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IPM Course and Toolkit for Procurement Officers

4 Jul 2017

The Intellectual Property Management (IPM) course & Toolkit for Procurement officers was developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance (MOF). The objective of this course is to equip procurement officers in the public sector with fundamental knowledge on IPM to help them respond adequately to key IP concerns and issues relating to procurement.

In providing guidance on procurement training courses, MOF has listed this course as one of the core policy courses in a Financial Circular Minute (i.e. FCM M9/2016 dated 24 May 2016). Procurement officers are strongly encouraged to attend the core courses to help achieve the competencies required for their procurement roles stipulated in the recently mandated Procurement Competency Framework (PCF).

This course is only open to Singapore Civil Servants and Public Officers. 

IP Management Course & Toolkit for MOE

6 Jul 2017

MOE Teachers and Officers use a lot of third party copyright material, create their own copyright works and collaborate with other parties (vendors, partners, students, etc) to create works. The objective of this course is to equip the participants with the skills and knowledge to understand and address the IP challenges faced in their course of work.

This course is only open to MOE Teachers, Middle Managers, School Staff Developers and HQ Officers.

IP Management in R&D Projects

10 Jul 2017

Learn about the key issues of managing IP in R&D projects in this foundational course. Listen to perspectives from both the public and private sectors, and gain insights into how to manage IP effectively. The course will cover:

  • Extracting additional value from R&D using IP
  • Handling And Protecting Disclosures Of Inventions Effectively
  • Steps To Take To Avoiding Infringement Of Third Party’s Intellectual Property
  • Various Models of IP Ownership
  • Working Out The Details – Sharing Intellectual Property: The Private Sector Perspective
  • Exploring Case Studies - How Others Have Turned Their R&D Findings Into Market Opportunities
  • Working Out The Details – Sharing Intellectual Property: The Public Sector Perspective
  • National Framework of IP Principles

Pre-requisite: Officers are assumed to have some basic knowledge of the various types of IP. Otherwise, they are strongly encouraged to either: (1) read Chapter 2 (Basics of IP) and Chapter 3 (Overview of IPM) in Optimising IP 2010: IPM Guidelines for the Public Sector in Singapore; or (2) attend the “Intellectual Property (IP)/IP Management Course for Public Agencies” prior to attending this course. See more details here.

This course is only open to Singapore Civil Servants and Public Officers.

Deepen your knowledge in this area with the “Advanced IP Management in R&D Projects” course which will run on 11 July 2017.

Advanced IP Management in R&D Projects

11 Jul 2017

Want to increase the return on your R&D investment? Learn how to protect your R&D during collaborations, while building intellectual property (IP) portfolios to maximize value extraction. The course will also examine sharing and monetising R&D-based IP in the private sector and the public sector. Topics covered include:

  • Obtaining and Managing IP and IP Portfolios
  • Building an Intellectual Property Portfolio
  • IP Management to Extract Value and Increase R&D ROI
  • Understanding Intellectual Property Infringement And The Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Ensuring Collaboration Agreement Reflects the IP Ownership Arrangement
  • IP Commercialization And Monetization: The Private Sector Perspective
  • Licensing Fees And Royalties
  • IP Commercialization And Monetization: The Public Sector Perspective
  • Management of Government IP

 

Pre-requisite: Officers are assumed to have some basic knowledge of the various types of IP. Otherwise, they are strongly encouraged to either: (1) read Chapter 2 (Basics of IP) and Chapter 3 (Overview of IPM) in Optimising IP 2010: IPM Guidelines for the Public Sector in Singapore; or (2) attend the “Intellectual Property (IP)/IP Management Course for Public Agencies” and “IP Management in R&D Projects” prior to attending this course. See more details here.

Avoiding Copyright Infringement for Public Officers

27 Jul 2017

“As long as the content is publicly and freely available on the Internet, it can be freely used and modified.”

"I can use the public's submitted artwork entries for my Agency’s campaign, without needing to obtain permission."

"I like photos taken at past events by photographers commissioned by my Agency. I can use these for an upcoming event."

Do you deal with copyrighted materials at work, such as annual reports, presentation slides, and content from vendors or third parties? Are you unknowingly committing copyright infringement at your Agency?

Learn about government policies around copyright, and better understand copyright ownership, the types of copyright licences, what constitutes copyright infringement, how to conduct copyright clearance, and more.

This course, conducted by the training arm of IPOS, is only open to Singapore Civil Servants and Public Officers. Officers who deal with copyrighted materials are highly encouraged to attend.

Intellectual Property (IP)/IPManagement Course for Public Agencies

24 Aug 2017

As Singapore embarks on our vision to be a Smart Nation, driven by technology and a knowledge based economy, Intellectual Property (IP) has become increasingly important and crucial.

Government agencies are major procurers and users of Intellectual Property. Civil Servants and Public Officers are increasing involved in the creation and management of Intellectual Property. The Instruction Manual and certain Finance Circular Minutes set out policy guidelines regarding the need to avoid infringing copyright, and the management of IP in areas such as procurement, funding of R&D and the secondment of officers.

This course is only open to Singapore Civil Servants and Public Officers.

Growing Your Business in ASEAN through Brands and Technologies - An Entrepreneur's Guide to Intellectual Property

5 Jul 2017

 According to the SBF’s National Business Survey 2016/2017, a key business concern in the next 12 months is in branding and the adoption of new technologies.

Successful protection of your brands and technologies will give your business a competitive edge in the new economy. 

Does your trade mark advance your brand strategy? Have you protected your technologies through patents and/or trade secrets? Where can you look for help?

Join us to master the art of intellectual property management in charting your business strategies through trade marks, patents, trade secrets and copyrights.

ALAP-IPA IP Knowledge Series: Copyright & e-Publications

18 Aug 2017

Electronic books (or e-books) are steadily gaining popularity given the convenience and affordability it brings to consumers. In today’s hyper-connected world, downloading and uploading online content can be done with much ease. As a result, e-publications are at a higher risk of copyright infringement and piracy.

 

Apply Basic Knowledge of IP Law to Support an Organisation (Blended Learning)

4 Jul 2017

Accelerate towards success with a better understanding of intellectual property law and how the knowledge can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives. 



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IP Issues in Social Media

12 Jul 2017

Featuring a panel of distinguished and knowledgeable speakers, participants can expect to learn how the IP challenges on social media platforms can be identified, avoided, and overcome. In particular, these issues will be contextualized to specific commonly used social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram. In addition, participants will also be given an insight on how corporations and businesses can better anticipate and address challenges in preparing and implementing a social media policy.

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