Rights to Intellectual Property on R&D Results Conducted at University
Kazuo Yamafuji, and Takayuki Tanaka
Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, University of Electro-Communications
The Japanese Diet passed the Technology Transfer Act from university to industry in 1998. Cooperative R&D between university and industry is expected to accelerate High-Technology and create new business. However the authors point out the importance of the legal protection of rights to intellectual property on R&D conducted at university, showing their infringing examples.
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