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Kodama Toru

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Affiliation
University of Tsukuba
Official title
Associate Professor
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Research keywords
Law, public policy and business strategy regarding creative industries
Cultural policy, cultural industry and cultural economy
Collective place branding strategy and local industry development
Cullture and tourism
Food branding and geographical indication, terroir-based storytelling and sustainability
STI (Science, Technology and Innovation) policy and international cooperation
Research projects
Anthropological analysis of wine tourism policies from international comparative perspectives2018 -- 2021Toru KodamaJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
Cultural intellectual property and international trade, creative industries and international trade2014 -- (current)Toru KodamaInstitute of International Trade and Investment/
Anthropology of policy and cultural policy, regional food branding and terroir, culture and tourism2017 -- (current)Toru KodamaNational Museum of Ethnology/
Knowledge transfer from European entities to Japanese counterparts in digital technology areas2017 -- 2018Toru KodamaEU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation/
STI policy, startup promotion, technology transfer, international trade and investment, local industry clusters, etc2014 -- 2017Toru KodamaThe Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation/
International trade and investment, regional brands and clusters, IP for creative industries, startup promotion, STI policy, etc2012 -- 2013Toru KodamaColumbia University School of Law/
International trade and investment, regional brands and clusters, IP for creative industries, startup promotion, STI policy, etc -- 2012Toru KodamaThe British Institute of International and Comparative Law/
Policy for the promotion of the film industry in New Zealand (Research Fellow at the University of Auckland)2010 -- 2010Toru KodamaJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Excellent Young Researcher Overseas Visit Program
Cultural policy for the promotion and expansion of markets for financing of films in preproduction2009 -- 2010Toru KodamaJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Cultural policy mechanisms and management strategies for international film co-production2007 -- 2008Toru KodamaJapan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Career history
2018 -- (current)University of Tsukuba (Tsukuba, Japan) Associate Professor
-- (current)Institute of International Trade and Investment (Tokyo, Japan) Associate Economist
-- (current)National Museum of Ethnology (Osaka, Japan) Visiting Researcher
-- 2018EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation (Tokyo, Japan) Minerva Fellow
-- 2017Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis, Tokyo/The Swedish Embassy in Tokyo, Office of Science and Innovation (Tokyo, Japan) Analyst
-- 2013Columbia University School of Law (New York, USA) Visiting Scholar
-- 2012The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (London, UK) Research Fellow
-- 2010Kyushu University School of Design Associate Professor (Intellectual Property Law and Creative Industries) (Fukuoka, Japan)
-- 2007Digital Hollywood University, Graduate School Visiting Professor (Intellectual Property Law and Creative Industries) (Tokyo, Japan)
-- 2005Dentsu, Inc. Chief Officer at Legal Department, Media Planning Department and Sports Business Department (Tokyo, Japan)
Degree
2013LL.M. (Master of Laws)The Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London, the University of London (London, UK)
1999Called to the Bar of England and WalesThe Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in England (London, UK)
1999Kept the terms of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in England (London, UK)The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple in England(London, UK)
1999Completed the Bar Vocational CourseBPP Law School (London, UK)
1998Postgraduate Diploma in LawThe University of Exeter, The Centre for Legal Practice (Exeter, UK)
1996Master’s degree in international law and public policyOsaka University (Osaka, Japan)
1992Bachelor's degree in engineering (architecture)Tokyo Metropolitan University (Tokyo, Japan)
Licenses and qualifications
1999-07Barrister-at-Law, the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple (London, UK). Current registered status: non-practicing.
Academic societies
2018 -- (current)American Association of Wine Economists
2018 -- (current)American Society for Enology and Viticulture - Japan Chapter
2018 -- (current)JAPAN FOUNDATION FOR INTERNATIONAL TOURISM
2005 -- (current)JAPAN ASSOCIATION FOR CULTURAL ECONOMICS
2005 -- 2008Japan Academy Film Prize Association
2004 -- 2005FCC (Frame-Changer’s Council of Intellectual Property)
2003 -- 2003Study Group regarding political parties' manifestos within the Tokyo Foundation
Articles
  • The geographical indication system for the branding of Japanese wine - as a marketing tool for the promotion of wine tourism in Japan
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    JAFIT International Tourism Review/(26)/pp.33-45, 2019-03
  • Strategy for the promotion of the national and regional brands of Japanese whiskey - through the use of appropriate legal schemes
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    International Trade and Investment, No. 115/pp.102-122, 2019-03
  • Public policy and business strategy for the promotion of the Japanese wine industry
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    International Trade and Investment, No. 113/pp.142-158, 2018-09
  • Opportunities for venture firms, universities, and research institutes in the EU to conduct knowledge transfer with Japanese counterparts in nine digital technology areas
    Kodama Toru
    Minerva Fellowship Report, 2018-05
  • Blockchain technology for seafood traceability
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Global Net, 2018-01
  • Government and industry initiatives for seafood sustainability in Japan
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    International Trade and Investment, No. 110/pp.125-135, 2017-12
  • Industry and NGO initiatives for the preservation of honey bees
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Global Net, 2017-07
  • Global trends in wine tourism
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    International Trade and Investment, No. 108/pp.191-199, 2017-06
  • Vem skapar standarderna för Internet of Things?– Standardiseringspolitik för konkurrenskraft i andra länder (English title:“Who is creating the standards for the Internet of Things?– Standardisation policy for competitiveness in Germany, Japan, South Korea, Japan, China and the USA”)
    Jeding Carl; Kodama Toru; and 5 other authors
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2017-01
  • Japan’s Initiative for Fintech Innovation (Swedish title:“Japans satsningar på innovationer inom fintech”)
    Kodama Toru
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2016-12
  • Hållbar värme och kyla i Japan (English title: “The sustainable heating and cooling systems in Japan”)
    Kodama Toru; Engström Mats; Hedblom Lisa
    Growth Analysis Policy Report, 2016-12
  • Innovative global cities – how places attract knowledge-intensive industries
    Lagerholm Magnus; Kodama Toru; and 11 other authors
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2016-08
  • Japan’s 5th Science and Technology Basic Plan (2016- 2020) (Swedish title: “Japans femte basplan för vetenskap och teknik”)
    Kodama Toru; Kviselius Niklas; Engstrom Mats
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2016-05
  • Den strategiska forskningens frontlinjer –en omvärldsanalys av internationella finansiärers inriktning och stödinstrument (English title: “The front line of strategic research – an analysis of international financiers' focus and support instruments”)
    Ek Irene; Kodama Toru; and 10 other authors
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2015-12
  • Japan’s governmental intermediary patent platforms for open innovation
    Kodama Toru
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2015-06
  • Patientmedverkan och inflytande i hälso- och sjukvård – fem fallstudier på nationell nivå” (English title: “Patient input and involvement in health and medical care and research - five case studies at national level")
    Wikström Martin; Toru Kodama; and four other authors
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2015-04
  • A-MED - Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development bildas i april 2015
    Toru Kodama; Helena Tillborg
    Growth Policy Analysis Report, 2015-01
  • The impact of TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement) on the Japanese copyright system
    児玉 徹
    International Trade and Investment, 2014-07
  • Trends in FDI, home country measures and competitive neutrality
    Sauvant Karl; 4 other authors; Toru Kodama as a contributor
    Yearbook on International Investment Law & Policy 2012-2013, 2014-03
  • Cinematic culture and cultural policy for the film industry in New Zealand
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Journal of Cultural Policy/Vol.4/pp.23-42, 2011-02
  • Public policy report regarding the promotion of film festivals in Japan
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    The Journal of Design, Kyushu University/Vol. 10/pp.109-130, 2009-03
  • The development of the cross-sector partnership between nonprofit organization (NPOs) and companies in terms of solving complicated modern social issues
    児玉 徹
    芸術工学研究/Vol. 7/pp.43-61, 2007
  • The film industry and local cities (Part 2) - the Yufuin Film Festival as a cultural information platform
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Social Innovation, 2007
  • The film industry and local cities (Part 1) - for the promotion of local film theaters
    児玉 徹
    Social Innovation, 2007
  • Cooperative policy mechanisms of the European countries towards international film co-production
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Journal of Cultural Economics/5(3)/pp.67-86, 2007-03
Books
  • Copyright for online business, basic principles of copyright law, moral rights of authors, neighboring rights, default length of copyright, copyright for computer programs, etc.
    児玉 徹(九州大学); 愛澤伯友 (デジタルハリウッド大学教授...
    Yahoo! Textbook for Website Designers, Volume 2, Yahoo! インターネット検定事業局, pp.98-123, 2005-12
  • The right of publicity (an individual's right to exploit the various elements of his or her personality), etc.
    松田政行(青山学院大学教授); 児玉 徹(電通); 他8名
    Textbook on the Act on the Protection of Personal Information, 日刊工業新聞, pp.64-67, 2004-11
  • Copyright for online business, law for the collective management of copyrights, the right of publicity, etc.
    松田政行(青山学院大学教授); 児玉 徹(電通); 他19名
    Intellectual Property Law for Information Technology - Business Strategy and Legal Compliance, pp.77-109, 2004-08
  • Copyright for online business, law for the collective management of copyrights, the right of publicity, etc.
    松田政行(青山学院大学教授); 児玉 徹; 他14名
    IT Business Law 2003, IMS出版, pp.79-126, 2003-04
Conference, etc.
  • GI as a label for the development of local wine clusters and wine tourism in Japan
    Kodama Toru
    6th UNESCO-UNITWIN Conference 2019 - Value of heritage for tourism (Leuven, Belgium)/2019-04-08--2019-04-12
  • Public and Private Initiatives for the Promotion of the Wine Industry in Japan
    Kodama Toru
    2019 Food & Society International Conference (Paris, France)/2019-3-28--2019-03-30
  • Policies for Wine Tourism and the Wine Industry in Japan
    Kodama Toru
    The 11th Annual International Wine Tourism Conference (Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain)/2019-03-12--2019-03-14
  • Initiatives for the sustainable growth of the wine industry
    児玉徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Tsukuba Global Science Week (Tsukuba, Japan)/2018-09-22--2018-09-22
  • How to create a global startup city
    Kodama Toru
    Tsukuba Global Science Week (Tsukuba, Japan)/2018-09-20--2018-09-20
  • Global careers at international organizations for achieving SDGs
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Tsukuba Global Science Week (Tsukuba, Japan)/2018-09-21--2018-09-21
  • How to promote eel sustainability
    児玉 徹 (Toru Kodama)
    Tsukuba Global Science Week (Tsukuba, Japan)/2018-09-22--2018-09-22
Teaching
2019 -- (?)Intellectual Property Strategy for Creative IndustriesUniversity of Tsukuba, Graduate School of Business Sciences, MBA Program in International Business
2005 -- 2010Intellectual Property Strategy for Creative IndustriesKyushu University, School of Design (Master's and Doctor's Courses)
2005 -- 2010Strategy for the Promotion of Creative Industries (Project Management Course)Kyushu University, School of Design (Master's and Doctor's Courses)
2005 -- 2010Design Strategy Project AKyushu University, School of Design (Master's and Doctor's Courses)
2005 -- 2010Design Strategy Project BKyushu University, School of Design (Master's and Doctor's Courses)
2006 -- 2010Master's DissertationKyushu University, School of Design (Master's Course)
2005 -- 2010Introduction on Intellectual Property Strategy for Creative IndustriesKyushu University, School of Design (Bachelor's Course)
2005 -- 2010Arts and Cultural Management 1Kyushu University, School of Design (Bachelor's Course)
2005 -- 2010Arts and Cultural Management ⅡKyushu University, School of Design (Bachelor's Course)
2006 -- 2010Core SeminarsKyushu University, School of Design (Bachelor's Course)
Other activities
2018-10 -- 2018-10Participated in STS Forum in Kyoto (https://www.stsforum.org/).

(Last updated: 2019-05-17)