IP Competency Framework Certified Professionals
“The IP Competency Framework (IPCF) is a key enabler to the IP Hub Master Plan. Launched in 2013, it is aimed at equipping our professionals with specialised IP skill sets and continuous professional development with the support of our valued stakeholders.”
The IPCF Certified Professionals listing is a free web-based directory tailored to assist companies and individuals in expediting their search for certified IP professionals and services. The directory lists IP professionals who exhibit the relevant expertise, experience and qualifications and/or training in their specialised fields of work, and are certified by the respective industry/professional bodies in each of the above five IPCF verticals.
The respective IP professionals’ contact details are included in the listing. Please click on the links below to contact the professionals directly to enquire more about their services.
Intellectual Property Management Consultant (IPMC)
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The IPMC certification programme certifies professionals skilled in providing advisory services on IP management, and those who practise the alignment of IP management with business strategies. The certification programme is a collaboration between IPOS and the Singapore PMC Certification Pte Ltd.
Singapore Registered Patent Agent
Please click here for list of patent agents (with practising certificates)
The SGPA certifies professionals skilled in the drafting and prosecution of patents, as well as advising on the patentability of inventions. All practising patent agents in Singapore must be a Registered SGPA, as required by law.
For more information about patent agents and the full register, please click here.
Intellectual Property Technology Consultant (IPTC)
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The IPTC certification programme certifies professionals skilled in providing advisory services on the translation of research and technology into commercial assets, emphasizing IP considerations from ideation to the end of the innovation lifecycle. The certification programme is a collaboration between IPOS and the Institution of Engineers, Singapore..
Please click here for the media release for the collaboration between IPOS and IES.
IP Lawyer (Coming Soon)
The IP Lawyer advises clients on the management and ownership of trade marks, patents, registered designs and copyright. With their knowledge of IP legislation, the IP Lawyer helps to protect their client’s ideas or products from unauthorized use by third parties and provides counsel on their rights and obligations. In addition, IP Lawyers represents clients in court, develops the appropriate litigation strategies and drafts the necessary documents.
Please click here for the media release for the collaboration between IPOS and Law Society.
Benefits of IPCF Certification
Professional certification serves as an industry-endorsed mark of recognition and quality.
For Businesses: Why do I want to engage the services of IPCF Certified Professionals?
For IP Professionals and Practitioners: Why do I want to be an IPCF Certified Professional?
For IP Technology Consultants seeking to be professionally certified, please refer to the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) website or email to email@example.com.
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