One-day Interactive Designers Workshop: Intellectual Property

Event Date(s): 23/07/2015

Location: Room 3, Max Richards Building, Block 13, Faculty of Engineering, UWI St. Augustine

The Engineering Institute of the Faculty of Engineering presents an interactive one-day Designers’ Workshop on The Role of Intellectual Property in the World of Design.

To see a printable version of this information, please click here.

This takes place Thursday July 23 at Room 3, Max Richards Building, Block 13, Faculty of Engineering from 9am to 2pm.

Topics to be covered include:

  • How the law of Intellectual Property applies to your designs
  • How to protect your designs
  • The role of Collective Management Agencies and the Designer
  • Media Rights and Accreditation and the commercial impact on Designers

Payment can be made at the Engineering Institute, 2nd Floor, Kenneth S. Julien Building, Block 1, The UWI St. Augustine from 8am to 4pm.

This workshop will be facilitated by Akilah Phillip. Ms. Phillip is an Attorney-At-Law and former media practitioner. As an Intellectual Property Specialist she has worked in the Entertainment Industry for over 10 years and interacted with many facets of the industry from print media, new and upcoming artist and designers to name a few. Ms. Phillip attained her undergraduate degree from the University of London and subsequently successfully completeted her legal training at the Hugh Wooding Law School. She is also the holder of a Masters in Entertainment Law from the University of Westminster, London.

For further information, please contact any of the following numbers: 758-7204, 662-6267, 662-2002 ext. 82175, 82196.

To register, please email: akilahphillip@yahoo.com or continuing.education@sta.uwi.edu.


Admission:$500, refreshments provided

Open to: | General Public | Staff | Student | Alumni |


  • Ms. Akilah Phillip

  • Faculty/Department

    Engineering Institute,  Faculty of  Engineering

  • Tel.: 662-2002 ext. 82175, 82196
  • Email: continuing.education@sta.uwi.edu