The China IP SME Helpdesk supports European Union (EU) Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to both protect and enforce their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in or relating to Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan 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.
PLEASE NOTE: The Phase VI of the China IP SME Helpdesk has ended as of 31.12.2022 and the European Commission is currently in the process of launching a new phase to continue providing first-line IP advice to European SMEs.
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The China IPR SME Helpdesk is there to help you. Leave your question in the webform, contact us by phone or by e-mail and you will receive a response within 3 working days. Or click on the IP Institutions Directory to find information on relevant IP institutions in China.
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IP Helpdesk tools are free services designed to guide EU SMEs in IP related cost management and to assess IP management readiness and maturity.
Managing IP in China
IP can be complex and difficult to understand. Use the links here to get an introduction to the various aspects of doing business that are closely linked to intellectual property.
E-mail: email@example.com (for all your IP related questions)
firstname.lastname@example.org (for support and cooperation in Europe)
email@example.com (for support and cooperation in China)
Phone number: +86 (10) 6462 0892
China IP SME Helpdesk
Rue du Commerce 123, 1000 Brussels
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