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Dealing with counterfeiters in China’s cosmetics market

As with companies in any economic sector, cosmetics firms have much to gain from early protection of their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Registering IP with Chinese authorities and customs before beginning any type of business activity in the country could potentially save SMEs a lot of money...
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Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk: New IP diagnostic tool for companies doing business abroad

According to reports and statistics from WIPO, EPO and EUIPO, global and European filing activity for patents, utility models, trademarks and industrial designs has increased over the past few years. This growth supposes an increased activity from the Intellectual Property Offices all around the...
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China IPR SME Helpdesk - In Vino Veritas: Getting Practical; market monitoring and alternative enforcement strategies

“It is hopeless. China is the size of the USA. Population over four times. They counterfeit everything, everywhere. Nothing can be done. If my wine is counterfeited, I have zero chance.” Your writer quivers every time these phrases are uttered. On every occasion I have to freeze my tongue, whilst...
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Webinars Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk

The Latin America IPR SME Helpdesk is organizing free Intellectual Property webinars designed for SMEs doing business in Latin America in April and May: • Domain names in Latin America: what to do to protect your brand and enforce your rights • What can Intellectual Property do for my company? 5...
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International IPRs SME Helpdesks Stakeholders Meeting

The China, Latin America and South-East Asia IPR SME Helpdesks are holding their Annual Stakeholder Meeting in Brussels on the 31st of January 2018. The event will include live case-study sessions with SMEs, training on the role of IP in a Technology Transfer strategy when going international and an...