Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) for SMEs doing business in China, Latin America and South-East Asia

Patents registered in Europe, being territorial rights, have no legal effect in China and any of the countries in South-east Asia and Latin America. However, through the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) it is possible to seek simultaneous patent protection for an invention in several countries by filing a single “international” patent application instead of filing separate national applications.

In this webinar you will learn more about the advantages and possible disadvantages of PCT. Our IPR experts will equip you with tips and recommendations on how to utilise the PCT to manage your patent portfolio in developing markets.

How To Protect Your Trade Mark in China, South-East Asia & Latin America through the Madrid System

The Madrid System, administered by WIPO, is a convenient and cost-effective solution for registering and managing trade marks worldwide. The system allows brand owners to protect their trade marks in up to 122 countries by filing one application, using one language (English, French or Spanish) and paying one set of fees. Recently Malaysia joined the Madrid system, with this addition expect Myanmar all SEA countries are member of the Madrid system.

During this webinar, the IP expert Mr. Simon Cheetham (IP Expert of the China and SEA Helpdesks) and Mr. Eli Salis (IP Expert of the Latin America Helpdesk) offer tips and recommendations on how to utilise the Madrid System to manage your trade mark portfolio when internationalising to China, SEA and Latin America.

MWC Brokerage Event 2020

The Mobile World Congress - MWC is the largest mobile event in the world, gathering more than 100,000 attendees working in the filed of innovation, leading -edge technology and intelligent connectivity. During the congress ACCIÓ organises a brokerage event, a B2B matchmaking that allows participants to identify potential international partners for future cooperation projects.

IP for SMEs: protecting your IP at Trade Fairs

With the advent of increasingly integrated global-value chains and the continuous drive to innovate, trade fairs have become one of the most important and most efficient instruments for accessing new markets worldwide. Although attending a trade fair or exhibition can reap substantial benefits, SMEs should be aware of the possible risks for their Intellectual Property protected -or protectable- creations, products and services that are implied.

Graz, Austria - HTH Styria

 

Are you an SME focused on Healthcare and medical technology? Then join the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk goes Health Tech in Graz!

The Health Tech Hub Styria (HTH Styria) is an initiative of 6 leading stakeholders in the Styrian innovation system. The goal is to build a strong network encompassing all relevant players in technology transfer, academia as well as industry collaborations and early-stage innovations and to foster a European marketplace for pre-seed and seed investments in the health tech and life sciences field. 

Valencia, Spain - IV Congreso Go Global

IV edition of the Go Global Congress will the place on November 19th and 20th in Feria Valencia. This event is the reference of the Valencian Community for SMEs willing to internationalize their products and services.

Our IP experts will participate in this event, with a training session entitled "Intellectual property abroad: key mechanisms to protect your business in Latin America, China and Southeast Asia".

IP Rights for EU SMEs in Brazil - Energy and Environment Sector

Renewable Energies have experienced a relevant increase within the last two decades and Latin America countries are placing great expectation in non-conventional energy sources at short, medium and long term. In fact, EU SMEs interested in these industries have in Brazil one of their main destination countries, as the Latin American country represents a huge market full of potential clients for EU companies that are willing to go international.

Hannover, Germany - Exportbrunch Brasilien

Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America continues to be in the headlines across the globe. Current economic reforms are making the market more stable and attractive to German businesses. That is why the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk is collaborating with the IHK Hannover to bring you the Exportbrunch Brasilien in Hannover!

Join the session to learn about the potential challenges on a legal, and cultural level, and meet our expert Giovanna Girardi after the brunch!