European Commission Launches ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk
16.05.2013 The successful helpdesk approach, which assists SMEs to effectively protect their intellectual property rights (IPR), is being further expanded by the European Commission. Following the European Commission’s launch of the China IPR SME helpdesk in 2008, there is now also a helpdesk for the ASEAN region.
VDMA’s office in Brussels bridges the gap between business and politics. The association informs its member companies about political developments that affect mechanical engineering. For policymakers in Brussels, the European Office (EurO) is a reliable point of contact with in-depth knowledge about the mechanical engineering industry to ensure that lawmaking does not happen in isolation from the real world in which companies operate.