IP Manager Scheme PLUS

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.

Fundamental Programme 100 Series, Advanced Programme 200 Series and IP Services Programme 300 Series are 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:

Important Note:

Apart from private practice, effective IP management is of paramount importance to the Government and public bodies nowadays in an innovation-led economy.  New training courses under IP Training Programme 400 series are also provided to government bureau/ departments as well as public bodies in order to enhance their capability in IP management and exploitation.

The new season of training courses will start in July, so please stay tuned.

Fundamental Programme 100 Series

IP101 IP Basics

5 & 6 Dec 2024

1.5 Days

To be announced

IP102 IP Management and Protection in the Mainland

10 Jul 2024

1 Day

This course aims to introduce the registration or application methods, protection mechanisms, management strategies and enforcement actions of different IP rights in the Mainland, allowing participants to fully grasp the fundamental knowledge of IP system in the Mainland.

CPD:

IP103 Registration and application procedure of IP rights in Hong Kong

Feb 2025

1 Day

To be announced

IP104 IP Management and Protection in Overseas Markets [Open for Registration]

29 Aug 2024

1 Day

This course aims to introduce the regulations, enforcement actions, protection mechanisms and management strategies of Patent and Trademark rights in the key overseas markets, allowing participants to fully grasp the fundamental knowledge of the IP management and protection strategies in overseas market.

CPD:

(Live presentation and webinar) IP 105 Patent Basics

26 Sep 2024

1 Day

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.

CPD:


Advanced Programme 200 Series

(Live presentation and webinar) IP201 Generative AI - IP concept and legal considerations [Open for Registration]

19 Jul 2024

0.5 Day

This course aims to introduce the involvement of IP in the Generative AI, allowing participants to be able to understand IP concept, realise potential legal issues and protect their IP rights.

CPD:

IP202 Management and Strategies of Patent Commercialisation and Technology Transfer

Oct 2024

2 Days

To be announced

IP203 IP Commercialisation

8 Nov 2024

1 Day

To be announced

IP204 Practical Workshop for IP Managers

Jan 2025

0.5 day

To be announced

IP205 Points to note in licensing agreements and royalty negotiation

Mar 2025

0.5 Day

To be announced

IP Services Programme 300 Series

IP301 IP Income Tax Implications and Planning

Dec 2024

0.5 Day

To be announced

IP302 IP Valuation

Jan 2025

1 Day

To be announced

Government and Public Officers Training Programme 400 Series

IP400 IP Courses for Government and Public Officers

TBC (Open for Application)

3 hours

The effective management of Intellectual Property Rights is paramount in an innovation-led economy. To promote awareness of intellectual property rights in Government and the public sector, the Intellectual Property Department has been giving talks on intellectual property to Governments and public officers in Hong Kong.

The Department has further expanded the scope of training and the depth of the IP training programme with an aim to enhance the ability of Government and public officers in managing the IP rights as they require in their operations.  Workshops will be tailor-made to best suit the needs of Bureaux/ Departments/ Public Bodies with topics ranging from basic IP identification, protection, IP ownership and licensing, compliance and considerations within the organisation, to IP management and exploitation as well as use of IP information as a tool in work etc.  We welcome invitations from Bureaux/ Departments/ public bodies.

IP401 Refresher Course for Intellectual Property Compliance Officers

18 Oct 2024

3 hours

This course is organized regularly by the Intellectual Property Department to enhance the ability of Intellectual Property Compliance Officers and Government’s officers in protecting and managing the Government’s Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs).
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