Companies are incorporating Industry 4.0 technologies into their operations, and creating new business models through digitalising and transforming their products and services. As companies innovate or collaborate with other parties on new technology developments, creation and protection of intellectual property has also become an important source of competitive advantage.
The courses will look at how technologies can be applied to business operations and processes. It will also address issues such as management of confidential information shared with a counter-party, ownership of the fruits of the R&D collaboration, rights to use the outcome of the collaboration, commercialisation and sharing of revenue, and many other issues.
- Transformative and disruptive potential of new technology developments
- Overview of key technologies in Industry 4.0
- Manage and protect intangible assets in supply chain
- Overcome challenges related to intellectual property in licensing and research collaborations
- History and evolution of Industry 4.0
- Technology adoption curve and innovation matrix
- General Introduction to IP Issues in R&D Collaborations
- Innovation Commercialization and common issues which may arise during the course of collaboration, and after completion of R&D
Diploma with a minimum of 2 years of work experience.
Who Should Attend
Senior Managers, Managers, Supervisors, Researchers, Engineers who are involved in technology innovation, entrepreneurship and research collaboration. Professionals who are involved in innovation and intellectual property initiatives in companies.
Mode of Training
Dr. Goh Puay Guan
Goh Puay Guan is Associate
Professor at NUS SCALE, and NUS Business School. Prior to that he had 20
years of corporate experience throughout Asia in general management,
strategic planning, and commercial investments. He has also been an
Adjunct Associate Professor at NUS Business School from 2011 to 2017,
and Adjunct Professor with Inha University in South Korea from 2007 to
2009. He is the author of Supply Chain Management: A Concise Guide.
published by Pearson (1st Ed. 2005, 2nd Ed. 2015).
As Vice President of Business and Commercial at Sembcorp
Development, he helped to set up a new business unit Sembcorp Infra
Services in 2014 and build its logistics assets footprint in Vietnam,
serving concurrently as General Director of its wholly owned subsidiary
in Vietnam. He led Batamindo Shipping and Warehousing Pte Ltd to attain
the ASEAN Business Award for Growth (SME) by the ASEAN Business Advisory
Council in 2013. He was a Top Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) 2012
Merit Winner for Business and Entrepreneurship category, awarded by
Junior Chamber International (JCI).
He has been active in the community, including serving as President
of the Stanford Club of Singapore, Honorary Treasurer at Mensa
Singapore, and President of the Singapore Club in Seoul. He is also a
member of the Singapore Institute of Directors.
Mr. Dan Collopy (Director, Inflexion Point Strategy and Principal, Engineering and ICT, Spruson & Ferguson (Asia) Pte Ltd)
Dan Collopy is based in Singapore. He is also Principal to the law firm of Spruson & Ferguson (http://www.spruson.com) which provides intellectual property legal services across Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent, and is an Adjunct Fellow and Instructor at the Singapore IP Academy.
Dan has extensive experience in designing, negotiating and executing complex corporate transactions in which IP plays a central role, including M&A, joint ventures, and IPOs. He has also prepared and/or prosecuted more than 300 patents in semiconductor technologies (including memory technologies and semiconductor processing), communication technologies, electric automobile engine control systems, avionics and other software / electronics / mechanical / design areas.
Dr. Jack Cheng Faculty; Head (Professional Certification/China Desk); Principal Assistant Director, IP Academy)
Dr. Cheng Yu-Chao (Jack) is Principal Assistant Director and member of the Faculty at IP Academy, specialising in competitive intelligence and IP management. He is also the Head of Professional Certification and the China Desk. Jack is a certified Senior IP Technology Consultant (IPTC), under the IPTC joint initiative by The Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS).
Jack received his PhD from the Division of Engineering and Technology Management, National University of Singapore (NUS). He is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at NUS and Renmin University of China, teaching the modules “Patent Deployment, Licensing and Litigation”, “IP Management”, and “Technology Intelligence & IP Strategy”.
Prior to joining IP Academy, Jack was the co-principal investigator for several national projects on patent trends and litigation in the information and optical-electronic industries. In addition, he also conducted several consulting projects related to IP management, patent analysis and deployment for companies in various industries, including the semiconductor and financial leasing industries.