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TAMURA, Yoshiyuki Director
Professor, School of Law
MACHINO, Kazuo Professor, School of Economics
AIZAWA, Hisashi Professor, School of Law
YOSHIDA, Hiroshi Professor, School of Law
NAKAGAWA, Akihiko Associate Professor, School of Law
OHNO, Yuka Associate Professor, School of Economics
OHYAMA, Atsushi Associate Professor, School of Economics
HAZUCHA, Branislav Associate Professor, School of Law

Researcher

YAMAGUCHI, Shigehiko IP Manager, Office of Intellectual Property
Center for Innovation and Business Promotion
Patent Attorney
HITOSHIO, Akio Patent Attorney, IP Assist Patent Office
SAKUMA, Atsuko IP Manager, Office of Intellectual Property
Center for Innovation and Business Promotion
Patent Attorney
KANEKO, Maki Patent Attorney, IP Assist Patent Office
KOBAYASHI, Motoko Patent Attorney, Shingo Sagawa International Patent Office
KONNO, Shiho Attorney at Law, Yaesu Law Office
SAIHARA, Yoshimichi Associate Professor, Otaru University of Commerce
SAGAWA, Shingo Patent Attorney, Shingo Sagawa International Patent Office
LI, Yang Professor, Law School, Shenzhen University, P.R. China
YAMANE, Takakuni Associate Professor, Doshisha University
MURAI, Maiko Lecturer, University of Tsukuba
KAWANO, Yosuke Patent Attorney, Shingo Sagawa International Patent Office
LIU, Hsiao-Chien Former Specially Appointed Assistant, School of Law
TSUBATA, Emi Former Researcher, School of Law
HIRA, Yukari Assistant Professor, School of Law
KOJIMA, Takahiro Former Assistant Professor, School of Law
LIU,  Chieh-Chung Judge, Supreme Administrative Court, Taiwan

 

Branislav Hazucha

Curriculum Vitae

LL.D. (Kyushu Univ.), Dr. jur. (Trnava Univ.), LL.M. (Comenius Univ.)

I. Personal data

  1. surname, name:     Hazucha, Branislav
  2. telephone:              +81-11-706-4805
  3. e-mail:                    bhazucha@juris.hokudai.ac.jp

II. Education
Oct. 2002 – Sept. 2005   Kyushu University Graduate School of Law, Japan, LL.D. Degree
Apr. 2002                        Trnava University Faculty of Law, Slovakia, Dr. jur. Degree
Oct. 1994 – Jun. 1999     Comenius University Faculty of Law, Slovakia, LL.M. Degree
III. Employment
1/2009-3/2014    Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Law, Japan
Associate Professor (10/2012-3/2014)
Specially Appointed Associate Professor (4/2011-9/2012)
Assistant Professor (5/2009-3/2011)
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor (1/2009-5/2009)
Global COE Fellow, Research Institute for Information Law and Policy (JSPS Global COE Research Project “New Global Law and Policy for Multi-Agential Governance”)
2/2011- 6/2011    National Tsing Hua University, College of Technology Management, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, Hsinchu, Taiwan
Visiting Associate Professor
National Science Council Fellow
3/2006-11/2008   Čechová & Partners law firm, Slovakia
Associate
1/2007-8/2008     Kyushu University, Graduate School of Law, Japan
Specially Appointed Assistant Professor
12/2005-3/2006   Slovenská sporiteľňa, a.s., Legal Service Division, Slovakia
In-house Lawyer
9/1999-3/2001     Office of the Government of the Slovak Republic, Institute for Approximation of Law, Bratislava, Slovakia
Legal Adviser
IV. Research Interests

  1. law and technology; creativity and innovation
  2. history and theory of indirect copyright liability
  3. intellectual property, development and global justice; legal aspects of cultural production and appropriation; intellectual property and cultural diversity
  4. property and tort liability theory
  5. law and social norms

V. Works in Progress

  1. International Standardization and Strategic Patenting
  2. International Trade and Protection of Local Cultural Production: A Survey of Empirical Studies
  3. Attribution of Liability for Misappropriation of Tangible and Intangible Things in Japan: To Change the Law or to Change the Minds (co-authored with Hsiao-Chien Liu and Toshihide Watabe)
  4. Copyright, Protection Measures and Their Acceptance by Consumers (co-authored with Hsiao-Chien Liu and Toshihide Watabe)
  5. Copyright, Technological Switch and Pre-recorded Media Sales: A Case of Music Industry in Japan (co-authored with Marcel Rešovský)

VI. Publications
Forthcoming Publications

  1. Technical Barriers to Trade in Information and Communication Technologies,in Tracey Epps and Michael Trebilcock (eds.), Research Handbook on the WTO’s Technical Barriers to Trade Agreement (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, forthcoming 2013)

Book Chapters and Other Papers

  1. Intellectual Property and Cultural Diversity: Two Views on the Relationship between Market and Culturein Toshiyuki Kono and Steven Van Uytsel (eds.), The UNESCO Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expressions: A Tale of Fragmentation of International Law 291-329 (Antwerp: Intersentia, 2012)
    1. Japanese version – 知的財産権と文化多様性―市場と文化との関係に関する2つの見解, Intellectual Property Law & Policy Journal, No. 28, 39-90 (2010) (Japanese translation by Tomoko Nanbu)
  2. Community as a Holder of Intangible Cultural Heritage: A Broader Public Policy Perspectivein Toshiyuki Kono (ed.), Intangible Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property: Communities, Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development 223-44 (Intersentia, 2009)
  3. Conceptualization of Community as a Holder of Intangible Cultural Heritage,in Toshiyuki Kono (ed.), Intangible Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property: Communities, Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development 145-57 (Intersentia, 2009) (co-authored with Toshiyuki Kono)
  4. Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage: Benefits and Potential Harms,in Toshiyuki Kono (ed.), Intangible Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property: Communities, Cultural Diversity and Sustainable Development 319-24 (Intersentia, 2009) (co-authored with Toshiyuki Kono)
  5. Slovakiain Dirk Van Gerven (ed.), Common Legal Framework for Takeover Bids in Europe 350-77 (CUP, 2008) (co-authored with Michaela Jurkova)
  6. Slovakiain Anders Etgen Reitz (ed.), International Practitioner’s Deskbook Series: International Labor and Employment Law – A Practical Guide, Second Edition 265-80 (ABA, 2008) (co-authored with Tomas Rybar)
  7. Slovakiain Anders Etgen Reitz (ed.), International Practitioner’s Deskbook Series: Labor and Employment Law in the New EU Member and Candidate States 301-29 (ABA, 2007) (co-authored with Tomas Rybar)
  8. Copyright Protection and Freedom to Innovate in an Age of Peer-to-Peer Technology: A Perspectival Approach towards the Technology Provider’s Position in Copyright Law 1-410,  LL.D. dissertation (2005)
  9. Ochrana práva na život podľa Dohovoru o ochrane ľudských práv a základných slobôd (Protection of the Right to Life under the European Convention on Human Rights), Dr. jur. thesis (2002) (in Slovak)

Scholarly journal articles

  1. 国際技術標準と必須特許―技術の競争に関する国際ハーモナイゼーションの観点から(1)―(2)(International Technical Standards and Essential Patents: From International Harmonization to Competition of Technologies, Parts I and II), Intellectual Property Law & Policy Journal, Nos. 34 and 35, 147-76 and 111-37 (2011) (Japanese translation by Yutaka Satoh)
  2. ロクラク事件とオンデマンド放送─新技術とオンラインサービスの規制における法、市場、裁判所の役割 (Rokuraku Case and Television on Demand in Japan: Law, Market, and the Role of Courts in Regulating New Technologies and Online Services), Intellectual Property Law & Policy Journal, No. 26, 113-165 (2010) (Japanese translation by Yutaka Satoh)
  3. 他人の著作権侵害を助ける技術に対する規律のあり方―デュアル・ユース技術の規制における社会規範の役割 (Enablement of Copyright Infringement: A Role of Social Norms in the Regulation of Dual-Use Technologies), Intellectual Property Law & Policy Journal, No. 24, 25-96 (2009) (Japanese translation by Yoshiyuki Tamura and Kazunari Tanzawa)
  4. Zbavenie života zo strany štátu podľa článku 2 ods. 2 Európskeho dohovoru o ľudských právach (Deprivation of Life by the State under Article 2(2) of the European Convention on Human Rights), 2002(4) Journal for Legal Science and Practice 315-23 (2002) (in Slovak)
  5. Finančný trh a stav aproximácie práva na Slovensku v oblasti finančných služieb (Financial Market and Approximation of Laws in the Area of Financial Services in Slovakia), 2000(3) SEP – Časopis o slovenskom a európskom práve 20-28 (2000) (in Slovak)

Articles published in non-academic/popular journals

  1. Real Estate Acquisition: Investor’s Legal Risks, 2006 Real Estate & Construction Guide 39 (2006) (co-authored with Zuzana Gaalova and Tomas Zarecky)

VII. Conferences, Symposia and Workshops

    • Copyright, Technological Switch and Pre-recorded Media Sales: A Case of Music Industry in Japan, the Third Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference, Asia Pacific Innovation Network, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, 13-14 October 2012 (co-authored with Marcel Rešovský)
    • International Trade and Protection of Local Cultural Production: A Survey of Empirical Studies, the Third Biennial Global Conference of the Society of International Economic Law, the National University of Singapore, Singapore, 12-14 July 2012
    • Copyright, Technological Switch and Pre-recorded Media Sales: A Case of Music Industry in Japan, the 11th annual congress of the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues, Washington, D.C., United States, 9-10 July 2012 (co-authored with Marcel Rešovský)
    • Copyright, Technological Switch and Pre-recorded Media Sales: A Case of Music Industry in Japan, 17th International Conference on Cultural Economics, the Association for Cultural Economics, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, 21-24 June 2012 (co-authored with Marcel Rešovský)
    • Attribution of Liability for Misappropriation of Tangible and Intangible Things in Japan: To Change the Law or to Change the Minds, the 2012 International Conference on Law and Society, the Law and Society Association, Honolulu, Hawai’i, U.S., 5-8 June 2012 (co-authored with Hsiao-Chien Liu and Toshihide Watabe)
    • Technological Protection Measures, Circumvention and Consumers’ Acceptance: A Sapporo Street Survey, 4th Annual Conference on Innovation and Communications Law: Governing Innovation and Expression: New Regimes, Techniques and Strategies, University of Turku, Turku, Finland, 24-25 May 2012 (co-authored with Hsiao-Chien Liu and Toshihide Watabe)
    • Attribution of Liability for Misappropriation of Tangible and Intangible Things in Japan: To Change the Law or to Change the Minds, Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference, Leicester De Montfort Law School, Leicester, U.K., 3-5 April 2012 (co-authored with Hsiao-Chien Liu and Toshihide Watabe)
    • Copyrightable Subject Matter in an International and Comparative Perspective, the Trnava University, Trnava, Slovakia, 22 March 2012 (in Slovak)
    • Rethinking Copyright Law and Policy in Japan, “Changing Conditions, Rethinking Rules: A Roundtable on Intellectual Property Law and Policy”, the University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 7 January 2012
    • Indirect Copyright Liability in a Comparative Perspective: Technology Providers’ Duties of Care in the Digital Environment, the Meiji University Graduate School of Law, Tokyo, Japan, 20 December 2011
    • Essential Patents and Technical Standards for Mobile Telephony: An Examination of Proposed Solutions to Patent Holdups and Royalty Stacking, 3rd “Standardization Policy for Innovation” Workshop, the Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI) and Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo, Japan, 4 December 2011
    • Technological Progress and Technology Provider’s Duty of Care, the 2011 ILST Conference on “Innovation, Competition and Regulation”, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 4-5 November 2011
    • Indirect Copyright Liability in a Comparative Perspective: Technology Providers’ Duties of Care in the Digital Environment, the Global COE Workshop on “Expanding the Boundaries of Copyright Liability in the Digital Age”, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 16-17 September 2011
    • Technical Standards and Essential Patents: Towards Competition of Technical Standards, the 6th Annual Conference of the European Policy for Intellectual Property (EPIP) Annual Conference, Université libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium, 8-9 September 2011
    • Technical Standards and Essential Patents, Global COE International Symposium on “Law and Multi-Agential Governance: An Impact of Law on Market Competition and/or Innovation”, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 18-19 August 2011
    • The Role of Deterrence and Persuasion in the Digital Copyright Policy: Are We Holmes’s Bad Men or Hart’s Good Men?, Global COE Workshop, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 2 July 2011
    • Technical Standards, Essential Patents and Sustainability: Designing Intellectual Property Policies for Sustainable Technological Progress, the 8th Asian Law Institute (ASLI) Annual Conference, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 26-27 May 2011
    • International Technical Standards and Essential Patents: From International Harmonization to Competition of Technologies, the Second Asia-Pacific Innovation Conference, Asia Pacific Innovation Network, the National University of Singapore, Singapore, 3-4 May 2011
    • Technical Standards and Essential Patents: Towards Competition of Technical Standards, the Fourth Junior Scholars in Intellectual Property Workshop, Michigan State University College of Law, Lansing, Michigan, United States, 15-16 April 2011
    • The Role of International Standardization in the Technological Progress of Far East Asian Countries: From Imitators to Innovators, NTU Conference on “Economic Integration in Asia and Beyond”, WTO Research Center, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, 4 March 2011
    • Intellectual Property and Cultural Diversity, special lecture, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, College of Technology Management, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 3 March 2011
    • Technical Standards and Essential Patents: Licensing and Cross-Licensing under Technical Standards for Mobile Telephony, NTT Research Centre, Tokyo, Japan, 14 February 2011
    • International Technical Standards and Essential Patents: From International Harmonization to Competition of Technologies, Global COE Workshop, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 9 October 2010
    • Trade, Culture and the Idea of Intellectual Property, Global COE International Symposium on “Multi-Agential Governance and the Idea of Intellectual Property: Between Market and Other Social Values”, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 27-28 August 2010
    • Intellectual Property and Regulation of New Technologies: A Case of Television on Demand in Japan, the Sixth Annual Meeting of the Asian Law and Economics Association, the University of International Business and Economics, Beijing, P.R. China, 23-24 August 2010
    • International Technical Standards and Essential Patents: Between Barriers to Trade and Obstacles to the Transfer of Technologies, the Society of International Economic Law’s 2010 Conference, the University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain, 8-10 July 2010
    • Patents, International Technical Standards and Emerging Economies: A Case of Mobile Telephony, the 2010 IPR Nanhu Forum: International Conference on “Perfection of IPR Systems and the Improvement of IPR Strategies in the Context of Economic Globalization”, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, PRC, 17-18 April 2010
    • Copyright and New Reproduction and Dissemination Technologies: Technology Providers as New Old Actors in the Institutional Turn within Copyright Law in the Digital Environment, the 5th Annual Kyushu University Law Conference on “New Spaces, New Actors and the Institutional Turn in Intellectual Property Law”, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 13-14 February 2010
    • Intellectual Property and Info-Communication Technologies: Between Supporting and Stifling of Innovation and Technological Progress, the 2009 ILST Conference on “Innovation, Competition and Regulation”, Institute of Law for Science and Technology, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, 3-4 December 2009
    • Law, Market, and the Role of Courts in Regulating New Technologies and Online Services: Rokuraku Case and Television on Demand in Japan, the 2009 Meeting of the Canadian Law and Economics Association, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 3 October 2009, available athttp://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1427821
    • Rokuraku Case and Television on Demand in Japan: Law, Market, and the Role of Courts in Regulating New Technologies and Online Services, Seventh Annual Works in Progress Intellectual Property conference, Seton Hall University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey, United States, 2 October 2009
    • Copyright and Provision of Dual-Use Technologies and Services: A Socio-Legal Analysis of Emerging Three-Strike Rules, Levies and Other Alternatives, Global COE International Symposium on “Intellectual Property and Global Justice”, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 18-19 August 2009
    • Intellectual Property and Cultural Diversity: Two Views on the Relationship between Market and Culture, Global COE Symposium on “Proprietary versus Shared Creativity in Hybrid Economy: The Role of Intellectual Property in Cultural Policy”, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 24 July 2009
    • Rokuraku Case: One View on the Role of Courts in Regulation of New Technologies and Services, Global COE Symposium on “New Trends in Regulation of Time- and Space-Shifting under Japanese Copyright Law”, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 22 May 2009
    • Rokuraku Case: Balancing between Freedom to Innovate and Copyright Protection in Japan, the 2009 IPR Nanhu Forum: International Conference on “National IPR Strategy Implementing Measures and Performance Evaluation”, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, PRC, 9-10 May 2009 (co-organized by the Protection and Coordination Department of State Intellectual Property Office, the Intellectual Property Law School of China Law Society, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, and Legal Person Magazine Press)
    • Freedom to Innovate and Copyright Protection, Global COE Conference on “Intellectual Property Policy Making Process and Law”, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 30-31 January 2009
    • Freedom to Innovate and Copyright Protection: A Role of Social Norms in the Regulation of New Technologies, Conference on “Innovation and Communications Law”, University of Turku, Turku, Finland, 17-18 July 2008 (co-organized by University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, Michigan State University College of Law, Drake University Law School and IPR University Center)
    • Freedom to Innovate and Copyright Protection, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 14 May 2008
    • Faulty Designs and Guilty Minds: Missing Values in Corporate Decision-Making, Conference, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Munich, Germany, 10-11 March 2008
    • Faulty Designs and Guilty Minds: A Mitsubishi Case Study, Workshop, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan, 3-4 August 2007
    • Community as a Holder of Intangible Cultural Heritage: A Broader Public Policy Perspective, Conference on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Intellectual Property Under the 2003 Convention, New Delhi, India, 25-27 March 2007 (jointly sponsored by Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Kyushu University, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and National Institute of Science Communication and Information)

Updated on April 01, 2014