Programme

(Optional seminars and a workshop will take place in the run-up to the forum on Wednesday afternoon, 18 April 2018 and Thursday morning, 19 April 2018. More details on this additional sessions are available in the "pre-conference" section of this website.)

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Palais Niederösterreich, Vienna

Time
Programme
13.00 - 14.00

Registration and opening of poster session

14.00 - 14.15

Welcome and keynote speech

(Raimund Lutz, EPO)

  Artificial Intelligence - Role and impact on Asian patent information searching
14.15 - 14.35

China
(Haijing Liu, SIPO/IPPH)

14.35 - 14.55

Japan

(Yoshiyuki Osabe, JPO)

14.55 - 15.15

Korea

(Jung Hoon Ha, KIPO)

15.15 - 15.30

Q & A and discussion

15.30 - 16.00

Coffee break and possibility to visit poster session

16.00 - 17.30

Round-table discussions 

In an informal setting, users and experts come together in small groups to share their insights, tips and tricks. This is your opportunity to give feedback to the experts and benefit from the experience of others.


  • Table 1: Freedom-to-operate and other types of searches
  • Table 2: Patents and standards
  • Table 3: Crowd searching - experiences, advantages and risks?
  • Table 4: Data from ARABPAT countries
  • Table 5: South Africa - patent system and patent information
  • Table 6: Recent developments in India
  • Table 7: Introducing Rospatent's new publication system
18.00

Departure for the evening event

19.00 - 21.30

Evening event at "Melkerhof", Gumpoldskirchen near Vienna

Friday, 20 April 2018

Palais Niederösterreich, Vienna

Time Programme
08.30 - 09.30

Breakfast and poster session

 

Country focus

09.30 - 09.45

Introducing the South African patent system
(Rory Voller, CIPC)

09.45 - 10.00

IP in the context of China's "Belt and Road Initiative"

(Qingqing Li, SIPO)

10.00 - 10.15

News from India

(Oggu Prasad Rao, IPO Chennai)

10.15 - 10.30

Patent information from Iran
(Seyed Kamran Bagheri, Tehran University/Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna)

10.30 - 10.45

Recent developments at Rospatent

(Ilya Kononenko, Rospatent)

10.45 - 11.00

Q & A and discussion

11.00 - 11.15
Short break
11.15 - 12.15
Product and service presentations
  AI-based tools for searching Asian patent data
11.15 - 11.25
The applications and outlook for AI technology on IncoPat
(Jia He, IncoPat)
11.25 - 11.35
Approaches towards machine translation and use of AI at Japio
(Naoto Yokoi, Japio)
11.35 - 11.45
Hatsumei Tsushin’s plans for AI services using patent classifiers
(Keiji Asano, Hatsumei Tsushin)
  Human-based support services
11.55 - 12.05
IPR SME Helpdesk services
(Jim Stoopman, South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk)
12.05 - 12.15
EPO's Asian Patent Information Services
12.15 - 13.30

Lunch

13.30 - 15.00

Streams

Streams consist of a series of short presentations, highlighting different points of view on a certain topic. Experts and users will share their experiences and there will be plenty of room for discussions and questions. The streams will be running in parallel.

Stream 1: Monitoring and alerts - How to spot critical new technology in Asia

Stream 2: Paradigm change in searching Asian documentation

15.00 - 15.30

Coffee break and possibility to visit poster session

15.30 - 16.30

Wrap-up of round-table discussions

16.30 - 16.45

A personal view of East meets West

(Mohammed Tahiri, OMPIC)

16.45 - 16.55

Closing remarks

(Richard Flammer, EPO)

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