Programme Synopsis
Programme Schedule
Programme Outline

(Fully Online) Confidential Information Law & Practice: A Basic Primer

30 July 2021 (AM)
2 SILE Public CPD Points (TBC)
2 SILE Public CPD Points (TBC)

Programme Synopsis

How do you safely share confidential information, and how do you prevent its unauthorised disclosure?

Get a quick run-down of basic confidential information law and principles in this short primer!

Our trainer will share on the above and more in this session targeted at lawyers, in-house counsel, and other professionals looking for practical inroads into demystifying the law relating to confidential information.

Programme Schedule

30 Jul, 2021
9:30am – 11:45am (Online Live Streaming Session)
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

What you will learn

This primer will cover the basics of the law relating to confidential information in Singapore, the pitfalls which may arise, as well as provide a review of pertinent cases in Singapore that newcomers to this law should get acquainted with. Please note that this session is NOT recommended for practitioners and in-house counsel who are already well-versed in IP and issues relating to confidential information law.




9.30 – 10.15am

Confidential Information Law in Singapore: A Primer

10.15 – 10.45am

Pitfalls in Practice

10.45 – 11.00am


11.00 – 11.45am

Focused Case Studies & Issue Spotting (and Q&A, if any)




Target audience

The following professionals are highly encouraged to attend:

  • Lawyers & In-House Counsel looking to learn more about IP and confidential information law
  • Professionals who may have to deal with some IP matters at work
  • Professionals who have a keen interest in this topic
  • Public Officers


Mr Paul McClelland
Faculty, IP Academy, IPOS International

Mr Paul McClelland specialises in intellectual property law and commercial dispute resolution. Before joining IPOS International, Paul was sole corporate counsel for a well-known Singaporean brand, where he was responsible for a broad range of commercial matters, including worldwide trade mark registrations and oppositions, management of external counsel, contract review, and training.

He has experience working in private practice for both Singapore and Scottish law firms. His practice focused on intellectual property and commercial arbitration.

He also taught commercial law, intellectual property and real estate law at a Scottish university.



$267.50 (incl GST)



This programme is accredited by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE) with 2 Public CPD points.

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 logging in at the start of the webinar and logging out at the conclusion of the webinar on each day of the activity, and not being away from any part of the webinar for more than 15 minutes on each day of the activity. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy on any particular day of the activity will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that day of the activity. Please refer to for more information.


Ms Nabilah Haron
Tel: 6330 8687
Ms Pearlyn Yap
Tel: 6331 6567