South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk seminar: "Are you ready for Asia?", 4 June 2013, Warsaw

"Are you ready for Asia?"

4 June 2013, Warsaw, Poland


Event Details:  


Event type:

Training seminar


Tuesday, 4 June 2013




Centrum Szkoleniowe Instytutu Rozwoju Biznesu Sp. z o.o., Sienna Center, building 3, Sienna 73, room Saturn/Jowisz, Warsaw


Polish and English



Event Description:

Organised in the partnership with Polish Agency for Enterprise Development (PARP), this seminar will outline the landscape of IPR protection systems in the ASEAN region.

You will be able to get an overview of the current situation of IPR protection available while expanding on South-East Asian market. Michal Klaczynski, ASEAN Helpdesk expert, will deliver the presentation providing you with useful case studies from Indonesia and Thailand.

After the main event, you will have a chance to sign up for the one-on-one consultations with the expert.



10:00 – 10:30 Registration

10:30 12:00 Part I: European SMEs on Chinese market

·          Introduction to the EU SME Centre and its diagnostic kit for SMEs doing business in China.

·          A general introduction to China’s macroeconomic framework and what it means for European SMEs, including specific opportunities by industry sector.

·          Case studies – examples of SMEs that share experiences and best practices doing business in China.

·          Question and answer session.

12:00 – 12:30: Lunch

12:30 – 14:00 Part II:  Doing business in South-East Asia

·          Introduction to the market situation in South-East Asia

·          General business law in the region

·          Intellectual property law in:

§   Vietnam

§   Malaysia

§   Indonesia

·          Case studies

·          Question and answer session

14:00 – 14:15: Coffee break

14:15 – 15:30 Part III: One-to-one consultations

Speaker biography:

Michal Klaczynski is a lawyer educated in USA (Harvard Law School), China (Sichuan University) and Poland (Jagiellonian University). He has over 10 years of experience in transactional and regulatory work,  including projects in China, Central Asia and Southeast Asia, while working for international law firms and multinational corporations.

Mr Klaczynski’s expertise includes IP law (in several jurisdictions - Poland, USA, China and few Southeast Asian countries), in particular - copyright law, trade secrets, trademarks, as well as negotiating licensing, manufacturing and distribution agreements in international context.



Karolina Skórnicka

Enterprise Europe Network

Departament Promocji Gospodarczej / Economic Promotion Department

Polska Agencja Rozwoju Przedsiębiorczości / Polish Agency for Enterprise Development

Panska 81/83

PL00-834 Warszawa


tel.: + 48 22 432 88 18

fax: + 48 22 432 70 46


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

Martedì, Giugno 4, 2013 - 10:00 to 15:00



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