Ideas to Assets: Connecting Markets through IP

4 - 5 SEPTEMBER 2018 | Level 5, Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre, Singapore

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Beat the crowd by registering early from 8am and network with other delegates over fresh brewed coffee.
Also check out the exciting line-up of activities taking place at IP Market Place.



Meet the IPOS family – IPOS, IP Academy, IP ValueLab and IPOS International – and find out how you can turn your ideas into assets and connect with markets from Singapore, through Singapore.

Keep a look out for our menu of services (coming soon).

Programme Outline

4 SEP 2018 | Tuesday
8.00am – 9.00am Registration, Networking & Morning Coffee

9.00am – 10.00am

Global Forum on Intellectual Property

10.00am – 10.30am

Networking Tea Break

10.30am – 11.45am

Live Streaming

Plenary 1 – Anchoring Innovation : The Future of IP Organisations

11.45am – 1.00am

Live Streaming

Plenary 2 – Anatomy of the Asian Unicorns: Intangibles Versus Tangibles

1.00pm – 2.30pm

Networking Lunch (Only for GFIP Delegates)

2.30pm – 4.00pm

Live Streaming

Business Track Panel 1B – Singapore Enterprises and Their Innovation Journey

4.00pm – 4.30pm

Networking Tea Break

4.30pm – 6.00pm

Live Streaming

Business Track Panel 2B – Financing an Intangible Asset-Driven Global Economy

5 SEP 2018 | Wednesday
8.00am – 9.00am Registration, Networking & Morning Coffee

9.00am – 10.30am

Live Streaming

Plenary 3 – The ASEAN Market: Connectivity in Innovation and IP

10.30am – 11.00am

Networking Tea Break

11.00am – 12.30pm

Associated Event

Young Designers & Entrepreneurs Programme
(See Programme here)

12.30pm – 1.30pm

Networking Lunch (Only for GFIP Delegates)

1.30pm – 4.00pm

Associated Event

Generating Value From Ideas: IP in the Innovation Ecosystem, Key Players and Success Factors
(See Programme here)

4.00pm onwards  Closing


Connect and engage with Exhibitors at IP Market Place


Anderson Mori & Tomotsune is a full-service law firm formed by the merger and consolidation of the practices of three leading Japanese law firms: Anderson Mori, which established its reputation as one of the largest and most established international law firms in Japan since its inception in the early 1950s; Tomotsune & Kimura, and Bingham Sakai Mimura Aizawa.

Our combined expertise enables us to deliver advice on virtually all legal issues that may arise from a corporate transaction, including M&A, finance, capital markets, restructuring/insolvency, litigation/arbitration and intellectual property (including prosecution). The majority of our lawyers are multi-lingual and experienced with communicating, drafting and negotiating across borders around the globe.

We maintain offices in Tokyo(main), Osaka, Nagoya, Beijing, Shanghai, Singapore, Ho Chi Minh City, and Bangkok, and operate a Jakarta Desk.   

Arise Plus Intellectual Property Rights (ARISE+IPR) is a project funded by the European Union and implemented by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in the ASEAN Region. The 5 year, EUR 5.5 million EUR project supports regional integration in the field of intellectual property cooperation, specifically supporting IP creation, protection, utilization, administration and enforcement in the ASEAN region, in line with international best practice and the ASEAN IPR Action Plan 2016-2025.

In terms of geographical coverage, the project is pursuing a regional ‘enhanced cooperation approach’ aimed at ASEAN as a whole - promoting regional harmonisation, convergence of practice, coordination and cooperation among the ASEAN Member States on IP within the framework of the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2015. In terms of thematic coverage, the project focuses on trademarks, industrial designs, geographical indications (GIs), and enforcement.

ARISE+IPR undertakes a wide range of activities, aimed at supporting ASEAN IP offices in enhancing the quality and timeliness of their service, raising awareness on the importance of intellectual property and IPR enforcement among the business communities, especially Micro-Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs), and creating and maintaining viable networks and exchange.

The duration of implementation of the project is 60 months, starting from 1st January 2018.


Bureau van Dijk, a Moody’s Analytics company, captures and treats private company information for better decision making and increased efficiency. Its products combine data from regulatory and other sources, including over 160 information providers, to deliver the richest, most reliable private company information, corporate structures, beneficial ownership and deal information in the market.

Bureau van Dijk’s Orbis database provides information on around 300 million private companies in all countries worldwide. Bureau van Dijk standardizes the content so it’s easy to compare companies internationally. Orbis also incorporates powerful software and contemporary data visualisation tools to help users interrogate and manipulate the information for a range of research needs.

Orbis Intellectual Property is a solution that links global patent data to companies and corporate groups to help with intellectual property management and strategy. Corporations are able to benchmark and measure how innovative companies are by region, technologies and other criteria.


Clarivate Analytics is the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to accelerate the pace of innovation. Building on a heritage going back more than 150 years, we have built some of the most established global brands across the innovation lifecycle, including Web of Science, Cortellis, Derwent, CompuMark, MarkMonitor and Techstreet. These trusted brands are focused on scientific and academic research, patent analytics and regulatory standards, pharmaceutical and biotech intelligence, trademark protection, domain brand protection and intellectual property (IP) management. Today, Clarivate Analytics is a new and independent company operating in more than 100 countries including the Greater China region, Japan, South Korea, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand in Asia Pacific.

The whole world of Intellectual Property: Dennemeyer – The IP Group

The Dennemeyer Group has been setting benchmarks for all services and software solutions in the IP industry for more than half a century. Dennemeyer evolved very rapidly into the world’s most comprehensive full-service provider for the protection and management of Intellectual Property rights: from IP law firm services (Dennemeyer & Associates), software and management services (Dennemeyer IP Solutions) right down to IP consulting (Dennemeyer IP Consulting).

Fraunhofer Singapore is a cutting-edge applied research centre that leverages interactive digital media technology to customise user-centred data visualisation solutions to tackle real-world problems. As the first Asian subsidiary of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest applied research organisation, Fraunhofer Singapore is the product of a two-decade long partnership between Nanyang Technological University Singapore (NTU) and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

Today, Fraunhofer Singapore is proud to bring together the most advanced practices and innovations in science and engineering across Europe and Asia, driving enterprise digitalisation with Visual Computing technologies such as Virtual and Augmented Reality. Inspired by the new and powerful possibilities of Industry 4.0, we also offer solutions in Medical Computing, Visual Analytics, Visual Haptics, Neuroscience Marketing, and Human-Computer Interaction. Always collaborating with client-organisations to solve their unique business challenges, our research in visual applications can also be applied in fields such as Additive Manufacturing and Industrial Cybersecurity, leading to our increasingly strategic partnerships with industry and government.  

IPI Singapore is a non-profit organisation established by the Singapore Ministry of Trade & Industry, to analyse and enable enterprises to grow their businesses through technology and innovation.

IPI promotes open innovation and work with enterprises to:

- Source for technologies local and abroad, from both public and private sectors to support their innovation activities.
- Facilitate technology partnerships to bring forth new and innovative products and services to the market.
- Conduct technology landscape studies to support them in decision making when planning for a new product or business.

Connected to a strong global network of technology partners, including the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), IPI is well-positioned to facilitate connections between technology seekers and providers, driving growth and innovation opportunities for Singapore enterprises.

We are the provider of best-in-class information-based solutions and services to meet the needs of the intellectual property market, government agencies, and the life sciences industry. We have worked in the patent arena with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for nearly half a century and offer a suite of IP solutions that delivers the results you need across the patent workflow under the LexisNexis IP name. The corporate culture is driven by a commitment to excellence, innovation, and a strong dedication to our customers, employees and communities.

NTT DATA is a leading IT services provider and global innovation partner headquartered in Tokyo, with business operations in 51 countries.

With foresight into the future, we offer high-value-added and cutting-edge technologies in a wide range of business fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Business Intelligence and Conversational Computing Robotics.

In the Intellectual Property field, we have more than 25 years of experience to develop JPO IT systems.

We have been developing innovative services with the technologies in order to solve IP issues all over the world.

In NTT Data booth, you can experience a demonstration of our "Trademark Image Search".

A technology solution provider of innovation intelligence to Fortune 500 R&D teams, PatSnap provides a suite of intellectual property analysis tools to accelerate research and development. It uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to comb through a global index of IP data and correlate it with financial and market trends to produce analysis and insight.

Piece Future is positioned as Asia's 1st IP investment bank, we leverage on IP assets, coupling with IP intelligence, ASEAN countries mega trends, and global technology adoption analysis, businesses can uniquely position themselves with winning strategies for business growth. Our mission is using global intellectual property to piece out a sound future for Small Medium Enterprises and Start-ups and aid them in their journey towards becoming successful globally.

Questel offers a full suite of web based services for productivity and collaboration dedicated to intellectual property with search, analysis and idea- to-asset management capabilities.

Questel provides a comprehensive and unique collection of intellectual property databases for each stage of the innovation lifecycle, which can be analysed, shared and archived in

Questel delivers consulting and legal services, as well as online and onsite training.

Established in 1978, Questel is present in more than 30 countries with offices in Paris, London, Bonn, Washington, Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Shanghai.

RHT i-Assets Advisory is organised to manage a Client’s portfolio of IP assets and more importantly, partner with them to realise the commercial value of their IP assets. RHT i-Assets Advisory understands technology areas, IP markets and monetisation opportunities from the broad spectrum of clients the Team serves across private and public sectors. RHT i-Assets Advisory professionals are adept at balancing the art and science of transacting IP and technology deals.

Located in the heart of Pearl River Delta Region and Guangzhou City, Sino-Singapore Guangzhou Knowledge City (SSGKC) is positioned as a model and catalyst for the economic transformation and industrial upgrading of Guangdong. Besides of a state-level bilateral project between China and Singapore, SSGKC is the only state-level IPR Reform pilot zone in China. Out of the total area of 123 sq km, 60 sq km is being developed in phases over the next 20 years. SSGKC will house a population of 610,000 and become a vibrant city for all to “live, work, learn and play”. Aiming to be a key driver for Guangdong’s economic transformation, SSGKC draws talents and high-value industries such as ICT, AI, Bio-pharmaceuticals, New Energy & Materials. With such strong government support, SSGKC offers partners opportunities to ascend greater heights in China. To date, it has successfully attracted nearly 900 international and local investors with the total registered capital of RMB 96 billion.