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(Fully Online) 8th Developments in IP Law Series

ONLINE LEARNING
21 Jan 2021 (Copyright)
4 Feb 2021 (Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection)
18 Feb 2021 (Trade Marks / Passing Off)
23 Feb 2021 (Patents)
(TBC) SILE Public CPD Points (per session)
(TBC) SILE Public CPD Points (per session)
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Programme Synopsis

Stay current on the latest IP law developments in Singapore and the UK with this flagship programme for IP professionals. Where relevant, developments in the EU, US, and Australia are also discussed in this series, which typically runs in the first quarter of the year.

Get important updates on the four main domains of IP in four half-day sessions across January and February 2021: Copyright, Patents, Trade Marks / Passing Off and Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection.

Like its previous sell-out editions, this 8th edition returns with a line-up of prestigious speakers, comprising distinguished academics, experienced practitioners, industry representatives, and representatives from the public sector. Anyone with an interest in IP will benefit greatly from this programme.

Programme Schedule

Copyright
21 Jan, 2021
time
2.00 PM - 5.20 PM ((Online Streaming Session))
venue
Online Streaming Session
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this course will be conducted fully online via live-streaming. We will be providing participants with the relevant materials prior to the course. Please do not disseminate them without prior consent.
Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection
04 Feb, 2021
time
2.00 PM - 5.15 PM ((Online Streaming Session))
venue
Online Streaming Session
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this course will be conducted fully online via live-streaming. We will be providing participants with the relevant materials prior to the course. Please do not disseminate them without prior consent.
Trade Marks / Passing Off
18 Feb, 2021
time
2.00 PM - 5.15 PM ((Online Streaming Session))
venue
Online Streaming Session
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this course will be conducted fully online via live-streaming. We will be providing participants with the relevant materials prior to the course. Please do not disseminate them without prior consent.
Patents
23 Feb, 2021
time
2.00 PM - 5.15 PM ((Online Streaming Session))
venue
Online Streaming Session
Due to the current COVID-19 situation, this course will be conducted fully online via live-streaming. We will be providing participants with the relevant materials prior to the course. Please do not disseminate them without prior consent.

Programme Outline

Copyright – 21 January 2021 (Thursday)

Time

Speaker(s)

Topic(s)

2.00 – 2.05pm

Ms Rena Lee, CE, IPOS

Opening/Welcome Address

2.05 – 3.05pm

Professor David Tan (Vice Dean (Academic Affairs), NUS Law; Head (Intellectual Property), EW Barker Centre for Law & Business, NUS Law)

Developments in copyright law (Singapore/US) in the year 2020

3.05 – 3.35pm

Gavin Foo (Senior Legal Counsel, Legal Department, IPOS)

Update on Singapore Copyright Reforms

3.35 – 3.50pm

Short Break

3.50 – 4.50pm

 

Professor Martin Senftleben (Professor of IP Law and Director, Institute for Information Law (IViR), Faculty of Law, University of Amsterdam)

Developments in copyright law (UK/EU) in the year 2020

4.50 – 5.20pm

Panel Discussion – all speakers, moderated by Gabriel Ong (Senior Legal Counsel, Hearings & Mediation Department, IPOS)

 

Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection – 4 February 2021 (Thursday)

Time

Speaker(s)

Topic(s)

2.00 – 2.30pm

Yeong Zee Kin (Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group), Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore; Deputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection Commission)

Policy developments in the law relating to breach of confidence/privacy and data protection (Singapore) in the year 2020

2.30 – 3.30pm

Benjamin Wong (Sheridan Fellow, NUS Law)

Developments in the law relating to breach of confidence/privacy and data protection (Singapore) in the year 2020

3.30 – 3.45pm

Short Break

3.45 – 4.45pm

David N. Alfred (Director and Co-Head, Data Protection, Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice, Drew & Napier LLC, Singapore)

Developments in the law relating to breach of confidence/privacy and data protection (UK/EU) in the year 2020

4.45 – 5.15pm

Panel Discussion – all speakers, joined by Justice Aedit Abdullah (High Court Judge, Supreme Court of Singapore), moderated by Adrian Tan (Partner and Head, IT & TMT, TSMP Law Corporation)

 

Trade Marks / Passing Off – 18 February 2021 (Thursday)

Time

Speaker(s)

Topic(s)

2.00 – 2.10pm

Mark Lim (Director/Chief Legal Counsel, Hearings & Mediation Department, IPOS; Senior Faculty, IPOS International)

Updates on proceedings before IPOS in the year 2020 / IPOS Statistics

2.10 – 3.10pm

Professor Ng-Loy Wee Loon (Professor, NUS Law, Senior Counsel (honaris causa))

Developments in the law of trade marks/passing off (Singapore) in the year 2020

3.10 – 3.30pm

 

Professor David Tan (Vice Dean (Academic Affairs), NUS Law; Head (Intellectual Property), EW Barker Centre for Law & Business, NUS Law)

Developments in the law of trade marks/passing off (US) in the year 2020

3.30 – 3.45pm

Short Break

3.45 – 4.45pm

Professor David Llewelyn (Managing Director of David Llewelyn & Co LLC)

Developments in the law of trade marks/passing off (UK/EU) in the year 2020

4.45 – 5.15pm

Panel Discussion – all speakers, moderated by Paul McClelland, Faculty, IP Academy, IPOS International

 

Patents – 23 February 2021 (Tuesday)

Time

Speaker(s)

Topic(s)

2.00 – 2.15pm

Dr. Angelina Lim (Patent Examiner, IPOS International)

Clinical Trials: Data and its Dilemma to Patentability

2.15 – 3.00pm

Professor Susanna Leong (Vice Provost (Masters’ Programmes & Lifelong Education), National University of Singapore)

Developments in patent law (Singapore) in the year 2020

3.00 – 3.30pm

Dr Ryan Whalen (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore)

Developments in global patent law

3.30 – 3.45pm

Short Break

3.45 – 4.45pm

Dr Ryan Whalen (Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore)(continued)

Developments in global patent law

4.45 – 5.15pm

Panel Discussion – all speakers, joined by Justice Valerie Thean (High Court Judge, Supreme Court of Singapore), moderated by Tony Yeo (Managing Director, Intellectual Property; Director, Dispute Resolution; Head, Healthcare & Life Sciences; Drew & Napier)

(N.B. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, details of the seminar(s) may be subject to change.)

 

Fees

1 session: $267.50 $214.00 (20% off)

2 sessions: $535.00 $428.00 (20% off)

3 sessions: $802.50 $642.00 (20% off)

4 sessions: $1070.00 $856.00 (20% off)

(inclusive of GST)

Contact

Ms Dilpreet Kaur
Tel: +65 6330 8692 | Fax No: +65 6221 8601
Ms Pearlyn Yap
Tel: +65 6331 6567 | Fax No: +65 6221 8601