This portal provides a gateway to different projects in the field of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
The Commission's Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development (DG DEVCO) is responsible for designing European international cooperation and development policy and delivering aid throughout the world.
Funding instruments provide the legal basis for the implementation of geographic and thematic programmes. For the period 2014-2020, the EU has mainly nine instruments covering external cooperation and external aid.
The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has been a partner and implementing agency in a number of projects in the field of intellectual property funded by the European Union under different funding instruments. So far, the EUIPO International Cooperation Service (ICS) has been implementing projects in China (People’s Republic), Latin America, South East Asia, India and Russia.