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EU - Webinar & CPVO coop: The essential role of Quality Auditing examination offices for EU Plant Variety Rights

The Quality Audit Service (QAS) performs assessments of CPVO entrusted examination offices throughout the EU, ensuring efficient and harmonised technical examinations of new plant varieties, which in turn guarantee an effective level of IP protection

The webinar will illustrate the objectives of QAS, how it is structured, and how it acts in an independent impartial manner from the rest of the CPVO organisation. We shall go through all the steps of a typical assessment exercise by QAS of an examination office until its eventual entrustment by the CPVO’s Administrative Council. The webinar will seek to instruct the participants on how a QAS system is an effective means to ensure harmonised and high quality, impartial technical examinations of plant varieties within the EU, and how such a system can be promulgated to other regions in the world with IP protection of plant varieties.

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English
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The webinar is offered free of charge.

Description

Protecting Plant Varieties
Protecting Plant Varieties

The Quality Audit Service (QAS) performs assessments of CPVO entrusted examination offices throughout the EU, ensuring efficient and harmonised technical examinations of new plant varieties, which in turn guarantee an effective level of IP protection

Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (CET – Central European Time UTC +1) - the webinar session will open 15 minutes before the official start

Host: European IP Helpdesk & CPVO

Speaker: Sergio Semon, CPVO Quality Audit Service (QAS) Team Leader

Level of Expertise: Advanced

Learning Objectives

During the training participants will have the chance to learn about:

The webinar will illustrate the objectives of QAS, how it is structured, and how it acts in an independent impartial manner from the rest of the CPVO organisation. We shall go through all the steps of a typical assessment exercise by QAS of an examination office until its eventual entrustment by the CPVO’s Administrative Council. The webinar will seek to instruct the participants on how a QAS system is an effective means to ensure harmonised and high quality, impartial technical examinations of plant varieties within the EU, and how such a system can be promulgated to other regions in the world with IP protection of plant varieties.

Duration: 60 minutes (presentation) + 15 minutes (Q&As)

Fee: The webinar will be offered free of charge.

Assistance: For any technical assistance or questions, please contact the training team at: training@iprhelpdesk.eu