Dec 14, Tokyo - In order to support developing countries with the development of human resources who engage in the industrial property rights system, the Japan Patent Office (JPO) has been inviting trainees from developing and emerging countries of the Asia-Pacific region, Latin America, Africa, and other regions, to provide training programs for them in Japan.
From December 5 to 14, the JPO conducted the IPR Training Course on Managing IP, targeting for the personnel involving IP management and IP utilization at universities, R&D institutions, IP offices, etc.
A total of 20 trainees from various countries including participants from Malaysia, Mr Asrizam Esam from Putra Science Park UPM and Mr. Kenneth Dinesh from Shearn Delamore & Co. attended this Course, and had an opportunity to deepen their comprehensive knowledge about IP management through receiving the lectures and engaging in group discussions on, for example, IP management at universities, R&D institutions, etc., licensing, assessment of IP asset. In addition, they learned IP management method in the industry -academia collaborations, technology transference, etc.
The JPO has high expectations that the trainees will be active in the field after going back to their countries.
Updated:: 07/04/2017 [asrizam]