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Executive Certificate in Intellectual Property Asset Management

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Start Date
09 Jul 2018 (Mon)
Next intake(s)
22 Oct 2018
3 months
English supplemented with Cantonese
Course Fee
HK$6800 per programme

The programme aims to:
- Develop innovative and entrepreneurial talents with capabilities to create value by transforming creativity into innovation
- Equip students with sufficient competence to leverage Intellectual Property (IP) in commercial settings to optimize knowledge-based innovation
- Inspire students' confidence in managing IP by equipping them with sound knowledge of relevant legal framework for innovation devleopment
- Train students to apply strategic thinking and win-win approaches to create synergy in collaborations of open innovation



Ms. Jennifer Lee

Speaker: Ms. Jennifer Lee

Patent Attorney;

Juris Doctor, BSc Chemistry (MIT, USA)

Ms. Jennifer Lee is Vice President, Intellectual Property and Legal Affairs / Consultant of AXCELLA, a venture-backed start-up developing therapeutics to restore amino acid homeostasis in cells affected by disease. She is an executive-level attorney with a deep, multi-faceted understanding of the biopharmaceutical industry; a strong track record of driving patent strategies for a diverse set of products from start-ups to mature mid-sized companies; broad-based expertise in devising legal strategies for research collaborations and business development deals.

Jennifer holds a Juris Doctor and BSc Chemistry from MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, USA (MIT).


Mr. Larry Lai

Mr. Larry Lai

Speaker: Mr. Larry Lai

Patent Attorney, Solicitor

As a patent attorney in a leading law firm, Larry’s niche areas of practice include patent drafting, prosecution of patent applications, patent litigation and revocation proceedings. He has extensive experience advising on all aspects related to IP including intellectual property (IP) portfolio, IP asset management, patentability advice, prior art search, patent infringement and validity opinions.

Larry is a registered solicitor, a registered patent attorney and a chartered engineer. He holds a Juris Doctor from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, a Master of IP Law as well as a Master of Engineering from the University of Technology, Sydney, a Master of Science in Telecommunications from Coventry University, a Master of Business Administration from the University of East Asia, and a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Alberta.









Module Content is as follows:

1. Essentials of Intellectual Property (IP) for Innovation

2. Intellectual Property Management for Innovation (COPE Framework)

3. Strategic Portfolio Management

4. Market Assessment and Engagement

5. Perfomance Measurement


Application Code 1635-EP101A -

Days / Time
  • Monday, 7:00pm - 10:00pm


- 10 meetings

- 3 hours per meeting

Location: Hong Kong Island: Specific Location To Be Confirmed

Applicants shall hold:

(i) a bachelor's degree awarded by a recognized university or equivalent:


(ii) an Associate Degree / a Higher Diploma or equivalent, and have at least 2 years of work experience.

Applicants with other qualifications and substantial senior level work experience will be considered on individual merit.

Application Fee

HK$150 (Non-refundable)

Course Fee
  • Course Fee : HK$6800 per programme

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Application Form

Enrolment Method

Complete and return the application form in person to HKU SPACE Enrolment Centre. For venue, please refer to our HKU SPACE website at The application must be accompanied with:

a) A non-refundable application fee of HKD150 (Cheque should be crossed and made payable to "HKU SPACE") to be submitted with the application for enrolment. The application fee will be used to cover the cost of processing and is non-refundable.

b) Photocopies of HKID card, relevant certificates/transcripts, and testimonials or other documentary proof of the applicant's working experience. (Please bring original certificates/official transcripts and testimonials/documentary proof of working experience for certification at HKU SPACE Centres).

Payment Method
1. Cash or EPS

Cash or EPS are accepted at any HKU SPACE enrolment counters.

2. Cheque or bank draft

Course fees can also be paid by crossed cheque or bank draft made payable to “HKU SPACE”. Please specify theprogramme title(s) for application and applicant’s name. You may either:

  • bring the completed form(s), together with the appropriate course or application fees in the form of a cheque, and any required supporting documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres;
  • or mail the above documents to any of the HKU SPACE enrolment centres, specifying “Course Application” on the envelope. HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of payment sent by mail.
3. VISA/MasterCard

Applicants may also pay the course fee by VISA or MasterCard, including the “HKU SPACE MasterCard”, at anyHKU SPACE enrolment centres. Holders of the HKU SPACE MasterCard can enjoy a 10-month interest-freeinstalment period for courses with a tuition fee worth a minimum of HK$2,000; however, the course applicant must also be the cardholder himself/herself. For enquiries, please contact our staff at any enrolment centres.

4. Online payment (for the course/programme has online enrolment only)

The course fees of all open admission courses (course enrolled on first come, first served basis) and selected award-bearing programmes can be settled by using PPS via the Internet. Applicants may also pay the relevant course fees by VISA or MasterCard online. Please refer to the Online Services page on the School website.


  1. For general and short courses, applicants may be required to pay the course fee in cash or by EPS, Visa or MasterCard if the course is to start shortly.

  2. Fees paid are not refundable except under very exceptional circumstances (e.g. course cancellation due to insufficient enrolment), subject to the School’s discretion. In exceptional cases where a refund is approved, fees paid by cash, EPS, cheque or PPS (for online payment only) will normally be reimbursed by a cheque, and fees paid by credit card will normally be reimbursed to the payment cardholder’s credit card account.

  3. In addition to the published fees, there may be additional costs associated with individual programmes. Please refer to the relevant course brochures or direct any enquiries to the relevant programme team for details.
  4. Fees and places on courses cannot be transferred from one applicant to another. Once accepted onto a course, the student may not change to another course without approval from HKU SPACE. A processing fee of HK$120 will be levied on approved transfers.
  5. Receipts will be issued for fees paid but HKU SPACE will not be responsible for any loss of receipt sent by mail.
  6. For additional copies of receipts, please send a stamped, self-addressed envelope with a completed form and a crossed cheque for HK$30 per copy made payable to ‘HKU SPACE’. Such copies will only normally be issued at the end of a course.