Innovation is one of the greatest assets in many businesses. The intellectual property (IP) protection of its trademarks, designs, patents, copyright is therefore essential to secure the long-term commercial success. Intellectual property consultants provide advice on the application of intellectual property assets, help clients to value monetary assets and manage intellectual property portfolios. If the patent was violated, the consultant would plan and follow adequate legal procedures to protect the property.
International Professional Dispute Resolution Advocate Association - Intellectual Property Application and Protection office (IPDRAA – IPAPO) provides professional services for Commercial enterprises, creators, professionals. We offer professional and quality-assured services including intellectual property management and development, intellectual property protection in international trade, intellectual property dispute resolution, and rights protection.
Headquartered based in Hong Kong and with branches in major domestic cities in Mainland China, IPDRAA gathers professional talents in intellectual properties, international trade, insurance, finance and taxation, lawyers, banks, securities, investment, and other fields. The association is committed to providing one-stop service on customized intellectual property protection schemes.
Target of the course
- Enhancing the awareness of intellectual property (IP) protection
- Strengthening the professional knowledge of the IP
- Fully utilize innovation and potential of companies
- Improving the IP rights protection of enterprises
- Building a professional team of IP consultants
- Expanding intellectual property asset values of companies
- Process of IP right protection
- Lifting the competitiveness of enterprises
Dr. Francis Law Wai Hung
Dr. Francis Law is the Chairman of the Hong Kong Mediation Centre (HKMC), the Founding Chairman of the International Dispute Resolution and Risk Management Association (IDRRMI), the President and Professor of the Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation (AIDRN), the Founding Chairman of the Mainland-Hong Kong Joint Mediation Center (MHJMC) and International Professional Dispute Resolution Advocate Association (IPDRAA). Dr. Law is also the President of National Copyright Protection Base (Hong Kong), Director of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Mediation Alliance, Director of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Intellectual Property Alliance, Practice Guidance Expert of the National Intellectual Property Exchange Network, and Member of the Expert Committee of the National Copyright Trade Base (Yuexiu) Rights Protection.
Dr. Alex Lau Shui Yin
Dr. Alex Lau is an adjunct lecturer at the Academy of International Dispute Resolution and Professional Negotiation Research (AIDRN), Intellectual Property Consultant of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government Trade and Industry Department, Vice President of the International Alliance of Small and Medium Enterprises, Member of the Small and Medium Enterprise Customer Liaison Group of the HKSAR Industry and Trade Department, and International Alliance of Small and Medium Enterprises Chairman of the Intellectual Property Committee. He is also a member of the National Copyright Protection Base (Hong Kong), Chairman of the Intellectual Property Mediation Committee of the Hong Kong International Mediation Center (HKIMC), Intellectual Property Consultant of the Hong Kong Brand Chamber of Commerce, Intellectual Property Consultant of the Asia-Pacific Cultural and Creative Industries Association, and Social Affairs Administration of the HKSAR Government Business consultant and mentor to the "Business Guide" of the Trade and Industry Department of the HKSAR Government.
Dr. Liu has been practising in the legal profession for over 20 years, who has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property. In the past 8 years, he has been the consult of China Intellectual Property and Brand of the Hong Kong Trade Development Council and the consult of Intellectual Property of the Hong Kong Design Centre. In 2015, Dr. Lau was awarded the Chief Executive Community Service Certificate (Intellectual Property) by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government.
- Inventors and creators, business managers
- Intellectual-property professionals, intellectual property students and teachers, civil society; and
- Other interested groups
- The “Certificate of Completion” will be awarded to participants who attain 100% attendance in the course, and pass the end-of-course assessment.
- Participants who obtained the “Certificate of Complete” of this course are eligible for the “Accreditation for Accredited International Intellectual Property Consultant (AIIPC)” at the IPDRAA.
- Upon successfully passed the accreditation at the IPDRAA, participants are qualified to be enlisted at the panel of Accredited International Intellectual Property Consultant (AIIPC).
- Enlisted AIIPC are offered great opportunities to uptake the intellectual property and protection service cases in Hong Kong, Mainland China and oversea referred by the International Professional Dispute Resolution Advocate Association - Intellectual Property Application and Protection office(IPDRAA – IPAPO).
- Course Name: Accredited International Intellectual Property Consultants Training Certificate Course (Course IP01)
- Duration: Lecture hours – 40 hours
- Fee: HKD$16,500 Included: [HKD$15,000 (Discounted; original: HKD$18,000) & HKD$1,500 (International Accreditation Assessment fee)]
- Course Medium: Mandarin, Cantonese, and English
- Course Mode: Lectures, group discussions, case sharing, and role-play exercises