The IP Academy aims to be a leading centre of excellence for executive IP education & thought leadership development, and to be a world-class resource for the development of knowledge and capabilities in the protection, exploitation and management of IP.
The IP Academy intends to achieve its vision through two key strategies:
• Developing practical IP training & educational courses for IP professionals, business managers & leaders, inventors & creators; and
• Conducting a range of IP thought-leadership programmes including multi-disciplinary research into IP & related areas, and organising high-level conferences & roundtables.
The IP Academy is a subsidiary of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS).
IPOS is the lead government agency that provides the infrastructure, build expertise and promote the ecosystem for the greater creation, protection and exploitation of intellectual property (IP).
Singapore is embarking on an exciting journey to be an IP Hub in Asia, and one of the two thrusts is to build world-class IP capabilities and infrastructure.
IPA is looking for dynamic individuals to be at the forefront of our exciting team.
We welcome you to be part of our team! You may also have the chance to lead key strategic initiatives as you embark on this challenging journey in charting Singapore's vision to be an IP Hub in Asia
How to Apply
For Post 2. Please submit your full cv via email to:
Ms Elaine Leong, Specialist Counsel, email@example.com
Alternatively , candidates may post full cv to:
Ms Elaine Leong, Specialist Counsel
IPA Academy (IPA)
51 Bras Basah Road #04-01, Manulife Centre
For Post 1, 3 and 4. Please submit your completed job application form (pls download from here) to the Human Capital Director via email to IPOS_Personnel@ipos.gov.sg or mail your application to the address stated below:
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore
51 Bras Basah Road #04-01, Manulife Centre
Telephone: 6339 8616
Fax: 6339 0252
Post (1) Lecturers
The IP Academy is the leading IP training institution in Singapore, providing skills and professional training in the field of IP. We are looking for a candidate to help IPA achieve its goal of carrying out training and development under a new and exciting IP capability development framework. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to shape the growth of the IP ecosystem, help to nurture the knowledge base of the IP professionals in both public and private sectors, work with leading IP industry figures, speak at leading IP events in Singapore and overseas, network with the Who's Who of IP at international IP conferences, as well as have an opportunity to carry out cutting edge empirical based IP research.
a) Patent Law courses at beginner and professional levels
b) IP Due Diligence and Technology Transfer
c) IP Management, Licensing and business advisory
a) LLB (Honours) degree or a Juris Doctor qualification from a well regarded law school and candidates:
b) Should have read intellectual property and familiar with Singapore IP law; and
c) Have between 5-10 years of relevant experience as a:
i) Senior associate in a law firm or a senior lawyer in an in-house legal department;
ii) Researcher or trainer in an established research institute
a) Science, engineering or technical Honours degree from a well regarded school and candidates should:
b) Have between 5 to 10 years of experience as:
i) a researcher or trainer in an established research institute; or
ii) IP professional (other than lawyers) in IP practice or IP business consultancy experience or IP Management experience.
a) Advantageous to hold a postgraduate Masters level qualification. A legal qualification is ideal, but MBAs and Economics based qualifications will be considered. Familiarity with patent law and patent prosecution is a must. Experience in training and lecturing to professionals and executives will be an advantage.
a) Strong written and verbal communication skills.
b) Excellent presentation and public speaking skills.
c) Strong project management.
d) Well organized.
e) Ability to work in a team, as well as carry out individual projects.
Post (2) Adjunct Lecturer
Speak at courses and training programmes or facilitate workshops on an ad hoc basis, subject to their expertise , preferences and availability. Programmes include outreach events intended to bring awareness of the relevancy of IP foundation courses providing an overview of ip laws and an itsapplication in specific sectors and skill development courses for professionals already in the field of ip. Programmes of interest includes the following:
IP Lawyers should have at least 7 post qualification experience in IP practice or IP business consultancy / Mangement experience
IP Peofessionals are required to have at least Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of IP practice or IP business consultancy / Mangement experience. Candidates will be required to furnish their IP business consultancy and or in-house Ip Mangement experience as track records.
Post (3) Senior Assistant Director (Programs)
Post (4) Assistant Director (Programs)
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