China IPR SME Helpdesk


The China IPR SME Helpdesk supports European Union (EU) small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to both protect, manage and enforce their Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) in or relating to Mainland China, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan through the provision of free information and services. These take the form of jargon-free, first-line, confidential advice on intellectual property and related issues, plus training, materials and online resources. Addition information is available from the Helpdesk online portal at:

The project was launched in 2008 and is implemented by the European Chamber, DEVELOPMENT Solutions and the European Business Network. 


IPR contact

Helpdesk Enquiry Service – Confidential Advice
European SMEs and SME intermediaries can submit IPR enquiries to the Helpdesk via phone, email or in person to receive free and confidential first-line advice within three working days.

Training events

The Helpdesk arranges training on China IPR protection and enforcement in China, Europe and online tailored to the needs of SMEs.

Information resources

A wide range of factsheets and materials related to IP types, business processes and industry sectors are available for free download.

Online services

The website provides easy access for all EU SMEs to Helpdesk information and services, including Helpdesk guides, E-learning modules, event information, live webinars, infographics, podcasts and the Serious Game. 


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Chamber Contacts:

Kinga Katus

Project Manager

0086 (10) 6462 2066 ext. 87

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Reinout van Malenstein

IP Business Advisor

0086 (10) 6462 2066 ext. 94

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Related organisations

IPR Working Group

Small & Medium-Sized Enterprises Forum

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