I have been asked to inform you about the Commissions "Intellectual Property Rights Helpdesk" that can assist potential and current participants in 5. and 6. FP projects on the application and interpretation of intellectual property rights provisions.
You may use the helpdesk
a. when writing a proposal in case you or your partners wish to protect your ipr.
b. when you are preparing a contract to be signed with the Commission (consortium agreement)
c. if you are organising a FP6 info day or other relevant event. The IPR helpdesk may provide a speaker or a stand.