|Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Annual Conference
Event Type: Conference for European intermediary and trade associations
Date: Monday 22 – Tuesday 23 October 2012
Time: All day
Location: Paphos, Cyprus
Event Partner: Enterprise Europe Network (EEN)
The China IPR SME Helpdesk will join the Enterprise Europe Network annual conference on 22-23 October 2012. This conference brings together intermediaries and trade associations from across Europe. The Helpdesk will attend to showcase its materials and services available to European SMEs.
TBC by event partner
Helpdesk Speaker biography:
Simon Cheetham is the Team Leader of the China IPR SME Helpdesk. He is a China IPR Enforcement expert with over 30 years’ experience in commercial investigations, due diligence and IPR enforcement in China and internationally. He has lived and worked in China and South-East Asia for over 17 years. Simon is also the Managing Director of ERINYES INTERNATIONAL LTD, a firm he founded to capitalise on his extensive experience of international investigations, loss prevention and enforcement work. He manages and directs the operations of the Company from Europe to the Far East.
Simon began his career with the Hong Kong Police, where he was responsible for the detection and prosecution of a wide variety of crimes, including fraud and homicide. While in South-East Asia Simon was Chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce Intellectual Property Committee and acted as an advisor to the International Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force on China. He has lectured frequently around the world on security issues and IPR and has written articles and papers on a variety of related topics, including a chapter in ‘Intellectual Property Law and Practice in the People’s Republic of China’ published by Kluwer Law International B.V. He is fluent in English and Cantonese.
About the China IPR 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 expert by phone, Email or though the website.
About the Event Partners:
The Enterprise Europe Network offers support and advice to European small and medium-sized businesses, helping them to make the most of business opportunities in the EU. Launched in 2008 by the European Commission, the Network has branches in 49 countries and is supported by close to 600 partner organisations.
Its 3,000 experts help businesses to grow and innovate, helping them to find business partners and new markets abroad and to turn ideas into marketable products and profits. The Network also helps SMEs to make the most of EU financing and funding, and research funding in particular.