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Webinar: Doing Business in the Philippines and IPR Basics


According to CEOWORLD magazine, the Philippines ranks as the third-best country to invest in or do business within 2019. The Philippines is the thirteenth largest country in the world by population. It also boasts a young working population with a median age of 25 years old and the fourth largest English speaking country in the world. These factors attribute to a skilled labour force and growing consumer market.

Join us on Thursday, 08 August 2019, for an informative webinar on Doing Business in the Philippines and IPR Basics. We will be discussing how to get started in doing business in the Philippines and what industries are attractive to foreign investors. In addition, we will also be introduced to key IP considerations relevant to these sectors.This webinar is co-organised by the British Chamber of Commerce Philippines and South-east Asia IPR SME Helpdesk. 



Time zone in Belgium (GMT+2)


10:30 - 10:35: Introduction to the Helpdesk and its services

Marta Bettinazzi, IP Business Advisor


10:35 - 10:55: Introduction about doing Business in the Philippines  

Alexander Dacanay, SGV, a member practice of Ernst & Young Global Limited

  • Philippines Business Landscape
  • Attractive Sectors
  • IPR issues related to sectors mentioned


10:55 - 11:15: IPR Basics

Edmund Jason Baranda, External Expert, SEA IPR SME Helpdesk

  • Why protect your IP? 
  • IPR under the Philippine IP Code and related laws 
  • Recent changes in IP laws and regulations (2018 to present) 
  • Take-away tips 


11:15 - 11:25: Q&A

Marta Bettinazzi, Alexander Dacanay and Edmund Jason Baranda


11:25 - 11:30: Closing                       


* Language: English




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