The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk supports European Union (EU) and COSME small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to both protect and enforce their Intellectual Property (IP) rights in or relating to South-East Asian countries, through the provision of free information and services. These take the form of jargon-free, first-line, confidential advice on intellectual property and related issues, plus training, materials and online resources.
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IP Helpdesk tools are free services designed to guide EU SMEs in IP related cost management and to assess IP management readiness and maturity.
Managing IP in South-East Asia
IP can be complex and difficult to understand. Use the links here to get an introduction to the various aspects of doing business that are closely linked to intellectual property.
Europe (Belgium): +32 2 663 30 51
South-East Asia (Vietnam): +84 28 38 25 81 16
South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk
- European office: Place Communale d’Auderghem 8, Brussels, Belgium
- South-East Asian office: 15th floor, The Landmark Building, 5B Ton Duc Thang, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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