Provides advice on IPR protection, including information on the registration of patents and trademarks.
In any foreign market, companies should consider several general principles for effective protection of their intellectual property. For background on these principles, please link to our article on Protecting Intellectual Property and also Stopfakes.gov for more resources. For detailed information on protecting intellectual property in the European Union, note the EU article on the Stopfakes website. Please also consult the State Department’s Investment Climate Statements, which include information on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in foreign economies: https://www.state.gov/investment-climate-statements/
IP Attaché Contact
U.S. Mission to the European Union
Boulevard du Régent 27
ITA’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights Director