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South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk

A first line IP assistance service for European and COSME SMEs that operate or intend to access the South-East Asia market and that aim to improve their global competitiveness.

About us

Find more information about our team, our IP experts, partners, and frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Helpline

The South-East Asia IP SME Helpdesk is there to help you. Leave your question in the webform, contact us by phone or by e-mail and you will receive a response within 3 working days.

Do you have a question about IP?

Submit your question and receive an answer from our IP experts within 3 working days – and it’s free of charge!

IP Resources library

Use this database to find the resource you are looking for.

IP Tools

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.

Contacts

E-mail: question@southeastasia-iprhelpdesk.eu

Phone numbers:

                Europe (Belgium): +32 2 663 30 51

South-East Asia (Vietnam): +84 28 38 25 81 16

Postal address:

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

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A new Patent Landscape Report on “Hydrogen fuel cells in transportation” has just been published by the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO). The report finds that there has been a significant increase in patent filings both in fuel cells in general and their application in transportation.

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How do I protect my trade mark? What are the steps to register a patent? Can I extend the protection of my EU trade mark, design or patent to Mexico? How is the best way to combine patent and trade secrets protection?

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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.