South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

20 February Webinar – “How to Use Customs to Protect your IP in China and South-East Asia”

The webinar provided practical IP advice for European SMEs on how they can cooperate with the Customs authorities to protect their IP in China and South-East Asia. Our IPR SME Helpdesk expert Mr. Philippe Girard-Foley gave the SMEs  a comprehensive overview of different customs procedures in China and South-East Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Malaysia in particular). SMEs  received also some tips on how to draft best strategies for IP protection with the Customs in both China and South-East Asia. The IPR Expert used several case-studies involving European SMEs to illustrate both challenges in IP protection with the customs and best practice in both China and South-East Asia.