Provision free of charge of Intellectual Property related services

The MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk offers free of charge, first-line support on IP and IP rights matters that aims to facilitate the expansion of European SMEs (EU SMEs and SMEs from the Associated countries) already established at, or working with entities in Mercosur and Chile (and other Latin American markets, such as Colombia, Mexico, Panama and Peru) as well as those potentially interested in establishing commercial and R&D activities and ventures in these countries.The MERCOSUR IPR SME Helpdesk is a project, co-funded by the European Commission, and implemented from November 2013 to June 2015 by a consortium of organisations from Europe and Latin America:
•University of Alicante, Spain (Coordinating Organisation)
•Eurochambres, EU
•Steinbeis Innovation GmbH, Germany
•Instituto Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual, Chile
•University of Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
•University Simon Bolivar, Venezuela
•Association ORT, Uruguay
•Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Argentina
•Senior Experts from Mercosur, Chile and other Latin American countries.
EU SMEs will be offered free of charge information, training, first-line assistance and support in IP rights matters related to the MERCOSUR region and Chile, as well as other Latin American countries.

Mercosur Intellectual Property Rights SME Helpdesk

What we offer

EU SMEs and business support organizations will be offered free of charge information, training, first-line assistance and support in IP rights matters related to the MERCOSUR region and Chile, as well as other Latin American countries

What we are looking for

European SMEs and BSOs established or interested doing business in the Mercosur countries (Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay and Venezuela) and Chile and would need first-line support on IP and IP rights matters that aims to facilitate their expansion in the Mercosur/Chile market.

Collaboration sought

  • Technical Co-operation

Responsible

International Affairs

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