Tempo scaduto

Event speakers

Jorma Lehtonen

Olli Ilmarinen

Sabina Forcella

Mona Jarmer

Jaakko Helenius

General Information

This online event is organised by the EUIPO in collaboration with Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH). Experts will give presentations on relevant initiatives aimed at small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups. The online event is free of charge, however attendees do need to register below to attend.


Moderator: Olli Ilmarinen

10.00 (EEST) Welcome and Introduction (PRH + EUIPO)
10.10 SME FUND : a grant scheme designed to help EU small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) intellectual property (IP) rights + Africa IP Helpdesk short presentation
10.30 Q&A session
10.40 Easy Filing: EUIPO’s new e-filing form for trade marks and designs, designed especially for SMEs
10.55 Q&A session
11.00 The role of a local development agency in helping start-ups and SMEs - Jaakko Helenius - Finnish Association of Development Agencies - SEKES
11.20 Q&A session
11.30 Closure


Personal information

*Please enter your name as you would like it to appear on the Certificate of Attendance, available after the event.

EU funds for businesses / SMEs

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