South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Transfer of Technology to South-East Asia

Many European companies who come to Southeast Asia are often willing to ‘transfer’ some of their technologies and designs to local subsidiaries of European firms, joint-venture partners, or local manufacturing and service companies. One of the challenges facing European companies coming to Southeast Asia to do so is devising creative solutions to minimize the risk to their intellectual property associated with technology transfers.

This publication provides a step by step guide to European firms looking to move to Southeast Asia, how to assess the ASEAN IPR landscape and a checklist of how to effectively create an IP strategy