As one of the fastest growing domestic markets in the world, the Chinese economy presents attractive opportunities for European SMEs looking to expand their business to reap additional profits and win new customers. To take advantage of these opportunities, you need to be well prepared in terms of market intelligence and the protection of your company’s intellectual property assets.
It is in this context that the EU SME Centre and the China IPR SME Helpdesk invite you to a seminar for Maltese SMEs that are developing their business in China. You will receive practical advice from our China experts and have the opportunity to take part in one-to-one consultation session for business and legal advice tailored to your needs.
8.30 - 9.00
9.00 - 9.10
Welcome and introduction of speakers
9.10 - 10.10
Are you ready for China? (EU SME Centre Expert - Jan Hebnar)
10.10 - 10.30
10.30 - 11.30
IPR protection while doing business in China (China IPR SME Helpdesk Expert)
11.30 - 12.00
Concluding remarks – To be confirmed
12.00 - 12.30
12.30 - 13.30
13.30 - 15.30
Six one-to-one consultation sessions – 20 mins each (first-come, first-served for sign-ups)
Sign-up information will be available soon.
One-to-One Consultation Sessions
If you would like to receive confidential one-to-one advice about your business in China, sign up for a free, 20-minute consultation with the experts of the China IPR SME Helpdesk or the EU SME Centre. To ensure you have a chance to meet with the experts, please book your session in advance by indicating your interest when you register. Please specify the nature of your question and the expert you wish to book a session with. The one-to-one consultations are open to European SMEs on a first-come, first-served basis. Any information you provide to the China IPR SME Helpdesk and the EU SME Centre will be treated as confidential.
About the EU SME Centre
The EU SME Centre is a support service provider for European SMEs facilitating market access in China. The Centre provides practical information, advice and business tools free of charge, aimed at better equipping SMEs to develop their business and tackle challenges faced in the Chinese market. The online portal www.eusmecentre.org.cn will help SMEs gain a clearer insight into conducting business in China, by offering professional information and confidential advice.
About the China IPR SME Helpdesk
The China IPR SME Helpdesk provides free information, first-line advice and training to SMEs to protect and enforce their IPR in China. The Helpdesk’s services are free to European SMEs and SME intermediaries (including EU embassies) and includes training events in China and Europe; online tools and materials at www.china-iprhelpdesk.eu; and tailored advice from our experts by phone, Email or though the website.