Structure


CIOPORA is an association operating under the Swiss law and has its registered seat in Geneva. Its members are mainly breeders of vegetatively reproduced ornamental and fruit varieties.

CIOPORA furthermore counts among its members national breeder associations, research institutions, consultants and lawyers active in the field of Intellectual Property protection and supporting CIOPORA's policy.

The surpreme authority of CIOPORA is the Annual General Meeting of its members. The control over the affairs of the association is entrusted to its Board headed by the President of CIOPORA.

CIOPORA members form a number of crop-oriented and topic-specific subentities (Working Groups, Crop Sections) and regional groups (CIOPORA Germany).

CIOPORA administrative office is headed by the Secretary General.

Organizational structure of CIOPORA


Organizational structure of CIOPORA

Jun. 04, 2015 - CIOPORA Chronicle 2015:

Zooming in on IP
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May. 27, 2015 - More than 100 participate in CIOPORA’s 5...

Breeders and IP Experts Debate General PBR, Approve CIOPORA New Strategy
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Apr. 14, 2015 - International System of Cooperation:

International Standard proposed for Breeders' Rights
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Apr. 08, 2015 - The Next Green IP Haven:

CIOPORA to host 54th Annual General Meeting, held in Hamburg April 27-30
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Mar. 17, 2015 - CIOPORA & AIPH submit a joint letter on ...

The letter by CIOPORA & AIPH to be reviewed for inclusion into the agenda of UPOV TC 52 meeting
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