South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesk

Supporting SME’s on South East Asia Markets: 24 April 2014, Warsaw, Poland

Supporting SME’s on South East Asia Markets

24 April 2014, Warsaw, Poland

Event Details:  


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Thursday, 24 April 2014


09:00 – 13:30


PAIIZ AGENCY , ul. Bagatela 12, Warsaw


English, Polish


Event Description: 

The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk partnered with Belgian Embassy in Warsaw and the Ubiquity Lawyers to organise a conference about the existing tools to support Polish SMEs operating (or planning to) on Southeast Asian Markets. The ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk expert Philippe Deltombe will deliver a presentation about IP challenges in the ASEAN region and introduce the services available at the Helpdesk to SMEs.



9:00      Registration

9:40      Welcoming speech: Sławomir Majman – President (PAIiIZ) 

Opening speech: Ilona Antoniszyn-Klik – Under-Secretary of State in the Ministry of Economy           

10:00    Introduction speakers (SE Asia demographics and macroeconomics)

H.E. Jamaluddin Bin Sabeh, Ambassador of Malaysia, Representative of the Embassy of Indonesia 

10:35    Financial and non-financial instruments available for Polish and Belgian SME’s prospecting South East Asia

Michał Polański –PARP – Director for Economic Promotion

Nicolas Nève – Embassy of Belgium - Brussels Invest & Export 

Q&A session

11:05    Panel – SE Asia Market Entry tips & tricks, Consumer Trends Focus SE Asia v. Asia 

Filiberto Amati (CEO, PjC Consulting SPRL, Brussels)

Michel Noël (CEO, BP Solutions, Singapore)

Philippe Deltombe (Attorney at Law, UbiQuity Lawyers Brussels)

Q&A session 

11:40    Coffee break


12:00    Panel – Commercial Legal issues (Intellectual Property issues in ASEAN, contracts, expatriation and Polish export-related legal issues)

Philippe Deltombe – Attorney at Law – UbiQuity Lawyers Brussels – Expert for ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk

Marta Giers – Attorney at Law – UbiQuity Lawyers Warsaw

Q&A session 

12:50    Polish export success stories – a testimonial from Malaysia 

Marek Nowakowski (Business Development Manager, AC Company, Białystok)

            Q&A session

13:05    Polish export success stories – a testimonial from Indonesia

Q&A session

13:30    Lunch offered by the Embassies participating in the seminar


Speaker biography: 

Philippe Deltombe’s practice covers innovation sectors small and mid-sized players’ projects: from Europe to China and South East 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 he is admitted to the Brussels Bar.



More details to follow.


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

Giovedì, Aprile 24, 2014 - 09:00 to 13:30



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