The webinar aims to give an overview to the EU SMES about the most convenient legal mechanisms to protect and exploit their inventions in the Chinese, South-East Asian and Latin American markets. How much time and money it would take or when can they start commercializing their products – these are the most persisting questions for the SMEs that shall be answered by our Intellectual Property experts during the webinar.
SMEs will be also provided with the best tips and watch-outs to bear in mind before, during and after entering the markets in those territories.
Moreover, any queries that the EU companies might have, are to be solved by the experts conducting the training session.
An overview of Patents and Utility Models, including patentability requirements and patent costs
Detailed overview on how to register your patents and utility models in China, South-East Asia and Latin America
How to benefit from international patent registering systems like Paris Convention and Patent Cooperation Treaty
When can I start exploiting the inventions
Elio De Tullio is an Italian lawyer admitted at the bar of Bari and trade mark attorney. After 10 years of experience in IP matters, he founded in 2005 the law firm De Tullio & Partners, with offices in Rome and Bari and a liaison office in New York. Managing Partner of De Tullio & Partners, he acts as trade mark attorney in the strategic assessment of IP protection and in prosecution and opposition processes at domestic and international level.
He is also a litigation lawyer before the Italian Courts specialized in Intellectual Property. He specializes on trademark, design and patent issues, from a strategy, business intelligence, competition, filing and prosecution perspective. He has written some articles on Italian and European law on intellectual property rights which have been translated into Chinese and South-East Asia languages.
Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk expert Mr. Eli Salis
Mr. Eli Salis is Partner attorney at Disain IP (Alicante, Spain) and focuses on Intellectual Property, in particular, with the protection, prosecution and enforcement regarding trademarks, patents, designs and copyrights. He has s graduated from the National University of Litoral, Santa Fe (Argentina) and has a Master DegIP from the University of Alicante. He represents international and medium sized companies in proceedings before National Offices of Patents and Trademarks. He also has extensive experience in managing and coordinating the prosecution and enforcement of IP matters across the Europe and Latin America regions.
Eli is author of several publications on IP matters and lectures at different Universities in Europe and Latin America. He also provides consulting services to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).