This 1-day workshop will introduce participants to the concept of intellectual property rights and the different branches of intellectual property. Participants will gain an understanding of how different intellectual property rights can arise and be protected, particularly in the publishing industry.
I. Overview of Intellectual Property Law
- What is “intellectual property”?
- The various branches of intellectual property rights
Law of Confidence
- Intellectual property rights in the publishing industry
II. Trade Marks
- Trade mark fundamentals
- Registration under the Trade Marks Act (Cap. 332).
- Rights conferred by registration
- Overview of the registration system
III. Copyright (I)
- Copyright fundamentals
- Different categories of works
- Rights of monopoly
IV. Copyright (II)
- Copyright Infringement
About the Trainer:
Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis and workshop fees must be paid before the workshop. If the minimum number of participants is not met for the class, the organisers will inform all participants about possible postponement and cancellation, two weeks before the workshop date.
Cancellation & Substitution
The workshop can be cancelled or postponed two weeks before the workshop date if the minimum number of participants is not met. Participants will be fully refunded for workshops cancelled by us.
Participants who are unable to attend a workshop they have registered for are to inform us of the reason two weeks before the workshop date. They will be fully refunded in the event of extenuating and mitigating circumstances (E.g. illness, bereavement, accidents) . Those who inform us up to five (5) working days before the workshop date will receive a 50% refund. Participants can also attend another course at the same value within the same year.
Upon registration, you are deemed to have read and understood the cancellation, withdrawal and substitution policy and accept the terms contained therein.