Legal

4th Developments in IP Law Series

12 Jan 2017 - 21 Feb 2017

3 Public CPD Points per session.

Please take note that the venue for the remaining session is as follows:

Trade Secrets/Confidentiality Session | 21 February 2017: Raffles City Convention Centre, Level 4, Canning Room (80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560)


WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

“Developments in IP Law” series is IP Academy’s annual signature programme for the legal fraternity in Singapore. It comprises 3 half-day seminars covering the following main domains of IP: Copyright, Patents, and Trade Marks/Passing Off. The series typically takes place in the first quarter of each year, and discusses the IP law developments in the preceding year. The series focuses on developments in Singapore and the UK, and where relevant, developments in the EU, US and Australia.

The 4th edition will again feature a prestigious speaker line-up comprising distinguished academics, experienced practitioners, industry representatives and representatives from the public sector. It is a must-attend programme for anyone with an interest in IP. 

TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Lawyers
  • Patent Agents
  • In-House Counsels handling IP matters
  • IP Professionals

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

 12 Jan 2017 | Thursday - Patents

Time

Speaker

Topic

2.00-3.30pm

Assoc Prof. Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan (NUS Faculty of Law)

Developments in patent law in the year 2016

3.30-4.00pm

Tea Break & Networking

 

4.00-4.30pm

Daniel Lim (Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC)

Developments in patent law (Singapore) in the year 2016

4.30-5.00pm

Ken Simpson (MasterCard Asia/Pacific Pte. Ltd.)

Developments around the world in patentability of computer-implemented inventions in the year 2016 – A perspective from industry               

5.00-5.30pm

Panel Discussion (Assoc Prof. Elizabeth Ng Siew Kuan, Daniel Lim, Ken Simpson, Dr. Rowena Dinham (IPOS))

 24 Jan 2017 | Tuesday – Trade Marks/Passing Off

Time

Speaker

Topic

2.00-3.30pm

Prof. David Llewelyn

(SMU Law School)

Developments in trade marks/passing off law (Singapore/UK/EU) in the year 2016

3.30-4.00pm

Tea Break & Networking

4.00-4.30pm

Louis Chan (Procter & Gamble Asia)

Developments around the world on the registrability of non-traditional trade marks in the year 2016 – a perspective from industry

4.30-4.50pm

Dedar Singh Gill (Drew & Napier)

Brief comments on earlier presentations from perspective as counsel in many of the Singapore cases

4.50-5.00pm

Mark Lim (IPOS)

Outline of statutory amendments and practice circulars relating to proceedings before IPOS

5.00-5.30pm

Panel Discussion (Prof. David Llewelyn, Louis Chan, Dedar Singh Gill, Mark Lim)

16 Feb 2017 | Thursday – Copyrights

Time

Speaker

Topic

2.00-3.00pm

Assoc Prof. David Tan

(NUS Faculty of Law)

Developments in copyright law in Singapore and the US

3.00-3.30pm

Lam Chung Nian (WongPartnership)

Singapore's first site-blocking order (Feb 2016)/ Developments in the area of online piracy in Singapore

3.30-4.00pm

Tea Break & Networking

4.00-5.00pm

Prof. Graeme Austin

(Victoria University of Wellington & Melbourne University)

Developments in copyright law in the UK/EU and Australia

5.00-5.30pm

Panel Discussion (Assoc Prof. David Tan, Lam Chung Nian, Prof. Graeme Austin, Simon Seow (Ministry of Law))

21 Feb 2017 | Tuesday – Confidentiality/Trade Secrets

Time

Speaker

Topic

2.00-3.00pm

Professor Tanya Aplin

(King’s College London)

Legislative developments in Confidentiality/Trade Secrets in the US, EU and UK

3.00-3.30pm

Lim Ren Jun

(Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow)

Case law developments in confidentiality/trade secrets in Singapore

3.30-4.00pm

Tea Break & Networking

4.00-

5.00pm

Professor Tanya Aplin

(King’s College London)

Case law developments in the UK

 

5.00-5.30pm

Panel Discussion (Prof.Tanya Aplin, Lim Ren Jun, Welly Tantono (Hewlett Packard Enterprise), Teo Yi-Ling (IP Academy))

 

 

BROCHURE

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Time

2.00 PM to 5.30 PM (Registration cemmences at 1:30 PM)



Venue

Trade Secrets/Confidentiality Session | 21 February 2017: Raffles City Convention Centre, Level 4, Canning Room (80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560)

 

 

 



Fees

Course Fee (inclusive of GST)

1 session:  $267.50

 2 sessions: $535.00

 3 sessions: $642.00

 4 sessions: $802.50

 



Contact Person

Ms. Nornabilah Binte Mohamed Haron / Ms. Kristin Wu

Tel: +65 6330 8687 / +65 6705 2351

Email: nornabilah_haron@ipacademy.com.sg

Email: kristin_wu@ipacademy.com.sg