South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

IPR protection in China and Southeast Asia for the Clean-tech industry, Antwerp, Belgium, 26 February 2014

IPR protection in China and Southeast Asia for the Clean-tech industry

Antwerp, Belgium, 26 February 2014



Event Details:  


Event type:



Wednesday, 26 February 2014


To be confirmed


Antwerp, Belgium



Event partner:

Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce, EU SME Centre



Event Description:


The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk partnered with the Flanders-China Chamber of Commerce and the EU SME Centre to organise a training seminar for Belgian SME in the Clean-tech industry. The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk expert will provide a presentation on protecting innovation in China and Southeast Asia, followed by a Q&A session and one-on-one consultations with the expert.




More details to follow.


Speaker biography:


Name: Simon Cheetham
Firm: Erinyes International Ltd
Location: London, UK

Simon Cheetham is the Team Leader of the China IPR SME Helpdesk. He is a China IPR Enforcement expert with over 30 years' experience in commercial investigations, due diligence and IPR enforcement in China and internationally. He has lived and worked in China and South-East Asia for over 17 years. He is also the Managing Director of ERINYES INTERNATIONAL LTD, a firm he founded to capitalise on his extensive experience of international investigations, loss prevention and enforcement work. He manages and directs the operations of the Company from Europe to the Far East.


Simon began his career with the Hong Kong Police, where he was responsible for the detection and prosecution of a wide variety of crimes, including fraud and homicide. While in South-East Asia Simon was Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Intellectual Property Committee and acted as an advisor to the International Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force on China. He has lectured frequently around the world on security issues and IPR and has written articles and papers on a variety of related topics, including a chapter in 'Intellectual Property Law and Practice in the People's Republic of China' published by Kluwer Law International B.V. He is fluent in English and Cantonese.


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

Mercoledì, Febbraio 26, 2014 - 09:00 to 18:00



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