Copyright and intellectual property (IP) is at the core of all content creation. With every piece of content created, copyright is automatically generated and can be extremely susceptible to infringement.
As a media creative generating content, it is important to understand and be mindful of copyright issues to protect your content copyright but also avoid infringing on others.
Join us for this complimentary “Top 5 Pitfalls on Copyright for Media Creatives” webinar jointly organised by the Association of Independent Producers, Singapore and IPOS International and supported by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) on 22 January 2021, 3 to 4pm. Hear from Paul as he shares stories, tips and advice on:
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About the Speakers
Association of Independent Producers Singapore (AIPRO)
Banker-turned-Producer; since Oct 2019, Kenneth currently serves
as the Executive Director, AIPRO Secretariat where he helps to
serve the needs of the producing membership community of the
Association of Independent Producers in Singapore.
Prior to this, he served as a Director, Business & Content
Development as well as a producer & distributor of original
content., where his producing credits include the ‘Salam
Ramadhan’, series food & travel series, “Halal Galore - China”,
“LOV Japan”, and “Hands of Love (大手牵小手）”, and as Producer
of “Wild Cards” a Discovery Asia’s Singapore Stories. He had
been instrumental in monetising the company’s Intellectual
Properties to the international content distribution market.
He was one the Jury member of the National Youth Film Awards
in 2016 and 2017 and was also a working committee member (28
Dec 2012 - 31 Dec 2014) of Interactive Digital Media Work Group
with Singapore Workforce Development Agency and now serve in
Design & Media Academic Advisory Committee (DMAAC) at the
Institute of Technical Education.
Kenneth had previously been an SME Banker with Maybank and
later at CIMB Bank in Singapore where his roles include being
Product Specialist and in Account Management where he served
within the Business Banking Divisions.
Paul is a Commonwealth-qualified solicitor specialising in
intellectual property law and commercial dispute resolution.
Before joining IP Academy, Paul was sole corporate counsel for
a well-known Singaporean brand, where he was responsible
for a broad range of commercial matters including worldwide
trademark registrations and oppositions, management of external
counsel, contract review, and training. During this time, he
was actively involved in the first Singaporean case concerning
ownership of a domain name.
He has experience working in private practice for both Singapore
and Scottish law firms. His practice focused on intellectual
property and commercial arbitration, including IP portfolio
management, trade mark oppositions, and the enforcement of
trade mark, copyright, and design rights.
He also taught commercial law, intellectual property, and real
estate law at a Scottish university.