South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Guide for Research & Development (R&D) Activities in South-East Asia

In recent years, the R&D industry in South-East Asia has been flourishing, with countries in the region investing heavily to promote R&D activities. This presents opportunities for EU SMES wishing to invest in the R&D sector of the South-East Asian market. Given the intellectual property rights (“IPRs”) that arise from the R&D activities, as well as the potential commercial value attached thereto, it is of utmost importance that care is taken to ensure that such IPRs are well protected, and that their commercial value is maximised. Find out more about protecting your IPR in the R&D sector in South-East Asia!