South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Webinar: "IPR Protection Strategies for EU SMEs from the E-commerce Sector in South-East Asia"

IPR Protection Strategies for EU SMEs from the E-commerce Sector in South-East Asia,


19 August 2016


Event Details:


Event type:



Friday, 19 August 2016


10:30 – 11:30  (Brussels, GMT: +1) / 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:


The webinar will focus on protecting intellectual assets related to E-commerce sector in South-East Asian countries. The presentation highlights precautionary IP steps to be taken before entering markets in the ASEAN region, complemented by Dos and Don’ts to maximize business success for EU SMEs. 

During the webinar you can expect:

  • Overview of the most relevant intellectual properties in E-commerce sector
  • Advice on registering and enforcing your IP rights
  • Practical case studies from South-East Asian countries
  • Key takeaways
  • Live discussion during the Q&A session 



Join the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk expert Mr. Max Ng on Friday, 19 August 2016 for:


“IPR Protection Strategies for EU SMEs from the E-commerce Sector in South-East Asia”

This is a free of charge 45-minute web-based presentation, followed by a 15-minute live Q&A session on Friday, 19 August 2016 at 10:30am Brussels time (15:30pm Ho Chi Minh time).


Get valuable insights from our expert, ask questions live throughout the webinar and receive expert response to all of your questions during the Q&A session!


Agenda (Brussels time):



Welcome and introduction by the IPR SME Helpdesk team


Presentation by the South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk expert Mr. Max Ng


Q&A session


Register for this webinar HERE.


Expert bios:


Mr. Mx Ng

Max is the Managing Director of Gateway Law and Gateway IP Services, a boutique intellectual property (“IP”) and technology law practice, headquartered in Singapore with offices and associates in the region including Malaysia and Hong Kong.

Max’s practice revolves around patents and trade marks and other IP litigation and enforcement actions. Max also has expertise in licensing, franchising, technology and telecommunications law. Max has appeared before the Singapore High Court in numerous IP cases, and is also listed as a leading lawyer in publications such as Legal Who’s Who, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, Asia Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Asia, Legal Who’s Who Singapore, and The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers.

Max is the lead author of the book “Intellectual Property”, and has regularly counselled and advised numerous clients ranging from start-ups to multinationals to listed corporations and tertiary institutions on protecting, enforcing and commercialising their intellectual property. Max is also a Registered Patent Agent and has often been invited to speak on legal, intellectual property and technology law-related topics. He also occasionally renders his services by judging at competitions and providing legal guidance pro bono at various entrepreneurship forums.


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.


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

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 10:30 to 11:30



Webinar Session