The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk is a free, specialised first-line IP Assistance Service for European Small and Medium Enterprises (EU SMEs and SMEs from the Associated Countries). Besides, provides free, expert and confidential IP advice on topics such as trademark registration, patent application, design registration. It also provides different learning resources on how to manage Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). They provide and organise many training courses, matchmaking and raising awareness events all around Europe and Latin America, allowing EU SMEs to meet face to face with our IP experts. Furthermore there few very useful tools, such as Diagnostic Tool and IP Cost Tool .
As a whole, the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk program is financed by the European Commission through a consortium coordinated by the University of Alicante, with both European and Latin American institutions; and is part of other regional programs such as:
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