Contact persons for international cooperation in DUS examination

AFRICAN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION / ORGANISATION AFRICAINE DE LA PROPRIÉTÉ INTELLECTUELLE / AFRIKANISCHE ORGANISATION FÜR GEISTIGES EIGENTUM / ORGANIZACIÓN AFRICANA DE LA PROPIEDAD INTELECTUAL

Ms. Eliane Posso
Directeur de la prospective et de la coopération (DPC)

E-mail: eliane.posso@oapi.int

Mr. Guy Francis Boussafou
Directeur des brevets et autres créations technique (DBCT)

E-mail: gfrancis.boussafo@oapi.int

ARGENTINA / ARGENTINE / ARGENTINIEN

Sr. Hernando Pecci
Director del Registro de Variedades
Instituto Nacional de Semillas (INASE)
Ministerio de Agricultura, Ganadería y Pesca
Av. Belgrano 450
C1092AAR Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

Tel. +54 11 4349 1964
E-mail: hpecci@inase.gov.ar

BELARUS / BÉLARUS / BELARÚS

Ms. Tatsiana Siamashka
Deputy Director of DUS Testing
SE «State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties»
Kazintsa str, 62
220108 Minsk

Tel. +375 17 212 74 51
E-mail: belsort@sorttest.by

Ms. Marina Soloduho
Deputy Head of International Cooperation Department
SE «State Inspection for Testing and Protection of Plant Varieties»
Kazintsa str, 62
220108 Minsk

Tel. +375 17 212 75 51
E-mail: belsort@mail.ru

BRAZIL / BRÉSIL / BRASILIEN / BRASIL

Mr. Ricardo Zanatta Machado
Coordinator of the National Plant Variety Protection Service
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply
Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco D, Anexo B, Sala 347
Brasília/DF, ZIP code 70043-900

Tel. +55-61 3218 2549
E-mail: ricardo.machado@agricultura.gov.br

CANADA / KANADA / CANADÁ

Ms. Sarah Grenier
Program Officer
Canadian Plant Breeders’ Rights Office
Floor 2E, Room 126
59 Camelot Drive
Ottawa ON K1A 0Y9

E-mail: ; sarah.grenier@canada.ca

CHILE / CHILI

Sr. Manuel Toro Ugalde
Jefe Departamento
Registro de Variedades Protegidas, División Semillas
Servicio Agrícola y Ganadero I Gobierno de Chile
Presidente Bulnes 140, Piso 2, Santiago

Tel. +56-2 2345 1388; +56-2 2345 3063
E-mail: manuel.toro@sag.gob.cl

CHINA / CHINE

Ms. Wen Wen
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs (MARA)

E-mail: wenwen@agri.gov.cn


COSTA RICA

Mr.Gustavo Alizaga López

Tel. +506 2223 5541
E-mail: galizaga@ofinase.go.cr

Mr. Alberto Fallas Barrantes

Tel. +506 2223 5541
E-mail: afallas@ofinase.go.cr


CROATIA / CROATIE / KROATIEN / CROACIA

Mr. Ivan Varnica
Croatian Agency for Agriculture and Food
Center for Seed and Seedlings
Usorska 19, Brijest
31000 Osijek

Tel. +385-31 275 715
Fax. +385-31 275 716
E-mail: ivan.varnica@hapih.hr

CZECH REPUBLIC / RÉPUBLIQUE TCHÈQUE / TSCHECHISCHE REPUBLIK / REPÚBLICA CHECA

Ms. Radmila Safarikova
Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture
Hroznová 2
656 06 Brno

Tel. +420 737 267 268
E-mail: radmila.safarikova@ukzuz.cz ; ; podatelna@ukzuz.cz

DENMARK / DANEMARK / DÄNEMARK / DINAMARCA

Tystoftefoundation
Teglværksvej 10
4230 Skælskør

Tel. +45 5080 8451
E-mail: info@tystofte.dk

Mr. Preben Klarskov Hansen
SES Koordinator / DUS Coordinator
Teglværksvej 10
4230 Skælskør

Tel. +45 5080 8463
E-mail: pkh@tystofte.dk

ESTONIA / ESTONIE / ESTLAND

Ms. Agra Univer
Agricultural Research Centre Viljandi Variety Testing Centre
Männi tee 5
Matapera 71065
Viljandi maakond

Tel. +372 59 128 164; +372 43 34 054
E-mail: agra.univer@pmk.agri.ee

EUROPEAN UNION / UNION EUROPÉENE / EUROPÄISCHE UNION / UNIÓN EUROPEA

Mr. Dirk Theobald
Senior Adviser
Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)
3, boulevard Maréchal Foch CS 10121
49101 Angers Cedex 02
France

Tel. +33-2 41 25 64 42
E-mail : theobald@cpvo.europa.eu

FRANCE / FRANKREICH / FRANCIA

Ms Clarisse Leclair
Head of DUS Testing
French Variety and Seed Study and Control Group
25 rue Georges Morel
CS 90024
49071 Beaucouze cedex

Tel. +33 2 4122 8596
E-mail : Clarisse.leclair@geves.fr

GEORGIA / GÉORGIE / GEORGIA / GEORGIEN

Mr. Merab Kutsia
Head
Department of Inventions
and New Plant Varieties and Animal Breeds
Antioch Street 5
3300 Mtskheta

Tel. +995 32 2252533
Fax. +995 32 2988426
E-mail: mkutsia@sakpatenti.org.ge

GERMANY / ALLEMAGNE / DEUTSCHLAND / ALEMANIA

Ms. Beate Rücker
Head of Division – National Listing, Variety Protection, Genetic Resources
Bundessortenamt
Osterfelddamm 80
30627 Hannover

Tel. +49 511 9566 5639
Fax. +49 511 956 69600
E-mail: beate.ruecker@bundessortenamt.de

HUNGARY / HONGRIE / UNGARN / HUNGRÍA

Mr. Zoltán Csűrös
Coordinator
National Food Chain Safety Office
Agricultural Genetic Resources Directorate
Keleti Károly utca 24., H-1024 Budapest

Tel. +36-70 436 0671
E-mail: csurosz@nebih.gov.hu

ISRAEL / ISRAËL

Mr. Benzion Zaidman
DUS Examiner
Plant Breeders' Rights Unit
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
P.O. Box 30
Beit-Dagan 50250

E-mail: benzionz@moag.gov.il

Ms. Zipora Rasaby
PBR Coordinator
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
P.O. Box 30 Bet Dagan 50250

Tel.: +972-3-9485450
E-mail: tsippyr@moag.gov.il


JAPAN / JAPON / JAPÓN

Mr. Teruhisa Miyamoto
Deputy Director
Plant Variety Protection Office
Intellectual Property Division
Food Industry Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)

E-mail: teruhisa_miyamoto170@maff.go.jp

Mr. Hideki Maeda
Chief Examiner
Plant Variety Protection Office
Intellectual Property Division
Food Industry Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)

E-mail: hideki_maeda860@maff.go.jp

Mr. Yoshiyuki Ohno
Examiner
Plant Variety Protection Office
Intellectual Property Division
Food Industry Affairs Bureau
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF)

E-mail: yoshiyuki_ono300@maff.go.jp


KENYA / KENIA

Mr. Simon Maina
Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS)
P.O Box 49592-00100
Nairobi

E-mail: smaina@kephis.org

LATVIA / LETTONIE / LETTLAND / LETONIA

Ms. Inga Ovsjannika
Senior Officer
State Plant Protection Service
Seed Control Department
Division of Seed Certification and Plant Variety Protection
Lielvārdes iela 36, Rīga, 1006

Tel. +371 673 65569
E-mail: inga.ovsjannika@vaad.gov.lv

LITHUANIA / LITUANIE / LITAUEN / LITUANIA

Ms. Sigita Juciuviene
Head of the Plant Variety Division
State Plant Service under the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania
Ozo st. 4 A, 08200, Vilnius

Tel. +370 5 2343647
Fax. +370 5 2730233
E-mail: sigita.juciuviene@vatzum.lt


MEXICO / MEXIQUE / MEXIKO / MÉXICO

Sr. Víctor Manuel Vásquez Navarrete
Director de Variedades Vegetales
Servicio Nacional de Inspección y Certificación de Semillas
Av. Guillermo Pérez Valenzuela, No. 127.
Col. Del Carmen, Alcaldía Coyoacán
C.P.04100, Ciudad de México

Tel. +52 01 5541960535 Ext. 47027
E-mail: victor.vasquez@snics.gob.mx

NETHERLANDS / PAYS-BAS / NIEDERLANDE / PAÍSES BAJOS

Policy: Mr. Marien Valstar

E-mail: M.valstar@minlnv.nl

Technical: Mr. Bert Scholte

E-mail: B.Scholte@naktuinbouw.nl

NEW ZEALAND / NOUVELLE-ZÉLANDE / NEUSEELAND / ;NUEVA ZELANDIA

Mr. Chris Barnaby
PVR Manager / Assistant Commissioner
Plant Variety Rights Office, Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
55 Wordsworth St, Private Bag 4714
Christchurch 8140

Tel. +64 3 962 6206
E-mail: chris.barnaby@pvr.govt.nz

NORWAY / NORVÈGE / NORWEGEN / NORUEGA

Ms. Pia Borg
Norwegian Food Safety Authority, National Approvals Department
felles postmottak, postboks 383
2381 Brumunddal

Tel. +47 22 77 91 28
E-mail: postmottak@mattilsynet.no

POLAND / POLOGNE / POLEN /POLONIA

Mr. Marcin KRÓL
Head of DUS Testing Department
The Research Centre for Cultivar Testing (COBORU)
63-022 Słupia Wielka

Tel. +48-61 285 23 41; +48-61 287 82 50
Fax. +48-61 285 35 58
E-mail: m.krol@coboru.pl

REPUBLIC OF KOREA / RÉPUBLIQUE DE CORÉE /
REPUBLIK KOREA / REPÚBLICA DE COREA

Ms. Eunsun Chung
Examiner
Plant Variety Protection Division
Korea Seed and Variety Service
119 Hyeoksin 8-ro, Gimcheon-si, Gyeongsangbuk-do

Tel: +82 54 912 0251
Fax: +82 54 912 0210
E-mail: eschung@korea.kr

REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA / RÉPUBLIQUE DE MOLDOVA /
REPUBLIK MOLDAU / REPÚBLICA DE MOLDOVA

Ms. Evghenia Partas
Head of DUS testing
State Commission for Crops Variety Testing of the Republic of Moldova
180, Blvd. Stefan cel Mare si Sfant
State Commission for Crops Variety Testing
Chisinau I\/D-2004

Tel. +373-22 220 300
E-mail: evgheniapartas@gmail.com

RUSSIAN FEDERATION / FÉDÉRATION DE RUSSIE / RUSSISCHE FÖDERATION /
FEDERACIÓN DE RUSIA

Mr. Anton Gaiter
Head
Methodology and International Cooperation Department
State Commission of the Russian Federation for Selection Achievements Test and Protection
Orlikov per., 1/11
107996 Moscow

Tel. +7-495 604 82 07 (ext. 210)
Fax. +7-495 411 83 66
E-mail: metod@gossortrf.ru; gsk@gossortrf.ru

SERBIA / SERBIE / SERBIA / SERBIEN

Mr. Jovan Vujović
Head of Group for Plant Variety Protection and Biosafety
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
Plant Protection Directorate
Group for Plant Variety Protection and Biosafety
Omladinskih brigada 1
11070 Belgrade

Tel. +381 11 311 70 94
E-mail: jovan.vujovic@minpolj.gov.rs

Mrs. Gordana Lončar
Senior adviser for plant breeders rights
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management
Plant Protection Directorate
Group for Plant Variety Protection and Biosafety
Omladinskih brigada 1
11070 Belgrade

Tel. +381 11 260 47 20
E-mail: gordana.loncar@minpolj.gov.rs

SLOVAKIA / SLOVAQUIE / SLOVAKEI / ESLOVAQUIA

Ms. Bronislava Bátorová
National Coordinator for the Cooperation of the Slovak Republic with UPOV/ Senior Officer
Department of Variety Testing
Central Controlling and Testing Institute in Agriculture (ÚKSÚP)
Akademická 4
949 01 Nitra

Tel. +421 37 655 1080
E-mail: bronislava.batorova@uksup.sk

Mr. Ľubomír Bašta
DUS expert for agricultural species
Variety Testing Department
Central Controling and Testing Institute in Agriculture Bratislava (ÚKSÚP)
Testing Station Partizánska 14
053 61 Spisské Vlachy

Tel. +421 53 449 5311
E-mail: lubomir.basta@uksup.sk

SLOVENIA / SLOVÉNIE / SLOWENIEN / ESLOVENIA

Ms. Helena Rakovec
Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Food Safety
Veterinary Sector and Plant Protection
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food (MAFF)

E-mail: helena.rakovec@gov.si

SOUTH AFRICA / AFRIQUE DU SUD / SÜDAFRIKA / SUDÁFRICA

Ms. Elna de Bruyn
Registrar: PBR Act
Directorate: Genetic Resources, Division: Plant Breeder’s Rights
Harvest House Room 255, 30 Hamilton Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001
Private Bag x 973, Pretoria, 001
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Tel. +27-12 319 6096
Fax. +27-12 319 6298
E-mail: ElnaDB@daff.gov.za

Mr. Thapelo Sekele
Variety Control Registration Officer
Directorate: Genetic Resources, Division: Plant Breeder’s Rights
Harvest House Room 263, 30 Hamilton Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001
Private Bag x 973, Pretoria, 001
Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Tel. +27-12 319 6226
Fax. +27-12 319 6298/6385
Office No: 263 Harvest House
E-mail: ThapeloS@daff.gov.za

SPAIN / ESPAGNE /SPANIEN / ESPAÑA

Ms. Nuria Urquía
Jefe de servicio
Oficina Española de Variedades Vegetales (OEVV)
Ministerio de Agricultura, Pesca y Alimentación
Calle Almagro 33
28010 Madrid

E-mail: nurquia@mapa.es

SWEDEN / SUÈDE / SCHWEDEN / SUECIA

Ms. Anna Pettersson
Senior Administrative Officer
Swedish Board of Agriculture
Plant Regulations Unit
551 82 Jonkoping

Tel. +46-36 15 59 16; +46-36 15 50 00
E-mail: vaxtsort@jordbruksverket.se; jordbruksverket@jordbruksverket.se

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO / TRINITÉ-ET-TOBAGO /
TRINIDAD UND TOBAGO / TRINIDAD Y TABAGO

Mr. Richard Aching
Manager, Technical Examination
Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs
3rd Floor, Capital Plaza
11-13, Frederick Street
Port of Spain

Tel. +1-868 226 4ipo (4476) ext. 2505
Fax. +1-868 226 5160
E-mail: richard.aching@ipo.gov.tt; info@ipo.gov.tt

TUNISIA / TUNISIE / TUNESIEN / TÚNEZ

M. Omar Brahmi
Chef
Service d'évaluation, d'homologation et de protection des obtentions végétales et des relations extérieures
Direction générale de la protection et du contrôle de la qualité des produits agricoles
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Ressources Hydrauliques et de la Pêche
30 Rue Alain Savary
1002 Tunis

E-mail: Brahmi_omar@yahoo.fr

Mme Amel Zoglami
Ingénieure principale
Service catalogue
Ministère de l'Agriculture, des Ressources hydrauliques et de la Pêche

E-mail: zoghlamiamel@yahoo.fr

UNITED KINGDOM / ROYAUME-UNI / VEREINIGTES KÖNIGREICH / REINO UNIDO

Ms. Mara Ramans
Varieties and Seeds
Animal and Plant Health Agency
Eastbrook
Shaftesbury Road
Cambridge
CB2 8DR

Tel. +46 20802 65870
E-mail: mara.ramans@apha.gov.uk

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / ÉTATS-UNIS D’AMÉRIQUE /
VEREINIGTE STAATEN VON AMERIKA / ESTADOS UNIDOS DE AMÉRICA

Ms. Ruihong Guo
Deputy Administrator
Science and Technology Program
Agricultural Marketing Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 3543

Tel. +1-202 720 8556
E-mail: Ruihong.Guo@usda.gov

URUGUAY

Ms. Virginia Olivieri
Triticum aestivum, Hordeum vulgare, Brassica spp. y Glicyne max

E-mail: volivieri@inase.uy

Ms. Constanza Taran
Oryza sativa

E-mail: ctaran@inase.uy

Mr. Federico Boschi
Citrus, Prunus, Malus, Eucalyptus, Solanum, Fragaria xananassa
Allium cepa, Capsicum annuum, Zea mays, Sorghum y Cannabis

E-mail: fboschi@inase.uy

Mr. Sebastián Moure
Avena, Bromus, Cichorium, Dactylis, Lolium, Lotus, Medicago
Festuca aurundinacea, Trifolium y × Festulolium

E-mail: smoure@inase.uy

VIET NAM

Ms Pham Thai Ha
Examiner
Department of Crop Production (DCP)
Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO)
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD)
Hanoi

E-mail: Hapt.tt@mard.gov.vn ; ; Phamthaiha81@yahoo.com

Mr. Hoang Le Khang
Vice Director
Southern National Center for Plant Testing
3rd floor, 135A Pasteur, Dist. 3
Ho Chi Minh City

E-mail: hoanglekhang.hcm@gmail.com

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