Social and Human Science Course Seminar


Social and Human Science Course Program is designed to create leaders who contribute to the further development of society through science and technology based on well-grounded understanding of people, society, and science and technology; leaders who create new values, and who resolve human and social issues caused by science and technology.

Our program will hold a seminar to provide an opportunity for graduate students, researchers and practitioners to discuss various theme relating to values, science technology and social problems. A prominent researcher overseas is also invited to speak at the seminar.

Jay P. Kesan
Professor and Workman Research Scholar
University of Illinois College of Law
Director, Program in Intellectual Property and Technology Law

Professor Kesan is a specialist in computer science and IP law and has done research work(External site) broadly in Japan
In the Social and Human Science seminar, he will be giving two lectures for graduate students.


Date and time
December 8, 2016
4:45 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Ookayama Campus West9 Bldg. 3Fl. W935 Lecture-room
  • Theme1: IP Protection for AI
  • Theme2:Ontology-based information retrieval for IP prior art
Admission fee
Free of charge (this seminar is mainly for graduate students, staff, researchers of Tokyo Tech. Also open to public. Please register at the seminar)

Please see the following for more information.

Social and Human Science Course Seminar poster


Social and Human Sciences
Hironao Kaneko


Update : May 17, 2022