Patent Law & Practice: A Primer

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 patent law and principles in this 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 patents.

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  • Course Fees: SGD $270.00 (incl. 8% GST)
  • SILE Public CPD Point(s): TBC
  • SILE CPD Training Level : Intermediate
  • Practice Area: Intellectual Property
  • Contact Dilpreet Kaur: 6330 8692

Learning Objectives

This course will broadly cover various aspects of the law relating to patents in Singapore, including pitfalls which may arise in its practice, and a review of some pertinent cases in Singapore. 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 patents.

Who Should Attend

Lawyers & In-House Counsels looking to learn more about IP and patents in particular
Professionals who may have to deal with some IP matters at work
Professionals who have a keen interest in this topic
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Topic(s) / Activity

9:30 – 11:00 am

Patent Law in Singapore: A Primer

11.00 – 11:45 am

Introduction to Patent Issues that often arise, including what some may refer to as Patent Squeezes

11:45 – 12:00 pm


12:00 – 12:45 pm

Case Studies & Other Practical Considerations (including any Q&A)

12:45 pm


29 Mar
Registration Starts at 9:00am
09:30 am - 12:45 pm
Online Live Stream
IPOS International
Mr Ng Chong Yuan
Head of Faculty (Academy)

Ng Chong Yuan is a Singapore qualified Advocate & Solicitor with diverse in-house work experience in technology businesses spanning over a decade. Currently, as the Head of Faculty (Academy) at IPOS International, he teaches and speaks on practice and management courses covering intellectual property (IP) and trade secrets.

Prior to joining IP International, he was practising law at an international law firm, specializing in Intellectual Property (IP), Technology and Commercial Laws. As part of this legal practice, he focused on advising and representing clients on broad portfolios of patent and trademark rights covering many jurisdictions worldwide, including the USA, EU, CN, SG and AU. His clients included international manufacturing firms, technology firms, foreign law firms and government agencies. His practice experience included IP prosecution, IP court litigation and IP advisory work.

With engineering training, Chong Yuan has also tutored and conducted research at the engineering school of a Singapore university. He is also an inventor of a USA patent (no. 6853626).

Course Fee

SGD $270.00 per pax (incl. 8% GST)*


A new GST rate of 8% will be applicable for all invoices issued by IPOS International on or after 1 January 2023.

SILE Accreditation
  • This programme is pending accreditation by the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE).

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 in the manner required by the organiser, and not being away from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to for more information.

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