New EU IPR Helpdesk office Brussels: On-site support on IP Management


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European IPR Helpdesk opens new office in Brussels

First-line support on Intellectual Property Management

Luxembourg / Brussels, 20 June 2016 – The European IPR Helpdesk is extending its service offer through a new local representation in Brussels. The new premises at Rue du Trône 98 will provide added value to the existing on-site and online training and support services of the European IPR Helpdesk and facilitate communication paths with EU institutions and stakeholders based in Brussels. For the first time, the IP advisors of the Helpline will also be available on-site on fixed dates. They will provide free-of-charge first-line support and information on IP issues. The use of the new Helpline hours in Brussels requires prior online registration.

The first on-site IP Helpline hours in the Brussels office will take place on
Thursday, 30 June 2016
, 11 AM – 1 PM & 2 PM – 5 PM.

Additionally, the Helpdesk team is planning to increase the number of on-site networking and training events in Brussels. All events and services will be announced through the website and the weekly newsletter of the Helpdesk.

“Even though all of our materials and many of our support services are available online, we value the importance of on-site training and networking events. The new premises in Brussels will serve as a central meeting point for stakeholders, experts and EU institutions and strenghthen our presence in the European IP and innovation community”, says Jörg Scherer, Head of Communications and Training of the initiative and CEO of Eurice GmbH, one of the three project partners.

Please download the official press release below.