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International Collaboration in FY 2010
 The Enforcement of Patent Rights in Japan
Christoph Rademacher   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Transatlantic Technology Law Forum, Stanford Law School, U.S.A.
 Enforcement of Patents on the Internet - Challenges, Trends, and Approaches
Agnieszka Kupzok   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
PhD Candidate, International Max Planck Research School for Competition and Innovation (IMPRS-CI) at the Max Planck
 The Roles of the Research Judges of the Japanese Supreme Court in the Intellectual Property Cases
Chaiyos Oranonsiri   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Research Justice of the Supreme Court, Thailand
 A Comparative Study of Passing off among of the UK, Japan and China
Li Yan    Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Associate Professor, Northwest University of Political Science and Law of China
 Subjective Scope of the Right of Prior Use: Comparative Study of French and Law and Japanese Laws
Tsukasa Aso   Industrial Property Right Expert Overseas Researcher
 Cross-border Injunctions to Preclude Defendants from Infringing Intellectual Property Rights
Asako Matoba   Industrial Property Right Expert Overseas Researcher

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International Collaboration in FY 2009
 Towards a Unified System of Jurisdiction in the Field of Intellectual Property between Japan and Europe
Aurelio Lopez-Tarruella Martinez   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Assistant Professor of Private International Law, University of Alicante, Spain
 Tools for Lowering Commercialization Barriers for Innovations in Universities and Industry in Japan and Europe : a Comparative Approach of Knowledge Transfer Activities with Some Novel Viable Solutions
Luca Escoffier   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington School of Law, United States of America
 International Harmonization of National Laws and Policies for Effective Prevention and Suppression of Intellectual Property Violation
Santanee Ditsayabut   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Public Prosecutor of Office of the Attorney General of Thailand
 Abbreviated Approval Pathway for Biosimilars and Patent Policy: Balancing the Incentives of Innovation and Price Competition
Dong Tao    Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Assistant Professor, The Research Center of SIPO (State Intellectual Property Office), China

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International Collaboration in FY 2008
 Japanese Guidelines on Standardization and Patent Pool Arrangements: Practical and Legal Considerations under the Current Antimonopoly Act - A Global Perspective
Monica Armillotta   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
LL.M. in IP, Doctoral Candidate at the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law / Munich Intellectual Property Law Center, Munich, Germany
 Patent Thickets and Refusals to License in the Life Sciences in Japan - Legal Remedies at the Interface between Patent and Competition Law
Esther van Zimmeren   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Research Fellow FWO, Center for Intellectual Property Rights,University of Leuven, Belgium
 Legal Protection of Design or Applied Art - With the focus on the comparison of the Korean and Japan legal approaches to design law, unfair competition law and copyright law for design -
Sangyook Cha   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Partner, Sang Rock, Law Office, Seoul, Korea
A Comparative Study of the United States, Japan, and Thailand Laws on Online Business Method Patents
Aunya Singsangob    Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Dean, School of Law, Bangkok University

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International Collaboration in FY 2007
 The Patentability and Scope of Protection of Pharmaceutical Inventions Claiming Second Medical Use - the Japanese and European Approaches as Possible Paradigms for a Developing Country like Brazil
VivianeYumy Mitsuuchi Kunisawa   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Research Fellow,the Max Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich; Attorney at Law in Brazil
 A Comparative Analysis on the No-Challenge Obligation in the Patent Licensing and Assignment Agreement between Korea, Japan, the US and Germany
Hyojil Ahn   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Associate Professor of Law, College of Law, Korea University
 The Protection of Screen Image Design - A Comparative Study between Chinese and Japanese Laws -
Yuying Guan   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Doctor of Law, Intellectual Property Center (IPCC), Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS)
 Basic Study on the Intellectual Property Security System in Germany - Security Systems as Distribution and Management Schemes for Intellectual Property Rights -
Masanori Ikeda    IP Expert Overseas Research Program in FY2006,Institute of Intellectual Property
 Some Observations on the Balancing of Intellectual Property Rights with Information Freedom from the Perspective of Constitutional Law: In Search of Basic Principles in Law Relating to Information Technology
Itsuko Yamaguchi   IP Expert Overseas Research Program in FY2006,Institute of Intellectual Property
 Intellectual Property Rights as “Property”: A Basis for Discussion on Information Transaction Contracts
Maiko Fuchi   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow for FY2005,Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 2006
 Accessing Genetic Resources by Japanese Private Industry under the Convention on Biological Diversity Regime with Particular Reference to Australia
Kamal Puri   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Director, Intellectual Property Commercialisation Unit, Queensland Department of Primary Industries & Fisheries Professor of Law, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
 The industrial property right protection of the producer of a database-Some reflections on the future of European and Japanese protection schemes-
Frank Gotzen   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Professor at the Faculty of Law, Catholic University, Leuven and Brussels (K.U.Leuven and K.U.Brussel) Director of the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIR)
 The Functions of Trade Marks and their Role in Parallel Importation Cases -What Can the EU and Japan Learn from Each Other’s Experiences?-
Ilanah Simon   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Lecturer in Law, Brunel University, London, UK
 Effective Protection of DNA Sequences and Gene Innovations
Dae Hwan Koo    Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Professor of Law and Technology, College of Law, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
 Well-Known Trademark Protection: A Comparative Study between Japan and China
Mingde Li   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Professor, Institute of Law, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences; Deputy Director, Intellectual Property Center, CASS
 A Model of Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement for Developing Countries
Jumpol Pinyosinwat   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Presiding Judge, the Central Intellectual Property and International Trade Court, Bangkok, Thailand
 Bounded Rationality and Related Concepts Fundamental to Intellectual Property Analysis
Tetsuo Wada   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 The Scope of Rights and the Functions of Trademarks Under the European Trademark System
Masami Ashidatei   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Historical Overview of Formation of International Copyright Agreements in the Process of Development of International Copyright Law from the 1830s to 1960s
Akiko Sonoda   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 2005
 Internet-Related International Trademark Disputes :The State of Law in Western Countries, and the Case of Japan
Cédric Manara   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Associate Professor of Law, EDHEC Business School
 Protecting Geographical Indications as Collective Trademarks: The Prospects and Pitfalls
Dev Gangjee   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Lecturer in Intellectual Property of London School of Economics, Research Associate of Oxford Intellectual Property Research Center
 A Delimitation of Design Protection and Copyright
Catharina Maracke   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Attorney at Law (Sherman & Sterling LLP)
 A Study of Patentability of Computer Software -Related Inventions - Practice in U.S., Europe and Japan and Outlook for China -
Zhou Junqiang    Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Attorney at Law, Associate Professor of School of Law of Anhui Normal University, P.R.C.
 Comparative Study on Legal Protection in the USA, EU, Japan and Korea for Computer Programs -Focus on Program Reverse Engineering-
Jeong Jin Keun   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Doctor of Law, Professor of Hankyong National University, Researcher of Korean Institute of Technology and the Law (KITAL)
 Generation and Development of the Structure of Systematic Distinction between Design Law and Copyright Law in Germany
Masahiro Motoyama   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Trends in the U.S. Pro - Patent Policy in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Fields ―Focusing on the Hatch-Waxman Act―
Toshihiko Asano   Short-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Application of the Doctrines Limiting the Doctrine of Equivalents and Claim Drafting Concerning U.S. Patents -Foreseeability and Importance of Claim Limitations in Limiting the Range of Equivalents-
Taijiro Takase   Short-term Overseas Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 2004
 Plants and intellectual property rights in the US, Japan, and Europe
Muriel Lightbourne   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Research Scholar, Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute, University of London
 A Comparative Study of United States and Japanese Laws on Collaborative Inventions, and the Impact of those Laws on Technology Transfers
Mary LaFrance   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
William S. Boyd Professor of Law William S. Boyd School of Law University of Nevada, Las Vegas
 Measurements a Corporate Patent Department Can Use to Report Its Activities
Michael D. Kaminski   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Partner, Co-Manager, Tokyo Office; IP Operations Chair Foley & Lardner LLP Washington, D.C.; Tokyo, Japan
 Study on Intellectual Property Licensing under Antimonopoly Law in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Korea
Jiyoung Han   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Doctor of the University of Munich, Germany
 Consideration on the General Principles of Intellectual Property Protection Method
Jae Ho Shin   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property Doctor of the University of Munich, Germany
 Study on the Doctrine of Equivalents in Patent Infringement―Focus on Laws and Practices Comparison China and Japan
Wen Jun Yan   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Judge, People's High Court of Shandong Province
 Basic Considerations on Forms of Information Transactions -Focusing on Protection and Use of Information Goods in Cyberspace and Related Legal Disciplines-
Ryu Kojima   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 System for Comprehensive Protection of Invention-Through the comparison between the U.S. CIP application system and the Japanese internal priority system-
Atsushi Mizuno   Short-term Overseas Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Unitary patent protection systems in Europe
Masahiko Matsunaka   Short-term Overseas Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 2003
 Technical Standard-Setting, Patent Pooling, and Competition Policy
Kim Junghoon   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Ph.D., Researcher, Center of Social Informatics, Lecturer,Department Telecommunications Indiana University at Bloomington, USA
 The Pharmaceutical Industry in The Great White North and Land of the Rising Sun: A Comparison of Regulatory Data Protection in Canada and Japan
Vishva V. Ramlall   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
B.A., LL.B., J.D., B.C.L.(Oxon)
 A Comparative Appraisal of Patent Invalidation Processes in Japan
Jay P. Kesan   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Ph.D., J.D., Professor and Director, Program on Intellectual Property and Technology Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
 Block Me Not: Genes as Essential Facilities?
Shamnad Basheer   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
B.A. LL.B.(Hons.), B.C.L.(Oxon.)
 Intellectual Property Legal Education in Japan in the New Millennium : Observations and Lessons from the U.S.
Ilhyung Lee   Invited Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
Associate Professor of Law and Senior Fellow, Center for the Study of Dispute Resolution, University of Missouri-Columbia, J.D., Member, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators
 The Nature and Function of Patentability
Shimanami Ryo   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
Graduate School of Law, Kobe University
 Contemporary Problems on Japanese Patent Law from the Perspective of the European Patent Law Analysis of the Framework on Infringement by Multiple Infringers under the Patent Law-The Case of Indirect Patent Infringement-
Hisao Shiomi   Long-term Overseas Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Kagawa University
 Court Decisions Related to the Experimental Use Exception under Common Law and under Statute Law (Bolar Provision) in the United States
Kunihisa Masuoka   Short-term Overseas Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
Patent attorney, Intellectual Property Department, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
 Decision Standards for Duty of Disclosure
Tatsuya Misawa  Short-term Overseas Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property Division, Seiko Epson Corporation
 Intellectual Property as Securitized Assets
Hiroyuki Watanabe   Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 History of General Designations No. 15 and 16 and the Basic Principles of the Regulations of Unfair Trade Practices
Naoki Ohkubo   Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Current Situation Surrounding Patents on Genes and Proteins - Protection from the Innovational Viewpoint -
Takeyuki Nishi   Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 2002
 Stretching the Trademark Protection System
Frank Gotzen   
Director Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIR) Brussels and Leuven, Belgium
 Protection of Shapes as Trademarks
Sigrid Asschenfeldt   
Lawyer, Doctoral Candidate, Max-Planck Institute for Intellectual Property, Competition and Tax Law, Munich, and the Fern Universitat Hagen
 Selected Aspects of Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Japan and Vietnam -A comparative study with respect to TRIPS standards of enforcement
Viet D. Phan   
Lawyer, TRAN H. N. & ASSOCIATES Doctoral Candidate Technology University of Dresden
 Comparative Study on the Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property: From the Viewpoint of the Trial of Intellectual Property Cases between China and Japan
Luo Dongchuan   
Deputy Chief Judge, Third Civil Tribunal, The Supreme People's Court
 Interpretation of Functional Claims in the United States
Takashi Ohno   
Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Desirable Intellectual Property Rights System for Promoting Sound Development of E-Commerce, etc. via the Internet
Takashi Kimura   Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Progressive Development of Protection Framework for Pharmaceutical Invention under the TRIPS Agreement-Focusing on Patent Rights
Akiko Kato   Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Intellectual Property Litigation and Foreign Sovereign Immunity: International Law Limit to Jurisdiction over the Infringement of Intellectual Property
Akihiro Matsui   Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 2001
 International Developments in Utility Model Protection: A Recommended Approach for Taiwan's Utility Model System Reform
Shieh Ming-Yan   Professor of Law, National Taiwan University
 The Patentability of Software Related Business Methods: Focus On Business Method Patent Under the Trilateral, USA, JP, EU and Countermeasure of China
Zhang Ping   Associate Professor, School of Law, Intellectual Property Society of Chinese University
 Comparative Study on Patent Interpretation
Huan Yi Lin   The George Washington University Law School, S.J.D. Candidate
 Parallel Imports, the Exhaustion of Patents, and TRIPS
Florian Schmidt-Bogatzky   Doctoral Candidate, University of Goettingen
 Criteria for Determination of Utility Requirement for Biotechnological Invention
Tatsuya Izukawa   Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Patentability of Software and Business Method-Related Inventions in Europe
Masashi Ohyama   Senior Researcher, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Relationship between the Refusal to Deal in Intellectual Property Right by a Single Firm and the Competition Law
Mio Tanahashi   Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Expansion of the Scope of Protection under Law of Business Symbols: Based on US Law concerning Dilution
Masaharu Miyawaki    Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property
 Study on Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property - From an Era of Preservation to the Utilization of Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge -
Maiko Ozawa   Research Fellow, Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 2000
 A Proposal for New Regulation of Abusive Use of Domain Names Chul Song Lee
Chul Song Lee   Professor, Dept. of Law, Hanyang University
 The Internet Distribution and  Use of  Inventive and Creative Works
Howard C. Anawalt   Professor,School of Law Santa Clara University
 A Comparative Study on Parallel Imports of Goods Protected by Patent and Trademarks in Japan and In the EU: Discussed in the Light of Economic Theory
Peter Ganea   Doctor /Researcher,Max-Planck Institute
 A Comparative Study on the Patentability of Biotechnological Invention
Xiao Du Zhang   Doctoral Student,Graduate School of Law Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
 Regulation of Trademark Licensing Through Non-Trademark Law:Jurisprudence of "Corporate Brand Manegement"
Souichirou Kozuka   Associate Professor,Sophia University(Tokyo)
 Criteria for Determination of Nonobviousness of Business Method Patents
Tatsuo Kato   Researcher Institute of Intellectual Property

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International Collaboration in FY 1999
 Patent Valuation and Patents Statistics
Robert H. Pitkethly   University Lecturer in Management Studies,University of Oxford
 Economic Analysis of Public Disclosure of Patent Applications
Reiko Aoki   Senior Lecturer in the Economic Department,University of Auckland
  Now and Future of Opposition and Trial for Invalidation in Taiwan
Chin-Hsien Lee   Professor of Law,Fu Jen Catholic University
  A Comparative Study of the Japanese and Philippine Patent and Trademark Systems
Maria Theresa M. Cortes   Attorney at Law,The Republic of the Philippines
 Changes in Subject Matter under the U.S. Patent Law - Focusing on the so-called "business method exception" -
Ryuta Hirashima   Associate Professor of Law,University of Tsukuba

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