In conjunction with World Intellectual Property Day 2016, National Arts Council and Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) organised a series of complimentary IP workshops for different art forms, known as CreaTIPs. Gain useful tips on IP through these workshops that featured arts practitioners alongside legal experts.


Videos courtesy of Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS).


Hear how MICappella protects and manages its IP rights in their music and learn their tips on entering China as a musician. Gain better understanding from the legal perspective as Benjamin Ang shares his personal experience as both a lawyer and musician.


Find out from Juliet Chia how Singapore Repertory Theatre handles copyright in their productions and learn about the intellectual property and its management when using for theatre works from Dharma Sadasivan, Associate at Bird & Bird ATMD.

Literary Arts

Hear from Edmund Wee, CEO Epigram Books, about the publishing world, and learn tips from Mark Teng, a practicing IP lawyer, on the IP rights residing in literary arts. 

Visual Arts

Listen to local visual artist, Robert Zhao, share about his creative works and glean interesting insights into the world of visual arts. Learn about how you, as a visual artist, can protect your intellectual property rights and hear how others may have done so from Ariel Lim, Legal Associate from Donaldson & Burkinshaw LLP.