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(Fully Online) 9th Developments in IP Law Series

ONLINE LEARNING
20 January 2022 (Trade Marks / Passing Off), 27 January 2022 (Patents), 10 February 2022 (Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection), 17 February 2022 (Copyright)
(PENDING) 3 SILE Public CPD Points (per session)
(PENDING) 3 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 2022: Copyright, Patents, Trade Marks / Passing Off and Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection.

Like its previous sell-out editions, this 9th 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

Trade Marks / Passing Off
20 Jan, 2022
time
2.00 PM - 5.20 PM ((Online Live Streaming Session))
venue
Online Live 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
27 Jan, 2022
time
2.00 PM - 5.15 PM ((Online Live Streaming Session))
venue
Online Live 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
10 Feb, 2022
time
2.00 PM - 5.15 PM ((Online Live Streaming Session))
venue
Online Live 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.
Copyright
17 Feb, 2022
time
2.00 PM - 5.15 PM ((Online Live Streaming Session))
venue
Online Live 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

Trade Marks / Passing Off – 20 January 2022 (Thursday)  

Time 

Speaker(s) 

Topic(s) 

2.00 – 2.05pm 

Mr Kok Kitt-Wai, Acting MD, IPOS International 

Opening/Welcome Address 

2.05 – 2.15pm 

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

Updates on proceedings before IPOS in the year 2021 / IPOS Statistics 

2.15 – 3.15pm  

 

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

Developments in the law of trade marks/passing off (Singapore) in the year 2021 

3.15 – 3.35pm 

Professor David Tan (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 2021 

3.35 – 3.50pm 

Short Break 

3.50 – 4.50pm 

The Honourable Mr Justice Mellor (Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice in England) 

Developments in the law of trade marks/passing off (UK/EU) in the year 2021 

4.50 – 5.20pm 

Panel Discussion – all speakers, joined by JC Andre Maniam (Judicial Commissioner, Supreme Court), moderated by Paul McClelland, Faculty, IP Academy, IPOS International 

 

Patents – 27 January 2022 (Thursday) 

Time 

Speaker(s) 

Topic(s) 

2.00 – 2.15pm 

Wong Chee Leong, Principal Patent Examiner, Patent Search, Examination & Analytics, IPOS International 

Substantive matters relating to patent law and examination practice 

2.15 – 3.00pm 

Ng-Loy Wee Loon SC (Professor, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore) 

Developments in patent law (Singapore) in the year 2021 

 

3.00 – 3.45pm 

Douglas Campbell QC (Barrister, 3 New Square; Deputy High Court Judge, High Court of Justice in England) 

Developments in global patent law 

3.45 – 4.00pm 

Short Break 

4.00 – 4.45pm 

Douglas Campbell QC (Barrister, 3 New Square; Deputy High Court Judge, High Court of Justice in England) 

Developments in global patent law (continued) 

4.45 – 5.15pm 

Panel Discussion – all speakers, joined by Lord Justice Colin Birss (Judge, Court of Appeal of England and Wales), Justice Dedar Singh Gill (Judge, Supreme Court) and moderated by Professor Susanna Leong (Vice Provost (Masters’ Programmes & Lifelong Education), National University of Singapore) 

 

Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection – 10 February 2022 (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 2021 

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 2021 

3.30 – 3.45pm 

Short Break 

3.45 – 4.45pm 

Professor Tanya Aplin (The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London) 

Developments in the case law relating to breach of confidence/privacy and data protection (UK/EU) in the year 2021 

4.45 – 5.15pm 

Panel Discussion – all speakers, moderated by Adrian Tan (Partner and Head, IT & TMT, TSMP Law Corporation) 

 

Copyright – 17 February 2022 (Thursday) 

Time 

Speaker(s) 

Topic(s) 

2.00 – 2.15pm 

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

Update on Singapore Copyright Reforms  

2.15 – 3.30pm 

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

Developments in copyright law (Singapore/US) in the year 2021 

3.30 – 3.45pm 

Short Break 

3.45 – 4.45pm 

  

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

Developments in copyright case law (UK/EU) in the year 2021 

4.45 – 5.15pm 

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

(N.B. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, details of the webinar(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 Nabilah Haron
Tel: +65 6330 8687 | Fax No: +65 6221 8601
Ms Pearlyn Yap
Tel: +65 6331 6567 | Fax No: +65 6221 8601