This course seeks to introduce students to the general principles of intellectual property law in Singapore, as well as, major international IP conventions. It is aimed at students who have no knowledge of IP law but are interested in learning more about this challenging area of law. It will also be useful for students intending to pursue the advanced courses in IP/IT by providing them with the necessary foundation on IP law. Students will be assessed based on open book examination, 1 written assignment and 1 class presentation. (Class presentation is subject to change depending on student subscription).