The IPR SME Helpdesk supports European Union (EU) small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to both protect and enforce their Intellectual Property (IP) rights in or relating to China, Latin America, Southeast Asia through the provision of free information and services. These take the form of jargon-free, first-line, confidential advice on intellectual property and related issues, plus training, materials and online resources.
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The IP Country Guides provide a range of expert-written guides, factsheets and presentations that assist businesses in understanding the IP landscape in China, Latin America and South-East Asia.
The Helpdesk's series of 20-minute, interactive E-Learning Modules address various aspects of intellectual property in South-East Asia, China and Latin America and how they are relevant to your business. Click on the following topics to learn more.
The audio and video podcasts will give you an insight on the latest Helpdesk activities and exciting news from the IP world in China, South-East Asia and Latin America. Visit us regularly to watch and listen our latest expert interviews, lectures and tips on IP protection.
- Case Studies
Learn the dos and don'ts of Intellectual Property Rights in China by viewing the experiences of other European small and medium-sized enterprises.
The Helpline provides you with first-line assistance on IP protection and IP rights enforcement in Latin America, China and South-East Asia. All your enquiries received through this service will be answered or signposted to appropriate organisations within a maximum of 3 working days.
The IP Factsheets take the form of jargon-free, first-line, confidential advice on intellectual property and related issues, plus training, materials and online resources.
Helpdesk webinars feature a presentation and Q&A session with a China, South-East Asia or Latin America intellectual property and business expert. Click below to listen to the recordings of our previous webinars and learn more our upcoming ones.
The IPR SME Helpdesk organises training events which are free for European Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to attend.
Visit the Helpdesk solution centre for a full list of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) received by the China, Latin America and South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesks from European SMEs.