The EU program will offer significant discounts on services related to the protection of their intellectual property rights

The new grant program of the European Commission and EUIPO "Ideas Powered for Business SME Fund" will enable Czech small and medium-sized companies to significantly reduce their costs for the protection of selected forms of intellectual property.

Thank to this program will be possible to receive a 50% discount on fees associated with applications for national, regional or European trademarks and designs.

At the same time, the company can apply for a 75% discount on the services of specialized consultants - experts in the preliminary diagnosis of intellectual property. Intellectual property auditors will assess the company and its products, business models and corporate growth plans, and will help jointly design a dynamic strategy based on a better appreciation of its intellectual property.

Applications are received in five specified periods (applications submitted outside these deadlines will not be considered):

period 1 - 11/01/2021 - 31/1/2021
period 2 - 1/3/2021 - 31/3/2021
period 3 - 1/5/2021 - 31/5/2021

period 4 - 1/7/2021 - 31/7/2021
period 5 - 1/9/2021 - 30/9/2021

Grants will be awarded in the order in which the applications are submitted.

More information about the program can be found here.

The project is coordinated by the Industrial Property Office, the Technology Center CAS has the role of one of the professional auditors. For questions and consultations, contact V. Suchý:, 234 006 163.

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