South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Interior Design 2015, Pre-Departure Briefing

Interior Design 2015, Pre-Departure Briefing

Brussels, Belgium, 17 December 2014



Event Details:  

Event type:



Wednesday, 17 December 2014


09:00 – 17:00 (Brussels, GMT: +1)


  Brussels, Belgium



Event partner:

EU Business Avenues


Event Description:


The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk has partnered with EU Business Avenues for the Brussels Briefing for the EU Business Avenues Interior Design Mission 2015. During the pre-departure meeting (PDM) in Brussels on 17 December 2014, the ASEAN IPR Helpdesk will give first line advice on IPR issues and how to prepare in advance when participating in an exhibition or trade fair in Singapore and Vietnam. The Helpdesk expert, Philippe Deltombe, will deliver a presentation on the IPR landscape in the ASEAN region, as well as giving detailed information on the available services the Helpdesk has to offer.




09.00 – 9.15

Introduction to EU Business Avenues

Jean-Jacques Lennon

09:15 - 09:45

Participant Tour de Table


09.45 – 10.30

The EU and South East Asia

Mr Ranieri Sabatucci, Head of Division, EEAS, South East Asia

10.30 – 10.45

Coffee break


10.45 – 11.30

Preparing for a successful Business Mission

Ms Kahina Bensalem

11.30 – 11.45

Visit to Vietnam - Vietnam as a Sourcing Location

Anand Nandakumar

11.45 – 12.15

Working Session 1:  Logistics

Cluster Coordinators

12.15 – 12.45

Working Session 2:  Services


12.45 – 13.45



13.45 – 14.45

Interior Design Opportunities in Singapore and Vietnam

Ms Sabine Pick, Pick Consulting

14.45 – 15.45

Doing Business in Singapore and Vietnam

Ms Laure Dyskstra, Communicaid

16.00 – 16.45

Protecting your IPR in ASEAN

Philippe Deltombe, ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk





Speaker biography: 


Name: Deltombe, Philippe

Firm: UbiQuity

Location: Brussels, Belgium



Philippe’s practice covers innovative sectors and small and mid-sized projects in Europe, China and Southeast Asia. He provides advice and support in areas ranging from IP protection strategy to technology transfer guidance, including R&D funding assistance. Philippe counsels clients in various innovative sectors such as IT security, e-business, entertainment software, biotechnology, nanotechnology, water treatment and renewable energy. Philippe is the co-founder of UbiQuity, the network of independent IP lawyers, which spans across Europe and Asia. Philippe speaks English, French, Italian, German and Spanish and has been admitted to the Brussels Bar. Philippe joined the Helpdesk network in May 2013.


About the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk: 

The ASEAN 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 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

Mercoledì, Dicembre 17, 2014 - 09:00 to 17:00



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