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Latin America IP SME Helpdesk

A first-line IP assistance service for SMEs from EU and SMP-associated countries that operate or intend to access the Latin American market and look to improve their global competitiveness.  


Our Intellectual Property experts provide professional, confidential and tailor-made answers to your IP-related questions within a maximum of 3 working days.

Case studies based on the experience of the users of the Latin America IP SME Helpdesk

Most commonly requested information about IP and Latin America

Do you have a question about IP?

Do you want to have a confidential, free-of-charge meeting with an Intellectual Property Expert for IP business-oriented support?

IP Library

Open-access IP materials for EU SMEs doing business in Latin America.

Learning resources on IPRs in Latin america

IP materials on other sectors (e.g. Agrifood, E-Commerce, Health)

Monthly articles on IP in Latin America


The Helpdesk offers on-site and online training activities that cover relevant IP topics for EU SMEs and entrepreneurs looking to expand their business to Latin America.

Try one of our recorded training modules

Upcoming events

IP tools

IP innovative tools for pre-evaluating costs related to IP management in Latin American countries and self-evaluation to measure your status in terms of IP management and IP knowledge.

Overview of IP registration costs in Latin America

About us

Find more information about the team, collaborators and the most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Check who is collaborating with us and become a collaborator!

Contact us

E-mail: infoatlatinamerica-ipr-helpdesk [dot] eu (info[at]latinamerica-ipr-helpdesk[dot]eu)

Phone number: +34 96 590 9684

Postal address:

University of Alicante - Sede Ciudad de Alicante

C/San Fernando, 40 Atico

03001 Alicante, Spain

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