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Notes on the completion of the application form
Decision Making Process
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
How to register a transfer of CPVR ownership?
Does the database contain information from EU countries only?
What are Community Plant Variety Rights? What are the advantages of applying for a Community Plant Variety Right?
I need certified documents or an extract of register for filing an application out of the European Union or for priority purposes, how can I request these documents to the CPVO?
What does the variety status mean?
What are the requirements for protecting a plant variety?
Who can request certified documents?
What is the meaning of new?
Can these documents be issued in any language?
What are the main steps in applying for Community Plant Variety Protection?
What is a DUS technical examination?
What are the effects of a Community Plant Variety Right?
What is a “take-over” of a DUS report?
Who is responsible for enforcing plant breeders’ rights?
What is the closing date?
What is the duration of a CPVR?
What are the plant material requirements for a particular species? Quantity and quality of seeds/plants, date of plant material submission
Who can file an application for CPVR?
What is a variety denomination?
Where can I file an application for CPVR?