Changing roles of intellectual property division in Japanese firms

Toru Hirata, Akiya Nagata, Ryoko Toyama, Tatsuya Sasaki, Hasegawa Koichi

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Abstract

Many Japanese companies have changed the name of their patent division to 'Intellectual Property Division'. A functional transition of 'Intellectual Property Division' and background factors for such changes are analyzed. The case studies of Japanese companies are presented. Japanese companies have recognized the importance of intellectual property rights as strategic resources. They are utilizing the rights to maintain their competitive advantages.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPICMET
EditorsD.F. Kocaoglu, T.R. Anderson, D.F. Kocaoglu, T.R. Anderson
Pages30
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes
EventPortland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET) - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: Jul 29 2001Aug 2 2001

Other

OtherPortland International Conference on Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET)
CountryUnited States
CityPortland, OR
Period7/29/018/2/01

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Hirata, T., Nagata, A., Toyama, R., Sasaki, T., & Koichi, H. (2002). Changing roles of intellectual property division in Japanese firms. In D. F. Kocaoglu, T. R. Anderson, D. F. Kocaoglu, & T. R. Anderson (Eds.), PICMET (pp. 30)