European IPR Helpdesk

We believe that knowing how to manage Intellectual Property (IP) and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is the ticket to innovation and competitiveness in Europe. Whether you are in a EU funded project or not, the IPR helpdesk website offers a wealth of free information, fact sheets and case studies that will help you manage, protect and profit from, your intellectual property. 

The European IPR Helpdesk offers free of charge, first-line support on IP and IPR matters to beneficiaries of EU funded research projects and EU SMEs involved in transnational partnership agreements, especially within the Enterprise Europe Network (EEN).

European IPR Helpdesk

Key ingredients in a licence

It takes a variety of different ingredients to prepare a good licence agreement. Each licence is unique, depending on the specific terms which are agreed. It is a bit like creatingIt takes a variety of different ingredients to prepare a good licence agreement. Each licence is unique, depending on the specific terms which are agreed. It is a bit like creating a new dish: You need to pick the right ingredients – in the appropriate quantity and with the right treatment.

View IPR Helpdesk Licensing Infographic