The renowned FICPI SEAD 2024 Patent Drafting Course is open for registration until 1 March 2024.

The prestigious course has been running since 1997 and is brought to you by The FICPI Academy - the team behind the successful WIPO-FICPI International Patent Drafting course.

The 2024 course takes place at IPOS Singapore for two weeks, plus correspondence assignments in drafting. Tutoring is delivered by experienced practitioners from jurisdictions including Europe, USA, and Canada. The tutors represent technical fields from electrical engineering, mechanics, biology, and chemistry and all have experience in teaching and tutoring FICPI patent drafting courses. 


Apply now if you have 1-5 years’ experience in the IP profession and seek to improve your drafting skills and practical knowledge of the most commonly used IP systems.

A good working proficiency of English is essential as the course will be conducted in English. 

To ensure the highest quality of tuition, places on the SEAD course are strictly limited to 40.

The timetable

  • Segment 1: 18-22 March, IPOS Singapore (in-person)
  • Segment 2: Correspondence assignments in drafting
  • Segment 3: 16-20 September, IPOS Singapore (in-person)

The Course requires students to attend in-person segments, One and Three, and complete all assignments set in segment Two.

What graduates say

“This course has broadened my vision and perspective about patent drafting” 

“Provided invaluable insight on fundamental principles and best practices” 

“I learnt some of the best practices in the field”

“Allowed me to communicate strategically with prospective licensees”

Fees and further information

To find out more about the programme, review the fees, and apply, visit: