(Fully Online) Patent Law & Practice: A Basic Primer

29 October 2021
2 SILE Public CPD Points
2 SILE Public CPD Points

Programme Synopsis

What can be patented and how can I assess if my invention is patentable? Do I need a prototype before filing a patent? What is the scope of patent protection?

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

Our trainers 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 patents.

Programme Schedule

29 Oct, 2021
9:30am –11:45am (Registration starts at 9am)
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



9.30 – 10.15am

Patent Law in Singapore: a Primer

10.15 – 10.45am

Introduction to Patent Squeezes & Other Issues

10.45 – 11.00am


11.00 – 11.45am

Case Studies & Other Practical Considerations (and Q&A, if any)




The following professionals are highly encouraged to attend:

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


Mr Ng Chong Yuan
Faculty, IP Academy, IPOS International

Ng Chong Yuan is a Singapore qualified Advocate & Solicitor with an engineering background and diverse work experiences in the technology sector. Presently, as a full-time faculty member of IPOS International (Academy), his area of specialization covers intellectual property (IP) and its practices and management.

He is currently teaching in courses at NTU and SUSS, and training different stakeholders of the IP ecosystem, including patent examiners, legal professionals and managers of intangible assets. He also oversees the academic matters for the Academy’s specialist certificate course on intangible asset management.

Prior to joining the Academy, he practised law at an international law firm in Singapore, specializing in IP law and technology law. As part of this legal practice, he advised and represented clients in relation to wide portfolios of patent and trademark rights in major jurisdictions around the world. Other than IP prosecution work, he is also experienced in IP litigation and other legal advisory work.

He is also an inventor of a USA patent (no. 6853626).


$267.50 (incl GST)



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 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.


Dilpreet Kaur
Tel: 6330 8692
Pearlyn Yap
Tel: 6331 6567