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India IP SME Helpdesk

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

About us

Find more information about the team, collaborators 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.

Do you have a question about IP?

Submit your question and receive an answer from our IP experts within 3 working days – and it’s free of charge!

Training

The Helpdesk offers on-site and online training activities that cover relevant IP topics for EU SMEs and entrepreneurs looking to expand their businesses to India.

IP resources library

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

IP Tools

IP innovative tools for pre-evaluating costs related to IP management in India and self-evaluation to measure your status in terms of IP management and IP knowledge.

Contact us

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

E-mail: india@iprhelpdesk.eu

Phone number: Europe (Spain): +34 96 590 70 70

Opening hours: Monday to Friday – 9:00 to 17:00 (CET/CEST), except Spanish Bank holidays.

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Blog

The India IP SME Helpdesk team welcomes you warmly to its blog, where you will find updated information concerning Intellectual Property Rights in India, as well as other interesting information about SMEs, internationalisation, R&D or innovation.

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Often, traditional knowledge can be a source of great inspiration, both in the cultural and scientific research field. However, EU SMEs should be very careful at the time of using expressions of cultural traditions in India as these are often protected.

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Blockchain has been a hot topic for the past few years. It can also prove to be a useful tool for the protection of EU SMEs intellectual property by acting as a control mechanism to avoid any counterfeits from entering the supply chain when importing from or exporting products to the Indian market.

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