Africa IP SME Helpdesk is a service implemented by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
|EUIPO is the European Union Intellectual Property Office responsible for managing the EU trade mark and the registered Community design. We also work with the intellectual property (IP) offices of the EU Member States (MS) and international partners to offer a similar registration experience for trade marks and designs across Europe and the world.|
Africa IP SME Helpdesk is part of AfrIPI. AfrIPI is an international cooperation project funded and directed by the European Union, co-funded and implemented by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
The overall objective of AfrIPI is to facilitate intra-African trade and African and European investment. It specifically aims to create, protect, utilise, administer and enforce Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) across Africa, in line with international and European best practices and in support of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and the African Union´s Agenda 2063.