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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.

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

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

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São Tomé and Príncipe will use HDB
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São Tomé and Príncipe will use HDB

As of 12 December 2022, the National Service of Intellectual Property and Quality of São Tomé and Príncipe (SENAPIQ-STP) will use and accept the list of terms from the harmonised database of goods and services (HDB) in TMclass.

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