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Past   [  2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |  2010  ]

The IP Academy aims to conduct IP training programmes focusing on strategies and the business of IP to develop expertise on monetising IP.

UPCOMING

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

Past

2017
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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.

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.

Analysing Patent Portfolio & IP Valuation in Japan
17 Mar 2017

Intellectual Property (IP) has been identified as one of the key assets of high value-added businesses in the global knowledge-based economy today. Join us in this seminar and find out how companies analyse patent portfolios of their competitors and thereafter formulate good IP strategies.

This seminar provides participants an opportunity to network and learn about IP valuation and financing in both Japan and Singapore. Speakers will share relevant know-hows based on their experiences in Japan and Singapore, so businesses can learn how to utilise their IP assets to gain a competitive edge over others.

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 .
ALAP-IPA IP Knowledge Series: IP & Social Media
28 Feb 2017

In this day and age, almost every business is leveraging on social media as a tool to reach its target consumers. However, few businesses know the IP risks and challenges that exists in social media platforms. Join us in this half-day ‘IP & Social Media’ course, if you wish to learn how to better protect your IP rights while making use of social media to build up your brand online and spur your organisation’s growth!

Trade and IP – Prospects given current trends and the Trump impact
25 Jan 2017

Join us at a talk on the navigation of the world economy in light of current trends and the US President-elect’s approach to America’s position on trade and commerce, by Mr Gabriel Duque, the Ambassador of Colombia to Japan.

Mr Duque is the former Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Colombia to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and Adjunct Ambassador of Colombia to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

Mr Duque will also touch on the direction and likely fate of the TPP and other agreements, the importance of IP in international agreements and its treatment in the TPP, and how businesses and regulators should manoeuvre in this context.

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2016
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Certified Patent Valuation Analyst Programme
1 - 2 Dec 2016

The Certified Patent Valuation Analyst (CPVA) programme provides IP and licensing managers, technology transfer professionals, inventors, patent lawyers, financial analysts and other business development executives with the skill set necessary to value patents. This world-renowned training approaches patent valuation from analytical, legal, financial and practical perspectives.

Furthermore, this programme arms participants with the knowledge and critical thinking abilities to negotiate and structure more accretive licensing arrangements.

 

Recent Trends of IP Laws in Japan & Singapore
11 Nov 2016

Intellectual Property (IP) has been identified as one of the key assets of high value-added businesses in global knowledge-based economy today. As international trade and cross-border transactions increase, companies need to learn how to better protect and manage their IP in multiple jurisdictions.

This seminar provides participants an opportunity to network and find out more about popular current IP issues in both Japan and Singapore – two of the top Asian countries with the most advanced IP legal systems. In this seminar, the speakers will share more about the different IP legal landscapes, systems and practices in these two countries.

Registration is closed.
Advanced IP Management Programme
3 - 7 Oct 2016

The Advanced IP Management programme focuses on the importance and strategic applications of IP management and how it connects with business strategies and growth.

The in-depth week-long programme will also provide an overview of the ASEAN IP landscape, the intertwining growth of intellectual property and economies in the region, and its impact on Asia.

This programme's registration is now close! For those who would like to join the next run please indicate your interest, by sending email to Mr Eric Khoo at eric_khoo@ipacademy.com.sg or call +65 6330 8698.
DIY Competitive and Technology Intelligence Through Patent Search
30 Sep 2016

Intellectual Property (IP) has become increasingly important and crucial in Singapore’s innovation-driven economy. What’s a patent? How can I derive value from my patent?

Are you a business owner who is asking these questions? If so, this short 2-hour seminar is for you as our speakers shares the basics of patent, how you can protect our business through patents and how you can conduct preliminary patent searches.

This course is open for registration to participants from local enterprises and public agencies.

Participants would be notified of successful confirmation via email.

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.
A look into MNCs' IP Strategies
25 May 2016

In todays' highly competitive and complex business environment, the role of IP departments in companies is rapidly growing in importance. How should businesses plan and move strategically so as to grow their businesses in IP?

This seminar co-organised by JETRO Singapore and IP Academy provides participants an opportunity to find out more about MNCs' latest IP strategies and how local IP branches of these MNCs operate and grow in Singapore.

Participants are encouraged to engage in active discussion with the speakers as well as other participants in this classroom style seminar.

 

Due to overwhelming response,registration is closed.
Non-Profit Brands and Fundraising Campaigns
8 Apr 2016

What is the difference between a brand and a trade mark? How do you go about protecting and enforcing your trade mark? Thinking of putting in place a licensing programme to aid your fundraising efforts?

Targeted at non-profit organisations, this half-day seminar will answer these questions and more! This session will feature speakers from FT Consulting, Rajah & Tann, and AIDA Law Corp, and is co-organised by IP Academy and the US-based International Trademark Association (INTA).

ALAP-IPA IP Knowledge Series: IP & Social Media
22 Mar 2016

In this day and age, almost every business is leveraging on social media as a tool to reach its target consumers. However, few businesses know the IP risks and challenges that exists in social media platforms. Join us in this half-day ‘IP & Social Media’ course, if you wish to learn how to better protect your IP rights while making use of social media to build up your brand online and spur your organisation’s growth!

Up to 90% MDA funding available!* Terms and Conditions applies (please see brochure for more details)
IP Seminar – Trade Secrets
11 Mar 2016

<Due to an overwhelming response, the registration for this seminar is closed>

In a highly competitive business environment, more attention is drawn towards the importance of trade secrets as a source of competitive advantage.

Hear from the top IP lawyers in Japan and Singapore as they share up-to-date information about trade secret protection and infringement. One of our speakers, Mitsuko (Mimi) Miyagawa, will also be discussing recent developments in trade secret protection in Japan with reference to high-profile cases.

Building a Competitive Edge with IP: Leveraging on your Trade $ecrets
11 Mar 2016

Are the policies and practices in your organization sufficient to protect your trade secrets? Join us for a half-day workshop featuring a networking reception and an interactive panel discussion with our distinguished speakers to learn more.

WSQ Evaluate IP Valuation
8 - 10 Mar 2016

Whether one is seller, buyer, licensor, licensee, lender or borrower it is critical to understand the drivers of IP value. Because market value is the keystone in all of these transactions.

Intellectual property is uniquely different from any other type of property. What factors enhance value? What elements detract from value?

This course seek to help businesses evaluate considerations for IP valuation to determine the best approach to support their organization’s strategies and assess relevant next steps after IP valuation.

 

WDA's funding support of up to 90% available.
Trade Mark Basics – A Guide for Businesses
19 Feb 2016

Is my brand protected as a trade mark? How can I derive value from my trade mark? Can I file for my own
trade mark and how can I do so?

Are you a business owner who is asking these questions? If so, this short 2-hour seminar is for you as our
speaker shares the basics of IP and demonstrates the use of IP2SG, an e-services portal by the Intellectual
Property Office of Singapore, to search and file a trade mark.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS COURSE IS CLOSED!

Apply Basic Knowledge of Copyrights Law to Support an Organisation
27 Jan 2016

This course seeks to equip participants with a basic understanding of how various aspects of Copyright law can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives.

Apply Basic Knowledge of Trade Marks Law to Support an Organisation
25 Jan 2016

This course seeks to equip participants with a basic understanding of how various aspects of trade marks law can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives.

Apply Basic Knowledge of Registered Designs Law to Support an Organisation
13 Jan 2016

This course seeks to equip participants with a basic understanding of how various aspects of Registered Designs law can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives.

Apply Basic Knowledge of Intellectual Property Law to Support an Organisation
11 - 27 Jan 2016

In today's highly competitive global economy, to gain and sustain a competitive edge in the marketplace, it is indispensable for business leaders and managers to be able to understand and effectively leverage on their organisation's intellectual assets/property. 

This course seeks to equip participants with a basic understanding of how various aspects of intellectual property law, namely Patent, Registered Designs, Copyright and Trade Mark, can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives.

Course Dates: 11, 13, 25, 27 Jan 2016
Apply Basic Knowledge of Patents Law to Support an Organisation
11 Jan 2016

This course seeks to equip participants with a basic understanding of how various aspects of Patents law can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives.

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2015
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WSQ Monitor and Maintain IP Processes
3 - 4 Nov 2015

"This decade reflects a dramatic increase in the understanding of businesses about the value of their IP and the need for corporate executives to manage the opportunities and the risks arising from IP.” (“Edison in the Boardroom Revisited: How Leading Companies Realize Value from Their Intellectual Property" by Harrison and Sullivan, 2012).

In today’s highly dynamic global economy, businesses seeking to make the most of their intellectual property to sustain their competitive advantages need to monitor and maintain their IP processes in alignment with their changing business objectives. Businesses seeking to improve upon their current IP processes are encourage to attend this 2 days intensive training.

ALAP-IPA IP Knowledge Series: Understanding Rights and Contracts for Writers and Illustrators
21 Sep 2015

Interested in finding out how to manage the contractual relationship between you and the publisher? Not sure what the terms in a publishing contract mean? This 3-hour course specially designed for writers and illustrators aims to furnish you with all these know-hows. You will also learn whether your works are copyright protected and how you can obtain the necessary copyright clearances for your works.


Register at Six Degrees' Application Portal (http://www.sixdegrees.asia/welcome) before 3 September 2015 to enjoy up to 90% course fee subsidy from MDA !
Copyright for the CET Sector
15 Sep 2015

CET professionals today are both content creators and content users.  With the advent of the Internet and technological advances, content is now easily copied, used, built on and disseminated. 

However, most of these resources are copyright works created and owned by other persons.  How are CET professionals to use such copyright works without infringing on the rights of creators?  How do CET professional protect their own works and enforce their rights against infringers?  

Protect yourself against unnecessary risks!  Join us in this course to learn how to better manage copyright matters in your practice as a CET professional.

Review Risk Management in Intellectual Property
7 - 9 Sep 2015

Protect yourself and your company against unnecessary risks!

Effective management of IP risk is crucial and important to maintain an organisation’s competitive edge. Join us in this course to learn how to protect IP assets to improve organisation’s competitive position. You will also learn how to prevent infringement and anticipate IP related risks to avoid financial and reputation damage.

Limited to 12 Participants Only - Register now!


up to $750 funding support upon achieving SBACC's PMC-IPM Certification
Apply Basic Knowledge of Intellectual Property Law to Support an Organisation
23 - 26 Jun 2015

In today's highly competitive global economy, to gain and sustain a competitive edge in the marketplace, it is indispensable for business leaders and managers to be able to understand and effectively leverage on their organisation's intellectual assets/property. 

This course seeks to equip participants with a basic understanding of how various aspects of intellectual property law, namely Patent, Registered Designs, Copyright and Trade Mark, can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives.


This course is postponed. More details will be available soon.

Watch it or Lose it - Safeguarding Your Corporate IP Assets and Brand
9 Jun 2015

You have invested thousands, even millions of dollars and countless hours into building your IP assets and brand equity. However, all it takes is just one infringement, and your brand and reputation which you have painstakingly built over the years can be damaged instantaneously.
So what you can do to reduce this vulnerability, and defend your assets and protect your brand? What kind of IP roadmap should you develop to manage, protect and sustain your corporate innovation effectively for the long term? Where do you even begin to evaluate your current position now and the next steps to take?
Bringing together some of the region’s leading IP practitioners and experts, this seminar provides you with rare access to invaluable networking opportunities and expert insights on safeguarding your IP assets and brand amidst the region’s thriving economic growth.

IP Academy is a supporting partner of the seminar. Participants with any comments/questions should direct their queries to the seminar organiser, Mr. Denys Ho of Thomson Reuters, at this e-mail: denys.ho@thomsonreuters.com
ALAP-IPA IP Knowledge Series: Rights and Contracts in the Publishing Industry
27 Apr 2015

Join us in this full-day course and start equipping yourself with knowledge on Intellectual Property rights and issues in the publishing industry, including e-publishing/digital rights, translation rights and adaptation rights. This course is also designed to help you understand the fundamentals of Copyright, Trade Marks and Contract law in the publishing industry. Learn how to achieve success in the publishing world today!

Register at Six Degrees' Application Portal (http://www.sixdegrees.asia/welcome) before 10 April 2015 to enjoy up to 90% course fee subsidy from MDA !
Review Audit of Intellectual Assets
24 - 26 Mar 2015

With world economies rapidly transforming into more knowledge based, organisations seeking to sustain their competitive edge are increasing their research and innovation capabilities at a faster rate. However, the efficient protection and management of their amassing intellectual assets is also crucial in determining the organisations’ success. The review and audit of your organisation’s intellectual assets is usually the first step to undertake. Join this course now to develop capabilities to better manage and exploit your organisation’s valuable intellectual assets !

Due to overwhelming response, registration for this course run has closed.
IP INSIGHTS SEMINAR: Lunch Talk on the Future of Intellectual Property (IP)
13 Mar 2015

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

Innovation, creativity, new designs and innovations are at the heart of success in businesses.  Successful businesses are what drive international economies to thrive.  They are our future.  The success of your business depends on your commitment to your business assets.  What seems unimportant today might be worth millions of pounds in the future.

So how can we protect and promote our sources of growth? Intellectual property (IP) protection is the key to strong international competitiveness. 

Jointly organised by the IP Academy and UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO), Chief Executive Officer and Comptroller General of IPO John Alty will share his experiences of successful growth through IP protection in the UK and the direction of IP in the future, to match our rapidly changing world.  

Managing Intellectual Property in the Knowledge Economy - Essential Skills and Know-How
3 Mar 2015

(Formally known as the Nuts About IP with Case Studies program)

Intellectual property (IP) is important for businesses.  And IP need not be confusing.

To understand IP is to know that inventions, brands, creative works – things that come from inventiveness and creative effort – are assets with value. Different IP assets need different types of protection to safeguard the business interest in them i.e. inventions are protected by patents, brands are protected by trade marks, creative works are protected by copyrights and confidential information like Coca-Cola's recipe or customer lists are protected by trade secrets.

Yes, the law and system protecting these assets may be complicated to understand at first, but there are a few basic rules and key “must-knows” that can help businesses better use these assets in a practical way.

The course has been cancelled. Stay tuned for further updates !
Media Producer's IP Toolkit
16 Feb 2015

The programme seeks to give participants an understanding of:

- How different intellectual property rights can arise and be protected in media productions
- The usual IP issues that arise in a media production
- How contracts are formed, and function in relation to IP issues in a transaction
- How to use typical production-related contracts and IP clauses
- The concept of and processes involved in rights clearance
- The typical financing and exploitation models in film and television production

 

  Media Producer's IP Toolkit
Registration has closed due to overwhelming response. Register at Six Degrees' Application Portal (http://www.sixdegrees.asia/welcome) before 1 February 2015 to enjoy up to 90% course fee subsidy from MDA!
IP INSIGHTS: IP and the Domain Name System - Recent Developments and New Updates
9 Jan 2015

In October 2013, ICANN delegated the first new generic top-level domain (gTLD) in the largest expansion of the Internet domain name system to date. As of December 2014, over 430 new gTLDs have been delegated, and new “dot brands” (permitted for the first time) will soon begin to launch.

What should IP rights holders know about ICANN’s plans for the next round of new gTLDs?

What is ICANN doing to ensure that lessons learned from this round with regard to IP rights protection will factor into policies for the next round?

Finally, with the forthcoming transition of the US Government’s stewardship over the IANA functions to the global Internet community, what should IP owners know about the process and how to ensure that the IP stakeholder community stays involved?

Join our speaker to discuss these cutting-edge issues and developments at ICANN, and to hear first hand about ICANN’s plans and activities of interest to IP owners and their counsel.

 

1 public SILE CPD points available!
WSQ Monitor and Maintain IP Processes
6 - 7 Jan 2015

"This decade reflects a dramatic increase in the understanding of businesses about the value of their IP and the need for corporate executives to manage the opportunities and the risks arising from IP.” (“Edison in the Boardroom Revisited: How Leading Companies Realize Value from Their Intellectual Property" by Harrison and Sullivan, 2012).

In today’s highly dynamic global economy, businesses seeking to make the most of their intellectual property to sustain their competitive advantages need to monitor and maintain their IP processes in alignment with their changing business objectives. Businesses seeking to improve upon their current IP processes are encourage to attend this 2 days intensive training.

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2014
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IP Insights : Valuation of Intellectual Property & Intangible Assets : Your Goodwill
2 Dec 2014

IP (patents, trademarks, copyright and design right) is capable of separate identification and valuation. As one of the most important advances in wealth creation, this fact magnifies risk and liability assessment.  In most acquisitions, IP (and supporting intangible assets) is likely to account for a large proportion of consideration.  Every business has intellectual property rights, even if they are only in the name under which it trades.  Just as importantly, every business uses other people’s intellectual property.  More often than not, the questions to be answered are:

- What is goodwill and what are the intellectual property rights used in the business?
- How do you account for them?
- What is their value?
- How can it be transferred and exploited?

There are many situations that demand opinion from expert IP valuers for tax planning, forensic and related work in reporting these assets. You may be considering licensing your rights, lending and credit risk, a sale or purchase of the company or asset, assessing damages following infringement or for a variety of other reasons.  These assets can be transferred to low tax jurisdictions and valuation for tax purposes will often be required.  Licensing and advice about royalty rates is a key tool for exploitation. 

Until the introduction of the new international accounting standards a company’s published accounts were prepared for many good reasons but not for representing worth and value.  Management and institutions obviously need to know the legal nature and the value of what might be the most significant assets in the Company and business managers need to know, or should know, the value and financial opportunities of all assets under their stewardship and control.

Our speaker will talk about IP from a valuation perspective and offer practical insights on how you may monetise your IP assets. 

 

 

Registration has closed due to overwhelming responses.
Review Risk Management in Intellectual Property
18 - 20 Nov 2014

Protect yourself and your company against unnecessary risks!

Effective management of IP risk is crucial and important to maintain an organisation’s competitive edge. Join us in this course to learn how to protect IP assets to improve organisation’s competitive position. You will also learn how to prevent infringement and anticipate IP related risks to avoid financial and reputation damage.

 

Managing Intellectual Property in the Knowledge Economy - Essential Skills and Know-How
21 Oct 2014

(Formally known as the Nuts About IP with Case Studies program)

Intellectual property (IP) is important for businesses.  And IP need not be confusing.

To understand IP is to know that inventions, brands, creative works – things that come from inventiveness and creative effort – are assets with value. Different IP assets need different types of protection to safeguard the business interest in them i.e. inventions are protected by patents, brands are protected by trade marks, creative works are protected by copyrights and confidential information like Coca-Cola's recipe or customer lists are protected by trade secrets.

Yes, the law and system protecting these assets may be complicated to understand at first, but there are a few basic rules and key “must-knows” that can help businesses better use these assets in a practical way.

Monitor and Maintain IP Processes
13 - 14 Oct 2014

"This decade reflects a dramatic increase in the understanding of businesses about the value of their IP and the need for corporate executives to manage the opportunities and the risks arising from IP.” (“Edison in the Boardroom Revisited: How Leading Companies Realize Value from Their Intellectual Property" by Harrison and Sullivan, 2012).

In today’s highly dynamic global economy, businesses seeking to make the most of their intellectual property to sustain their competitive advantages need to monitor and maintain their IP processes in alignment with their changing business objectives. Businesses seeking to improve upon their current IP processes are encourage to attend this 2 days intensive training.

The course has been postponed to 6 Jan - 7 Jan 2015.
Apply Basic Knowledge of Intellectual Property Law to Support an Organisation
8 - 11 Sep 2014

In today's highly competitive global economy, to gain and sustain a competitive edge in the marketplace, it is indispensable for business leaders and managers to be able to understand and effectively leverage on their organisation's intellectual assets/property.    

 

This course seeks to equip participants with a basic understanding of how various aspects of intellectual property law, namely Patent, Registered Designs, Copyright and Trade Mark, can be applied to support and drive businesses in achieving their business strategies and objectives.

IP Week @ SG 2014: IP Insights Seminars
27 Aug 2014

IP Insights is a series of lectures organised by the IP Academy where IP experts from Singapore and around the World share their views on IP issues and challenges faced by businesses and IP professionals today.

Each session is accredited with 1 SILE Public CPD point! Lawyers attending both sessions will have a total of "2" SILE Public CPD points.
Growing Your Business Through Social Media - IP Risks and Protection Strategies
21 Aug 2014

Social media has transformed our means of communication by allowing users to publish and publicize almost anything.  It has also provided unparalled marketing opportunities for businesses to promote their goods or services and engage their customers to build up brand value and loyalty.  However, social media also provides new challenges for businesses, particularly in the areas of intellectual property protection and infringement.

This 3-hour talk will cover the following programme outline to aid businesses to learn how to protect and manage their intellectual assets whilst utilising social media tools and avoid typical pitfalls.

Coffee Talk Series: How to Protect and Manage Your Intellectual Property
31 Jul 2014
The event is a collaboration with Creatives@Work.
HR Day @ SHRI 2014
28 May 2014
HR Day @ SHRI 2014 was supported by the IP Academy (Singapore)
World IP Day 2014: Harnessing the Value of Your Intellectual Property
25 Apr 2014

Business owners and managers, do you really know how valuable your intellectual assets are? Are their potential being harnessed to create greater market value for your businesses?   

Themed "Harnessing the Value of Your Intellectual Property", this year's World IP Day seminar celebrates how businesses have successfully extracted value from their intellectual assets to increase their overall return on investments.

Organised by the IP Academy (Singapore) and supported by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the Singapore Business Advisors and Consultants Council, this year's keynote speakers, Dr. Lau Kong Cheen, Senior Director of A. S. Louken Group and Mr. Andre Toh, Partner of Transaction Advisory Services, Ernst & Young Solutions LLP, will demonstrate how your company's IP can be harnessed to achieve greater market value.

 

Registrations have closed due to overwhelming response.
Evaluate Business Prospects of Intellectual Property
12 - 14 Mar 2014

The strategic management and efficient use of Intellectual Property Rights can give rise to many opportunities for business owners and managers. Some of the most successful organisations generate revenue from their intellectual assets. They are able to monetise on their innovations, and create both financial and strategic value for long-term growth.

 

Intellectual Property, like any other tangible business asset, needs to be managed properly. Often, business owners miss opportunities to leverage on their companies’ IP assets, and expose their businesses to significant IP risks. Today, markets are driven by global IP competition and business owners must aim to take the appropriate course of action to ensure that they are able to protect their goods and services, maintain a sustainable competitive advantage, and earn revenue from the commercialisation of their IP.

The course has been cancelled due to an unforeseen circumstance.
Evaluate Business Significance of Intellectual Property in Franchising
27 - 28 Feb 2014

Franchising is increasingly becoming the preferred business format for expansion. In October 2013, Minister Teo Ser Luck stated that Singapore now has 600 franchise systems with around 40,000 franchisee. Franchising accounts for 18% of Domestic Retail Sales and GDP contribution of franchising is expected to increase from 1.6% to 3 % by 2017.

In line with building a high value IP Ecosystem and assisting businesses to build Intellectual Property capabilities, this course aims to enable participants to understand the impact of Singapore’s legal framework on franchising, the basic franchise mechanisms, identifying a company’s key IP assets and its financial significance as well as how these IP assets are exploited within a franchise network.

Registration for the course has closed.
NUTS About IP with Case Studies
17 Jan 2014

Intellectual Property (IP) need not be confusing. IP is important for everyone.

To understand IP is to know that inventions, brands, creative works - things that come from inventiveness and creative effort - are assets with value.

Yes, the law and system protecting these assets may be complicated to understand at first, but there are a few basic rules and key "must-knows" that can help you and the organisation you work for better use these assets in a practical way.

SILE CPD Points: 6 Public Points
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2013
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Understanding IP Valuation for Financing and Transactional Purposes
31 Oct 2013

About the workshop

Whether one is seller, buyer, licensor, licensee, lender or borrower it is critical to understand the drivers of IP value. Because market value is the keystone in all of these transactions.

Intellectual property is uniquely different from any other type of property. What factors enhance value? What elements detract from value?

 

This seminar will first provide an overview of valuation principles and methods. Primary focus will be on the income method because its ingredients are key to IP valuation:

·       Concept of present value

·       Future economic benefit - identifying it - quantifying it

·       Pattern & timing of economic benefit - forecasting it

·       Risk of IP exploitation

·       Economic life

The discussion of these basic principles will be centered around their application to technology-related IP and will also include special considerations related to IP monetizing transactions that involve IP as collateral. The program will also include an overview of the appraisal process and what to expect from it and steps that can be taken to facilitate a valuation.

 

Registrations for this seminar has closed due to overwhelming responses.
Solving Controversies in the ownership of IP
Speaker:Philip Mendes
21 Oct 2013

 

About the workshop

The ownership of intellectual property is often a controversial issue in negotiations.

That is particularly so in collaborative research relationships, as well as contract or sponsored research relationships.

  • Should IP be owned by one collaborator, or one party, or the other?
  • Can IP rights to one party be negotiated instead of ownership?
  • If so, what types of IP rights might be an acceptable substitute to IP ownership?
  • What factors influence the outcomes on this controversial issue?
Managing Employees & Intellectual Property
10 Oct 2013

Companies recognise that employees are the life blood of their organisations, and work hard to ensure that the culture and systems are in place to get the best from them. For IP savvy companies, this issue takes on an added dimension-IP protection and development strategy includes the management of employees who create and use IP.  

Organisations need to balance the protection and commercialisation of their IP with the need to encourage and motivate employees to create, use and develop IP assets.  To do so organisations must understand how critical IP assets are to the organisation and be aware of the role all employees can play in the creation and protection of such assets.

So whether you are managing employees or overseeing IP policy, or an employee wanting to understand more, through this course you will gain:

(i) a basic knowledge of IP in the context of an organisation’s assets; and

(ii) a thorough understanding of good practices & procedures to safeguard IP assets, while balancing rewards for employee creativity and innovation.

Social Media & Intellectual Property
26 Sep 2013
Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. By 2012, more than 60% of Singapore's population (more than 3 million Singaporeans) used social media on a regular basis – at least once per week. However, the social media platform presents many pitfalls. Are you able to alleviate these pitfalls for your organisation to successfully leverage on social media? 
2.5 Public CPD Points!
WIPO–IPOS Seminar on ADR and Technology Transactions
Speaker:Dr. Lorenz Kaiser
30 Aug 2013

A workshop focusing on the latest in Patent Expert Determination and Alternative DIspute Resolution.

 

A. Expert Determination in Patent Disputes

 

Expert determination provides a private, confidential and cost-effective alternative to court litigation for the resolution of patent disputes, especially those that are multi-jurisdictional. In the context of patented standards, some standards bodies resolve disputes between members as to the essentiality of a patent to a standard through binding expert determinations.

 

B. WIPO ADR in Technology Transactions

Decisions relating to dispute resolution mechanisms in the event of disagreements or issues arising out of technology transactions need to be taken at an early stage. This seminar will provide an overview of available WIPO alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms suitable for technology transactions. Learn how to incorporate dispute resolution provisions in IP contracts in technology transactions.

SILE CPD Points: 2.5 Public Points
WIPO–IPOS Mediation Workshop for Intellectual Property Disputes
Speaker:Mr. Jon Lang
29 Aug 2013

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the sidelines of the General Assembly of WIPO in September 2011.  Under this MoU, IPOS and WIPO have collaborated to establish a joint dispute resolution procedure that facilitates the mediation of intellectual property disputes.

Since the launch of this new mediation option at IPOS, there has been some success and much interest on how mediation can help parties reach win-win solutions in an increasingly complex and transnational business environment.

The inaugural run of this workshop in December 2011 was very well received, with many requests for a re-run.  Grab this opportunity to gain insight into how mediation can work for you and your organisation.  Participants can expect an engaging and interactive workshop with role-play and discussions.

Registration has closed due to overwhelming interests.
Trade Secrets, Trademarks & Business Information Protection
23 Aug 2013

IP practice tends to focus on patents and copyright. While both are important, other IP rights have become no less central within the modern context of technology and commerce in conferring a competitive advantage for their owners. Perhaps the most important of these rights are trademarks, trade secrets and business information. Whether formulating company strategy or dealing with the challenges of day-by-day management, no company can afford to ignore the potential of these rights as valuable company assets.  

Thus, it is becoming increasing recognized that a company’s goodwill and reputation, as protected by a trademark, may constitute the company’s ultimate IP asset. As for trade secrets, more technology and valuable information is likely being protected and commercialized as trade secrets than either as patents or copyright. However, the commercial and managerial implications of this are too often unappreciated. Business information, especially in the on-line and digital world, has become a major driver of competitive advantage.  With that has come an increased concern with finding the best ways to both protect and exploit such information.

It is clear--each of these rights merits serious attention. To meet this need, this day-long course will address the legal aspects of each of these rights and address how they can be used within the strategic and managerial context of an enterprise to enhance its competitive advantage. 

6 Public CPD Points available for lawyers!!
NUTS About IP with Case Studies
26 Jul 2013

Intellectual Property (IP) need not be confusing. IP is important for everyone.

To understand IP is to know that inventions, brands, creative works - things that come from inventiveness and creative effort - are assets with value.

Yes, the law and system protecting these assets may be complicated to understand at first, but there are a few basic rules and key "must-knows" that can help you and the organisation you work for better use these assets in a practical way.

6 Public CPD points available for lawyers!
WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property
10 - 21 Jun 2013

The WIPO Summer School on Intellectual Property (IP) is an annual event bringing together students and young professionals from all over the world for intensive learning, sharing and networking. The diversity and background of the students and lecturers make the Summer Schools a truly international forum for discussion and exchange of ideas.

Exploiting IP
23 May 2013

In this programme, the various ways companies have used their IP will be explored. Learn the difference between assignments & licences, how IP forms part of franchise, marketing and manufacturing agreements, and how companies can leverage on the IP assets of other companies. Participants will also be briefed on common types of IP clauses and IP contracts. The course would provide an introduction to a complex area, providing a basis for participants to delve deeper, if they so wish into alternative exploitation mechanisms for their own companies.

Dealing with Enforcement
23 May 2013

One of the responsibilities of IP ownership is enforcement defending IP rights from unauthorised use. However, it is a major undertaking and companies would have to carefully consider the value of the asset, form of actions possible, costs and risk involved. This programme will cover the common types of legal actions from letters of demand to litigation. Alternative measures of reaching agreement with the other parties will also be discussed. Complications that can arise in enforcement overseas should also be considered, as well as the likely response from the supposed infringer. On the flip side, how should companies deal with an accusation of infringement against them?

Keeping Track of IP
22 May 2013
Part 1: Keeping Track of IP

The importance of keeping proper documentation of the IP assets that an organisation has must not be neglected.

In this module, participants will be introduced to the importance of documentation as well as the methods of documenting IP.

As businesses become more competitive, products can seem less diversified. This module also discusses on the importance for organisations to be more aware of their own IP assets as well as the IP assets of their competitors and the steps it can take to identify and report IP infringements in accordance with organizational procedures.

Part 2: Keeping Track of Trade Marks and Other Idenfifers

In this practice based session, participants will be provided with a demonstration of a sample trade marks database showing how trade marks are managed.

Participants will then have to show how they are able to do searches. Trade mark perspectives on internet matters will also be discussed.

Part 3: Keeping Track of Patents

Similarly to Module 5a, this practice based session teaches participant about the aspects of patent search and watch. Basic methods will be provided followed by an actual case study.

Part 4: Keeping Track of Copyright and Internet Aspects

Participants will be introduced on the importance of keeping records of the creation of copyright work as well as the issues involved, especially in the software/IT domain. This will be reinforced by a practical discussion of a case study.

Participants are required to bring their laptops.

IP in Contracts and Operationalisation of IP
21 May 2013
Participants will be provided information on how contracts are formed and understand various terms that are commonly used.

Further to this, aspects of IP will be introduced and participants will learn to identify issues such as licensing. IP in various forms of contracts such as employee, consulting and non-disclosure agreements will also be discussed. Understanding will be enhanced via various case studies and scenarios.

In terms of operationalisation of IP, participants will learn how IP is essential to various components of an organisation. From HR, Sales and to communications. Participants will understand how IP can affect each department and identify and enhance measures that may already be in place.

Taking Stock of IP
21 May 2013
Companies are both creators and users of IP. Just like doing a stock take, knowing how to do a check of what IP is owned, and what IP is used is the foundation of any sound IP practice. With this, companies can decide how best to use the assets, cut down costs by trimming unproductive use, how to avoid infringing the IP rights of others; all-in-all making more knowledgeable decisions.

A painful reality is that ensuring proper maintenance of IP records is an absolute necessity. Keeping track of the various steps and deadlines in a registration process is only one part of the picture. Proper documentation starts at the idea generation stage and starts piling up as the IP is used, licensed or further developed.

This programme will go into the nuts-and-bolts of maintaining an IP portfolio when undertaking a stock-take.

WSQ IP Business Basics
20 - 23 May 2013

To many local enterprises, identifying, protecting and exploiting IP are often perceived to be relevant only to huge conglomerates with deep pockets and a portfolio of thousands of IP rights. With this common misconception, local enterprises may stand to lose if they ignore the competitive edge that effective management of IP brings to their business. In this course, participants are introduced to the main forms of IP from a business perspective and the application of such IP to business in a practical and direct manner.

The tutors are in-house counsels and practitioners, experienced in internal management of IP. Their industry experiences and knowledge of internal best practices would be relevant to all organisations – big or small.

 

  WSQ IP Business Basics
WDA Funding Avaliable
IP and Your Business Strategies
20 May 2013
Participants will be introduced to different IP strategies applied by companies to achieve specific organisational goals; be it to block competing products, to generate income, deter infringers, branding or investment profiling. Questions that should be asked in determining what directions the company should take including alignment with the company’s business objectives, capacity for risk and cost & resource considerations will be discussed.
Understanding IP: Tools for Businesses
20 May 2013

Participants will learn to identify the IP that can go into & surround a product and a service.

The main forms of IP – trademarks, patents, registered designs, and copyright will be explained in relation to product and services. Practices such as defensive publication, use of trade secrets, complex designing will also be explained as part of a company’s portfolio of IP tools. Going beyond the basics, this module will also delve into the complexities arising from owning IP. Owning IP has its burdens & risks as well as benefits.

At the end of this course, participants should be able to articulate the various forms of IP protection and practices available, and start thinking through how these can be applied in their companies. Responsibilities and issues to consider in deciding IP ownership with employees, vendors and in other contractual arrangements will also be discussed.

World IP Day 2013: Change the Game, SMEs! Leverage on Your IP
26 Apr 2013

The World IP Day, held on 26 April annually, is an international event established by the World Intellectual Property Organisation to celebrate IP's role in encouraging innovation and creativity.

 

Themed "Change the Game, SMEs! Leverage on Your IP", this World IP Day seminar celebrates how SMEs have successfully leveraged upon their valuable intellectual assets to change the rules of the game and transforming their businesses creatively to thrive in the increasingly challenging global economic environment.    

World IP Day 2013: Panel Discussion on "Copyright Law in Singapore - The Way Forward"
26 Apr 2013

The World IP Day, held on 26 April annually, is an international event established by the World Intellectual Property Organisation to celebrate IP's role in encouraging innovation and creativity.

 

Singapore’s Copyright Act is now 25 years old. It’s now a good time to discuss how far the law has come and where it should be headed. Led by a panel of distinguished and experienced professionals from the legal profession, academia, creative industries and the government, the following session presents a great opportunity for a lively discussion on "Copyright Law in Singapore – The Way Forward". Be part of this exciting historic moment in charting the way ahead for the development of the copyright regime.           

 

Social Media & Intellectual Property
26 Mar 2013

Social media has become an integral part of our daily lives. By 2012, more than 60% of Singapore's population (more than 3 million Singaporeans) used social media on a regular basis – at least once per week. However, the social media platform presents many pitfalls. Are you able to alleviate these pitfalls for your organisation to successfully leverage on social media?  

NUTS About IP with Case Studies
4 Feb 2013

Intellectual Property (IP) need not be confusing. IP is important for everyone.

To understand IP is to know that inventions, brands, creative works - things that come from inventiveness and creative effort - are assets with value.

Yes, the law and system protecting these assets may be complicated to understand at first, but there are a few basic rules and key "must-knows" that can help you and the organisation you work for better use these assets in a practical way.

Exploiting IP
25 Jan 2013

In this programme, the various ways companies have used their IP will be explored. Learn the difference between assignments & licences, how IP forms part of franchise, marketing and manufacturing agreements, and how companies can leverage on the IP assets of other companies. Participants will also be briefed on common types of IP clauses and IP contracts. The course would provide an introduction to a complex area, providing a basis for participants to delve deeper, if they so wish into alternative exploitation mechanisms for their own companies.

Dealing with Enforcement
25 Jan 2013

One of the responsibilities of IP ownership is enforcement defending IP rights from unauthorised use. However, it is a major undertaking and companies would have to carefully consider the value of the asset, form of actions possible, costs and risk involved. This programme will cover the common types of legal actions from letters of demand to litigation. Alternative measures of reaching agreement with the other parties will also be discussed. Complications that can arise in enforcement overseas should also be considered, as well as the likely response from the supposed infringer. On the flip side, how should companies deal with an accusation of infringement against them?

Keeping Track of IP
24 Jan 2013
Part 1: Keeping Track of IP

The importance of keeping proper documentation of the IP assets that an organisation has must not be neglected.

In this module, participants will be introduced to the importance of documentation as well as the methods of documenting IP.

As businesses become more competitive, products can seem less diversified. This module also discusses on the importance for organisations to be more aware of their own IP assets as well as the IP assets of their competitors and the steps it can take to identify and report IP infringements in accordance with organizational procedures.

Part 2: Keeping Track of Trade Marks and Other Idenfifers

In this practice based session, participants will be provided with a demonstration of a sample trade marks database showing how trade marks are managed.

Participants will then have to show how they are able to do searches. Trade mark perspectives on internet matters will also be discussed.

Part 3: Keeping Track of Patents

Similarly to Module 5a, this practice based session teaches participant about the aspects of patent search and watch. Basic methods will be provided followed by an actual case study.

Part 4: Keeping Track of Copyright and Internet Aspects

Participants will be introduced on the importance of keeping records of the creation of copyright work as well as the issues involved, especially in the software/IT domain. This will be reinforced by a practical discussion of a case study.

Participants are required to bring their laptops.

IP in Contracts and Operationalisation of IP
23 Jan 2013
Participants will be provided information on how contracts are formed and understand various terms that are commonly used.

Further to this, aspects of IP will be introduced and participants will learn to identify issues such as licensing. IP in various forms of contracts such as employee, consulting and non-disclosure agreements will also be discussed. Understanding will be enhanced via various case studies and scenarios.

In terms of operationalisation of IP, participants will learn how IP is essential to various components of an organisation. From HR, Sales and to communications. Participants will understand how IP can affect each department and identify and enhance measures that may already be in place.

Taking Stock of IP
23 Jan 2013
Companies are both creators and users of IP. Just like doing a stock take, knowing how to do a check of what IP is owned, and what IP is used is the foundation of any sound IP practice. With this, companies can decide how best to use the assets, cut down costs by trimming unproductive use, how to avoid infringing the IP rights of others; all-in-all making more knowledgeable decisions.

A painful reality is that ensuring proper maintenance of IP records is an absolute necessity. Keeping track of the various steps and deadlines in a registration process is only one part of the picture. Proper documentation starts at the idea generation stage and starts piling up as the IP is used, licensed or further developed.

This programme will go into the nuts-and-bolts of maintaining an IP portfolio when undertaking a stock-take.

WSQ IP Business Basics
22 - 25 Jan 2013

To many local enterprises, identifying, protecting and exploiting IP are often perceived to be relevant only to huge conglomerates with deep pockets and a portfolio of thousands of IP rights. With this common misconception, local enterprises may stand to lose if they ignore the competitive edge that effective management of IP brings to their business. In this course, participants are introduced to the main forms of IP from a business perspective and the application of such IP to business in a practical and direct manner.

The tutors are in-house counsels and practitioners, experienced in internal management of IP. Their industry experiences and knowledge of internal best practices would be relevant to all organisations – big or small.

 

  WSQ IP Business Basics
WDA Funding Avaliable
IP and Your Business Strategies
22 Jan 2013
Participants will be introduced to different IP strategies applied by companies to achieve specific organisational goals; be it to block competing products, to generate income, deter infringers, branding or investment profiling. Questions that should be asked in determining what directions the company should take including alignment with the company’s business objectives, capacity for risk and cost & resource considerations will be discussed.
Understanding IP: Tools for Businesses
22 Jan 2013

Participants will learn to identify the IP that can go into & surround a product and a service.

The main forms of IP – trademarks, patents, registered designs, and copyright will be explained in relation to product and services. Practices such as defensive publication, use of trade secrets, complex designing will also be explained as part of a company’s portfolio of IP tools. Going beyond the basics, this module will also delve into the complexities arising from owning IP. Owning IP has its burdens & risks as well as benefits.

At the end of this course, participants should be able to articulate the various forms of IP protection and practices available, and start thinking through how these can be applied in their companies. Responsibilities and issues to consider in deciding IP ownership with employees, vendors and in other contractual arrangements will also be discussed.

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2012
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An Exercise in IP Transactions
1 - 2 Nov 2012

 

*This is a SILE accredited course. 9 public CPD points are available for lawyers.

This course will provide a first-hand experience in working through an intellectual property (IP) transaction by bringing together aspects of valuation, tax, financing and IP strategic management. In this two-day, practice-based programme, participants will delve into the preparation for an IP deal including strategic and business considerations, internal analysis, due diligence, and negotiation strategies.

Those who are new to handling IP deals or have limited experience in negotiations will be able to benefit from practice in due diligence, pre-negotiation strategy development and negotiation.

Value Extraction Models For IP
29 - 31 Oct 2012

 

*This is a SILE accredited course. 9 public CPD points are available for lawyers.

 

“Monetizing IP” is the process of deriving value from IP assets. The ways in which business entities may generate value from IP assets are varied including IP-collateralized loans and securitizations, royalty monetization and revenue interest, spin-outs, sales, license and even litigation financing/funding.  This course will provide participants with a broad sweep through these various models and proceed to delve into greater detail in two or more common group forms – licensing & sales and pools, standards and monopolies.

Tax Strategies for IP Management
1 - 2 Oct 2012

*This is a SILE accredited course. 6 public CPD points are avalaible for lawyers.

A key aspect of IP management is the recognition that IP is a corporate asset that can be exploited. IP can be capitalized, securitized and can generate income and profits. Accordingly, a company’s IP strategy must be developed taking into consideration the tax implications associated with IP management.

 

This course will provide an overview of the relationship between tax & IP and highlight key tax considerations. Specifically, taxation issues associated with the acquisition, ownership, transfer and commercialisation of intellectual property will be discussed.

China: Centre Stage of IP Strategy
21 Sep 2012

 

* This is a SILE approved event. 1 public CPD point is available for lawyers.

 

Many people do not understand the seismic shift in IP that has been taking place in China.

 

China is on the verge of becoming a major technology and IP generator, creating a tidal wave of patents likely to wash over the US and Europe’s shores in the next two decades, enabling China to dominate significant technology areas. This stems from the recognition inside China (largely missed by foreign observers) of the fundamental importance of IP to economic growth as well as the natural creativity and inventiveness of the Chinese.  By contrast, particularly in Europe at some deep political levels, the value of intellectual property is being challenged, putting in jeopardy Europe’s competitive base in its global markets.

 

This talk has been designed to provide you with a better understanding of IP in China.  It will leave you with skills, working knowledge and the ability to offer advice.

The Business of IP - The $ and Sense (Valuation of IP)
30 - 31 Aug 2012
The essence of good management is enhancing the value of the assets being managed. In order to do that, owners and managers must understand the drivers of value and be able to quantify values as they change over time or in response to external factors or internal efforts. The factors that drive value for intangible assets and IP are markedly different from those of tangible or financial assets. The focus of this module will be to present and use the tools that are available to quantify the value of these important assets.

The Business of IP - The Business Enterprise Context
29 Aug 2012

Every business, from the smallest to the largest has IP assets. To maximize the profitability of the enterprise, owners and managers must know what their IP is, where it is and its contribution to the bottom line. To facilitate communication with lenders and investors, owners and managers must understand how IP assets are reflected in financial statements and recognized in the marketplace. These issues form the focus of this first module.

 

Dealing with IP
29 Aug 2012
In a global economy where intangible assets such as intellectual property (IP) and know-how are critical to continued business growth, professionals in any sector have to have the skills to effectively manage such assets. The skill-sets required to do so have to go beyond merely understanding and using these assets in isolation. Professionals and managers have to understand the financial and business issues in play, and how these assets are part of a company’s business strategies.

NUTS About IP With Case Studies
27 Aug 2012

Intellectual property (IP) is important for everyone.  And IP need not be confusing. To understand IP is to know that inventions, brands, creative works – things that come from inventiveness and creative effort – are assets with value.

  

Yes, the law and system protecting these assets may be complicated to understand at first, but there are a few basic rules and key “must-knows” that can help you and the organisation you work for better use these assets in a practical way.

 

 

Trade Secrets in a Nutshell with Case Study
27 Aug 2012

Trade secrets like Coca Cola recipe, list of clients etc. are intellectual assets with value and they involve confidential information which needs to be protected to safeguard the business interests.

To understand a few basic rules and  the key “must-knows” that can help you and the organisation you work for better use the trade scerets in a practical way, come & join us at IP Academy for our foundation level programme ‘Trade Secrets in a Nutshell With Case Study’.

Patents in a Nutshell with Case Study
27 Aug 2012

The inventions are the intellectual assets with value and they need patent protection to safeguard the business interest in them.  This course will introduce you to patents: how to get a patent and how to use a patent. Join us at IP Academy for our foundation level programme ‘Patents in a Nutshell With Case Study’ and allow us to make patent protection for your inventions practical and real to you.

Trade Marks & Designs in a Nutshell with Case Study
27 Aug 2012

People identify the goods and services by their brand names which need trade mark protection to safeguard the business interests of the traders. We also come across products with certain design or patterns which are produced on a mass scale. Such designs or pattern can be protected as registered designs for safeguarding the commercial interest in them. 

There are a few basic rules and key “must-knows” that can help you and the organisation you work for better use your trade marks and registered designs in a practical way. Come & join us at IP Academy in our foundation level programme ‘Trade Marks & Designs in a Nutshell with Case Study’ and allow us to make protecting trademarks and designs practical and real to you.

Copyrights in a Nutshell with Case Study
27 Aug 2012

The creative works are intellectual property assets with value. The literary, dramatic, musical & artistic works come under creative works which need copyright protection. The law and system protecting the copyrights may be complicated to understand at first, but there are a few basic rules and key “must-knows” that can help you and the organisation you work for better use your copyrights in a practical way.

Join us at IP Academy for our foundation level programme ‘Copyrights in a Nutshell with Case Study’ and allow us to make IP practical and real to you.

IP Talk for the Human Capital Leadership Institute
12 Jul 2012
Patent Portfolio Management
20 Jun 2012

The course will provide an understanding of patent portfolio management considerations including costs and risk assessments, internal procedures & policies, as well as strategy development.

Getting Savvy About Patents
18 - 19 Jun 2012

The Getting Savvy About Patents course is designed for professionals who wish to obtain a good working knowledge of Patents, including the legal issues as well as business strategies concerning patents and developing and utilising a patent portfolio. 

IP In The Software Industry
25 May 2012
The IP In The Software Industry course is designed for professionals who wish to obtain a good knowledge of the key aspects of IP in the Information Technology industry.
IP Due Diligence
23 May 2012

The course will provide an introduction to intellectual property due diligence.  Participants would be familiarized with various forms of IP due diligence, when IP due diligence is needed, how to perform an IP due diligence review, and how to utilize the results of an IP due diligence.

 

IP For The Technology Sector
21 - 25 May 2012

The IP for the Technology Sector course is an intensive modular training course that is designed for busy non-IP professionals dealing with technology assets who wish to have a good grasp of the legal and practical fundamentals of IP.

It will provide participants with the necessary tools to enable them to contribute effectively to the development of their organisation's intellectual assets and overall IP strategy

Bite Sized NUTS About IP
21 May 2012

The Bite Sized NUTS About IP course is designed for individuals who wish to have a good overview of the various forms of IP and its application to businesses.

 

Dealing with IP - When Mergers & Acquisitions Involves IP - The Game Changes
3 Apr 2012

In a typical business transaction "the purchase of an enterprise by another"" the presence of significant IP can have a large effect on the nature of due diligence, the professional expertise needed in support of buyer and seller, and even the structure of the transaction.

CPD Points available for Lawyers : 1.5 CPB Public Points

Practice Area: Intellectual Property

Training Category: Skills

For more infomation on teh CPD scheme, please visit www.silecpdcentre.org.sg.

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2010
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Negotiation Skills for IP Transactions
Apr 2010 - Dec 2010
There’s more to an IP transaction than knowing what the deal terms should be. To negotiate an IP license for example we need to know about royalty models and royalty rates, grant and field structures, risk and liability provisions etc. But we also need to know negotiation strategies and techniques to achieve the best outcomes on all the terms of an IP license, or any other IP transaction.
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