South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

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

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



Event Details:  


Event type:

Web-based seminar


Wednesday, 14 August 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:

As Singapore increasingly becomes one of the major destinations for European investment in Asia, it becomes more and more essential for companies to be fully aware of how to protect their Intellectual Property before entering into the country’s favourable business environment. This webinar will provide you with key, practical information on how to conduct business in/with Singapore, including:

• Current economic/political situation in Singapore
• General legal environment and IPRs
• IP registration – how’s and why’s
• Trademark piracy concerns
• How to deal with IP disputes



Join ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk expert, Joyce Ang, on Wednesday, 14 August 2013 for:

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

This free, 45-minute webinar presentation and 30 minute Q&A session on IPR protection in Singapore, on 14 August 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 Singapore. 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 ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk expert, Joyce Ang


Q&A session



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Speaker biography:

Name: Joyce Ang
Firm: ATMD Bird & Bird LLP
Location: Singapore

Joyce is a partner in the Intellectual Property & Technology Group of ATMD Bird & Bird LLP in Singapore.

Joyce’s practice covers both non-contentious and contentious work in the area of trade marks, copyright and designs law. She provides advice and support to rights owners for protection and exploitation of their IP rights and also conducts raids and private prosecution for trade mark and copyright infringement offences on behalf of her clients.

She also assists rights owners from various industries including entertainment software, business software, automotive, publishing and fashion, in planning, managing and executing their anti-piracy programmes in Singapore.

Joyce graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Laws (LLB(Hons)) degree in 2004. She was admitted to the Supreme Court of Singapore as an Advocate and Solicitor in 2005.


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, August 14, 2013 - 10:30 to 11:45



Webinar Session