Join the Community
The basis of CIOPORA's community is a strong belief in the importance of innovation and its effective protection for the sustainable development of horticultural sector.
CIOPORA membership provides you with unique opportunity to:
SHAPE THE FUTURE of your Intellectual Property Rights on the global scale
STAY CONNECTED with the policymakers and the green sector, expand your business network and benefit from the knowledge of the community
KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - learn about best practices in IP for plants from CIOPORA's global IP network and enjoy unique learning opportunities at member rates in the framework of the CIOPORA Academy program
Join CIOPORA today and become a member of our global community of breeders! Learn more below.
Michael D. Carriere
UC Davis InnovationAccess, USA
"As a technology transfer professional working with plant varieties at UC Davis, my membership in CIOPORA provides access to the tools required to ensure our plant IP and licensing activities are informed by current global best practices from both the public and private sectors. A CIOPORA membership provides exceptional value through educational offerings and experience exchange among plant IP professionals worldwide."
Summerland Varieties Corp., Canada:
Our small breeding company is actively creating processes for enforcing IP rights for our protected varieties around the world, which is a major challenge given the complexity of our industry and the varied laws of each country. CIOPORA provides access to a global network of highly knowledgeable professionals who are involved in similar activities and willing to share their valuable experience and best practices.
Danziger "DAN" Flower Farm, Israel:
In its dialogue with growers and trade, CIOPORA continuously stresses the importance of new and improved varieties
for the sustainable development of the
green sector. Furthermore, CIOPORA
represents our interests before CPVO and UPOV and advocates for such important issues as regulation of DUS testing,
the use of DNA in enforcement
activities, and Essentially Derived