The India IP SME Helpdesk supports small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the European Union (EU) and Single Market Program (SMP) 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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