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.
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This library provides open-access IP materials especially designed for EU SMEs doing business in India.
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A first round of negotiations including GI protection will be hosted by India in New Delhi from 27 June to 1 July 2022.
According to the Indian Trade Minister Piyush Goyal the agreement is only 'half-baked' and comes much too late.
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Employees can have access to their employer's trade secrets, a valuable form of intellectual property. EU SMEs should know that Indian law differs from European standards on these matters in some way. Here we explain to you how, and why this is important to any EU SME looking to do business in India
Want to know more about the situation regarding trade mark registration in India? Our expert Hana Onderkova gives you her insight.