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10th Developments in IP Law Series (Patents)

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.

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Learning Objectives

Participants will be kept updated with latest developments on the four main domains of IP in four half-day sessions on:
Copyright
Patents
Trade Marks / Passing Off
Breach of Confidence / Privacy and Data Protection

Who Should Attend

Lawyers
In-House Counsels
IP Professionals
Patent Agents
Professionals who wish to stay updated on the latest IP law developments in Singapore, the UK and around the world.
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Programme Schedule

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2.00 – 2.15pm

Dr. Cao Ye (Patent Examiner, Patent Search and Examination, IPOS International)

 

Obviousness of a new pharmaceutical salt: perspectives from different jurisdictions

2.15 – 3.00pm

Jevon Louis (Partner, Shook Lin & Bok LLP)

Developments in Singapore patent law in the year 2022

 

3.00 – 3.45pm

Dr Matt Fisher (Faculty of Laws, University College London)

Developments in global patent law

3.45 – 4.15pm

Break

4.15 – 5.00pm

Dr Matt Fisher (Faculty of Laws, University College London)

Developments in global patent law (continued)

5.00 – 5.30pm

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

09 Feb
2023
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09 Feb
2023
Patents
02:00 pm - 05:30 pm
Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre
IPOS INTERNATIONAL
Dr. Cao Ye
Patent Examiner (Patent Search and Examination)

Cao Ye holds a PhD in Chemistry from National University of Singapore in 2012 and has been a patent examiner in IPOS International since 2015, examining patent applications primarily in chemistry and pharmaceutics. She has been responsible for developing internal search handbook for chemistry and is currently a mentor for new examiners.

Shook Lin & Bok LLP
Mr. Jevon Louis
Partner

Jevon Louis specialises in intellectual property (IP), technology and data privacy law. Armed with a degree in mechanical engineering, in addition to being a registered Singapore patent attorney, and advocate and solicitor of the Singapore Supreme Court, makes him well-suited for this area of practice.

Jevon’s experience extends to both contentious and non-contentious IP, technology and data matters spanning across multiple industries including, pharmaceuticals, renewable energy, manufacturing, construction, logistics, marine and semiconductors. He has represented clients in court proceedings as well as in alternative dispute resolution proceedings. On the non-contentious side, Jevon oversees the firm’s IP filing and registration practice, advises on IP and technology transactions, including providing IP strategy, related business intelligence, audits, and advice on data management, sharing and compliance.

Jevon is a member of the Association of Singapore Patent Attorneys (ASPA), Asian Patent Attorney Association (APAA), International Trademark Association (INTA), and Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES). He also speaks regularly at seminars on topics relating to intellectual property, and technology law matters.

University College London
Dr Matt Fisher
Faculty of Laws

Dr Matt Fisher is an academic expert in the field of patent law and has gained an international reputation for his scholarship, in particular for that on patent claim construction.  His first monograph, Fundamentals of Patent Law: Interpretation and Scope of Protection (Hart, 2007), won the inaugural Inner Temple Young Author's Book Prize in 2008 and his work has been cited before the UK Supreme Court on multiple occasions.  He regularly provides consultancy on patent matters both in the UK and abroad.  He teaches all aspects of intellectual property at University College London and is a co-director of UCL’s Institute of Brand and Innovation Law (IBIL).

Court of Appeal of England and Wales
Lord Justice Colin Birss
Judge

Colin Birss is a judge of the Court of Appeal of England and Wales and Deputy Head of Civil Justice.  He was called to the English Bar in 1990 and practiced in intellectual property law, taking silk in 2008.  In 2010 Colin Birss was appointed judge of the Patents County Court (now Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC)).  In 2013 he was appointed to the High Court, Chancery Division and in 2019 became Judge in Charge of the Patents Court.  In 2021 he was appointed to the Court of Appeal anda as Deputy Head of Civil Justice. 

NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE
Professor Susanna Leong
Vice Provost (Masters’ Programmes & Lifelong Education)

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 a 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).

1 Session:
  • $267.50 (Incl. 7% GST)
  • (*GST rate shall be revised from 7% to 8% with effect from 1 January 2023.)
2 Sessions:
  • $535.00 (Incl. 7% GST)
  • (*GST rate shall be revised from 7% to 8% with effect from 1 January 2023.)
3 Sessions:
  • $802.50 (Incl. 7% GST)
  • (*GST rate shall be revised from 7% to 8% with effect from 1 January 2023.)
4 Sessions:
  • $1070.00 (Incl. 7% GST)
  • (*GST rate shall be revised from 7% to 8% with effect from 1 January 2023.)
SILE Accreditation
  • This programme is pending accreditation from the Singapore Institute of Legal Education (SILE). 3 Public CPD Points per session (TBC) | Advanced | Intellectual Property
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 http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.

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