Corporate Counsel Forum Singapore, 23 November 2017, One Farrer Hotel

The Corporate Counsel Forum Singapore, hosted by LegalWeek, is the largest corporate counsel conference in Singapore every year. Some of the topics being addressed are compliance, preparing against cybercrime, and the unique challenges facing corporate counsel at technology companies. My Mastercard colleague, Huifen Zheng, will be speaking on the fintech panel in the afternoon. Additional […]

IP WEEK AT SINGAPORE, 29 – 30 AUGUST 2017, MARINA BAY SANDS

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) will be hosting its sixth annual IP on the 29th and 30th of August 2017. The Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) will hold a joint seminar called “Create New Value with Emerging Technologies and IP” during IP Week @ SG 2017, an annual […]

IPOS SEEKS FEEDBACK ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO SINGAPORE’S PATENT LAW

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has announced a public consultation on proposed amendments to Singapore’s patent law. The proposed amendments would eliminate the “Supplementary Examination” option that is currently available under the Patents Act, which is often referred to as the “reliance route.”  Currently, a patent applicant can rely on the examination results of […]

Singapore Ministry of Law discussed changes to Copyright Law with Singapore AmCham members on 15 Sept 2016

The Singapore Ministry of Law has opened a public consultation on proposed changes to the Copyright Law in Singapore. As part of the consultation process, the Ministry of Law has held a series of meetings with members of the legal and business communities. At the roundtable meeting with the Singapore American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) on 15 […]

IP WEEK AT SINGAPORE, 22– 24 AUGUST 2016, MARINA BAY SANDS

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) will be hosting its 5th annual IP Week conference next week, the 22nd through the 24th of August 2016.  The theme of this year’s event is “Powering the Innovation Cycle through IP.” The main event, the “Global Symposium on IP-driven Innovation,” is aimed at “understanding of the new possibilities brought forth by IP […]

IPOS Revises Examination Guidelines on Patentable Subject Matter

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) issued a revised version of its Examination Guidelines for Patent Applications in May 2016. The revised version of the Examination Guidelines includes an update to Chapter 8, Section A of the Examination Guidelines, which relates to patentable subject matter. Earlier, IPOS had requested feedback from the patent community on proposed […]