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Programmes with SILE CPD points available

Find out what upcoming programmes or courses have SILE CPD points available!


IP Commercialisation Along the Belt and Road
28 Aug 2017
2.5 Public SILE CPD points available

With the theme of “IP Commercialisation along the Belt and Road”, the half-day seminar, jointly organised by IPOS and IP Academy, 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.


6th Global Forum on IP, an event of IP Week @ SG 2017

29-30 Aug 2017
10.5 Public SILE CPD points available

The Global Forum on IP (GFIP) is a two-day multi-disciplinary forum where senior business leaders, policy makers, heads of IP offices, lawyers, and academics converge to discuss and debate cutting edge issues surrounding IP in the innovation cycle.

Join the world’s foremost IP thought leaders, legal experts and innovative companies to gain firsthand insights into IP commercialisation and winning strategies that help expand your business into global markets. As Asia’s premier IP conference for the innovation community to celebrate, network and collaborate, the event expects over 1,700 attendees from more than 30 countries.


IP Issues in the Acquisition of Start-Ups
26 Sep 2017
3 Public SILE CPD points available

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.


LES Singapore Basic Licensing Course 2017
16-17 Oct 2017
12 Public SILE CPD points available
S$725 for LES Singapore Members
S$875 for non-members (inclusive of 1-year LES Singapore membership, subject to approval)

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 – trade marks, copyright, patents, and registered designs.


IP Dispute Resolution in the U.S.
19 Oct 2017
3 Public SILE CPD points available
Subsidised fees at $107.00 (incl/d GST). Fees subsidised / co-sponsored by IP Academy & Finnegan.

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.


How to Perform Prior Art Searches?
9 Nov 2017
5.5 Public SILE CPD points available

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-by-step manner. It also covers search strategies, usage of syntax to increase efficiency, and identifying relevant documents via publicly available databases.