South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Singapore, Your Gateway to Asia

 

Singapore, Your Gateway to Asia

 Paris, France, 19 September 2014

 

 

Event Details:  

Event type:

Conference

Date:

Friday, 19 September 2014

Time:

09:30 – 12:30 (Brussels, GMT: +1) / 9:00-10:00am (London, GMT: 0) / 2:00-3:00pm (Jakarta, GMT: +6)

Location:

Auditorium of INPI, 15 Rue des Minimes, 92677 Courbevoie (Paris suburbs)

Language:

English / French

Event partner:

National Institute of Industrial Property & Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

 

Event Description:

South-East Asia is the 2nd destination for French exports and 3rd for French Investments in Asia. The region, highly diverse and comprising 630 Millions inhabitants, presents concrete opportunities for French businesses that require ad-hoc strategies regarding protection of intellectual property rights. The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk has partnered with the National Institute of Industrial Property in France and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore to highlight the latest developments of IPR protection in the ASEAN region and characteristics of Singapore as a hub for IPR in Asia.  The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk Business Advisor, Simon Cheetham, will provide a presentation of the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk at the services it provides for EU SMEs. 

 

Agenda:

 

9h00 - 9h20

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Tan Yih San, CEO of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

Yves Lapierre, CEO of the National Institute of Industrial Property

 

9h20  - 9h45

Singapore, Opportunities for French Businesses

Presentation of Singapore, the city-State regularly ranked as one the world friendliest place to make business

 

N.N., Singapore Economic Development Board

 

9h45 - 10h30

Singapore, Gateway and Hub for Intellectual Property in Asia

Ideally situated in the heart of South-East Asia and already a port, an airport and a financial hub, Singapore has a lot of qualities to become a global IPR hub in Asia. A number of initiatives have been implemented in order to built an ecosystem which is favourable to the management of IP assets and the resolution of international litigations

 

Tan Yih San, CEO of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

 

10h30 - 11h00

Coffee Break

11h00 – 11h30

The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk, a European Initiative for SMEs

Presentation of the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk, a programme supported by the European commission, and outlook at programme activities for European SME IP awareness and information

 

Simon Cheetham, ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk, Managing Director of ERINYES INTERNATIONAL LTD

 

11h30 -12h30

Roundtable  on  protection of IPR in ASEAN

Interactive session on the protection of IPR in the ASEAN region, regional programmes of cooperation, strategies of protection and enforcement of IPR

 

Tan Yih San, CEO of the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

Simon Cheetham, ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk, Directeur de ERINYES INTERNATIONAL LTD

N.N., representative member of UNIFAB

N.N., CNCPI

 

 

Speaker biography: 

Simon Cheetham is the Team Leader of the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk. He is an ASEAN IPR Enforcement expert with over 30 years' experience in commercial investigations, due diligence and IPR enforcement in South-East Asia 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. While in South-East Asia Simon was Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce IP Committee. He has lectured frequently around the world on security issues and IPR and has served as a short-term expert at ASEAN Seminar in Singapore and a speaker on the topic of Famous Marks and IP protection between borders within ASEAN. He is fluent in English and Cantonese. - See more at: http://www.asean-iprhelpdesk.eu/?q=en/our-experts#sthash.Zelvy6AE.dpuf 

 

 

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 www.asean-iprhelpdesk.eu. For free expert advice on ASEAN IPR for your business, e-mail your questions to: question@asean-iprhelpdesk.eu. 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

When
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