9:00-9:30

International IPRs SME Helpdesks Stakeholders Meeting

4th April 2017 - European Economic and Social Committee

Jacques Delors building, Rue Belliard 99-101, Brussels (map)

 

Registration

 

9:30-9:45

 

Welcome, Jose-Daniel Ugarte-Otero, Project Adviser, EASME

 

9:45-10:00

 

Overview and relevance of the IPR SME Helpdesks,

Wawrzyniec Perschke, Policy Officer, DG GROW

10:00-10:30

 

International Fairs and IP

Barbara Weizsaecker, Secretary General, EMECA

Sara Lanzilotta, Team Leader Business Beyond Borders, EUROCHAMBRES

 

 

Coffee Break

11:00-11:30

 

Joint presentation of IPR SME Helpdesks

César E. Fernández, IP expert, LA SME IPR Helpdesk

Simon Cheetham, Team Leader and IP expert CHINA & SEA SME IPR Helpdesks

11:30-12:30

 

Training Session: “Most common IP problems when operating internationally: China, Latin America and South East Asia

Eli Salis, IP expert, LA SME IPR Helpdesk

Elio de Tullio, IP expert, CHINA & SEA SME IPR Helpdesks

12:30-13:00

 

Helpdesks SMEs Case Studies

Latin America: Jay Barrymore (Corinthian) and Agustín Francés (Juguetilandia)

South East Asia: Valentina Salmoiraghi, IP expert

China SME case study 

Moderator: César E. Fernández, Intellectual Property expert LA SME IPR Helpdesk

 

13:00-14:00

 

Lunch Break

14:00-14:45

 

Round Table: Potential Opportunities and challenges for business internationalisation: the key role of Intellectual property

Jon Echanove, EU Gateway - Business Avenues, SEA Team Leader

Prof. Manuel Desantes, Universidad de Alicante

Moderator: Simon Cheetham, Team Leader, China and SEA SME IPR Helpdesk

 

14:45-15:00

 

Closing remarks

 

15:00-17:00

 

Matchmaking session & Cocktail

   

 

Download the agenda here.