Application is open for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) based in the EU to apply for financing their IP protection in the European Union.

The application window is open through January. There will be more application windows available. The second one, in March 2021.

Open to all enterprises in the EU that fit the official definition of a SME, the new scheme offers financial support in the form of reimbursements for trade mark and design application and for IP pre-diagnostic services , up to a maximum amount of EUR 1 500 per business. This economic help is offered by the EUIPO in cooperation with the EU commission.

Commissioner for Internal market Thierry Breton said: “The coronavirus pandemic has hugely impacted SMEs. We want to help SMEs capitalise on their innovations and creativity to support their recovery.”

Feel free to contact us if you wish to know the requirements, timing and other information relevant to this scheme. Email or contact us through our form .

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