23/04/2018 -Ghent Workshop on IP for Plants

23/04/2018 -Ghent Workshop on IP for Plants

April 23, 2017
Marriott Hotel • Ghent, Belgium


The CIOPORA Academy held its sixth workshop on the fringes of CIOPORA’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2018. This one-day, small group educational workshop offered five ‘Modules’ on today’s important topics relating to intellectual property in horticulture.

Modules included:

“UPOV PRISMA PBR Application Tool: The Basics” (Benjamin Rivoire, Senior Program Officer, UPOV)
“UPOV PRISMA PBR Application Tool: How to Make and Copy Applications” (Dr. Hend Madhour, IT Officer and Business Analyst, UPOV)
“How to work with the Nagoya Protocol: Practical Guidance” (Philippe de Jong, ALTIUS)
“Basics of Drafting Licensing Contracts for PBR” (Ernst Jan Louwers, Louwers IP|Technology Advocaten)
“IP Protection for Plant Varieties in Italy, Including Enforcement” (Nicola Novaro, Law Firm Novaro).