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Africa IP SME Helpdesk

A first-line IP assistance service for European SMEs that operate or intend to access the African market and look to improve their global competitiveness.

About us

Find more information about the team, partners and the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Helpline

Our Intellectual Property experts provide professional, confidential and tailor-made answers to your IP-related questions within a maximum of 3 working days

IP Resources Library

This library provides open-access IP materials especially designed for EU SMEs doing business in Africa

Contact us

E-mail: africa.iphelpdesk@euipo.europa.eu

Phone Number: Europe (Spain): +34 96 513 9810

Opening hours: Monday to Friday – 8:30 to 18:30 (CET/CEST)

Africa - Latest News

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A comprehensive manual on GIs in Africa has been developed by several experts under the Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation project in Africa (AfrIPI).

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The topic of world IP day this year is "IP and Youth: Innovating for a better future". Check out here how the young entrepreneurs and creators are can receive help in protecting their intellectual property in China, South East Asia, India and Latin America!