Dr Edgar Krieger
Dr Krieger has extensive experience in the field of Intellectual Property Protection for plant innovation and has held the position of the CIOPORA Secretary General since 2004. Before CIOPORA, Dr Krieger worked as a lawyer at an international law firm specializing in IP protection, particularly Plant Breeders’ Rights, advising agricultural breeders in several hundred court cases up to the European Court of Justice. Dr Krieger holds a law degree from the University of Bonn and a degree in business administration from the Aachen University of Applied Sciences. He completed his doctoral dissertation on the topic “Farmers’ Exemption in Germany” at the Philipps University of Marburg.