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Past Webinars

17 December 2018 Webinar – Protecting your trade marks in Myanmar: What’s new?

After decades of constrained growth, Myanmar has now consistently been one of the fastest growing economies worldwide thanks to its continuous policy improvements. In terms of IPR protection, unfortunately, Myanmar’s legal framework for IPR is not yet up to international standards. The Webinar provided necessary information you need to know about Trade mark protection in Myanmar, alerting you about the changes in IP legislations including the recently-enacted Registration Act and the Draft Trademark Law, and advising you what you need to do to protect your trade marks – your business in Myanmar.

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27 June 2018 Webinar – Trade Mark Protection for EU SMEs in Cambodia’s Fashion and Textile Industry

This Webinar gave European SMEs all the necessary information on trademark protection in the fashion and textile industry in Cambodia. The expert provided a basic understanding of the Trademark landscape in Cambodia, including registration - and its requirements - as well as enforcement in case your IP rights get infringed. For EU SMEs interested in expanding into Cambodia's rapidly expanding textile and fashion industry, this Webinar is a perfect first step to explore opportunities for sustainable internationalisation.

21 June 2018 Webinar - EU General Data Protection Regulations

Jointly organised by EUMCCI and SEA IPR SME Helpdesk, during this free webinar key EU GDPR and IPR experts gave an overview of the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR) and how it impacts any business in any country dealing with the EU, including Malaysia, since its enforcement date on the 25th of May 2018. Furthermore, practical advice was given on how to successfully comply with this regulation when doing business with an European country. A broader understanding was given, from a Malaysian perspective, on how this regulation affects the country/Malaysian companies and what measures can be done to fulfill it.

26 June 2018 Webinar - Brand Protection in Singapore

This Webinar gave European SMEs all the necessary information on Brand protection in Singapore. The expert provided a basic understanding how to best protect your brand when expanding your European business into Singapore. This included a detailed understanding of how to protect your brand abroad, what a trade mark is, what it does and how you should use it within your wider business strategy. This includes all the details you need to know on trade mark registration - and its application requirements - as well as enforcement in case your IP rights get infringed.

21 June 2018 Webinar - Industrial Design Protection in Vietnam

This Webinar gave European SMEs all the necessary information on Industrial Design protection in Vietnam. The expert provided a basic understanding of the Industrial Design landscape in Vietnam, what an Industrial Design is, what it does and how you should use it within your wider business strategy. This included all the details you need to know on registration - and its application requirements - as well as enforcement in case your IP rights get infringed. For EU SMEs interested in expanding into Vietnams rapidly expanding industry, this Webinar is a perfect first step to explore opportunities for sustainable internationalisation.

18 May 2018 Webinar – Technology Transfer to China and South-East Asia: How to Protect your IP

Technology-intensive industries in China and in South-East Asia continue to experience rapid growth led by constant 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. The webinar provided practical advice to SMEs on how to safely operate 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 have been presented throughout the webinar.

Geographical Indications as a tool for the protection of EU food, beverages and handicraft products in Vietnam

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.

12 April 2018 Webinar - Expand your Business to Malaysia – Get Started and Explore the Opportunities

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. 

21 March 2018 Webinar - IP Considerations in China and South-East Asia for the ICT Industry

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.

Shaping Tomorrow's Healthcare System with Technology and Securing IPR for Healthcare Innovation

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.