10th Developments in IP Law Series

Posted on 31 Jan, 2023
By IPOS International

This February, we are bringing back our flagship programme for IP professionals – the Developments in IP Law Series – closer to you, in a physical setting.

Join us at Suntec City Convention Centre to learn about the four main IP domains: copyright, patents, trade marks/passing off, and breach of confidence/privacy and data protection in Singapore, the United Kingdom, the European Union, the United States, and Australia.

This 10th edition, like past sell-out editions, features a strong line-up of speakers, including eminent academics, seasoned practitioners, and business and government representatives.

You can look forward to the following:
• Latest developments in Trade Marks/Passing Off, Patents, Breach of Confidence/Privacy and Data Protection and Copyright for Singapore, UK/EU and the US
• Updates on IPOS proceedings (in 2022) and statistics
• Engaging expert panels on key IP topics


Session 1 – Trade Marks/Passing Off
Date: Thursday 2 February

Time: 2:00pm - 5:40pm (GMT +8)

Speakers: Professor David Llewelyn (Managing Director, David Llewelyn & Co LLC), Professor David Tan (Head of Intellectual Property, NUS Law), Justice James Mellor (Judge, High Court Of England & Wales), Mark Lim (Director/Chief Legal Counsel, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore), and Paul McClelland (Head of Legal, IPOS International)

*Last chance to grab your limited seats for the Trade Marks/Passing Off session!


Session 2 – Patents
Date: Thursday 9 February

Time: 2:00pm - 5:00pm (GMT +8)

Speakers: Lord Justice Colin Birss (Judge, Court of Appeal of England and Wales), Dr. Cao Ye (Patent Examiner, IPOS International), Jevon Louis (Partner, Shook Lin & Bok), Dr Matt Fisher (Senior Lecturer, University College London), Professor Susanna H.S. Leong (Vice Provost, National University of Singapore), and Justice Valerie Thean (High Court Judge, Singapore Supreme Court)


Session 3 – Breach of Confidence/ Privacy and Data Protection
Date: Thursday 16 February

Time: 2:00pm - 5:30pm (GMT +8)

Speakers: Adrian Tan (Partner, TSMP Law Corporation), Benjamin Wong (Lecturer, NUS Law), Professor Tanya Aplin (Professor, King’s College London), and Yeong Zee Kin (Assistant Chief Executive, Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore)


Session 4 – Copyright
Date: Thursday 23 February

Time: 2:00pm - 5:30pm (GMT +8)

Speakers: Professor David Tan (Head of IP, NUS Law), Gavin Foo (Senior Legal Counsel, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore), Gabriel Ong (Senior Legal Counsel, Intellectual Property Office of Singapore), Professor Martin Senftleben (Professor, University of Amsterdam), and Justice Mavis Chionh (High Court Judge, Singapore Supreme Court)


This seminar is highly relevant for all lawyers, in-house counsels, patent agents, IP professionals, and is suitable for all other professionals interested in the topic(s).

Sign up now to reserve your limited spot for this in-person seminar (SILE CPD points accredited).