The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk supports small and medium sized enterprises in the European Union (EU) and the other countries of the Single Market Programme (SMP)* 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.
* The Single Market Programme countries are currently all EU member states plus Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Turkey, Ukraine, North Macedonia, Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Find more information about our team, our IP experts, partners, and frequently asked questions (FAQ)
The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk is there to help you. Send us your enquiry and you will receive a response within 3 working days.
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.
E-mail: expertsea-iphelpdesk [dot] eu (expert[at]sea-iphelpdesk[dot]eu)
Europe (Belgium): +32 2 663 30 46
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
- Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City – 5th Floor, 33 Le Duan Blvd., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk team welcomes you to its blog, in which you will find updated information concerning Intellectual Property Rights in this region, as well as other interesting information.
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