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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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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
Shaping the World of Tomorrow Together: Established Frameworks for Successful EU-India Collaboration in Research and Innovation
Collaborative R&I is a major driver for innovation, and India one of the up-and-coming economies in the world, as well as a growing player in the world of innovation.
In this Blog Post we have a look at framework applicable to Europe-India joint R&D activities.
Reverse Innovation: How Innovations Fostered in Developing Countries such as India May Conquer Western Markets
A new phenomena in the innovation environment has been gaining importance in the recent years: that of "reverse innovation".
In this Blog Post we look at what this means, and how this can impact the internationalisation of innovative European SMEs.