16-17/11/2017 – Madrid Workshop on IP for Plants

16-17/11/2017 – Madrid Workshop on IP for Plants

October 16-17, 2017

Pullman Hotel • Madrid, Spain

The CIOPORA Academy will hold its fifth workshop from October 16-17 on the fringes of the Fruit Attraction trade show in Madrid.  This 1-and-a-half day, small-group educational workshop will offer 6 ‘Modules’ on today’s important topics relating to intellectual property in horticulture.

Additionally, participants will be invited to a networking dinner in Madrid on the evening of Monday, October 16.

Seats are limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.


  • Basics of Applying for Plant Patents
  • Novelty (Period of Grace) in PBR and Plant Patents
  • Trouble Shooting in the PBR Application Process and Legal Means
  • Trouble Shooting in Case of Infringement of IP Rights
  • Basic Principles of Customs Law Related to IP
  • Country-Specific Fact on IP Protection:  Turkey