EU support program for the identification and registration of intellectual property rights of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

We would like to inform you about a Euro 20 million grant scheme created by EU and provided to help European small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to identify and register their intellectual property rights. Details may be obtained via the following links (German/English) to the responsible European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO):

Please note the tight deadlines for related requests for grants.

Dr. Bernd Haberlander of our IP law firm is cooperation partner at the EUIPO, and is prepared to provide expert advice. As the EUIPO´s cooperation partner Dr. Haberlander is also ready to render initial advice to SMEs of up to two hours pro bono.

An SME may be granted up to Euro 1.500 of financial support from said grant scheme. With such support our law firm could offer strategic advices of up to four hours and prepare and file a trademark or design application, the SME required to bear a proper share of Euro 1.000 of the total expense.

We will be pleased to provide further information and support.