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.
The webinar provided practical advice to European SMEs related to geographical Indications as a tool for protecting EU food products, beverages and handicrafts in Vietnam. The expert provided an overview of how the current IP landscape in Vietnam relates to GI's, as well as expert tips and practical suggestions how EU SMEs expanding into Vietnam can make good use of it. Furthermore, practical case studies will be presented throughout the webinar. The presentation will introduce the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk and relevant topics related to the GI protection in Vietnam, including an introduction to the GI concept and the GI scenario in Vietnam, the current relations between the EU and Vietnam concerning GIs (including the status of GIs under the EU-Vietnam FTA), followed by an overview of the procedure that EU GIs should follow to be protected in Vietnam, with some tips from the experience of EU GIs already protected in Vietnam.
Hosted by the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry, EBN and the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk, the Webinar "Expand your Business to Malaysia – Get Started and Explore the Opportunities" explored business opportunities for European SMEs interested in Malaysia. For 90 minutes, the Webinar has given an overview of existing opportunities specifically for European SMEs in Malaysia, a first approach to doing business - including how to set up your company - and practical advice ones you get going - including intellectual property rights.
The ICT industry in China and in South-East Asia continues to experience rapid growth led by innovation. There are clear opportunities for European businesses to profit from these booming markets, but precautionary steps must be taken to meet the challenges that China and South-East Asia pose. When it comes to IP protection, European SMEs that invest in the local ICT industry should be aware of the IP risks that they run when operating in China and South-East Asia, and the main tools at their disposal to protect against those risks. This webinar provided EU SMEs with practical advice on how to safely operate in the ICT industry in China and South-East Asia. The expert provided an overview of online IP protection tools in China and South-East Asia and offer some tips on how to build a comprehensive IP strategy for both regions. Practical case studies will be presented throughout the webinar.
Hosted by the EU-Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk, this Webinar explored business opportunities for European SMEs interested in healthcare technology. For one hour, this Webinar provided European SMEs with business opportunities, challenges as well as intellectual property rights (IPR) tips and tricks. This Webinar acts as a first impression for a Seminar, trade mission and exhibition on this topic, held in Malaysia in May 2018.
The webinar gave an overview to the European SMEs on how they can best protect their creative works in China's, South-East Asia's and Latin-America's markets. The experts provided practical information on how to register, protect and enforce copyrights in all three regions. SMEs also received expert tips and watch-outs to bear in mind before, during and after entering the markets in those territories. During the Q&A session, the experts provided answers to various SMEs' questions.