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Latin America IP SME Helpdesk

A first-line IP assistance service for European/COSME SMEs that operate or intend to access the Latin American market to improve their global competitiveness.

About us

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


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

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


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.

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IP resources library

This library presents open-access IP materials especially designed for EU SMEs doing business in Latin America.

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.

Contact us

Phone number: +34 96 590 9684

Postal address:

University of Alicante - Sede Ciudad de Alicante

C/San Fernando, 40 Atico

03001 Alicante, Spain

Latin America - Upcoming events

Latest news

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INPI Brazil creates a pre-service that will work as an individualized guidance service for users branded INPI Conecta Todos (INPI connects everyone)

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Cláudio Furtado, President of INPI, and Christian Archambeau, EUIPO's Executive Director, both met on May 31 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), for the following 4 years between the institutions. 

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So far, INPI (Argentina), INPI (Brazil), INAPI (Chile), SIC (Colombia), SENADI (Ecuador), INDECOPI (Peru), ONAPI (Dominican Republic), DNPI (Uruguay), RNP (Costa Rica), SIC (Colombia), IMPI (Mexico), WIPO (as an honorary member), and now INPI Brazil, are all members.


The Latin America IP SME Helpdesk team welcomes you warmly to its blog, where you will find updated information concerning Intellectual Property Rights in Latin America, as well as other interesting information about SMEs, internationalisation, R&D or innovation.

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Are you interested in internationalizing your business to Argentina?  It is essential to protect your intangible assets through intellectual property rights. It is not an easy task. The first step is to find adequate information. Many doubts arise at the beginning of this challenge

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