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On the 24th of June 2016, EuroCham will have the pleasure to host a closed-door meeting with Mr. Daren Tang, Chief Executive of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore, IPOS.  EuroCham’s members will be offered the opportunity to engage in a discussion on challenges and issues faced by the industry in Singapore and the region.

With the mandate to facilitate the development of Singapore’s IP eco-system, IPOS envisions to place the nation as an IP Hub in Asia, ensuring that the country’s infrastructure and expertise support the creation, protection and exploitation of IP. To this end, a number of recent initiatives have been undertaken by the Organisation in Singapore, as well as outside the island’s borders. With the presence of Mr. Daren Tang, participants to this special event will be offered an overview of recent initiatives implemented by IPOS. Topics of interests will range from international negotiations on IP regulations to fostering innovation in the region.

For more information or should you wish to participate please contact the Policy & Corporate Affairs Manager, Mr. Yiannis Korkovelos at yiannis.korkovelos@eurocham.org.sg.

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“Mr Daren Tang was appointed Chief Executive of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) on 16 November 2015.

Prior to his appointment, Mr Tang was Deputy Chief Executive (DCE) of IPOS and in charge of the Registries Cluster, which is the regulatory arm of IPOS. He helmed the Cluster from 1 August 2012, and was responsible for the regulatory framework of all types of IP in Singapore, including patents, trade marks, designs and copyright. Mr Tang also oversaw the operations of the Registries of Patents, Trade Marks and Designs, as well as the development of Singapore’s IP policy and legal regime. He also represented Singapore in international IP negotiations, including at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and in Free Trade Agreements.” Read More