The India IP SME Helpdesk supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the European Union (EU) and COSME associated countries to both protect and enforce their Intellectual Property (IP) rights in or relating to India by providing free information and services. These comprise jargon-free, first-line, confidential advice on intellectual property and related issues, as well as training, materials and online resources.
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Our Intellectual Property experts provide professional, confidential and tailor-made answers to your IP-related questions within a maximum of 3 working days.
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 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.
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Analysing the overall IPR regime in India and its contribution to promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in the country
The new Delhi High Court dedicated IP Division (IPD) will hear matters including: IP-related lawsuits, revocation of applications, cancellation of applications, appeals from the Indian IP Office, and all other proceedings that, in the past, would have been managed by the IPAB
New proposal aiming to protect consumers against fraudulent e-commerce sales.
The largest telecom operators have raised their concerns and request an NDA from the government to prevent any external actors from potentially hacking the disclosed proprietary information.
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.
Using the tools to search for patents in India can prove both more challenging and useful than might first seem.
One of the first steps to take when thinking about registering a trade mark in India, is to check whether it is available. EUIPO's tool TMView can help you with that!