How to internationally protect your trade mark through the Madrid system?

Trade marks protect your identity representing your company and its values. They are fundamental in establishing your presence in a market, build a trustworthy relationship with your customers and partner. On the other hand, they are quite easy to imitate and copy (counterfeit and trade mark squatting). As all Intellectual Property Rights, trade marks are territorials. This means in principle you have to register them in each and every country. The Madrid system can make this process easier. Join us to learn how to register and manage your Trade Marks in up to 122 countries. 

All Star Webinar: IP Management and Digitalisation with CEIPI and all International IPR SME Helpdesks and the Japan Technology Transfer Helpdesk

Modern IP management is the key success factor to create and protect new business models in the digitisation. Here, an understanding of the practical use of intellectual property (IP) in concrete business models is crucial. Understanding this the development of a new IP strategy or the valuation of existing IP becomes feasible for SMEs.
An IP strategy for the digital challenges: IP offers you as an SME the opportunity to assert yourself in digitally transforming business ecosystems, to secure your own profitable position and to create added value with innovations.

Intellectual Property in Latin America in the clean-tech sector: a look on how to identify your IP and exploit your creations

Renewable Energies have experienced a relevant increase within the last two decades and Latin America countries are placing great expectation in non-conventional energy sources at short, medium and long term. In fact, EU SMEs interested in these industries have in Brazil, Mexico or Colombia some of their main destination countries, as the Latin American countries represents a huge market full of potential clients for EU companies that are willing to go international.

New joint EUIPO-Europol report on IP crime and its link to other serious crimes

EUIPO and Europol have come together to create a report that demonstrates the interconnection between IPR crime and other types of serious crimes, highlighting the links between actors committing these offences.

The case examples in this report illustrate how a wide range of different crimes are linked to IP crime, including money laundering, document fraud, cybercrime, fraud, drug production and trafficking and terrorism.

International Aerospace Days 2020

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk is heading for Round Two of the International Aerospace Days Berlin!

Given the great success of "International Aerospace Days", which took place from 13 to 15 May, an additional virtual matchmaking will take place from 16 to 18 June

All previously registered participants as well as new participants are invited to use the virtual environment to present their new projects and ideas and to discuss potential collaboration.

Virtual Event/Poland - GLOBAL EUROPE: EU funded projects supporting businesses to look beyond the EU and internationalize

Join the Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk at the Global Europe webinar series, this June 23rd with the Polish Chamber of Commerce!

The Global Europe webinar brings you key projects funded by the European Commission that support your European business directly to your home office!

Intellectual Property in Mexico: Tips for Protecting and Managing your IPRs in Unprecedented Times

The current situation has impacted SMEs operating in Latin America (or willing to do so), which may not know how they can still protect the innovative aspects of their business that allow them to commercialize safely and how to enforce their rights in a lockdown scenario.

At the same time, new opportunities arise in crucial sectors and European entrepreneurs that are intending to take advantage of them must know what are the key IP mechanisms they can benefit from.