Helpdesk webinars feature a presentation and Q&A session with an ASEAN intellectual property and business expert. Click below to listen to the recordings of our previous webinars and learn more our upcoming ones.
FinTech (Financial Technology) is changing our daily lives in a way we have not seen before with mobile banking, cashless transaction, cyber connectivity and many other applications.
FinTech in China and South-East Asia is getting more and more important, attracting significant involvement from both tech giants and start-ups. With such a rapid transformation of the industry in these markets, FinTech businesses need to position themselves, find suitable development strategies and understand the importance of innovation to succeed and how to protect it.
Learn more about the new Competition law in Vietnam which came to force in July 2019. This webinar discusses the scope of the new Competition law, impacts on foreign businesses and tools given to IPR holders. Our speakers will be Mr. Tuan Phung, Managing Partner of VCI Legal - A member of EuroCham Vietnam Legal Sector Committee and Ms. Nga Nguyen, Chairwoman of EuroCham Vietnam IPR Sector Committee - External Expert of the SEA IPR SME Helpdesk Project.
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- Vietnam's New Competition Law 2018: New provisions & business impacts
- IP implications of Vietnam’s New Competition Law
While patents registered in Europe, being territorial rights, have no legal effect in China and any of the countries in South-east Asia and Latin America. Through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) it is possible to seek patent protection for an invention simultaneously in several countries by filing a single “international” patent application instead of filing several separate national applications. View this webinar on PCT to learn more about the advantages and possible disadvantages of PCT.
Southeast Asia’s booming economic growth have been attracting many investors in various industries, especially the retail sector. In the same time, the issue of protecting intellectual property has emerged as one of the top concerns of many companies when they plan to do business in this region.
What is the best way to protect your Intellectual Property in the retail sector when doing business in South-East Asia? What action should we take now?
This webinar will give you all the information you need to know about intellectual property protection, in particular, about trade mark protection, prosecution and enforcement in South-East Asia. You will also learn the best strategies to protect your trademarks and your business in South-East Asia.
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The EU-Vietnam Free Trade Agreement was signed on June 30. Beyond lower customs duty rates, this deal will create easier market access for German food, drinks and agricultural products, food processing technology and know-how in Vietnam as well as new sourcing opportunities beyond Vietnam’s already strong export items coffee, pepper and seafood. In addition to a strong local consumer market of 97 million, Vietnam is also an ideal gateway to the emerging ASEAN region.
OAV in cooperation with SCHULZ NOACK BÄRWINKEL Rechtsanwälte PartmbB and the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk of the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam offer a webinar to support companies – especially producers, trading companies, importers and exporters - for a successful market entry in Vietnam. For this purpose we have chosen two topics for the webinar: “The legal framework of the Vietnamese food sector” and “Keys tips for IP protection when attending trade fairs in Vietnam”. The webinar will help you to understand the legal framework for exporting food products to the country, including import procedures for different food categories, food labelling requirements as well as food advertisement, and will also outline the administrative practice of the competent authorities in the area of food safety law and the legal consequences of violations.
Dr. Jörg-Michael Scheil is a German attorney-at-law with over 20 years experience in China and Vietnam, and he is licensed as foreign practicing lawyer in both countries. He regularly advises clients from the food sector. Recently, Behr’s Verlag in Hamburg published his book “Food labelling in China and Vietnam”.
Our second speaker, Ms. Nora Bihari, Project Manager of the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk at the European Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam will elaborate on what companies should keep in mind when displaying their products at trade fairs in Vietnam in regard to IPR protection.
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- Legal framework of exporting food products to Vietnam
- How to protect intellectual property while doing business in Vietnam?
Parrticipants of this webinar discuss how to get started in doing business in the Philippines and what industries are attractive to foreign investors. In addition, key IP considerations relevant to these sectors are introduced. This webinar was co-organised by the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines and South-east Asia IPR SME Helpdesk.