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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).


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.


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.


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


Phone number: +34 965 90 9692 (Helpline)

Postal address:

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

Upcoming events


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A year has passed since EUIPO’s awareness grant beneficiaries kicked off their projects. Learn more about the creative campaigns designed to inform children, youths and their educators about the effects of infringing on intellectual property rights.

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The EUIPO Grand Board of Appeal was one of the tools created through the 2003-2004 EUTMR revision, in order to ensure uniformity, consistency and coherence of their decisions. Find out the details of the soon to come oral hearing concerning a trademark invalidity request.

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During the ongoing WIPO assemblies, Director General Daren Tang announced five SME winners of the first-ever WIPO Global Awards. Learn more about the positive impact these awardees have on society through their innovations.


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!

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Judgment from the European Court of Justice regarding the PDO “Feta” and Manolo Blahnik winning a trade mark dispute in China.

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