South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Intellectual Property Rights Protection Strategies in Vietnam for EU SMEs: Webinar, 16 October 2013


WEBINAR: Intellectual Property Rights Protection Strategies in Vietnam for EU SMEs






Event Details:  


Event type:

Web-based seminar


Wednesday, 16 October 2013


10:30-11:45am (Brussels, GMT: +1) / 9:30-10:45am (London, GMT: 0) / 3:30-4:45pm (Jakarta, GMT: +6)


Your own computer


No charge




Small and Medium-sized enterprises (Less than 250 employees) or SME intermediary associations from the European Union only


Event Description:


Join ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk expert, on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 for:

"Intellectual Property Rights Protection Strategies in Vietnam for EU SMEs"

This free, 45-minute webinar presentation and 30 minute Q&A session on IPR protection in Vietnam, on 16 October 2013 at 10.30am Brussels time (9.30am London, 3.30pm Indonesia) will take you through a range of simple, cost-effective measures to protect your intellectual property and your business in Vietnam. Get valuable insights from our expert, and ask questions live throughout the webinar.


This webinar will provide you with key, practical information to conduct business in/with Vietnam, including:


•          Current economic/political situation in Vietnam

•          General legal environment and IP rights

•          IP registration processes

•          Trade mark piracy concerns

•          How to deal with IP disputes


Agenda (Brussels time):



Welcome and introduction by the IPR SME Helpdesk team


Presentation by ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk expert


Q&A session




Click here to register.



Speaker biography:

Name:     Nick Redfearn
Firm:       Rouse & Co. International LLP
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Nick Redfearn has worked with Rouse since 1995, in London, China, Indonesia, Vietnam and Dubai, setting up offices in Thailand and the Philippines and running the Hong Kong and Guangzhou offices for a time. He now manages Rouse’s Indonesia business and is also Chairman of the Rouse Board of Directors, co-head of the firm’s client development team and has a regional Asian business development role.

Nick has run anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy in Asian jurisdictions (especially Hong Kong, China, Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam); trade mark, patent and design filing in Asian jurisdictions; complex IP litigation in Asia, including cross border disputes, and has managed IP litigation in China.

Nick is the author of the IP Komodo Dragon blog (, the active source of news and commentary about South East Asian IP development.

Nick has been recognised repeatedly as a leading individual IP lawyer in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 and as an Asialaw Leading Lawyer for both Indonesia and Hong Kong & China. He speaks Bahasa Indonesia and French.


About webinars:


A webinar is a virtual web-based seminar which you can join from the comfort and convenience of your own office or home. Attending webinars can save you time and money, while still delivering key information and allowing for speaker-attendee interaction.


Please see our short 2-page Quick Start guide here for more information on Helpdesk Webinars, how they can help your business, and the simple registration process.


About the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk:


The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk is a European Commission co-funded project that provides free, practical, business advice relating to ASEAN IPR to European SMEs. To learn about any aspect of intellectual property rights in South-East-Asia, visit our online portal at For free expert advice on ASEAN IPR for your business, e-mail your questions to: You will receive a reply from one of the Helpdesk experts within five working days. The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk is jointly implemented by DEVELOPMENT Solutions, European Business Chamber of Commerce Indonesia and European Business Organisations Worldwide Network.


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Practical Information

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:30 to 11:45



Webinar Session