TEKPOLSCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY STUDIES


STPS 532

 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND  IMPLEMENTATION - II

 

COURSE OUTLINE FOR 2004-2005 II.TERM

SUBJECT 1:  Economic and Scientific Concerns in Registration/Granting of the Intellectual Property (IP) Rights

(2 weeks)

Effects of IP Rights in International Trade

Effects of IP Rights on Technology Development

Effects of IP Rights on Dissemination of Technological Information

International Agreements on Globalization in international trade and             technology transfer

EU Policy for Harmonization in the Internal Market

        Community Trademark and its future

        Community Design and its future

        Proposed Community Patent

        Proposed Community Utility Model

 

SUBJECT 2:  Implementation of Trademark Rights

(2 weeks)

Trademark Registration in Turkey

        Trademark sample, goods and services

        Trademark search and evaluation of a trademark application before filing

        Preparation of the documents and filing of the trademark application

        Formal examination

        Procedures for registration,

        Reply to provisional refusal,

        Filing an opposition of a published trademark

        Decisions of Re-examination and Re-evaluation Board

        Procedures after registration

Trademark Registration through Madrid Protocol

        Trademark sample, goods and services

        Selection of the states for registration,

        Fee calculation,

        Preparation of the documents and filing the trademark application

        Formal examination

        Procedures for registration,

        Provisional refusal(s)

        Reply to provisional refusal(s),

        Registration

        Filing opposition(s) of published trademark(s) after registration

        Procedures after registration

Trademark Registration in OHIM (Community Trademark-CTM)

        Community Regulation for Community Trademark (CTM)

        Trademark sample, goods and services

        Fee calculation,

        Community Trademark Attorney(s)

        Preparation of the documents and filing the trademark application

        Procedures for registration,

        Provisional refusal

        Reply to provisional refusal(s),

        Registration

        Filing opposition(s) of published trademark(s) after registration

        Procedures after registration

Trademark Registration in Different Countries (Direct Applications)

        Trademark Registration in USA,

        Trademark Registration in UK

        Trademark Registration in Germany

        Trademark Registration in Arabic Countries

 

SUBJECT 3:  Implementation of Patent Rights

(3 weeks)

State of the Art Search Before Preparation of the Documents for Application

Drafting the Description, Claims, Figures and Abstract (Case study on drafting)

Patent Application and Granting in Turkey

          Preparation of the documents and filing of the patent or Utility Model application

          Formal Examination and reply to formal decisions

          Procedures for granting,

          Search Report

          Amendments in the Description and Claims According to the Search Report

          Examination Report

          Amendments in the Description and Claims According to the Examination Report

          2nd and 3rd Examination Reports

          Filing an opposition (comments) against a published patent application (pre-grant opposition procedure)

        Decisions of Re-examination and Re-evaluation Board

        Procedures after granting

Patent Application through Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT)

          Preparation of the documents and filing of the patent application through PCT

          Formal Examination and reply to formal decisions of TPI and WIPO

          Amendments according to the formal examination

          International Search Report (ISR) of International Search Authority (ISA)

          Amendments in the Description and Claims According to the International Search Report

          Demand of International Preliminary Examination Report (IPER)

          Written Opinion of the International Preliminary Examination Authority (IPEA)

          Amendments in the Description and Claims According to the Written Opinion.

          Reply to Written Opinion

          National Phase Application(s)

          Procedures in the National Phase

Patent Application through European Patent Convention (EPC)

          Preparation of the documents and filing of the patent application at EPO

          Formal Examination and reply to formal decisions of EPO

          Amendments according to the formal examination

          Search Report

          Examination Report

          Amendments in the Description and Claims according to the Examination report

          Granting of a European Patent

          Effects of Granted European Patent

Patent Granting in USA (Direct Application)

 

SUBJECT 4:  Implementation of Industrial Design Rights

(2 weeks)

Industrial Design Registration in Turkey

        Design search and evaluation of an industrial design application before filing

        Preparation of the documents and filing of the industrial design application

        Formal examination

        Procedures for registration,

        Reply to formal examination,

        Filing an opposition of a published trademark

        Reply to an opposition after publication

        Decisions of Re-examination and Re-evaluation Board

        Procedures after registration

Industrial Design Registration in OHIM (Community Design)

        Community Regulation for Community Design

        Fee calculation,

        Community  Design Attorney(s)

        Preparation of the documents and filing the Community Design application

        Procedures for registration,

        Procedures after registration

Design Registration (Design Patent) in USA (Direct Application)

 

SUBJECT 5:  New Trends in IP policies in the world

 (1 week)

          protection of biotechnological inventions

          protection of business methods

          internet patents

 

3 weeks will be used for general discussions and presentations.

At least 1 presentation and 1 Term Paper will be required during the semester.