Intellectual Property (IP) Management and Enforcement in the Maritime Industry

Intellectual Property (IP) Management and Enforcement in the Maritime Industry

16 Mar 2018, 10:00 - 13:30

Hall D, Basement 2, Yellow Deck

Learn about intellectual property (IP) issues in the Maritime industry, and strategies to protect against risks, including those arising from the transport of counterfeit goods and IP infringement.


- An introduction to IP and IP Types in the Maritime Industry:

  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks

- What Can Be Protected? 

- What Constitute as an Infringement?

- What Actions Can Be Taken? 


11.00am: Break



Enforcement of IP Rights

  • Sharing of Case Examples

IP Issues in the Maritime Industry

  • Breach of Confidence and Employment Issue
  • IP Strategies to Protect Against Risks 
  • Implications of Singapore High Court Cases, which involved breach of confidence or customs seizures:
       - PH Hydraulics & Engineering Pte Ltd v Intrepid Offshore Construction Pte Ltd 
       - Louis Vuitton Malletier v Megastar Shipping Pte Ltd
       - Samsonite v An Sheng Trading


12.30pm: Discussion / Q&A


  • Cyril Chua


    Managing Director

    Robinson LLC

    Mr. Cyril Chua has been practising in the area of intellectual property and technology for more than 20 years, in particular, contentious matters.  ...

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