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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).


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!


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.


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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FTA goes forward
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UK – India Free Trade Agreement Going Forward

After several month of negotiation, the new bilateral trade agreement goes forward with some crucial points to be settled, patents and copyright aspects of the Indian film industry.

IP & the Automotive Industry in India
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New Infographic: IP & the Automotive Industry in India

The automotive sector has a prominent place in the Indian economy, accounting for 7% of the country's GDP, ranking as the 5th largest automobile industry in the world. This infographic explains what European SMEs wishing to enter this market must be aware of from and IP perspective.

New Roster of Judges Announced in Delhi High Court and More
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New Roster of Judges Announced in Delhi High Court

After the abolition of the previous IPAB, the Delhi High Court recently announced a new roster of judges that will take over the IPD divisions of the High Court with effect from 28 November 2022 as well as other Courts communicated some of the actions taken since the abolition of the previous body.

Performing a Patent search in India
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New Infographic: Performing a Patent Search in India

Indian patents are granted by Indian Patent Office, after examining the patent application filed by the applicant. This infographic reveals the crucial points of a patent search that will determine whether this examination may lead to the rejection of the application or to the grant of a patent.


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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