South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

IPR Protection Strategies for EU SMEs from the Services Sector in Thailand


IPR Protection Strategies for EU SMEs from the Services Sector in Thailand, 28 October 2015



Event Details:  


Event type:

Web-based seminar


Wednesday, 28 October 2015


10:30 – 11:30  (Brussels, GMT: +1) / 9:30-10:30am (London, GMT: 0) / 15:30 – 16:30 (Ho Chi Minh, 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:


Thailand is the EU's third largest trading partner in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) (behind only Singapore and Malaysia) and 25th overall. Conversely, the EU is Thailand's 3rd largest trading partner overall (after Japan and China). The service sector is one of the key field for European SMEs doing business in Thailand. There are some specific considerations EU SMEs from the service sector should keep in mind when designing a successful intellectual property protection strategy. The Helpdesk Expert’s presentation will highlight measures European SMEs should take regarding the protection of their Intellectual Property Rights. Primarily the focus will be on the IP issues most relevant to European SMEs from the service sector, including but not limited to:


•           Thailand’s IP landscape

•           What IP types are particularly relevant for the service sector?

•           How to design a successful IP protection strategy

•           Top tips for EU SMEs in the service sector whilst doing business



Join the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk Expert Suebsiri Taweepon on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 for:“IPR Protection Strategies for EU SMEs from the Service Sector in Thailand”


This free, 45-minute webinar presentation and 15 minute Q&A session on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 at 10:30am Brussels time (9:30am London, 15:30pm Ho Chi Minh) will take you through a range of simple, cost-effective measures to develop your business in Thailand and protect your intellectual property. Get valuable insights from our expert, and ask questions live throughout the webinar.


Agenda (Brussels time):



Welcome and introduction by the IPR SME Helpdesk team


Presentation by the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk expert, Suebsiri Taweepon


Q&A session




Register for this webinar here.


Expert bios:


Suebsiri Taweepo



Suebsiri Taweepon is a senior associate at Tilleke & Gibbins specializing in intellectual property. For six consecutive years, he has been recognized as one of the top legal experts in Asia by the annual Asialaw Leading Lawyers survey. Suebsiri takes a considered, practical approach to his work, and has experience in a wide range of intellectual property matters, both contentious and non-contentious, including litigation, licensing, and registration of intellectual property rights, with particular emphasis in computer software and technology-related industries. He advises local and overseas clients on protecting and managing their portfolios of trademarks, patents, designs, copyrights, and domain names, as well as commercial licensing of intellectual assets. Suebsiri has been involved in several government consultations and has a great deal of experience in anti-counterfeiting matters, including investigation of intellectual property infringement and criminal raid actions. In addition to his work at Tilleke & Gibbins, Suebsiri is an adjunct lecturer, teaching intellectual property law in the Faculty of Law, Chulalongkorn University, one of the top law schools in Thailand. He is also a prolific author of articles and other publications, and a regular speaker at conferences and seminars on intellectual propertyrelated topics.

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About the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk:

The South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk is a European Union 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 South-East Asia IPR for your business, e-mail your questions to: You will receive a reply from one of the Helpdesk experts within three working days. The South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk is jointly implemented by DEVELOPMENT Solutions, European Union Chamber of Commerce in Vietnam, Thai European Business Association & European Business Network.


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Practical Information

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:30 to 11:30



Webinar Session