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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.

IP Management Course & Toolkit for MOE

15 Aug 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.

MOE-AST is sponsoring MOE staff for this run on a first-come-first-serve basis. Please register via TRAISI. (TRAISI Course Code: 72750, Class Code: 72750-00003) 

Application Closing Date: 15 July 2017

IPM Course and Toolkit for Procurement Officers

17 Aug 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. 

Due to an overwhelming response, the registration for this course has been closed. To place yourself on the waiting list, please send an email to dilpreet_kaur@ipacademy.com.sg.

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.

IPM Course and Toolkit for Procurement Officers

12 Sep 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

14 Sep 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.

IPM Course on the use of Digital Resources in MOE Online Resource Portals

21 Sep 2017

The objective of this course is to equip MOE Officers with the skills and knowledge required to navigate the Intellectual Property (IP) issues involved in the creation, usage and sharing of digital resources in MOE online resource portals.

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

IP Management Course & Toolkit for MOE

12 Oct 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.

IPM Course on the use of Digital Resources in MOE Online Resource Portals

16 Oct 2017

The objective of this course is to equip MOE Officers with the skills and knowledge required to navigate the Intellectual Property (IP) issues involved in the creation, usage and sharing of digital resources in MOE online resource portals.

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

Avoiding Copyright Infringement for Public Officers

31 Oct 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

7 Nov 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.

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.

Recent Developments in China's Patents Regime

28 Aug 2017

Since 2011, China has been the leading country in terms of the volume of patent applications among the world. This year marked the 4th Patent Law Amendment in China, which consists of joint infringement, patent misuse, partial design protection, extension of design protection to 15 years, punitive damages, and license of rights.

What do these changes mean to local enterprises who have entered or are entering the Chinese market, and what are the types of patent drafting and deployment strategies to practice in China after the new amendment?

Advanced Intellectual Property Management Programme

2 - 6 Oct 2017

The Advanced IP Management Programme is a week-long course focusing on the importance and strategic applications of IP management and how it intertwines with business strategies and growth.

To be held from 2-6 October 2017, the programme will feature informative lectures, real case studies analysis, lively group discussions, project work and educational study trips to organisations that have successfully implemented an IP Business Strategy. The programme also looks at the ASEAN IP landscape, exploring the growth of intellectual property and economies in the region, and its impact on Asia.

For more information on the course, visit https://www.ipacademy.com.sg/global-executive-institute/advanced-ip-management-programme

IP Commercialisation along the Belt and Road

28 Aug 2017

With the theme of “IP Commercialisation along the Belt and Road”, the half-day seminar, jointly organised by IPOS and SIPO, will focus on IP being the principle mechanism for commercialisation and exchange of technology along this 21st Century Silk Road. It will provide a platform for participants to hear insights and strategies on the latest IP trends and issues from Chinese IP legal practitioners, policy makers, business leaders and academia.

LES Singapore Basic Licensing Course 2017

16 - 17 Oct 2017

The Licensing Executives Society (Singapore) and IP Academy (Singapore) are pleased to present the LES SINGAPORE BASIC LICENSING COURSE 2017. The course covers aspects of the licensing of intellectual property – trademarks, copyright, patents and registered designs. It presents a brief and lucid explanation of the various principles and procedures of licensing negotiations, including a "hands-on" scenario which will enable the participant to put into practice the lessons taught, under the supervision and assessment of the instructors.

The course assumes no previous knowledge of or experience in intellectual property or licensing, but at the same time it contains much materials which will be useful to the experienced licensing professional including pointers for structuring a deal.

The course has been developed by licensing and intellectual property lawyers & industry members based on the accumulation of a wealth of experience in the field of licensing, franchising and technology transfer.

How to Perform Prior Art Searches?

9 Nov 2017

When charting research and development activities, do you verify if the technology already exists and if it is owned by others? Do you know that you can detect existing similar developments or inventions by conducting a prior art search?

Be trained by qualified patent examiners from the IP Office of Singapore in how they combine patent and non-patent literature in the search for prior art. The workshop shall guide you through patent searches in a step-bystep manner. It also covers search strategies, usage of syntax to increase efficiency, and identifying relevant documents via publicly available databases.



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IP Issues in the Acquisition of Start-Ups

26 Sep 2017

This seminar will discuss IP Issues in the Acquisition of Start-Ups from the perspectives of a renowned academic, a leading IP lawyer, a savvy investor and a start-up turned unicorn. They will discuss the entire process from considering whether to acquire or invest on a start-up, doing the deal, and activities required post-completion. Key IP issues at each phases will be considered from multiple perspectives.

IP Dispute Resolution in the U.S.

19 Oct 2017

The United States is one of the most attractive markets in the world for global businesses. At the same time, doing business in the country can be challenging.

Learn about the IP dispute resolution system in the United States from an experienced attorney from Finnegan, one of the world’s leading IP law firms practicing U.S. and European law. As IP professionals in Singapore tend to view foreign systems through the lens of Singapore law, a leading IP lawyer in Singapore will also guide participants by focusing on the differences between our respective systems and the implications of these differences.

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