textbooks and reference materials
Will be available in the class
Prerequisites
Not necessary
Office hours and How to contact professors for questions
  • The class will be held seven times with two consecutive hours in 3rd quarter .
    Monday, 11:00-13:00
Relation to the environment
Non-environment-related course
Regionally-oriented
Non-regionally-oriented course
Development of social and professional independence
  • Course that cultivates a basic problem-solving skills
Active-learning course
About half of the classes are interactive
Course by professor with work experience
Work experience Work experience and relevance to the course content if applicatable
Applicatable The lecturer of this class have working experiences at R&D division of major chemical company for 20 years. Also the lecturer is appointed as a technical advisor in The Intellectual Property High Court and cotribute in patent litigation cases where their expertise is necessary to clarify issues of the case or to facilitate progress of the proceedings.
Last modified : Fri Apr 12 04:02:12 JST 2019