Intellectual Property is Big News: Regional Seminar for Journalists, organised by WIPO

December 2017 – George Hwang was invited as a speaker for the Regional Seminar for Journalists. This seminar was organised by WIPO and attended by various journalists around the Asia Pacific region. The talk garnered strong interest from foreign journalists, as it was attended by journalists from countries such as Turkey and Iran.

Using a case which he advised – Singapore Press Holdings v The Real Singapore, where the defendant was sued for infringing 244 articles, George explained the basic issues in copyright.

The seminar sensitised journalists to issues in Intellectual Property. This is to empower them when they meet IP cases in their work.

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