Tasks & objectives of CIOPORA:


to defend and represent the legitimate interests of its members.
   
to work on the continious development, improvement and unification of national and international regulations for the protection of breeders' rights, whether by Patents, Plant Patents or Plant Breeders' Rights certificates, within the framework of the UPOV-Convention and the laws and treaties concerning the protection of Intellectual Property in general.
   
to intervene with governments and international organizations, associations or other authorities which may have substantial concern with or influence on the scope and contents of the Intellectual Property Rights of breeders on their plant creations.
   
to raise both public and members' awareness towards the problems of Intellectual Property Protection of breeders and to improve the knowledge of the latter in relation to the IP matters.

Apr. 23, 2017 - CIOPORA Takes on Toronto During AGM 2017

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Apr. 23, 2017 - UPOV launches Electronic Application For...

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Jan. 12, 2017 - CIOPORA IP Chapters: Your Update on IP i...

Dear Friends of CIOPORA,   Today we bring you the January 2017 public version of IP Chapters,...
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Jul. 12, 2016 - The CIOPORA Academy to Host First US-Bas...

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