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(Fully Online) SAL Annual Review of 2020 Cases on Intellectual Property Law

ONLINE LEARNING
28 July 2021
1.5 SILE Public CPD Points
1.5 SILE Public CPD Points

Programme Synopsis

Complementing IPOS International’s Developments in IP Law series, the Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Series 2021 evaluates the decisions of our Singapore Courts in 2020 and highlights the developments that have taken place since. Join

  • Professor Susanna Leong, Vice Provost (Masters’ Programmes & Lifelong Education), National University of Singapore, and
  • Professor David Tan, Head (Intellectual Property) at the EW Barker Centre for Law & Business, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & the Law, Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

at the Chapter on Intellectual Property Law as they summarise decisions from the Court of Appeal and High Court on copyright, trade marks and patents. In particular, they will review the following cases:

  • I-Admin (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Hong Ying Ting [2020] 3 SLR 615
  • Tomy Inc v Dentsply Sirona Inc [2020] 5 SLR 424
  • Harvard Club of Singapore v President and Fellows of Harvard College [2020] 4 SLR 1378
  • Element Six Technologies Ltd v IIa Technologies Pte Ltd [2020] SGHC 26
  • Zyfas Medical Co v Millennium Pharmaceuticals Inc [2020] 2 SLR 1044

Programme Schedule

Date
28 Jul, 2021
time
4.00pm - 5.30pm (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.

Speakers

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

Professor Susanna Leong is Vice Provost (Masters’ Programmes & Lifelong Education) at the National University of Singapore (NUS). As Vice Provost (Masters’ Programmes & Lifelong Education), Susanna is responsible for initiatives and programmes on continuous education and training in NUS. Susanna is also the Dean of the School of Continuing and Lifelong Education (SCALE) at NUS. Prior to her current appointments, Susanna was the Vice-Dean, Graduate Studies Office, NUS Business School from 2008 to 2016, and had oversight of the NUS MBA, EMBA and MPAM programmes.

Susanna is Professor in the Department of Strategy and Policy, NUS Business School. A graduate of the National University of Singapore and University College London, Susanna is a lawyer by training and has been a faculty member of the NUS Business School since 1991.

Susanna's research interests are in intellectual property and technology-related laws. She has published in international and local academic journals. She is the author of “Intellectual Property Law of Singapore" published as part of the Law Practice Series by Academy Publishing. She has received several teaching awards including the Outstanding Educator Award (Department of Strategy & Policy).

Professor David Tan
Head (Intellectual Property) at the EW Barker Centre for Law & Business, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & the Law
Faculty of Law, National University of Singapore

Professor David Tan is presently Head (Intellectual Property) at the EW Barker Centre for Law & Business, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Technology, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence & the Law at NUS Law. He served as Vice Dean (Academic Affairs) at NUS Law from January 2015 to June 2021 where he had oversight of the undergraduate and postgraduate coursework curriculum. David holds PhD, LLB (First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Commerce degrees from the University of Melbourne and an LLM from Harvard.

At NUS Law, David pioneered courses in Entertainment Law, Freedom of Speech and Privacy & Data Protection Law; he has also taught as a visitor at Melbourne Law School, Tsinghua, Tokyo (Todai) and University of Hong Kong. His areas of research cover personality rights, copyright, trademarks, freedom of expression and tort law. He has published over 60 articles, comments, and book chapters since joining NUS Law in 2008. His publications have appeared in a wide range of journals that include Yale Journal of International Law, Harvard Journal of Sports & Entertainment Law, Law Quarterly Review, International Journal for the Semiotics of Law and Sydney Law Review. His monograph, The Commercial Appropriation of Fame: A Cultural Analysis of the Right of Publicity and Passing Off, was published by Cambridge University Press in both hardback (2017) and paperback (2018).

Fees

$96.30 (incl GST)

 

SILE ACCREDITATION

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

Attendance Policy

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