For many years the plant variety rights authorities of Taiwan, Naktuinbouw (EU entrusted examination office for the species concerned based in the Netherlands) and the CPVO have worked to harmonize the way of conducting technical examinations for these crops.
The technical examination being the basis for the grant of the title of protection will be carried out on the basis of the CPVO Technical Protocol which is in turn based upon the corresponding UPOV Test Guideline.
: The contract is for security/guard services for buildings of the CPVO
Community Plant Variety Office.
Martin Ekvad, President of the CPVO
and Heli Pihlajamaa, Director Patent Law at the EPO, welcomed the fruitful and very useful workshop for both organisations and look forward to further cooperation.
Martin Ekvad, of Swedish nationality, was first nominated as President of the CPVO in 2011.
Martin Ekvad stated: I am very motivated to continue to serve as CPVO President.
With these decisions the Board of Appeal of the OHIM has clarified its approach regarding the refusal of applications for CTMs due to their identity with already registered denominations of plant varieties.In preparation of the decisions, on 27 April 2015 the Board of Appeal had a public oral hearing with the applicants representative and experts from the CPVO
and two breeders Organizations, in order to find out more about the commercial background of the cases.
Framework service contract for provision of legal support to the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO
) to ensure its best defence in cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union or the national courts of France.
Contract notice: General audit and advice services for the CPVO
, business processes review, audit of examination offices and assistance with their accreditation
Purchase orders to the market, a period of 4 years for periodic checks and mandatory checks (CPVO
) in Cotes d~Armor, Finistere and Morbihan.
The contract is Divided Into 2 lots: the first Involves a daily cleaning service for the CPVO
premises, the supply and Installation of consumables (hand-towels, liquid soap, toilet paper) and Their dispensers; the second Involves a window-cleaning services on request.