Auditing Programme

INTRODUCTION

The IP Academy is pleased to invite applications to audit the modules in its Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law course.

This Auditing Programme is intended for external participants who are unable or do not have the time to undergo the whole of the Graduate Certificate in Intellectual Property Law course, but would like to attend classes for a particular module in this course and not take any examinations.

Certificates of Participation for the module chosen will be awarded to those who have attended at least 90% of the classes for that module. 

MODULES AVAILABLE


The Modules for Auditing available for AY2017/2018 Semester 1 are Law of Copyright & Designs and Law of Patents & Trade Secrets.

Module Synopsis

Law of Copyright and Designs - 2 September to 23 September 2017 (Fees: $2,589.40 incl 7% GST)
The aim of this module is to provide a working familiarity with Singapore's copyright and design law. The international dimensions of copyright and design laws will also be touched on, as well as an introduction to design law in Europe and the US. The general topics to be covered include: nature and scope of copyright protection; infringement and defences; ownership and exploitation issues; protection for industrial designs under the Registered Designs Act 2000; overlap between copyright and registered design right.
Tutors: Professor Robert Burrell & Associate Professor Michael Handler

Law of Patents and Trade Secrets - 5 October to 4 November 2017 (Fees: $3,295.60 incl 7% GST)
The aim of this module is to provide a working  familiarity with Singapore's patent law protecting inventions and the common law action protecting trade secrets. In addition, there will be some focus on patents in the field of biotechnology. The general topics to be covered include: the patentability criteria (novelty, inventive step, industrial applicability); infringement and defences; exploitation and technology transfer; law of confidence.
Tutor: Professor Alison Firth


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CONTACT DETAILS

For enquiries, please contact IPA's Graduate Studies Department.

Email: gcip@ipacademy.com.sg
Tel: 62218622