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Notes on the completion of the application form
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Decision Making Process
Take-over of technical reports
The effects of a community plant variety right
Duration of a Community Plant Variety Right
Cumulative Protection Prohibited
Surrender of Rights / Withdrawal of Applications
General guidance document: Notes for applicants
Guidance for applicants on the picture quality
Guidance on submission of plant samples for ornamental crops
Guidance on submission of plant samples for fruit crops
Request for Certified Copies of Examination Reports, Applications and Granting documents
Frequently asked questions
What is a charge account and is it possible to open one?
Is there any alternative to charge accounts?
Can the deadline for payment be extended?
Does the CPVO reimburse erroneous payments?
What is the CPVO VAT number?
How can we get copies of debit notes or a statement of our account (or a list of outstanding invoices)?
Could you send me a payment confirmation?
How do I change financial details (financial address, email address, financial client, PO number, grouping of debit notes…)?
What is the CPVO SIRET number?
Why has the annual fee increased?
What is the RIB / IBAN of the CPVO?
Is it possible to indicate our VAT number on CPVO debit and credit notes?
Is there any specific forms to file the objection?
Which are the grounds of cancellation of a CPVR?
What is the time limit to file such further appeal?
In which language shall the objection be filed?
Are there particular time limits for requesting cancellation that should be observed?
On which grounds can the appeal before the General Court be lodged?
Which are the effects of filing an objection?
Is there a specific form for requesting cancellation?