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   IIP bulletin is a detailed summary of the investigation research conducted by IIP under entrustments from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry or Japan Patent Office.

 

IIP Bulletin2016 Vol.25      JAPANESE
  Patent Protection for a Food Product in Consideration of the Scope of a Patent Right for a Use Invention
  Various Issues Concerning IP Litigation from the Perspective of the Legal System

Concerning the Patent System and the Operations Thereof that Contribute to the Activation of the Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution System
  Handling of Product-by-Process Claims in Examination Procedures
  Role of Japan’s Intellectual Property System in its Economy
  Drawing Lines: The Boundary of Patentability in Personalized-Medicine Diagnostics
  FRAND Holdup and Its Solution
  A New Proxy for Strategic Patents and Its Application to Japanese and US Patent Data
  Trade Mark Use Doctrine in the European Union and Japan
  Compulsory Licensing of Patents- A Comparative Analysis of Japanese and Indian Practices
  Comparative Analysis of Inventive Step/ Nonobviousness Standard and Case Study Thereof – from the Aspect of “the Problem to Be Solved”
  A Study on the Status of Software Patent Protection in Japan – Comparison with Status in Korea
  Ownership Structure and Intellectual Property Strategy:Patent Analysis in China
  Economic Analysis on Employee Invention System from the Viewpoint of R&D Incentive and Welfare Loss Arising from Lawsuit against for Remuneration for Invention
  Early Clarification of Patent Rights and Innovation: An Empirical Study of Information Provisions and Post-Grant Oppositions
  The Enhancement of International Patent Technology Transfer in Relation to National Law, International Law and Related Policies - Examples from the Current Practice in the Fields of Telecommunication, Biology and Environment
  Study on the Unitary Patent Protection in the EU from a Viewpoint of Private International Law

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IIP Bulletin 2015 Vol.24      JAPANESE
1 Actual Conditions of Graphic Design Development Methods
2 System of Publication of Application
3
Actual State of Awards Programs for Promoting Innovation
4 The System for Registration of Extension of the Duration of Patent Rights of Pharmaceuticals or the like and the Appropriate Operation Thereof
5 Dispute Resolution Practices Concerning Patent Rights or the like
6 Use of Standards Development Documents in Patent Examinations
7 An Empirical Study of Pharmaceutical Patent Harmonization
8 Three Dimensional Shapes: Issues of IP and Competition Policy - Comparative Comments on the Japanese System of Trademark Protection
9 A Study on Joint Infringement of Network-related Patent – Focused on the Comparisons of the Cases and Theory in Korea, Japan and United States
10 After Myriad: The Comparative Study on Biotechnology Patent Practice
11 Comparative Study on Judgment Rules of Patent Infringement in China and Japan
12 Desirable IP Litigation in Japan - from the Viewpoint of Expert Testimony about Foreign Law
13 A Study on Strategic Use of the Patent System and Its Effects on R&D
14 Did Modifications of the Japanese Patent System Lead to a Reduction in Price Competition and the Promotion of R&D Activities? : The Impacts of Some Modifications between 1998 and 2013 on the Japanese Automobile Industry
15 International Jurisdiction of the Unified Patent Court
16 A Comparative Law Study on the Patent Eligibility -Focus on the Method Invention-
17 FTA policy- Making in the EU and its Effects : Policies on Geographic Indicators and Medicines/Medical Equipment
18 The Effect of Harmonization of Intellectual Property Rights on the Activities of MNCs in Developing Countries

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IIP Bulletin 2014 Vol.23      JAPANESE
1 Desirable fee system and description requirement for claims
2 Issues faced by companies, etc. with regard to the operation of the system specified in Article 35 of the Patent Act and possible solutions thereto
3
Effect of Patent Rights in Light of the Diversification of the Manner of Exercising Rights
4 Desirable Amendment and Other Procedures and Systems under the Patent Registration Order
5 Desirable Monopolistic License System
6 Establishment and Operation of a Patent System Conducive to Patent Stability in Infringement Lawsuits
7 Application Behavior for Industrial Property Rights toward Acceleration of Technological Innovation in Japan
8 Commitments to License on Fair, Reasonable, and Nondiscriminatory Terms: Comparing the Japanese Approach to Technology Standards with Emerging Trends around the World
9 The Positive Impact of Intellectual Property Harmonization on Diversity of National Regulations of International Private Law
10 Bioinformatics Materials and Issue of Patentability
12 Reconsidering International Jurisdiction in Intellectual Property Rights Litigation - Ensuring Predictability Under New Interpretations of Judicial Precedents -
13 A Study of the Handling of Intellectual Property Licenses in International Insolvency Proceedings
14 A Quantitative Analysis of the Economic Effects of Patents on Industry: The Case of Japanese Automobile Industry
15 Industrial Property Rights and Treaty Revisions in Modern Japan - Diplomacy and Domestic Affairs -
16 IP System and Corporate R&D Activities - Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Worker Mobility on Innovation -
17 Laws Applicable to Transfer and Licensing Contracts of Industrial Property Rights
18 An Empirical Study of Inventive Step in Japanese IP High Court Cases and Reconstruction of Its Test from a Functional View
19 FTA Policy-Making in the EU and Its Effects :Policies toward Intellectual Properties

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IIP Bulletin 2013 Vol.22     JAPANESE
1 The Exercise of Essential Patents for Standards(II)
2 Future Patent Attorney System
3
Procedural Issues Relating to the PCT International Application System
4 Problems with Procedures in Using the Madrid Protocol
5 System Ensuring that Stable Patents Are Granted
6 Future Patent System for Timely Patent Acquisition
7 FY2012 Analysis of Economic Growth Arising from Applications for Industrial Property Rights in Japan
8 Interpretation of Claim in Determining Patentability
9 Present Situation of Japan's System for Development of Intellectual Property Human Resources
10 Study on Global IP Activities
11 Japanese Experience for Promoting Patent Exploitation and Transfer of Technology to Industry and Development of Suitable System of Patent Exploitation for Universities and Industries in Japan and Vietnam in the Future
12 Why are the Trademarks Protected? A Comparative Approach to the Questions of the Trademark Functions in Europe and Japan
13 What Liability for Internet Service Provider Faced with Trade Mark Infringement on Internet Auction Site and Shopping Mall? : Comparison between Europe, France, Germany and Japan
14 Designs – the Underestimated Weapon against Product Piracy
15 A Comparative Study on Court Systems and Mechanisms for Settling Disputes over Intellectual Property in China and Japan – Establishing Specialized Intellectual Property Courts in China
16 Studies on the Ideal Trademark Act for the Development of Regional Brands
17 Research Study on an Ideal Patent Purchase System to Complement the Patent System
18 Study on Governing Law on Security Rights in Intellectual Property
19 Study on Constructing a Theory Toward Solving Diversified Indirect Infringements
20 Industrial Property Rights Policy in Modern Japan – From 1894 to 1911 –
21 How to Control the Quality of Patent Using Nonobviousness Requirement
22 On the Efficiency of Patent Examination Process for Economic Growth

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IIP Bulletin 2012 Vol.21     JAPANESE
1 The Exercise of Essential Patents for Standards
2 Desirable Design System toward Accession to the Hague Agreement for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
3
Desirable Design System toward Accession to the Locarno Agreement for the International Registration of Industrial Designs
4 Amendment that Changes a Special Technical Feature of an Invention and Requirements of Unity of Invention
5 Desirable Operations of Patent Microorganism Depositary Institutions
6 Design System Corresponding to Design Protection in the Digital Society
7 The Protection of Certification Marks under the Trademark Act
8 “Actual State of Transactions” that are Taken into Consideration in Litigation Annulling of JPO Trial Decision on Trademark
9 Licensing of Intellectual Property Rights and Trade Secret Management in Connection with Japanese Companies’ Expansion to Emerging Countries
10 The Protection of Unregistered Technologies and Brands
11 Quality Control (Management) of Operations Peripheral to Formality Examination and Other Operations
12 FY2011 Analysis of Trends in Applications for Industrial Property Rights Aimed at Achieving New Growth in the Japanese Economy
13 Multi-Licensing Model (Open and Closed Source) and Software Protection: Revisiting the Proposed Sui Generis Software Protection Models
14 Computer-Implemented Inventions as Patentable Subject Matter
15 Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property Rights Rendered in Foreign Forum: A Japanese Perspective
16 The “Novelty” Requirements for Gene and Genetically-Modified Organisms Inventions and the Potential Benefits of a Peer-to-Patent System
17 Trademark Act and Consumer Protection with a Focus on a Comparative Study of the Sign Systems in Japan, China, and South Korea
18 The Impact of Revisions of the Patent System on Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry
19 Comparative Study on the Basis of the Prior User Right (Focusing on Common Law) 
20 Relationship between the Law Applicable to Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights and the Law Applicable to Torts
21 Article 103 of the Patent Act and Duty of Care under Liability Law-Review of Provisions on Presumption of Negligence under Industrial Property Right Law-
22 Industrial Property Rights Policy in Modern Japan: An Analysis of the Political Process Involving Japan, the UK and the USA in Relation to Membership of the Paris Convention
23 Extension of the Concept of Confusion under US Trademark Law

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IIP Bulletin 2011 Vol.20     JAPANESE
1 Desirable Effect of Patent Rights in Light of the Diversifying Forms of Exercising Rights
2 Quality Management Methods for Trademark Examination Based on Evaluations by Applicants/Agents
3
Protection of Trademarks for Geographical Indications and Geographic Terms
4 Utilization of Industrial Property Right System for Design-Centered Brand Building and Maintenance in Companies’ Business Strategies
5 A Desirable Registered Search Organization System and Specified Registered Search Organization System
6 Promotion of Intellectual Property Strategies of Companies
7 Patent Examination Practices Designed to Improve User Convenience
8 Application Behavior,etc. of Companies toward Sustainable Economic Growth of Japan
9 The Enforcement of Patent Rights in Japan
10 Enforcement of Patents on the Internet - Challenges, Trends, and Approaches
11 The Roles of the Research Judges of the Japanese Supreme Court in the Intellectual Property Cases
12 A Comparative Study of Passing off among of the UK, Japan and China
13 Overcoming Problems with Use of Arbitration for Intellectual Property Disputes
14 Economic Analysis of Synergy Effect of Multilateral Protection by Different Industrial Property Rights
15 Handling of Software Patents and Trademarks in Open Source Software Licenses
16 Panel Data Analysis of Patent Infringement Suits: Quantitative Analysis of Changes in the Finding of Infringement, Following the Enforcement of the Act for Establishment of the Intellectual Property High Court
17 Subjective Scope of the Right of Prior Use: Comparative Study of French and Law and Japanese Laws
18 Cross-border Injunctions to Preclude Defendants from Infringing Intellectual Property Rights

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IIP Bulletin 2010 Vol.19      JAPANESE
1 Intellectual Property Rights System Contributing to Creation of Innovation
2 Various Issues Regarding the Information on Advanced Technology Stored in a Web Archive Such as “Publicly Known”
3
Optimal Design Examinations Based on Evaluations by Applicants
4 Utilization of Intellectual Property Rights in New Business Environment
5 Method of the Design System to Promote Diversifying Design Creation Activities
6 Fee System Methods for Industrial Property Rights based on the Economic Situation, etc. in Japan
7 Desirable System Concerning Licenses and Right to Obtain a Patent
8 Procedures for Proceedings in Inter Partes Trials
9 Application Behavior, etc. of Companies, etc. for Sustainable Economic Growth in Japan
10 Towards a Unified System of Jurisdiction in the Field of Intellectual Property between Japan and Europe
11 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
12 International Harmonization of National Laws and Policies for Effective Prevention and Suppression of Intellectual Property Violation
13 Abbreviated Approval Pathway for Biosimilars and Patent Policy : Balancing the Incentives of Innovation and Price Competition
14 Analysis of Behavior to Carry Out R&D and Patent Filing under Evolutionary Game Theory
15 Environmental Regulation and Firms’ Innovation Activities - An Econometric Study Using Patent Data -
16 Use as a Trademark - The Interpretation in an Infringement Lawsuit, and its Problems -
17 Trademark Protection on the Internet - with a Focus on a Comparison between Japan and China -
18 International Jurisdiction to Grant an Interlocutory Injunction to Preclude Defendants from Infringing Intellectual Property Rights
19 International Jurisdiction and Governing Law for International Conflicts over Employee Inventions and Works Made for Hire

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IIP Bulletin 2009 Vol.18     JAPANESE
1 Community Patent Review
2 Further Exploitation of Intellectual Properties
3
Various Issues Related to a Revision of the Similarity-Based Groups Defined in the “Guidelines for Examination for Similar Goods and Services”
4 Desirable Financial Policies and Fee Systems for Industrial Property Rights
5 Investigation of Preventing the Abuse of Patent Rights that Inhibit Industrial Development in Japan
6 Handling of Intellectual Property Rights in M&A
7 The Trends of Applications for Industrial Property Rights in Japan
8 Japanese Guidelines on Standardization and Patent Pool Arrangements: Practical and Legal Considerations under the Current Antimonopoly Act - A Global Perspective
9 Patent Thickets and Refusals to License in the Life Sciences in Japan - Legal Remedies at the Interface between Patent and Competition Law
10 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
11 A Comparative Study of the United States, Japan, and Thailand Laws on Online Business Method tents
12 Economic Analysis of Software Patent
13 Impact of Licensing Schemes on the Private Value of a Patent
14 International Jurisdiction and Defends of Invalidity in Foreign Patent Infringement Action - Analysis on Judgment on July 13, 2006 of ECJ (C-4/03) -
15 Do Mergers Promote Innovative Activities of Firms? Evidence from Japanese Patent Data
16 The Basic Analysis of Anticompetitive Effect on Patent Pools
17 Patent Applications for Inventions Made by University Researchers in the Field of Biotechnology

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IIP Bulletin 2008 Vol.17     JAPANESE
1 ‘Feature Statements’ in Applications for Design Registration
2 Desirable Trial System for Early Acquisition of Rights
3
Patent Examination Practices (Description Requirements)
- Description Requirements in the Biotechnology Field -
4 Patent Examination Practices (Description Requirements)
- Desirable Descriptions -
5 Typeface Protection in Japan
6 Recognition of Joint Inventors and the Place of Invention in International Joint Research Projects
7 New Types of Trademarks
8 Expanding the Protection of Famous Trademarks
9 Quality Management System that Takes into Consideration the Evaluations Made by Patent Applicants and Agents
10 Operations of the Deposit System
11 Problems Related to Patent Enforcement in Japan, the United States and South Korea
12 Fiscal 2007 Survey on the Application Behavior for Industrial Property Rights of Japanese Companies
13 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
14 A Comparative Analysis on the No-Challenge Obligation in the Patent Licensing and Assignment Agreement between Korea, Japan, the US and Germany
15 The Protection of Screen Image Design - A Comparative Study between Chinese and Japanese Laws -
16 Basic Study on the Intellectual Property Security System in Germany
- Security Systems as Distribution and Management Schemes for Intellectual Property Rights -
17 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
18 Intellectual Property Rights as “Property”: A Basis for Discussion on Information Transaction Contracts
19 Trademark-related Issues Raised by the Internet - with a Focus on Injunctions against Domain Name Use
20 Problems Arising from Duplicated Protection by Patent Rights and Copyrights - With a Particular Focus on Computer Programs Created in the Course of Duty -
21 Use of Patents by Firms on Competition Strategies - Empirical Analysis Using Patent-Related Statistics -
22 Succession of Right to Obtain a Patent in Private International Law - In the light of the Supreme Court Decision in the Hitachi Case -
23 On Quality of Patent and Application Behavior Related to Patent Pool

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IIP Bulletin 2007 Vol.16     JAPANESE
1 Typology of Acts of Infringement of Trademark Rights by Country
2 Future Challenges Concerning the JPO Trial System
3 Problems Facing Japanese Users in Using the Madrid Protocol System
4 Evaluation of Intellectual Property Strategies to Improve International Competitiveness of Japanese Companies -Study on Intellectual Property Statistics-
5 Evaluation of Intellectual Property Strategies to Improve International Competitiveness of Japanese Companies -Examples of Intellectual Property Strategies-
6 Ideal Framework for the Future Patent Attorney System
7 Methodology for Promotion of the Development of Human Resources Related to Intellectual Property
8 Appropriate Protection of Intellectual Property
9 Appropriate Use of Intellectual Property
10 Facilitation of the Use of Patented Inventions
11 Facilitation of the Use of the Prior Use System
12 Comparative Studies on Patent Systems for Protecting High Technologies in the Advanced Medical Field
13 Current Status and Problems Concerning Typeface Protection in Foreign Countries
14 Accessing Genetic Resources by Japanese Private Industry under the Convention on Biological Diversity Regime with Particular Reference to Australia
15 The industrial property right protection of the producer of a database -Some reflections on the future of European and Japanese protection schemes-
16 The Functions of Trade Marks and their Role in Parallel Importation Cases -What Can the EU and Japan Learn from Each Other’s Experiences?-
17 Effective Protection of DNA Sequences and Gene Innovations
18 Well-Known Trademark Protection: A Comparative Study between Japan and China
19 A Model of Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement for Developing Countries
20 Bounded Rationality and Related Concepts Fundamental to Intellectual Property Analysis
21 The Scope of Rights and the Functions of Trademarks Under the European Trademark System
22 Historical Overview of Formation of International Copyright Agreements in the Process of Development of International Copyright Law from the 1830s to 1960s
23 Free Movement Rules and Competition Law: Regulating the Restriction on Parallel Importation of Trade Marked Goods
24 Relationship Between Intellectual Property Right Enforcement in the Technology Standardization Process and Competition Policy
25 The Choice of Forms in Licensing Agreements: Case Study of the Petrochemical Industry
26 Necessity of Giving Special Consideration to Research at Universities, etc. in the Patent Law System
27 Generic Drug Entry and Coordination among Legal Systems: Drug Regulation, Intellectual Property Law, and Antitrust Policy
28 Analysis of the Political Processes for the Formation of the TRIPs Agreement -With the Focus on the Pharmaceutical Industry and the Computer Industry in Japan, Europe, and the United States-

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IIP Bulletin 2006 Vol.15     JAPANESE
1 Desirable Border-Enforcement System Against Intellectual Property Infringing Goods
2 Institutional Issues Regarding Distribution and Securitization of Intellectual Property
3 Management and Utilization of Intellectual Property at Universities
4 Desirable Form of Design System Suitable for Protection of Creative Designs
5 Multiple Protection of Inventions
6 Analysis of Various Issues Concerning the "Tragedy of the Anticommons"
7 New Framework for Protection and Management of Knowledge
8 Ideal Scheme for the Development of Human Resources Related to Intellectual Property
9 Measures for Smooth Use of Patented Inventions
10 Ideal Framework for the Future Patent Attorney System
11 Importation, Possession, and Sale of Counterfeit and Pirated Goods by Individuals
12 Study on Current Conditions Regarding Industrial Property Disputes
13 Internet-Related International Trademark Disputes : The State of Law in Western Countries, and the Case of Japan
14 Protecting Geographical Indications as Collective Trademarks: The Prospects and Pitfalls
15 A Delimitation of Design Protection and Copyright
16 A Study of Patentability of Computer Software-Related Inventions - Practice in U.S., Europe and Japan and Outlook for China -
17 Comparative Study on Legal Protection in the USA, EU, Japan and Korea for Computer Programs -Focus on Program Reverse Engineering-
18 Generation and Development of the Structure of Systematic Distinction between Design Law and Copyright Law in Germany
19 Trends in the U.S. Pro - Patent Policy in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Fields ―Focusing on the Hatch-Waxman Act―
20 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-
21 Civil Liability of Patent Owners for Inoperative Inventions ― Due to a Technical Defect ―
22 Do Compensation Systems for Employee Inventions Increase Incentives for Researchers? -Evidence from Japanese Panel Data-
23 Criteria for the Recognition of Inventors and the Procedure to Settle Disputes about the Recognition of Inventors
24 Database Protection and Competition Policy Consideration on Protection of Databases without Creativity Requirement: A Competition Policy Perspective

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IIP Bulletin 2005 Vol.14     JAPANESE
1 Desirable Forms of Divisional Patent Application System and Patent Amendment System
2 Desirable Ways to Examine and Implement Use Inventions
3 Procedures for the Establishment and Transfer of Industrial Property Rights and Requirements for Such Rights to Have Legal Effects against Third Parties in Major Countries and International Organizations
4 Desirable Examination System for the Registration of Trademarks for Retailing as Service Marks and the Introduction of the Consent System
5 Exceptions to and Limitation of the Effect of Patent Right
6 Study on Promotion of Use of Patent-related Statistics
7 Study on "Problems Concerning Creation, Protection, and Use of Intellectual Property in Universities"
8 Foreign Situations of Overseas Design Protections
9 Research and Study on Reinforcement of Protection of Intellectual Property Based on the Unfair Competition Prevention Law (Protection of Trade Secrets and Measures Against Counterfeit Goods and Pirated Copies)
10 Practical Use of Intellectual Property in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Venture Companies
11 Plants and intellectual property rights in the US, Japan, and Europe
12 A Comparative Study of United States and Japanese Laws on Collaborative Inventions, and the Impact of those Laws on Technology Transfers
13 Measurements a Corporate Patent Department Can Use to Report Its Activities
14 Study on Intellectual Property Licensing under Antimonopoly Law in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Korea
15 Consideration on the General Principles of Intellectual Property Protection Method
16 Study on the Doctrine of Equivalents in Patent Infringement―Focus on Laws and Practices Comparison China and Japan
17 Basic Considerations on Forms of Information Transactions-Focusing on Protection and Use of Information Goods in Cyberspace and Related Legal Disciplines-
18 System for Comprehensive Protection of Invention ―Through the comparison between the U.S. CIP application system and the Japanese internal priority system―
19 Unitary patent protection systems in Europe
20 The Effects of the Strength of Intellectual Property Rights Protection on Cooperative R&D between Vertically Related Firms
21 International Jurisdiction about Intellectual Property Right with Special Reference to "Intellectual Property: Principles Governing Jurisdiction, Choice of Law, and Judgments in Transnational Disputes" by the American Law Institute
22 Problems Surrounding Application of Laws Relating to Intellectual Property on the Internet

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IIP Bulletin 2004 Vol.13     JAPANESE
1 System Reforms in the Industrial Property Field (Trademark System Reforms)
2 Desirable Form of Design System Suitable for Strategic Utilization of Designs
3 Economic Analyses of Statistical Data Relating to Patents
4 The Examination and Implementation of Use Inventions in Major Countries
5 Strategic Drafting of Applications for U.S. and European Patents by Japanese Companies from an Enforcement Perspective (2)
6 Modalities of Future Utility Model System
7 Problems Surrounding Intellectual Property Rights under Private International Law
8 The Appropriate Protection of Intellectual Property License Agreements
9 Practical Issues Arising from the Introduction of the Trust System for Intellectual Property
10 Issues Affecting Smooth Use of Intellectual Property: Applicability of the Statutory Exception for "Experiment or Research"
11 Technical Standard-Setting, Patent Pooling, and Competition Policy
12 The Pharmaceutical Industry in The Great White North and Land of the Rising Sun: A Comparison of Regulatory Data Protection in Canada and Japan
13 A Comparative Appraisal of Patent Invalidation Processes in Japan
14 Block Me Not: Genes as Essential Facilities?
15 Intellectual Property Legal Education in Japan in the New Millennium : Observations and Lessons from the U.S.
16 The Nature and Function of Patentability
17 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-
18 Court Decisions Related to the Experimental Use Exception under Common Law and under Statute Law (Bolar Provision) in the United States
19 Decision Standards for Duty of Disclosure
20 Intellectual Property as Securitized Assets
21 History of General Designations No. 15 and 16 and the Basic Principles of the Regulations of Unfair Trade Practices
22 Current Situation Surrounding Patents on Genes and Proteins- Protection from the Innovational Viewpoint
23 FY 2003 Study Report on the Japanese Economic Structure from a Competition Policy Perspective-Disclosure of Technology-based Intangible Assets-
24 FY 2003 Study Report on the Japanese Economic Structure from a Competition Policy Perspective
-Court Judgments Concerning Calculation of the Amount of Damages in Intellectual Property Infringement Litigation-

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IIP Bulletin 2003 Vol.12     JAPANESE
1 Dispute Resolution Systems for Industrial Property in Japan and Foreign Countries
2 Trademark System in the 21st Century
3 Modalities for the Employees’ Inventions System
4 Ways of Protecting New Technology Related Inventions in the Life Science Field
5 Overseas Fee Systems and Finance Policy regarding Industrial Property Rights
6 Legal Issues Concerning Use of Intellectual Property Rights as Trusts
7 Study on Patent Claim Interpretation (II)
8 Trends of Licensing Agreements in the Industrial Sector and Subsequent Economic Problems
9 Desirable Form of Unfair Competition Prevention for the Reinforcement of IP Protection
10 Strategic Drafting of Applications for US Patents by Japanese Companies from an Enforcement Perspective
11 Reference Guidelines for Strategic Acquisition and Management of Intellectual Property by Companies
12 Ideal Future Structure of the Patent Microorganism Depository System
13 Stretching the Trademark Protection System
14 Protection of Shapes as Trademarks
15 Selected Aspects of Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights in Japan and Vietnam -A comparative study with respect to TRIPS standards of enforcement-
16 Comparative Study on the Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property: From the Viewpoint of the Trial of Intellectual Property Cases between China and Japan
17 Interpretation of Functional Claims in the United States
18 Desirable Intellectual Property Rights System for Promoting Sound Development of E-Commerce, etc.via the Internet
19 Progressive Development of Protection Framework for Pharmaceutical Invention under the TRIPS Agreement-Focusing on Patent Rights
20 Intellectual Property Litigation and Foreign Sovereign Immunity: International Law Limit to Jurisdiction over the Infringement of Intellectual Property
21 Group on Disclosure of Technology - based Intangible Assets

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IIP Bulletin 2002 Vol.11      JAPANESE
1 Study on International Harmonization for Objects of Protection or the like of Trademarks
2 Study on Protection of Image Designs Indicated on the Display Screen
3 Study on a Proper Scope of Protection under Intellectual Property Systems
4 Study on the Desirable Form of Protection under the Patent Law and Trademark Law in the Era of Information Technology
5 Study on Future Vision for Trial System and Intellectual Property Lawsuit
6 Study on the Desirable Form of the Unfair Competition Prevention Law for Protecting Intellectual Property in a New Era
7 Study on the Desirable Form of Rights in the Pro-patent Era
8 Study on the Ways of Protection of Post-Genome Research Products
9 Study on Patent Claim Interpretation
10 Study on Various International Issues over Intellectual Property Disputes
11 Study on Patent and Economy
12 Study on the Utilization of intellectual Property Rights in a Business Group

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IIP Bulletin 2001 Vol.10     JAPANESE
1 Research and Study on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for Intellectual Property Rights
2 Research and Study on the Ability Evaluation System for Intellectual Property Professinal Services
3 Research and Study on the Trend of New Areas (Business Methods)-related Inventions
4 Research and Study on Patent Protection in Medical Field
5 Research and Study on Desirable Trademark Protection by Adjusting the Borderless Character of the Internet and the Territorial Nature of Rights in Trademarks
6 Research and Study on Influences of the Patent System on Economy
7 Research and Study on Desired Information Transmission from the Japan Patent Office
8 Research and Study on the Unfair Competition Prevention Law (Protection of Domain names)
9 Research and Study on Desired Search Methods in the Biotechnology Field
10 Research and Study on Interpretation of Requirements for Registrability of Trademarks and Practices thereof in Domestic and Foreign Trademark Laws
11 Research and Study on Applicant's Rights and Duties in Patent Application Procedures
12 Research and Study on International Disputes over Intellectual Property
13 Research and Study on the Future of Intellectual Property Protection - Issues Concerning Storage of Works -

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IIP Bulletin 2000 Vol.9     JAPANESE
1 Research and Study on Desirable Patent Protection for New Areas (Business Methods)
2 Research and Study on Desirable Patent Protection for New Areas (Network Trading)
3 Research and Study on Protection of the Results of Genome Research
4 Research and Study on Patent Economy Model (Patent Economics)
5 Research and Study on the History of Industrial Developments from the Viewpoint of Patent System
6 Research and Study on Patent Specifications for the Next Generation
7 Research and Study on the Establishment of a System for Promoting the Use of Digital Contents
8 Research and Study on Recent Trends of Digital Contents Protective Legislation in US and Europe
9 Research and Study on Professional Services for Intellectual Property Rights
10 Research and Study on Protection of Trademarks Used on the Internet
11 Research and Study on Patent Invalidation and Infringement
12 Reseach and Study on the Intellectual Property System in the 21st Century
13 Research and Study on Issues Related to Intellectual Property Disputes and Private International Law 
14 Research and Study on Standardization and Intellectual Property Rights
15 Research and Study on Protection of Intellectual Property in Asian Countries
16 Research and Study on the Future Image of the Protection of Intellectual Properties
17 U.S. Pro-Patent Policy:A Review of the Last 20 Years

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