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Participation to IPM 2015

The Community Plant Variety Office will be exhibiting in a joint “Plant breeders’ rights in Europe” stand with the Bundessortenamt (Germany), the UK National Institute of Agricultural Botany (NIAB) and the Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture (Naktuinbouw) at IPM 2015. [...]


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Official Gazette 6.2014

The official Gazette of the CPVO 6.2014 and the S2 Gazette have been published and are available for free in electronic format only (PDF). You may download both gazettes from the Gazette page.  
A search tool is available to identify these modifications on the web site of the Office: S2 Gazette

Cooperation agreement with CEIPI

Roundtable on "The Community plant variety system: Challenges and Opportunities" and Signature of a Cooperation Agreement between the CEIPI and the CPVO, in Strasbourg, France 

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CPVO Newsletter #7 is available

The Summer 2014 edition of the CPVO newsletter is available. This is the seventh edition of the CPVO newsletter.


Proposal for new CPVO examination fees

In order to better reflect the real costs of DUS testing by the examination offices, the CPVO Administrative Council proposed to the Commission a new set of costs for examinations.

More information in Proposal for new CPVO examination fees.