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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.  

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?

IP resources library

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

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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

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Latest news


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.

  • News article

IP in the e-commerce sector in Latin America (Pt. 2)

As it was previously mentioned in Part I of this series on the protection of your IP on e-commerce platforms in Latin America, we will now look deeper into the specific issues of these platforms, with a quick guide on how to ensure that IP rights are best protected when doing business online in Lati

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