Subject: IP Key South-East Asia newsletter

IP Key South-East Asia

This newsletter compiles information on the latest activities carried out by the EUIPO in the context of the EU-Funded IP projects implemented on behalf of the European Commission.
IP Key South-East Asia Project 
Upcoming Activities
Workshop on the Extension of EU Practices on Trademarks to Southeast Asian Countries

Area: South-East Asia Location: South-East Asia

Two workshops focused on the EUIPO Convergence Programme will be held in parallel towards the end of the year. The first activity is the Workshop on the Extension of EU Practices on Trademarks to Southeast Asian (SEA) Countries (Act. 12), which is expected to promote the extension of EUIPN …

Workshop and On-site Training on IT Tools for IP Authorities: TMView, DesignView, and TMClass

Area: South-East Asia Location: South-East Asia

The second workshops focused on the EUIPO Convergence Programme is the Workshop and On-site Training on IT Tools for IP Authorities: TMView, DesignView, and TMClass (Act. 24). These IT tools were developed the EUIPO under the Convergence Programme to ensure the transparency and accessibility …

Seminars for judges

Area: South-East Asia Location: Thailand, Indonesia

The roundtable discussion among SEA judges (Act. 20) will take place on 19-20 November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The activity will seek to contribute to elevating the quality of IPR decisions rendered by SEA judges and promoting the expeditious disposition of IPR cases, by enhancing their …

IPKey SEA Conference on Trademarks

Area: South-East Asia Location: Bangkok, Thailand

The IP Key SEA Conference on Trademarks brings together trademark experts from both the public and private sectors. This year’s conference focuses on well-known trademarks, bad faith registrations, and non-traditional trademarks from the perspectives of Intellectual Property Offices in the EU …


IP Key South-East Asia Project Activities 
from July to October
High-Level Study visit on Plant Variety Protection and UPOV 1991

Area: South-East Asia Location: France, Netherlands, Belgium

The High-Level Study Visit will consist of a half day seminar focusing on the benefits of membership in the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV 1991), the advantages of the EU Community Plant Variety Rights (CPVR) system under the UPOV 1991 Act, and the …

IPKey SEA IP Enforcement Week 2019

Area: South-East Asia Location: Bangkok, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur

On 9 to 19 September 2019, IP Key Southeast Asia is organizing the IP Enforcement Week 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand with a series of events geared towards IP policy-makers, IP officials, law enforcement authorities, IP stakeholders, and businesses in Southeast Asia …

Support for the Drafting of the Trademark Examination Guidelines of IP Viet Nam

Area: South-East Asia Location: Ha Noi, Viet Nam

The IP Key Southeast Asia (SEA) Project has been providing technical expertise in support to the drafting of the Trademark Examination Guidelines of the Intellectual Property Office of Viet Nam (IP Viet Nam). Trademark experts were dispatched by the IP Key SEA Project to IP Viet Nam in …

EU Conference on Geographical Indications and the Lisbon Agreement (Geneva Act) and Study Visits on Geographical Indications

Area: South-East Asia Location: Lisbon, Portugal

IP Key South-East Asia has supported the participation of high-level intellectual property (IP) officials in charge of Geographical Indications (GIs) in the 2019 edition of the Worldwide Symposium on Geographical Indications and in the GI Study Visit held on 02-04 and 05-06 July, respectively …

Second Regional Meeting on Train the Trainers Programme

Area: South-East Asia Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Following the meeting held in Manila, Philippines on 10-11 June 2019, this 2nd Regional Meeting on the Development of an ASEAN Training Programme for AMS IPO Patent Examiners will continue the development and implementation of a SEA Patent Examiner Coaching Programme where SEA IP Offices …

Roving Seminar for European and SEA users on obtaining Patent Protection in Europe and SEA countries

Area: South-East Asia Location: Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand

The patent roving seminar is being organised in cooperation with the European Patent Office (EPO), and will cover Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. The activity aims to raise awareness among EU businesses in the target countries on the respective national patent protection systems …

If you (or your institution) are interested in the implementation of these activities as experts please register in the Call of Expression of interest
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