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How to Perform Prior Art Searches

CLASSROOM SESSIONS
5 Mar 2020
6  Public CPD Points
6 Public CPD Points

Programme Synopsis

When charting research and development activities, do you verify if the technology already exists and if it is owned by others? Did you know that you can detect existing similar developments or inventions by simply conducting a prior art search?

Learn to conduct patent searches step-by-step, through our one-day workshop. Discover effective search strategies, apply the use of syntax to increase efficiency, and learn how to identify relevant documents via publicly available databases.

Programme Schedule

Date
05 Mar, 2020 - 05 Mar, 2020
time
9.00am – 5.30pm On-site registration for classroom sessions begins 30 mins before each session.
venue
Venue
IPOS International
1 Paya Lebar Link, #11-03
PLQ 1, Paya Lebar Quarter
Singapore 408533

Learning Objectives

What you will learn

Participants will pick up the relevant knowledge and skills in:

  • Patentability and prior art
  • Patent lifecycle and publication
  • Introduction to some major patent systems
  • Anatomy of a patent document
  • The Art of Searching
  • Search methodologies

 

Who should attend

This course is beneficial for business owners, officers from public agencies, researchers, engineers, lawyers, patent agents, officers from technology transfer offices. 

 

Pre-requisites

You should possess knowledge of patents, components of patent specification, and understand information presented in search reports. You are also required to bring along a laptop or mobile devices to participate in the practical exercises designed for the workshop.

Speaker / Trainer Profiles

Mr. Ng Chong Yuan
Faculty, IP Academy
Ng Chong Yuan is a Singapore qualified Advocate & Solicitor and has diverse in-house work experience in technology businesses spanning over about a decade. Currently, as a faculty member of IP Academy, he is teaching and speaking on practice and management courses covering intellectual property (IP) and trade secrets. Prior to joining IP Academy, he was practising law at an international law firm, specializing in Intellectual Property (IP), Technology and Commercial Laws. As part of this legal practice, he focused on advising and representing clients on broad portfolios of patent and trademark rights covering many jurisdictions around the world, including USA, EU, CN, SG and AU. His clients included international manufacturing firms, technology firms, foreign law firms and government agencies. His practice experience included IP prosecution, IP court litigation and IP advisory work. With an engineering training, Chong Yuan has also tutored and conducted research at the engineering school of a Singapore university. He is also an inventor of a USA patent (no. 6853626).

Fees

$513.60 (inclusive of 7% GST)

 

SILE ACCREDITATION

This programme is accredited by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE).

Attendance Policy

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, this includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.

Contact

Nabilah Haron
Tel: 6330 8687
Janis Kam
Tel: 6330 8688