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IP Helpdesk

European IP Helpdesk

A first-line intellectual property (IP) service providing free-of-charge support to help European SMEs and beneficiaries of EU-funded research projects manage their IP in the context of transnational business or EU research and innovation programmes.

About us

Meet our team, learn more about our partners and take a look at frequently asked questions (FAQ).

Helpline

Looking for someone to address with your IP questions? Our Helpline team is there for you. Get in touch and receive an answer from our group of experienced legal specialists within no more than three working days.

Training

IP capacity building is one of our major goals: We provide various training modules and formats ranging from online sessions to on-site workshops and special training schemes.

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IP resources library

In our IP resource library you will find a variety of hands-on, user friendly and easy-to-read publications such as guides, Bulletins, fact sheets or case studies tackling different topics from the multifaceted world of IP and IP management.

European IP Helpdesk Ambassadors

We have teamed up with the Enterprise Europe Network, the world’s largest support network for SMEs, to set up a scheme of national European IP Helpdesk Ambassadors all across Europe aiming to help you deal with IP issues at your doorstep – and in your native tongue.

Contacts

Please get in touch with us anytime for further information or if you have any questions regarding our services.

Email: service@iprhelpdesk.eu

Phone number: +34 965 90 9692 (Helpline)

Postal address:

EURICE – European Research and Project Office GmbH
Heinrich-Hertz-Allee 1
66386 St. Ingbert
Germany

Upcoming events

News

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WIPO Action Plan: Unlocking Intangible Asset Finance

The leaders of the intellectual property (IP), business and finance communities have recently met in the High-level Conversation on "Unlocking Intangible Asset Finance" to discuss how intangible assets, including IP, can unlock financing to grow businesses.

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High-growth Technology Business Conference 2022: IPB Clinics

As a part of the High-growth technology business conference, IP Business (IPB) clinics are offered for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) needing IP-related business advice to get one-to-one mentoring from IP professionals or "mentors".

Blog

Welcome to our blog! Here we tackle topics that are not covered by our other resources such as fact sheets or guides - and our tone is a little more personal, too. Next to one larger editorial piece per month you can expect a light, weekly summary of relevant IP news, also including IP updates related to Horizon 2020 or Horizon Europe in the near future. Take a look!

World Cup
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FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022

New monthly blog post on the “FIFA World Cup”, one of the most renowned international football tournaments.

News
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Mariah Carey - Banksy

Mariah Carey failed to register the trade mark “Queen of Christmas”. Banksy’s “Laugh Now But One Day We'll Be In Charge” case.

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