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Join us on 26 April for the World Intellectual Property Day!

In celebration of innovation and the creations of young minds, World IP Day 2022 (WIPD 2022) honours youths who are driving change for a better future.

Hear from our panellists Benjamin Kheng, Sabrina Shiraz, Louis Liu and Benjamin Cheong as they share their IP journeys and find out why #IPMatters!

Join us for the WIPD 2022 celebration on Tuesday 26 April 2022, 10.00am – 11.20am, which will be graced by Mr Alvin Tan, Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Trade and Industry. 

Established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), WIPD is commemorated by over 190 member states annually on 26 April.

World IP Day 2022 visuals are used with permission from World Intellectual Property Organization.

Youth Panel Conversation on IP



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Benjamin Kheng
Musician, Actor, Writer, Director

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Sabrina Shiraz
Co-host/Co-founder of podcast Randomly Relatable SG

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Louis Liu
Founder and CEO of FOMO Pay Pte Ltd

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Benjamin Cheong
Co-Deputy Head, Technology, Media and Telecommunications
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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Oon Shu An
Actress
(Moderator / Host)

More about Benjamin Kheng

Benjamin Kheng is a Singaporean musician, actor, writer, director, and vocalist of The Sam Willows, which landed a coveted spot on Forbes' annual 30 Under 30 Asia list. As a solo artist, he was nominated for Best Southeast Asian Act in the MTV EMA’s 2020, and won Single Of The Year for his track Better With You at the Youth Music Awards 2021. Benjamin’s recent film work includes the biopic film Wonderboy, and being nominated for Best Actor in the Raindance Film Festival for his work in The Breakup List.

Benjamin is also the co-founder, writer and creative director of critically acclaimed comedy series The Benzi Project and The Ann & Ben Project. He serves as writer and creative consultant for a number of brand campaigns through his creative agency, Charle King.

More about Sabrina Shiraz

Sabrina manages the design collaterals for the RRSG podcasts, liaising with clients and content creation/ideation. Being the female voice of the podcast, she gives a balanced perspective between Shuraim and Uwais to ensure that there is a check and balance of views.

More about Louis Liu

Louis Liu is the founder and CEO of FOMO Pay Pte Ltd, which is the leading Fintech company in the region to enable merchants and financial institutions with digital banking and digital payment solution. Its featured customers include OCBC, ICBC, Changi Airport, Marina Bay Sands Singapore, Resorts World Sentosa etc. FOMO Pay is recently acquired by AMTD Digital, a financial conglomerate from HK and leading financial provider in ASIA.

For his achievements, Mr Liu was featured in 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 list (Asia, Finance & Venture Capital). FOMO Pay was also placed the winner of 2017 FinTech Awards by the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and The Association of Banks in Singapore, and the winner of OCBC Emerging Enterprise Award 2018.

Mr Liu has often shared insights as a speaker at events such as the VISA Fintech Conference, Money 2020, the Committee on the Future Economy Seminar at SPH, and the Morgan Stanley Annual Asia Pacific Summit. He is generous with his time, lending his expertise as an industry partner of the MAS’ Singapore National Payment QR Code Taskforce. In addition, he continues to work with the University to inspire students by sharing his entrepreneurship journey with them.

More about Benjamin Cheong

Benjamin has worked as a lawyer in Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai and has two decades of experience in advising clients on commercial intellectual property, technology and data protection. He started off his career doing IP and continues to be actively involved in this area of law today. In the course of his exciting career, he has negotiated with counterfeiting syndicates, raided factories and sued counterfeiters in court. With the growth of the digital and knowledge-based economy, Benjamin has a keen interest in cybersecurity, blockchain technology, fintech, digital payments, NFTs and AI and keeps abreast with developments in these new technologies and industries.

More about Oon Shu An

Oon Shu An is an actress who has been spreading her natural warmth and energy across theatre, TV, film and the internet. A graduate of the acting course at LASALLE College of the Arts, Shu An is a theatre, film and television actor. Notably, her best-known roles were the ill-fated Song Dynasty courtesan Jing Fei in the Netflix cult favourite Marco Polo, lawyer Stephanie Szeto in Code of Law and the troubled ex-con on her path to redemption Frances Lee in HOOQ’s How to be a Good Girl. You can see her hosting the newest season of Renovaid.

Besides being an actress and host, Shu An is also an Associate Artist with Checkpoint Theatre. Her sell-out one woman show with them, the cross-media production '#UnicornMoment' was nominated for Best Original Script at the Life! Theatre Awards. She has also had Best Actress nominations for her roles in Pangdemonium’s Chinglish and Esplanade’s Mergers and Accusations.



Programme


10.00am – 10.10am

Opening Address by Guest-of-Honour
Mr Alvin Tan, Minister of State, Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth & Ministry of Trade and Industry 

10.10am – 11.20am

Youth Panel Conversation on #IPMatters
Gain tips from our panellists and find out how IP protects and enables innovation.

11.20amClosing


Note: Programme is subject to change.


Join the conversation on IG!



WIPD Celebratory Activities


Join us for a series of virtual events, organised by IPOS and our partners in conjunction with WIPD.

Event  Date/Time 

IP Expert Series – Catalysing Stronger Collaborations for IP/IA Creation

A strong collaboration requires the right partner with the necessary skills and resources to complement your business especially when creating new intellectual property (IP) and intangible assets (IA). How does one determine which potential collaborator is a good fit? What are the rules of engagement to consider before, during and after the collaboration? Join Low Jin Wei (IP Strategist and Client Lead, IPOS International, and IAM Strategy 300) and Nancy Rashid (Director of IP and Licensing, TurtleTree) as they share TurtleTree’s own IA journey and:

  • IP/IA considerations for co-creation of IP/IA;
  • Challenges and pitfalls of collaborations;
  • Gain valuable insights and tips from industry experts

Register here.


21 April 2022 (Thurs)
10.00am to 11.00am 

15th Community of Practice on IP Management

Theme: New generation, new methods: IP issues in co-innovation with the public through crowdsourcing

(By invitation only)

26 April 2022 (Tues)
2.00pm – 3.30pm

WIPO ADR Young in Asia

Learn about the WIPO alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services and how they can help young inventors, creators and entrepreneurs solve their IP- and innovation-related disputes, via WIPO arbitration, mediation and expert determination options. 

Organised by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center with the support of IPOS.

Register here.

28 April 2022 (Thurs)
3.00pm – 4.00pm


All dates and timings reflected are in Singapore time zone.

 

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