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IPM Course and Toolkit for Procurement Officers

10 Oct 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

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.

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 nornabilah_haron@ipacademy.com.sg .

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.

IP Management Course & Toolkit for MOE

7 Nov 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 and Toolkit for Procurement Officers

10 Nov 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. 

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

21 Nov 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 in R&D Projects

27 Feb 2018

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
  • From National Framework of IP Principles to the National IP Protocol

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 29 March 2017.

Advanced IP Management in R&D Projects

29 Mar 2018

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
  • From National Framework of IP Principles to the National IP Protocol

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.

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

IKE - IP Academy Innovation Knowledge Series - Deploying an Innovation Centre - 01. The Genesis of Innovation (Part 1 of 3)

16 - 17 Nov 2017

This programme is appropriate for managers and decision makers from any industry who want to improve their organisation's capacity to formulate and implement innovative strategies. It is equally suited for professionals from established companies who want to develop new revenue sources or from start-ups launching new offerings. While no specific training is required, participants should have a basic understanding of management principles.

This 2-day programme, happening from 16-17 November 2017, is co-organised by IP Academy Singapore, the training arm of the IP Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the Institute of Innovation & Knowledge Exchange (IKE) Singapore.

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.

This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credits

 

How to Perform Prior Art Searches?

9 Nov 2017

Is my invention new? Who owns the technology?

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 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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