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workshop - intellectual property

Events Published on 28.04.2023

23.05.2023 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Intellectual property demystified: Tools, tips, and financing solutions for creatives

The European Commission and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have renewed the "Ideas Powered for Business" SME Fund for the year 2023. This fund, intended for European SMEs, aims to assist them in financing the registration of intellectual property rights, including designs, trademarks, and patents.

In this context, l’IPIL G.I.E. and l’Office de la propriété intellectuelle du ministère de l’Économie, in cooperation with the 1535° Creative Hub Differdange invite you to a workshop dedicated to the creative sector.

This workshop aims to introduce the elements that are or can be subject to protection by intellectual property during the creative process. It will cover the main protection tools useful to creatives, the key points to consider, best practices to observe, and the financing support opportunities for the registration of intellectual property rights offered under the European Union SME Fund.


  • Welcome speech
  • Author's rights in the creative field - Nathalie Cailteux, Office de la propriété intellectuelle, ministère de l’Economie
  • Trademark and design protection for creatives - Marine Killian, IPIL G.I.E.
  • SME Fund: financing support for intellectual property registration  - Cyrille Dubois, IPIL G.I.E.

Date : 23.05.2023
Horaires : 9:00 am – 12 pm (with break around 10:30 am)
Location:  1535° Creative Hub Differdange - Building A – Conference room, 115 rue Emile Mark | L-4620 Differdange
Format: in-person
Language : french
Level: Beginner


This event is free and open to all but requires prior registration until May 22, 2023.

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This event is reserved for SMEs and start-ups in the creative field and anyone interested in intellectual property.

The "Ideas Powered for Business" Fund for SMEs is an initiative of the European Commission, implemented by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO). The Office de la propriété intellectuelle du ministère de l’Économie, IPIL G.I.E., and BOIP support the initiative in Luxembourg.

More information about the SME Fund is available on the l’IPIL website.

Practical information:

by train

CFL Line Luxembourg – Pétange – Rodange
stop Differdange-Gare
(7 min. walk)

by car

Parking at Place des Alliés (5 min. walk)

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