Nowadays, intellectual property (IP) is recognised as a key element in business development. The IP Training Programme aims to build up the manpower capacity in the businesses, especially small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to adopt good IP management into their overall business strategy and practice.
The training courses Fundamental Programme 100 Series and Advanced Programm 200 Series are designed to cater for specific duties and career development needs of IP Managers and help them to establish their expertise and skills. The courses will also enable you to help your enterprise to:
With an aim to facilitate the provision of highly specialised professional service as well as future engagement for developing and promoting IP trading activities in Hong Kong, IP service providers and agents are also prime targets in the training programme. Training courses relating to their best practices or update of IP laws are provided under the IP Service Provider Programme 300 Series.
Taking into account the importance of compliance of Government’s regulations and guidelines on IP, training courses under IP Training Programme 400 series will be provided to government bureau/ departments in order to enhance their capability in IP management.
7 and 8 Dec 2023
This course introduces the basic knowledge of various intellectual properties, enabling participants to understand the rights of IP owners and users, thereby enhancing their capability of protecting and managing IP rights within the enterprise.
27 Jun and 4 Jul 2023
2.5 hours per lecture, 10 hours in total
This course aims to introduce the registration methods, protection mechanisms, management strategies and enforcement actions of intellectual property rights in the Mainland, allowing participants to fully grasp the fundamental knowledge of the intellectual property systems in the Mainland.
23 Feb 2023
This course introduces the IP registration system in Hong Kong, enabling participants to comprehend the registration and application procedures of various IP rights and thereby formulate effective IP registration strategies for the enterprise.
10, 11, 17 and 18 Nov 2022 (Online Class)
2 hours per lecture, 8 hours in total
Startups are vehicles through which university innovations can make a societal and economic impact. The path startups take towards commercialization can vary significantly depending on the technology being commercialized, the roles faculty take in the startup, and the marketplace in which the startup will compete. Decisions made before, during and after the formation of a startup can dramatically impact the potential for success – or failure. This course will guide the audience on how to optimize a startup’s odds for success. Join us for content-rich topics and collaborative discussions to learn how you can effect change and support startups at your institution.
18 Jul 2023
2.5 hours per lecture, 5 hours in total
This course aims to introduce the basic concepts, forms of protection and legal basis of trade secrets, the application of trade secrets in business and the common protection measures for enterprises.
18 Aug 2023
3 hours per lecture, 6 hours in total
This course aims at enabling participants to grasp the basic concepts of patents, including the patent protection system, the method and process of patent registration and the application of patent information in research and business.
4 Aug 2023
2.5 hours per lecture, 2.5 hours in total
This course aims to introduce the involvement of IP in the new technologies such as Crypto, NFTs and metaverse, allowing participants to be able to realise potential legal issues and protect their IP rights in the virtual world.
12 Oct 2023
0.5 days, 2.5 hours in total
The seminar is part of the IP Manager Scheme PLUS training programme which is intended to enhance the participants’ understanding of and promote the advantages of using mediation in resolving intellectual property (IP) related disputes.
25 Oct 2023
2 hrs in total
10 Nov 2023
1 day, 2 lectures (2.5 hours per lecture)
This course aims to enhance participants’ awareness of the importance of intellectual property audit and due diligence, their implementation and benefits, and help enterprises manage intellectual assets more effectively and engage in IP trading.
6 and 13 Sep 2023
2 days, 4 lectures (2.5 hours per lecture)
The course aims to introduce the common forms of patent valuation, commercialization as well as key issues of technology transfer, preparing participants to formulate appropriate strategies on patent commercialization and technology transfer for their enterprises.
14 and 15 Dec 2023
6 Jan 2023
This workshop aims at assisting “IP Managers” to learn protecting and managing IP assets in their enterprises, and integrating IP commercialisation and IP trading into their overall business strategy. It will be conducted by IP professional lawyers to exchange views with participants through group discussion. Besides, participants will receive a “Practical Guide to IP Managers” upon completion of the workshop, so that they and their enterprises can effectively make use of the knowledge of IP protection and management.
10 Jan 2023
This course aims at providing IP industry practitioners with a comprehensive introduction on trade mark registration, management and enforcement, and a practical overview on the examination of trade mark, opposition and post registration matters as well as the use of online trade mark search and e-Filing systems.
15 Dec 2022
The Trade Marks Registry is going to conduct a workshop on 15 December 2022 to introduce the Twelfth Edition, Version 2023 of the International Classification of Goods and Services (“Twelfth Edition”) which will be applied in Hong Kong on 1 January 2023 for the purpose of registration of trade marks.
TBC (Open for Application)
The effective management of Intellectual Property Rights ("IPRs") is paramount in an innovation-led economy. To promote awareness of intellectual property rights among the Government, the Intellectual Property Department has been giving talks on intellectual property to Governments officers in Hong Kong.
The workshop aims to enhance the ability of Governments officers in protecting and managing the Government’s IPRs. We welcome invitations from Bureaux/ Departments.
31 October 2023