Publication Date: 14 August 2013
Budget: € 1 200 000
Deadline: 26 September 2013 at 17:00:00 (Brussels local time)
Specific Programme(s): Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (EIP)
This call aims to provide support services to assist EU SMEs to both protect and enforce their intellectual property rights in or relating to China. The target audience is both European SMEs in the EU and those already present in or investing in or otherwise doing business in China.
The specific objectives are:
Providing EU SMEs with first line advice services,
Developing and providing state-of-the-art materials for legal background support for EU SMEs.
Providing trainers and state-of-the-art training materials
Report on the latest IPR developments and available support for enforcement.
Providing the contents of a multi-lingual web portal for IPR protection in China, focusing on how to protect IPR in typical business situations.
Monitor selected IPR cases and follow IP policy affecting SMEs
Presence at trade fairs or ‘partenariat’ events
Providing basic support for initial contacts with local law enforcement agencies
This list of support services is not exhaustive.