South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

WEBINAR: Not lost in Thailand: Intellectual Property Rights Protection Strategies for EU SMEs

WEBINAR: Not lost in Thailand: Intellectual Property Rights Protection Strategies for EU SMEs



Event Details:  


Event type:

Web-based seminar


Wednesday, 10 July 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:


With an increasingly skilled workforce and expanding market opportunities, Thailand’s growing economy is attracting more and more European companies. In order to take full advantage of the country’s favourable business environment, you need to be aware how to protect your company’s Intellectual Property. This webinar will provide you with key, practical information to conduct business in/with Thailand, including:


•          Current economic/political situation in Thailand

•          General legal environment and IP rights

•          IP registration processes

•          Trade mark piracy concerns

•          How to deal with IP disputes


Join ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk expert, Patrice Vidon, on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 for:

"Not lost in Thailand: Intellectual Property Rights Protection Strategies for EU SMEs"

This free, 45-minute webinar presentation and 30 minute Q&A session on IPR protection in Thailand, on 10 July 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 Thailand. 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, Patrice Vidon


Q&A session




Please click here to register.



Speaker biography:

Name: Patrice Vidon
Firm: Vidon IP Law Group (Europe - Asia)
Location: Bangkok, Shanghai, Paris, Rennes, Nantes

Founding and Managing Partner of Vidon IP Law Group (Europe - Asia), a network of more than 40 IP consultants, attorneys and lawyers in 8 offices, Patrice has been specializing for 25 years in setting up and implementing worldwide patent and IP business-related strategies, including IPR-driven business strategies, FTO, litigation, and IP & competition law issues in North-Eastern Asia (incl. China), the ASEAN, continental Europe, and the USA.

A French ingénieur-diplômé (MSc in Mechanics and Computer Science), with additional education in Law (Pantheon-Sorbonne) and Economics (Paris Institute of Political Science), Patrice is a registered patent and trademark Attorney at INPI (France), EPO (Munich), OHIM (Alicante) and WIPO (Geneva).


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, July 10, 2013 - 10:30 to 11:45



Webinar Session