The Latin America IP SME Helpdesk is a First Line IP Assistance Service for European/COSME Small and Medium Enterprises (EU SMEs and SMEs from the Associated Countries) that operate or intend to access the Latin American market towards improving their global competitiveness.
How can European SMEs benefit from the Helpdesk?
The Helpdesk provides free, expert and confidential IP advice on topics such as trademark registration, patent application, design registration,... in Latin America. It also provides different resources for learning how to manage Intellectual Property Rights in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.
The Helpdesk also organizes and participates in trainings, matchmaking and raising awareness events all around Europe and Latin America, giving EU SMEs the opportunity to meet face to face with our IP experts.
How can Business Support Organizations benefit from the Helpdesk?
The Helpdesk is open to collaborate with all kind of Business Support Organizations aiming at promoting the internationalization of the European Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs).
The Latin America IP SME Helpdesk is an initiative of the European Commission implemented by the following consortium partners: