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.
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. Leave your question in the webform, contact us by phone or by e-mail 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.
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
- 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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