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The importance of intellectual property (IP) for your business

An online seminar organized by the EUIPO in collaboration with the Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)


Experts will give presentations on relevant initiatives aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups. The online event is free of charge, however attendees do need to register below to attend. The event will be held in English and Slovenian language with no translation.

  • intellectual property
  • Tuesday 13 December 2022, 10:00 - 12:30 (CET)
  • Online only
  • Live streaming available


  1. 13 Dec 2022, 10:00 - 12:30 (CET)
    Agenda - Moderator: Samra Šečerović, SIPO
  2. 10:00 - 10:10 (CET)
    Welcome and Introduction

    Petra Boškin, Head of Promotion and International Cooperation Division, SIPO

    Sébastien Hanck, Head of Service Customer Data Service, EUIPO

  3. 10:10 - 10:55 (CET)
    SME FUND: ​​​​​​​a grant scheme designed to help EU small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) intellectual property (IP) rights

    Speaker: Beata Suwala, EUIPO


  4. 10:55 - 11:25 (CET)
    “Easy Filing” EUIPO’s new e-filing form for trade marks, designed especially for SMEs

    Speaker: Lorenzo Vaccari, EUIPO


  5. 11:25 - 11:40 (CET)
    IP pre-diagnosis service of SIPO for SMEs

    Speaker: Samra Šečerović, SIPO



  6. 11:40 - 12:00 (CET)
    New website of Slovenian Intellectual Property Office

    Speaker: Ana Otoničar, SIPO


  7. 12:00 - 12:30 (CET)
    Start:up Slovenia

    Speaker: TBC


  8. 12:30 (CET)
    Closure of the event

Practical information

Tuesday 13 December 2022, 10:00 - 12:30 (CET)
Online only
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) | Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)