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Research Activities

In the Institute of Intellectual Property carries out around twenty (20) researches every year.

 

【IIP Bulletin】

The Reserch Activity Summary is around ten thousand (10,000) words.

Research Themes

   Researches are listed below by year from FY1996 to FY2008.  Abstracts and summaries of researches are linked from the list, by research titles (abstracts) and PDF icons (summaries). 
The abstracts and the summaries are around four hundred (400) words and ten thousand (10,000) words, respectively.  Abstracts are also available from “Research Activity Summary” page for each year.

Research Activities in FY2015 

  Patent Protection for a Food Product in Consideration of the Scope of a Patent Right for a Use Invention 要約へ(213KB)
  Various Issues Concerning IP Litigation from the Perspective of the Legal System 要約へ(184KB)
  Concerning the Patent System and the Operations Thereof that Contribute to the Activation of the Intellectual Property Dispute Resolution System 要約へ(217KB)
  Handling of Product-by-Process Claims in Examination Procedures 要約へ(226KB)
  Role of Japan’s Intellectual Property System in its Economy 要約へ(184KB)
  Drawing Lines: The Boundary of Patentability in Personalized-Medicine Diagnostics
--- Kevin Emerson COLLINS
要約へ(351KB)
  FRAND Holdup and Its Solution  --- LI, Yang 要約へ(212KB)
  A New Proxy for Strategic Patents and Its Application to Japanese and US Patent Data    --- Henri de BELSUNCE 要約へ(245KB)
  Trade Mark Use Doctrine in the European Union and Japan   --- Martin HUSOVEC 要約へ(225KB)
  Compulsory Licensing of Patents- A Comparative Analysis of Japanese and Indian Practices  --- V.C. VIVEKANANDAN 要約へ(159KB)
  Comparative Analysis of Inventive Step/ Nonobviousness Standard and Case Study Thereof – from the Aspect of “the Problem to Be Solved”
--- CHOU, Chih-Hao
要約へ(212KB)
  A Study on the Status of Software Patent Protection in Japan – Comparison with Status in Korea  --- YOO, Ji-Hye 要約へ(283KB)
  Ownership Structure and Intellectual Property Strategy:Patent Analysis in China   --- Yuan YUAN 要約へ(208KB)
  Economic Analysis on Employee Invention System from the Viewpoint of R&D Incentive and Welfare Loss Arising from Lawsuit against for Remuneration for Invention
--- Akitoshi MURAMOTO
要約へ(187KB)
  Early Clarification of Patent Rights and Innovation: An Empirical Study of Information Provisions and Post-Grant Oppositions   --- Kenta NAKAMURA 要約へ(182KB)
  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  --- Yuzuki NAGAKOSHI 要約へ(233KB)
  Study on the Unitary Patent Protection in the EU from a Viewpoint of Private International Law   --- Atsuko YAMAGUCHI 要約へ(215KB)

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Research Activities in FY2014 

1 Actual Conditions of Graphic Design Development Methods 要約へ(272KB)
2 System of Publication of Application 要約へ(327KB)
3 Actual State of Awards Programs for Promoting Innovation 要約へ(250KB)
4 The System for Registration of Extension of the Duration of Patent Rights of Pharmaceuticals or the like and the Appropriate Operation Thereof 要約へ(296KB)
5 Dispute Resolution Practices Concerning Patent Rights or the like 要約へ(250KB)
6 Use of Standards Development Documents in Patent Examinations 要約へ(322KB)
7 An Empirical Study of Pharmaceutical Patent Harmonization   Benjamin Piwi LIU 要約へ(269KB)
8 Three Dimensional Shapes: Issues of IP and Competition Policy - Comparative Comments on the Japanese System of Trademark Protection   Apostolos CHRONOPOULOS 要約へ(267KB)
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   JEON, SeongTae 要約へ(287KB)
10 After Myriad: The Comparative Study on Biotechnology Patent Practice   WU, Chia-Ying 要約へ(260KB)
11 Comparative Study on Judgment Rules of Patent Infringement in China and Japan   ZHANG, Xiaojin 要約へ(277KB)
12 Desirable IP Litigation in Japan - from the Viewpoint of Expert Testimony about Foreign Law   Yuko KUSAMA 要約へ(322KB)
13 A Study on Strategic Use of the Patent System and Its Effects on R&D   Takamasa SUZUKI 要約へ(631KB)
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   Miyuki TANIGUCHI 要約へ(271KB)
15 International Jurisdiction of the Unified Patent Court   Atsuko YAMAGUCHI 要約へ(297KB)
16 A Comparative Law Study on the Patent Eligibility -Focus on the Method Invention-   Etsuko YOSHIDA 要約へ(302KB)
17 FTA policy- Making in the EU and its Effects : Policies on Geographic Indicators and Medicines/Medical Equipment   Momoko NISHIMURA 要約へ(270KB)
18 The Effect of Harmonization of Intellectual Property Rights on the Activities of MNCs in Developing Countries   Koichiro ONISHI 要約へ(322KB)

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Research Activities in FY2013 

1 Desirable fee system and description requirement for claims 要約へ(433KB)
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 要約へ(403KB)
3 Effect of Patent Rights in Light of the Diversification of the Manner of Exercising Rights 要約へ(434KB)
4 Desirable Amendment and Other Procedures and Systems under the Patent Registration Order 要約へ(418KB)
5 Desirable Monopolistic License System 要約へ(435KB)
6 Establishment and Operation of a Patent System Conducive to Patent Stability in Infringement Lawsuits 要約へ(383KB)
7 Application Behavior for Industrial Property Rights toward Acceleration of Techno logical Innovation in Japan 要約へ(367KB)
8 Commitments to License on Fair, Reasonable, and Nondiscriminatory Terms: Comparing the Japanese Approach to Technology Standards with Emerging Trends around the World   Carol Mullins HAYES 要約へ(369KB)
9 The Positive Impact of Intellectual Property Harmonization on Diversity of National Regulations of International Private Law   Petr KOSIK 要約へ(412KB)
10 Bioinformatics Materials and Issue of Patentability   Ramesh Bikram KARKY 要約へ(350KB)
12 Reconsidering International Jurisdiction in Intellectual Property Rights Litigation - Ensuring Predictability Under New Interpretations of Judicial Precedents -   Yuko KUSAMA 要約へ(490KB)
13 A Study of the Handling of Intellectual Property Licenses in International Insolvency Proceedings>   Ikumi SATO 要約へ(462KB)
14 A Quantitative Analysis of the Economic Effects of Patents on Industry: The Case of Japanese Automobile Industry   Miyuki TANIGUCHI 要約へ(380KB)
15 Industrial Property Rights and Treaty Revisions in Modern Japan - Diplomacy and Domestic Affairs -   Satoshi TSURUOKA 要約へ(375KB)
16 IP System and Corporate R&D Activities - Empirical Analysis of the Effect of Worker Mobility on Innovation -   Ayano FUJIWARA 要約へ(827KB)
17 Laws Applicable to Transfer and Licensing Contracts of Industrial Property Rights   Atsuko YAMAGUCHI 要約へ(422KB)
18 An Empirical Study of Inventive Step in Japanese IP High Court Cases and Reconstruction of Its Test from a Functional View   Takeshi MAEDA 要約へ(676KB)
19 FTA Policy-Making in the EU and Its Effects :Policies toward Intellectual Properties   Momoko NISHIMURA 要約へ(373KB)

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Research Activities in FY2012 

1 The Exercise of Essential Patents for Standards(II) 要約へ(258KB)
2 Future Patent Attorney System 要約へ(232KB)
3 Procedural Issues Relating to the PCT International Application System 要約へ(272KB)
4 Problems with Procedures in Using the Madrid Protocol 要約へ(272KB)
5 System Ensuring that Stable Patents Are Granted 要約へ(250KB)
6 Future Patent System for Timely Patent Acquisition 要約へ(261KB)
7 FY2012 Analysis of Economic Growth Arising from Applications for Industrial Property Rights in Japan 要約へ(244KB)
8 Interpretation of Claim in Determining Patentability 要約へ(247KB)
9 Present Situation of Japan's System for Development of Intellectual Property Human Resources 要約へ(289KB)
10 Study on Global IP Activities 要約へ(481KB)
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  NGUYEN Thi Phuong 要約へ(200KB)
12 Why are the Trademarks Protected? A Comparative Approach to the Questions of the Trademark Functions in Europe and Japan  Yann Henri BASIRE 要約へ(194KB)
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  Asako Wechs HATANAKA 要約へ(215KB)
14 Designs – the Underestimated Weapon against Product Piracy   Stella PADOVANI 要約へ(144KB)
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   YANG Guangming 要約へ(276KB)
16 Studies on the Ideal Trademark Act for the Development of Regional Brands   Risa Ide 要約へ(280KB)
17 Research Study on an Ideal Patent Purchase System to Complement the Patent System  Yusuke INAMI 要約へ(4,202KB)
18 Study on Governing Law on Security Rights in Intellectual Property  Ikumi SATO 要約へ(330KB)
19 Study on Constructing a Theory Toward Solving Diversified Indirect Infringements  Miyuki TSUYUKI 要約へ(249KB)
20 Industrial Property Rights Policy in Modern Japan – From 1894 to 1911 –  Satoshi TSURUOKA 要約へ(156KB)
21 How to Control the Quality of Patent Using Nonobviousness Requirement  Takeshi MAEDA 要約へ(220KB)
22 On the Efficiency of Patent Examination Process for Economic Growth  Isamu YAMAUCHI 要約へ(166KB)

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Research Activities in FY2011

1 The Exercise of Essential Patents for Standards 要約へ(254KB)
2 Desirable Design System toward Accession to the Hague Agreement for the International Registration of Industrial Designs 要約へ(3,581KB)
3 Desirable Design System toward Accession to the Locarno Agreement for the International Registration of Industrial Designs 要約へ(306KB)
4 Amendment that Changes a Special Technical Feature of an Invention and Requirements of Unity of Invention 要約へ(199KB)
5 Desirable Operations of Patent Microorganism Depositary Institutions 要約へ(181KB)
6 Design System Corresponding to Design Protection in the Digital Society 要約へ(212KB)
7 The Protection of Certification Marks under the Trademark Act 要約へ(244KB)
8 “Actual State of Transactions” that are Taken into Consideration in Litigation Annulling of JPO Trial Decision on Trademark 要約へ(259KB)
9 Licensing of Intellectual Property Rights and Trade Secret Management in Connection with Japanese Companies’ Expansion to Emerging Countries 要約へ(219KB)
10 The Protection of Unregistered Technologies and Brands 要約へ(248KB)
11 Quality Control (Management) of Operations Peripheral to Formality Examination and Other Operations 要約へ(208KB)
12 FY2011 Analysis of Trends in Applications for Industrial Property Rights Aimed at Achieving New Growth in the Japanese Economy 要約へ(239KB)
13 Multi-Licensing Model (Open and Closed Source) and Software Protection: Revisiting the Proposed Sui Generis Software Protection Models   Vikrant Narayan Vasudeva 要約へ(240KB)
14 Computer-Implemented Inventions as Patentable Subject Matter    Pessi Juho Antti Honkasalo 要約へ(3,964KB)
15 Judicial Protection of Intellectual Property Rights Rendered in Foreign Forum: A Japanese Perspective   Natthapol Chullakesa 要約へ(205KB)
16 The “Novelty” Requirements for Gene and Genetically-Modified Organisms Inventions and the Potential Benefits of a Peer-to-Patent System  Thomas Margoni 要約へ(202KB)
17 Trademark Act and Consumer Protection with a Focus on a Comparative Study of the Sign Systems in Japan, China, and South Korea Risa Ide 要約へ(281KB)
18 The Impact of Revisions of the Patent System on Innovation in the Pharmaceutical Industry  Kenta Kosaka 要約へ(248KB)
19 Comparative Study on the Basis of the Prior User Right (Focusing on Common Law)  Takeo Masashi 要約へ(256KB)
20 Relationship between the Law Applicable to Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights and the Law Applicable to Torts  Yusuke Tanemura 要約へ(310KB)
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- Miyuki Tsuyuki 要約へ(259KB)
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 Satoshi Tsuruoka 要約へ(230KB)
23 Extension of the Concept of Confusion under US Trademark Law  Takahiro Kojima 要約へ(387KB)

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Research Activities in FY2010

1 Desirable Effect of Patent Rights in Light of the Diversifying Forms of Exercising Rights 要約へ(169KB)
2 Quality Management Methods for Trademark Examination Based on Evaluations by Applicants/Agents 要約へ(193KB)
3 Protection of Trademarks for Geographical Indications and Geographic Terms 要約へ(197KB)
4 Utilization of Industrial Property Right System for Design-Centered Brand Building and Maintenance in Companies’ Business Strategies 要約へ(167KB)
5 A Desirable Registered Search Organization System and Specified Registered Search Organization System 要約へ(150KB)
6 Promotion of Intellectual Property Strategies of Companies 要約へ(317KB)
7 Patent Examination Practices Designed to Improve User Convenience 要約へ(152KB)
8 Application Behavior,etc. of Companies toward Sustainable Economic Growth of Japan 要約へ(158KB)
9 The Enforcement of Patent Rights in Japan 要約へ(199KB)
10 Enforcement of Patents on the Internet - Challenges, Trends, and Approaches 要約へ(178KB)
11 The Roles of the Research Judges of the Japanese Supreme Court in the Intellectual Property Cases 要約へ(198KB)
12 A Comparative Study of Passing off among of the UK, Japan and China 要約へ(216KB)
13 Overcoming Problems with Use of Arbitration for Intellectual Property Disputes   Kazushige Ogawa 要約へ(242KB)
14 Economic Analysis of Synergy Effect of Multilateral Protection by Different Industrial Property Rights    Toshihiro Tsuchihashi 要約へ(293KB)
15 Handling of Software Patents and Trademarks in Open Source Software Licenses    Masayuki Hatta 要約へ(222KB)
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   Takahiro Yuzuki 要約へ(247KB)
17 Subjective Scope of the Right of Prior Use: Comparative Study of French and Law and Japanese Laws   Tsukasa Aso 要約へ(275KB)
18 Cross-border Injunctions to Preclude Defendants from Infringing Intellectual Property Rights   Asako Matoba 要約へ(241KB)

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Research Activities in FY2009

1 Intellectual Property Rights System Contributing to Creation of Innovation 要約へ(171KB)
2 Various Issues Regarding the Information on Advanced Technology Stored in a Web Archive Such as “Publicly Known” 要約へ(295KB)
3 Optimal Design Examinations Based on Evaluations by Applicants 要約へ(201KB)
4 Utilization of Intellectual Property Rights in New Business Environment 要約へ(203KB)
5 Method of the Design System to Promote Diversifying Design Creation Activities 要約へ(204KB)
6 Fee System Methods for Industrial Property Rights based on the Economic Situation, etc. in Japan 要約へ(135KB)
7 Desirable System Concerning Licenses and Right to Obtain a Patent 要約へ(237KB)
8 Procedures for Proceedings in Inter Partes Trials 要約へ(178KB)
9 Application Behavior, etc. of Companies, etc. for Sustainable Economic Growth in Japan 要約へ(196KB)
10 Towards a Unified System of Jurisdiction in the Field of Intellectual Property between Japan and Europe   Aurelio Lopez-Tarruella Martinez 要約へ(216KB)
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   Luca Escoffier 要約へ(198KB)
12 International Harmonization of National Laws and Policies for Effective Prevention and Suppression of Intellectual Property Violation   Santanee Ditsayabut 要約へ(209KB)
13 Abbreviated Approval Pathway for Biosimilars and Patent Policy : Balancing the Incentives of Innovation and Price Competition   Dong Tao 要約へ(200KB)
14 Analysis of Behavior to Carry Out R&D and Patent Filing under Evolutionary Game Theory    Ryosuke Ishii 要約へ(219KB)
15 Environmental Regulation and Firms’ Innovation Activities - An Econometric Study Using Patent Data -    Kazuma Edamura 要約へ(202KB)
16 Use as a Trademark - The Interpretation in an Infringement Lawsuit, and its Problems -   Kumiko Kim 要約へ(243KB)
17 Trademark Protection on the Internet - with a Focus on a Comparison between Japan and China -   Chen Siqin 要約へ(306KB)
18 International Jurisdiction to Grant an Interlocutory Injunction to Preclude Defendants from Infringing Intellectual Property Rights   Asako Matoba 要約へ(231KB)
19 International Jurisdiction and Governing Law for International Conflicts over Employee Inventions and Works Made for Hire   Ai Murakami 要約へ(243KB)

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Research Activities in FY2008

1 Community Patent Review 要約へ(307KB)
2 Further Exploitation of Intellectual Properties 要約へ(177KB)
3 Various Issues Related to a Revision of the Similarity-Based Groups Defined in the “Guidelines for Examination for Similar Goods and Services” 要約へ(175KB)
4 Desirable Financial Policies and Fee Systems for Industrial Property Rights 要約へ(207KB)
5 Investigation of Preventing the Abuse of Patent Rights that Inhibit Industrial Development in Japan 要約へ(222KB)
6 Handling of Intellectual Property Rights in M&A 要約へ(173KB)
7 The Trends of Applications for Industrial Property Rights in Japan 要約へ(181KB)
8 Japanese Guidelines on Standardization and Patent Pool Arrangements: Practical and Legal Considerations under the Current Antimonopoly Act - A Global Perspective   Monica Armillotta 要約へ(160KB)
9 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 要約へ(209KB)
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   Sangyook Cha 要約へ(359KB)
11 A Comparative Study of the United States, Japan, and Thailand Laws on Online Business Method tents   Aunya Singsangob 要約へ(201KB)
12 Economic Analysis of Software Patent   Yasuhiro Arai 要約へ(160KB)
13 Impact of Licensing Schemes on the Private Value of a Patent   Hiroaki Ino 要約へ(147KB)
14 International Jurisdiction and Defends of Invalidity in Foreign Patent Infringement Action - Analysis on Judgment on July 13, 2006 of ECJ (C-4/03)    Manabu Iwamoto 要約へ(191KB)
15 Do Mergers Promote Innovative Activities of Firms? Evidence from Japanese Patent Data   Isamu Yamauchi 要約へ(156KB)
16 The Basic Analysis of Anticompetitive Effect on Patent Pools   Seiji Yamada 要約へ(192KB)
17 Patent Applications for Inventions Made by University Researchers in the Field of Biotechnology 要約へ(299KB)

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Research Activities in FY2007

1 ‘Feature Statements’ in Applications for Design Registration 要約へ(110KB)
2 Desirable Trial System for Early Acquisition of Rights 要約へ(120KB)
3 Patent Examination Practices (Description Requirements) -
Description Requirements in the Biotechnology Field-
要約へ(93KB)
4 Patent Examination Practices (Description Requirements)
-Desirable Descriptions-
要約へ(71KB)
5 Typeface Protection in Japan 要約へ(134KB)
6 Recognition of Joint Inventors and the Place of Invention in International Joint Research Projects 要約へ(123KB)
7 New Types of Trademarks 要約へ(136KB)
8 Expanding the Protection of Famous Trademarks 要約へ(123KB)
9 Quality Management System that Takes into Consideration the Evaluations Made by Patent Applicants and Agents 要約へ(119KB)
10 Operations of the Deposit System 要約へ(134KB)
11 Problems Related to Patent Enforcement in Japan, the United States and South Korea 要約へ(135KB)
12 Fiscal 2007 Survey on the Application Behavior for Industrial Property Rights of Japanese Companies 要約へ(123KB)
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    VivianeYumy Mitsuuchi Kunisawa 要約へ(96KB)
14 A Comparative Analysis on the No-Challenge Obligation in the Patent Licensing and Assignment Agreement between Korea, Japan, the US and Germany   Hyojil Ahn 要約へ(160KB)
15 The Protection of Screen Image Design - A Comparative Study between Chinese and Japanese Laws -   Yuying Guan 要約へ(143KB)
16 Basic Study on the Intellectual Property Security System in Germany - Security Systems as Distribution and Management Schemes for Intellectual Property Rights -   Masanori Ikeda 要約へ(131KB)
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   Itsuko Yamaguchi 要約へ(164KB)
18 Intellectual Property Rights as “Property”: A Basis for Discussion on Information Transaction Contracts   Maiko Fuchi 要約へ(139KB)
19 Trademark-related Issues Raised by the Internet - with a Focus on Injunctions against Domain Name Use   Azusa Ichimasa 要約へ(191KB)
20 Problems Arising from Duplicated Protection by Patent Rights and Copyrights - With a Particular Focus on Computer Programs Created in the Course of Duty -   Tsuyoshi Uchida 要約へ(118KB)
21 Use of Patents by Firms on Competition Strategies - Empirical Analysis Using Patent-Related Statistics -   Masayo Kani 要約へ(133KB)
22 Succession of Right to Obtain a Patent in Private International Law - In the light of the Supreme Court Decision in the Hitachi Case -   Miho Shin 要約へ(110KB)
23 On Quality of Patent and Application Behavior Related to Patent Pool   Naotoshi Tsukada 要約へ(117KB)

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Research Activities in FY2006

1 Typology of Acts of Infringement of Trademark Rights by Country 要約へ(51KB)
2 Future Challenges Concerning the JPO Trial System 要約へ(44KB)
3 Problems Facing Japanese Users in Using the Madrid Protocol System 要約へ(52KB)
4 Evaluation of Intellectual Property Strategies to Improve International Competitiveness of Japanese Companies -Study on Intellectual Property Statistics- 要約へ(55KB)
5 Evaluation of Intellectual Property Strategies to Improve International Competitiveness of Japanese Companies -Examples of Intellectual Property Strategies- 要約へ(75KB)
6 Ideal Framework for the Future Patent Attorney System 要約へ(58KB)
7 Methodology for Promotion of the Development of Human Resources Related to Intellectual Property 要約へ(45KB)
8 Appropriate Protection of Intellectual Property 要約へ(45KB)
9 Appropriate Use of Intellectual Property 要約へ(46KB)
10 Facilitation of the Use of Patented Inventions 要約へ(45KB)
11 Facilitation of the Use of the Prior Use System 要約へ(74KB)
12 Comparative Studies on Patent Systems for Protecting High Technologies in the Advanced Medical Field 要約へ(44KB)
13 Current Status and Problems Concerning Typeface Protection in Foreign Countries 要約へ(64KB)
14 Accessing Genetic Resources by Japanese Private Industry under the Convention on Biological Diversity Regime with Particular Reference to Australia   Kamal Puri 要約へ(62KB)
15 The industrial property right protection of the producer of a database -Some reflections on the future of European and Japanese protection schemes-   Frank Gotzen 要約へ(51KB)
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?-    Ilanah Simon 要約へ(79KB)
17 Effective Protection of DNA Sequences and Gene Innovations   Dae Hwan Koo 要約へ(56KB)
18 Well-Known Trademark Protection: A Comparative Study between Japan and China   Mingde Li 要約へ(30KB)
19 A Model of Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement for Developing Countries    Jumpol Pinyosinwat 要約へ(47KB)
20 Bounded Rationality and Related Concepts Fundamental to Intellectual Property Analysis   Tetsuo Wada 要約へ(59KB)
21 The Scope of Rights and the Functions of Trademarks Under the European Trademark System    Masami Ashidate 要約へ(70KB)
22 Historical Overview of Formation of International Copyright Agreements in the Process of Development of International Copyright Law from the 1830s to 1960s   Akiko Sonoda 要約へ(56KB)
23 Free Movement Rules and Competition Law: Regulating the Restriction on Parallel Importation of Trade Marked Goods  Yuka Aoyagi 要約へ(49KB)
24 Relationship Between Intellectual Property Right Enforcement in the Technology Standardization Process and Competition Policy   Ryushi Ito 要約へ(46KB)
25 The Choice of Forms in Licensing Agreements: Case Study of the Petrochemical Industry Tomoyuki Shimbo    Tomoyuki Shimbo 要約へ(43KB)
26 Necessity of Giving Special Consideration to Research at Universities, etc. in the Patent Law System   Kyoko Takada 要約へ(85KB)
27 Generic Drug Entry and Coordination among Legal Systems: Drug Regulation, Intellectual Property Law, and Antitrust Policy   Akihiko Nakagawa 要約へ(46KB)
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-   Momoko Nishimura 要約へ(64KB)

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Research Activities in FY2005

1 Desirable Border-Enforcement System Against Intellectual Property Infringing Goods 要約へ(271KB)
2 Institutional Issues Regarding Distribution and Securitization of Intellectual Property 要約へ(300KB)
3 Management and Utilization of Intellectual Property at Universities 要約へ(291KB)
4 Desirable Form of Design System Suitable for Protection of Creative Designs 要約へ(314KB)
5 Multiple Protection of Inventions 要約へ(252KB)
6 Analysis of Various Issues Concerning the "Tragedy of the Anticommons" 要約へ(261KB)
7 New Framework for Protection and Management of Knowledge 要約へ(261KB)
8 Ideal Scheme for the Development of Human Resources Related to Intellectual Property 要約へ(306KB)
9 Measures for Smooth Use of Patented Inventions 要約へ(234KB)
10 Ideal Framework for the Future Patent Attorney System 要約へ(306KB)
11 Importation, Possession, and Sale of Counterfeit and Pirated Goods by Individuals 要約へ(240KB)
12 Study on Current Conditions Regarding Industrial Property Disputes 要約へ(276KB)
13 Internet-Related International Trademark Disputes : The State of Law in Western Countries, and the Case of Japan   Cedric Manara 要約へ(243KB)
14 Protecting Geographical Indications as Collective Trademarks: The Prospects and Pitfalls   Dev Gangjee 要約へ(336KB)
15 A Delimitation of Design Protection and Copyright   Catharina Maracke 要約へ(287KB)
16 A Study of Patentability of Computer Software-Related Inventions - Practice in U.S., Europe and Japan and Outlook for China -   Zhou Junqiang 要約へ(348KB)
17 Comparative Study on Legal Protection in the USA, EU, Japan and Korea for Computer Programs -Focus on Program Reverse Engineering-   Jeong Jin Keun 要約へ(374KB)
18 Generation and Development of the Structure of Systematic Distinction between Design Law and Copyright Law in Germany   Masahiro Motoyama 要約へ(259KB)
19 Trends in the U.S. Pro - Patent Policy in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Fields -Focusing on the Hatch-Waxman Act-   Toshihiko Asano 要約へ(348KB)
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-   Taijiro Takase 要約へ(384KB)
21 Civil Liability of Patent Owners for Inoperative Inventions-Due to a Technical Defect-   Raita Imanishi 要約へ(294KB)
22 Do Compensation Systems for Employee Inventions Increase Incentives for Researchers? -Evidence from Japanese Panel Data-   Koichiro Onishi 要約へ(258KB)
23 Criteria for the Recognition of Inventors and the Procedure to Settle Disputes about the Recognition of Inventors   Toshitaka Kudo 要約へ(268KB)
24 Database Protection and Competition Policy Consideration on Protection of Databases without Creativity Requirement: A Competition Policy Perspective   Yoshikuni Sato 要約へ(269KB)

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Research Activities in FY2004

1 Desirable Forms of Divisional Patent Application System and Patent Amendment System 要約へ(213KB)
2 Desirable Ways to Examine and Implement Use Inventions 要約へ(234KB)
3 Procedures for the Establishment and Transfer of Industrial Property Rights and Requirements for Such Rights to Have Effect against Third Parties in Major Countries and International Organizations 要約へ(199KB)
4 Desirable Examination System for the Registration of Trademarks for Retailing as Service Marks and the Introduction of the Consent System 要約へ(234KB)
5 Exceptions to and Limitation of the Effect of Patent Right 要約へ(201KB)
6 Study on Promotion of Use of Patent-related Statistics 要約へ(204KB)
7 Study on "Problems Concerning Creation, Protection, and Use of Intellectual Property in Universities" 要約へ(198KB)
8 Foreign Situations of Overseas Design Protections 要約へ(325KB)
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) 要約へ(196KB)
10 Practical Use of Intellectual Property in Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Venture Companies 要約へ(219KB)
11 Plants and intellectual property rights in the US, Japan, and Europe   Muriel Lightbourne 要約へ(254KB)
12 A Comparative Study of United States and Japanese Laws on Collaborative Inventions, and the Impact of those Laws on Technology Transfers   Mary LaFrance 要約へ(231KB)
13 Measurements a Corporate Patent Department Can Use to Report Its Activities    Michael D. Kaminski 要約へ(222KB)
14 Study on Intellectual Property Licensing under Antimonopoly Law in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Korea   Jiyoung Han 要約へ(228KB)
15 Consideration on the General Principles of Intellectual Property Protection Method   Jae Ho Shin 要約へ(279KB)
16 Study on the Doctrine of Equivalents in Patent Infringement―Focus on Laws and Practices Comparison China and Japan   Wen Jun Yan 要約へ(193KB)
17 Basic Considerations on Forms of Information Transactions-Focusing on Protection and Use of Information Goods in Cyberspace and Related Legal Disciplines-   Ryu Kojima 要約へ(192KB)
18 System for Comprehensive Protection of Invention ―Through the comparison between the U.S. CIP application system and the Japanese internal priority system―    Atsushi Mizuno 要約へ(257KB)
19 Unitary patent protection systems in Europe   Masahiko Matsunaka 要約へ(246KB)
20 The Effects of the Strength of Intellectual Property Rights Protection on Cooperative R&D between Vertically Related Firms    Akira Ishii 要約へ(268KB)
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    Wataru Fukumoto 要約へ(252KB)
22 Problems Surrounding Application of Laws Relating to Intellectual Property on the Internet    Mari Nakayama 要約へ(283KB)

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Research Activities in FY2003

1 System Reforms in the Industrial Property Field (Trademark System Reforms) 要約へ(185KB)
2 Desirable Form of Design System Suitable for Strategic Utilization of Designs 要約へ(195KB)
3 Economic Analyses of Statistical Data Relating to Patents 要約へ(180KB)
4 The Examination and Implementation of Use Inventions in Major Countries 要約へ(171KB)
5 Strategic Drafting of Applications for U.S. and European Patents by Japanese Companies from an Enforcement Perspective (2) 要約へ(206KB)
6 Modalities of Future Utility Model System 要約へ(2,044KB)
7 Problems Surrounding Intellectual Property Rights under Private International Law 要約へ(184KB)
8 The Appropriate Protection of Intellectual Property License Agreements 要約へ(203KB)
9 Practical Issues Arising from the Introduction of the Trust System for Intellectual Property 要約へ(234KB)
10 Issues Affecting Smooth Use of Intellectual Property: Applicability of the Statutory Exception for "Experiment or Research" 要約へ(158KB)
11 Technical Standard-Setting, Patent Pooling, and Competition Policy   Kim Junghoon 要約へ(123KB)
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   Vishva V. Ramlall 要約へ(163KB)
13 A Comparative Appraisal of Patent Invalidation Processes in Japan   Jay P. Kesan 要約へ(202KB)
14 Block Me Not: Genes as Essential Facilities?   Shamnad Basheer 要約へ(153KB)
15 Intellectual Property Legal Education in Japan in the New Millennium : Observations and Lessons from the U.S.   Ilhyung Lee 要約へ(139KB)
16 The Nature and Function of Patentability   Shimanami Ryo 要約へ(149KB)
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-   Hisao Shiomi 要約へ(164KB)
18 Court Decisions Related to the Experimental Use Exception under Common Law and under Statute Law (Bolar Provision) in the United States   Kunihisa Masuoka 要約へ(192KB)
19 Decision Standards for Duty of Disclosure   Tatsuya Misawa 要約へ(151KB)
20 Intellectual Property as Securitized Assets   Hiroyuki Watanabe 要約へ(145KB)
21 History of General Designations No. 15 and 16 and the Basic Principles of the Regulations of Unfair Trade Practices   Naoki Ohkubo 要約へ(209KB)
22 Current Situation Surrounding Patents on Genes and Proteins- Protection from the Innovational Viewpoint - Takeyuki Nishi    Takeyuki Nishi 要約へ(152KB)
23 FY 2003 Study Report on the Japanese Economic Structure from a Competition Policy Perspective-Study on the Disclosure of Technology-based Intangible Assets- 要約へ(180KB)
24 FY 2003 Study Report on the Japanese Economic Structure from a Competition Policy Perspective -Study on Court Judgments Concerning Calculation of the Amount of Damages in Intellectual Property Infringement Litigation- 要約へ(268KB)

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Research Activities in FY2002

1 Dispute Resolution Systems for Industrial Property in Japan and Foreign Countries 要約へ(81KB)
2 Trademark System in the 21st Century 要約へ(56KB)
3 Desirable Way of Employees' Inventions System 要約へ(72KB)
4 Ways of Protecting New Technology Related Inventions in the Life Science Field 要約へ(75KB)
5 Overseas Fee Systems and Finance Policy regarding Industrial Property Rights 要約へ(317KB)
6 Legal Issues concerning Use of Intellectual Property Rights as Trusts 要約へ(66KB)
7 Patent Claim Interpretation (II) 要約へ(65KB)
8 Trends of Licensing Agreements in the Industrial Sector and Subsequent Economic Problems 要約へ(50KB)
9 Desirable Form of Unfair Competition Prevention for the Reinforcement of IP Protection 要約へ(57KB)
10 Strategic Drafting of Applications for US Patents by Japanese Companies from an Enforcement Perspective 要約へ(57KB)
11 Reference Guidelines for Strategic Acquisition and Management of Intellectual Property by Companies 要約へ(74KB)
12 Ideal Future Structure of the Patent Microorganism Depository System 要約へ(52KB)
13 Stretching the Trademark Protection System   Frank Gotzen 要約へ(51KB)
14 Protection of Shapes as Trademarks   Sigrid Asschenfeldt 要約へ(115KB)
15 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 要約へ(68KB)
16 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 要約へ(63KB)
17 Interpretation of Functional Claims in the United States   Takashi Ohno 要約へ(71KB)
18 Desirable Intellectual Property Rights System for Promoting Sound Development of E-Commerce, etc.via the Internet   Takashi Kimura 要約へ(90KB)
19 Progressive Development of Protection Framework for Pharmaceutical Invention under the TRIPS Agreement-Focusing on Patent Rights   Akiko Kato 要約へ(49KB)
20 Intellectual Property Litigation and Foreign Sovereign Immunity: International Law Limit to Jurisdiction over the Infringement of Intellectual Property Akihiro Matsui   Akihiro Matsui 要約へ(108KB)
21 Group on Disclosure of Technology - based Intangible Assets 要約へ(53KB)

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Research Activities in FY2001

1 Study on International Harmonization for Objects of Protection or the like of Trademarks 要約へ(186KB)
2 Study on Protection of Image Designs Indicated on the Display Screen 要約へ(237KB)
3 Study on a Proper Scope of Protection under Intellectual Property Systems 要約へ(206KB)
4 Study on the Desirable Form of Protection under the Patent Law and Trademark Law in the Era of Information Technology 要約へ(211KB)
5 Study on Future Vision for Trial System and Intellectual Property Lawsuit 要約へ(289KB)
6 Study on the Desirable Form of the Unfair Competition Prevention Law for Protecting Intellectual Property in a New Era 要約へ(207KB)
7 Study on the Desirable Form of Rights in the Pro-patent Era 要約へ(278KB)
8 Study on the Ways of Protection of Post-Genome Research Products 要約へ(292KB)
9 Study on Patent Claim Interpretation 要約へ(264KB)
10 Study on Various International Issues over Intellectual Property Disputes 要約へ(186KB)
11 Study on Patent and Economy 要約へ(398KB)
12 Study on the Utilization of intellectual Property Rights in a Business Group 要約へ(297KB)
13 International Developments in Utility Model Protection: A Recommended Approach for Taiwan's Utility Model System Reform   Shieh Ming-Yan
14 The Patentability of Software Related Business Methods: Focus On Business Method Patent Under the Trilateral, USA, JP, EU and Countermeasure of China   Zhang Ping
15 Comparative Study on Patent Interpretation   Huan Yi Lin
16 Parallel Imports, the Exhaustion of Patents, and TRIPS   Florian Schmidt-Bogatzky
17 Criteria for Determination of Utility Requirement for Biotechnological Invention   Tatsuya Izukawa
18 Patentability of Software and Business Method-Related Inventions in Europe   Masashi Ohyama
19 Relationship between the Refusal to Deal in Intellectual Property Right by a Single Firm and the Competition Law   Mio Tanahashi
20 Expansion of the Scope of Protection under Law of Business Symbols: Based on US Law concerning Dilution   Masaharu Miyawaki
21 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

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Research Activities in FY2000

1 Research and Study on Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) for Intellectual Property Rights 要約へ(2,032KB)
2 Research and Study on Ability Evaluation System for Intellectual Property Professinal Services 要約へ(1,651KB)
3 Research and Study on the Trend of New Areas (Business Methods)-related Inventions 要約へ(1,374KB)
4 Research and Study on Patent Protection in Medical Field 要約へ(1,685KB)
5 Research and Study on Desirable Trademark Protection by Adjusting the Borderless Character of the Internet and the Territorial Nature of Rights in Trademarks 要約へ(1,959KB)
6 Research and Study on Influences of the Patent System on Economy 要約へ(1,754KB)
7 Research and Study on Desired Information Transmission from the Japan Patent Office 要約へ(1,431KB)
8 Research and Study on the Unfair Competition Prevention Law (Protection of Domain names) 要約へ(1,998KB)
9 Research and Study on Desired Search Methods in the Biotechnology Field 要約へ(1,749KB)
10 Research and Study on Interpretation of Requirements for Registrability of Trademarks and Practices thereof in Domestic and Foreign Trademark Laws 要約へ(1,614KB)
11 Research and Study on Applicant's Rights and Duties in Patent Application Procedures 要約へ(1,961KB)
12 Research and Study on International Disputes over Intellectual Property 要約へ(1,318KB)
13 Research and Study on the Future of Intellectual Property Protection - Issues Concerning Storage of Works - 要約へ(1,526KB)
14 A Proposal for New Regulation of Abusive Use of Domain Names   Chul Song Lee
15 The Internet Distribution and Use of Inventive and Creative Works   Howard C. Anawalt
16 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
17 A Comparative Study on the Patentability of Biotechnological Invention   Xiao Du Zhang
18 Regulation of Trademark Licensing Through Non-Trademark Law:Jurisprudence of "Corporate Brand Manegement"   Souichirou Kozuka
19 Criteria for Determination of Nonobviousness of Business Method Patents   Tatsuo Kato

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Research Activities in FY1999

1 Research and Study on Desirable Patent Protection for New Areas (Business Methods) 要約へ(879KB)
2 Research and Study on Desirable Patent Protection for New Areas (Network Trading) 要約へ(725KB)
3 Research and Study on Protection of the Results of Genome Research 要約へ(1,533KB)
4 Research and Study on Patent Economy Model (Patent Economics) 要約へ(738KB)
5 Research and Study on the History of Industrial Developments from the Viewpoint of Patent System 要約へ(1,417KB)
6 Research and Study on Patent Specifications for the Next Generation 要約へ(837KB)
7 Research and Study on the Establishment of a System for Promoting the Use of Digital Contents 要約へ(790KB)
8 Research and Study on Recent Trends of Digital Contents Protective Legislation in US and Europe 要約へ(695KB)
9 Research and Study on Professional Services for Intellectual Property Rights 要約へ(1,333KB)
10 Research and Study on Protection of Trademarks Used on the Internet 要約へ(963KB)
11 Research and Study on Patent Invalidation and Infringement 要約へ(581KB)
12 Reseach and Study on the Intellectual Property System in the 21st Century 要約へ(961KB)
13 Research and Study on Issues Related to Intellectual Property Disputes and Private International Law 要約へ(1,290KB)
14 Research and Study on Standardization and Intellectual Property Rights 要約へ(1,125KB)
15 Research and Study on Protection of Intellectual Property in Asian Countries 要約へ(883KB)
16 Research and Study on the Future Image of the Protection of Intellectual Properties 要約へ(1,177KB)
17 Patent Valuation and Patents Statistics   Robert H. Pitkethly
18 Economic Analysis of Public Disclosure of Patent Applications   Reiko Aoki
19 Now and Future of Opposition and Trial for Invalidation in Taiwan   Chin-Hsien Lee
20 A Comparative Study of the Japanese and Philippine Patent and Trademark Systems   Maria Theresa M. Cortes
21 Changes in Subject Matter under the U.S. Patent Law - Focusing on the so-called "business method exception" -   Ryuta Hirashima
22 U.S. Pro-Patent Policy:A Review of the Last 20 Years 要約へ(931KB)

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Research Activities in FY1998

1 Research and Study on More Appropriate Procedures for Intellectual Property Infringement Litigation
2 Research and Study on the Madrid Protocol and International Harmonization of the Trademark System
3 Research and Study on the Legal Protection of Digital Content
4 Research and Study on the Online Publication of the Official Gazette
5 Research and Study on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Intellectual Property
6 Research and Study on the Policies on Intellectual Property Rights in the Future
7 Research and Study on the Tax System for the Promotion of the Acquisition and More Effective Use of Intellectual Property Rights
8 Research and Study on the Depository System for Biological Inventions
9 Research and Study on the Resolution of Disputes over Intellectual Property
10 Research and Study on the Economic Analysis of the Intellectual Property System
11 Research and Study on Intellectual Property Rights and Competition

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Research Activities in FY1997

1 Research and Study on the Issues over Claim Interpretation in Domestic and Foreign Patent Laws (II)
2 Research and Study on the Economic Effects of Intellectual Properties Management
3 Research and Study on Intellectual Property Rights and Competition
4 Research and Study on the Dispute Resolution of Intellectual Properties
5 Research and Study on Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Asian Countries
6 Research and Study on the Way of Damages Compensation and Penal Regulations in Cases of Intellectual Properties Infringement
7 Research and Study on International Application and Registration of Trademarks
8 Research and Study on the Way of Legal Protection of Databases
9 Research and Study on Issues Involving Industrial Property Rights on Digital Networks
10 Research and Study on Trends of Intellectual Property Laws and Litigations in Major Foreign Countries
11 Research and Study on Professional Services for Intellectual Property Rights
12 Research and Study on the Use of Biotechnology Patents in Agriculture

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Research Activities in FY1996

1 Research and Study on the Actual Condition of the Distribution and Utilization of Intellectual Property
2 Research and Study on Civil Remedy System for Intellectual Property
3 Research and Study on Protection and Information Exchange of Well-Known Trademarks
4 Research and Study on the Evaluation of Design Development
5 Research and Study on Trial System under the Amended Code of Civil Procedure
6 Research and Study on the Issues over Claim Interpretation in Domestic and Foreign Patent Laws
7 Research and Study on the Unfair Competition Prevention Law
8 Research and Study on the Relationship between Antitrust Laws and Intellectual Property Laws
9 Research and Study on Settlement of Disputes over Intellectual Property
10 Research and Study on the Protection of Intellectual Property in an Advanced Information Society
11 Research and Study on Non-Registered Intellectual Property in Asian Nations