South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk


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.


Past Webinars

21 June 2017 Webinar - Agriculture in the Philippines: Business Opportunities & IPR Protection

A collaboration between the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk and the EU-Philippines Business Network, this Webinar will focus on opportunities for EU SMEs in the Agricultural Sector in the Philippines. This webinar is held in light of the upcoming Agriculture Mission to Smart Agri Forum on September 27-28. The first section of this online training will focus on business opportunities in a rapidly developing sector through our two sector veterans who will not only share with you the current state-of-affairs but also some  of their experiences, opportunities, tips and tricks.



IPR Protection in China and South-East Asia for the Transport and Logistics Industry

This webinar will give European SMEs engaged in transport and logistics industries an overview of IP protection in China and South-East Asia. The expert will focus on brand protection, discussing the importance of trade-mark registration. The expert will also focus on internet domain name protection and on patent protection. The expert will provide real life case studies involving European SMEs experiencing and overcoming IP issues in transport and logistics sector.



European Lifestyle - How to Protect Your Products in Vietnam

Held in light of the EuroSphere Trade Fair, organised by our partners from the EU-Vietnam Business Network (EVBN) in Ho Chi Minh City from 16 to 17 of June, this Webinar titled "Webinar on European Lifestyle - How to Protect Your Products in Vietnam" will provide EU SMEs with a basic understanding of IPR protection related to European Lifestyle and Design in Vietnam. 

With many European SMEs looking to the Vietnamese market to expand their businesses, it is more crucial than ever to properly protect ones IP. Therefore we would like to welcome you to our Webinar on June 6, from 10:30 - 11:30AM (Brussels time), 3:30 - 4:30PM (Vietnam time) where EVBN will not only introduce the upcoming EuroSphere event - and why it is relevant for you - but additionally our expert Mr. Tran Manh Hung will tell you everything you need to know in order to protect your IP rights. 



Intellectual Property: a Case Study of Success Stories, Strategies and Opportunities for European Startups in South-East Asia

Our IP Expert, Mr. Franck Fougere, will give European startups a comprehensive overview of the IPR landscape in South-East Asia, opportunities that the region may offer and how to best tackle these, as well as relevant best practices in the shape of case-studies. The free of charge web-based expert presentations provide cost-effective, applicable business advice, including practical IP steps to be taken before and during business activities in or related to South-East Asia. The webinar includes interactive poll questions and case study examples.



22 May Webinar – “Innovation in China and South-East Asia: How to Protect your Critical Know-how”

The webinar provided practical IP advice for European SMEs wishing to do business and develop technology in China and South-East Asia. Our IPR SME Helpdesk expert Mr. Philippe Deltombe gave the SMEs  a comprehensive overview on basic IP protection relating to innovation in China and South-East Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia in particular). SMEs received some tips on how to draft best strategies for IP protection especially tailored for the R&D sector in both China and South-East Asia. The IPR expert used several case-studies involving European SMEs to illustrate both challenges in IP protection  and best practice in both China and South-East Asia.