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ONLINE SERVICE FOR PVP APPLICATIONS

UPOV PRISMA is an on-line tool to assist in making plant variety protection (PVP) applications to PVP Offices of participating UPOV members

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70+ COUNTRIES COVERED

36 UPOV members participate in UPOV PRISMA, including the European Union (CPVO) (European Union operates a PVP system covering its 27 Member States and the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) (OAPI operates a PVP system covering its 17 Member States).

See below which UPOV members participate in UPOV PRISMA and which crops/species are covered.

UPOV Member Crops/species covered
African Intellectual Property
Organization (OAPI)
All
Argentina* Apple (Fruit Varieties), Barley, Black Radish, Broad Bean, Brussels Sprouts, Cauliflower, Chili, Chinese Cabbage, Cotton, Egg Plant, Fig, Grapevine, Green onion, Grey Shallot, Hot Pepper, Indian mustard, Japanese Bunching Onion, Maize, Melon, Oriental Radish, Papaya, Paprika, Potato, Rose, Salvia, Shallot, Soya Bean, Spinach, Sugarcane, Sweet Pepper, Tomato Rootstocks, Watermelon, Welsh Onion, Wheat, Witloof Chicory
Australia All
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)* All
Canada All genera & species excluding algae, bacteria and fungi
Chile All
China Lettuce
Colombia All
Costa Rica All
Dominican Republic All
Ecuador All
European Union All genera & species excluding agricultural crops apart from Bent, Cocksfoot, Fescue, Maize, Meadow Fescue, Potato, Soya Bean, Ryegrass, Timothy
France All
Georgia Apple (Fruit Varieties), Barley, Blackberry, Blueberry, Cherry (Sweet Cherry), Chick-Pea, Field Bean, French Bean, Hazelnut, Lentil, Maize, Oats, Peach, Pear, Potato, Raspberry, Soya Bean, Sunflower, Tomato, Walnut, Wheat
Kenya All
Mexico All
Morocco Melon, Blackberry, Blueberry, Raspberry, Strawberry
Netherlands All
New Zealand All
Norway All
Paraguay* Soya bean
Peru All
Republic of Moldova Apple (Fruit Varieties), Barley, Blackberry, Chili, European Plum, Grapevine, Hot Pepper, Lettuce, Maize, Oats, Onion, Paprika, Pea, Pear, Potato, Raspberry, Rose, Rye, Sour cherry, Soya Bean, Strawberry, Sunflower, Sweet Pepper, Tomato, Walnut, Wheat
Republic of Korea Apple (Fruit Varieties), Lettuce, Potato, Rose, Soya Bean
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines All
Serbia Apple (Fruit Varieties), Blueberry, Raspberry, Rose
South Africa All
Sweden All
Switzerland All
Trinidad and Tobago Anthurium, Bromeliaceae, Heliconiaceae, Orchidaceae, Sterculiaceae,
Cajanus cajans Vigna sp., Theobroma cacao L.
Tunisia All
Türkiye All
United Kingdom All
United States of America 192 crops including Lettuce, Potato, Soya Bean, Wheat
Uruguay All
Viet Nam Anthurium, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Cucumber, Dahlia, Dragon Fruit, Japanese Bunching Onion, Kohlrabi, Maize, Mango, Oranges (Citrus L. -
Group 2), Peanut, Poinsettia, Potato, Rice, Rose, Soya Bean, Sunflower, Tomato, Welsh Onion, White-Red and Savoy Cabbage

*Until required information is provided, applicants will not be able to submit application data for the concerned authorities


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LANGUAGE CHOICE TO READ FORMS

You can display the PVP application forms in the "Navigation languages".

Information must be completed in a language accepted by the PVP Office concerned. Application forms and technical questionnaires will be generated in the “Output language(s)” required by the participating PVP Office.

Language Navigation
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Output
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Chinese
English
French
German
Georgian
Japanese
Korean
Norwegian
Romanian
Russian
Spanish
Serbian
Swedish
Turkish
Vietnamese
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TRANSLATION OF PREDEFINED RESPONSES

Predefined responses, i.e. those contained in drop-down boxes (e.g. characteristics, states of expression) will be automatically translated into the required language.
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COPY DATA TO OTHER APPLICATIONS

Data you have already provided in one application form can be pre-filled in subsequent applications by using the “Copy application” feature.
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REMINDERS FOR NOVELTY & PRIORITY

You can set reminders for priority and novelty alerts from your dashboard.

Three types of reminders are available:

  • Priority
  • Novelty in the territory of first commercialization
  • Novelty outside the territory of first commercialization

The reminders are based on the data you provide in UPOV PRISMA.

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FIND ALL PVP OFFICE PROCEDURES

UPOV PRISMA users are provided with information concerning the individual PVP Office procedures covering the following topics:
  • Plant material:  provides details on the requirements in relation to plant material to be provided for DUS Examination, where relevant.
  • Dates for submission for testing or plant material purposes: information provided for relevant UPOV members.
  • Payment: provides information on how and when the applicant should pay the PVP Office application fee and whether they will receive confirmation of receipt of payment.
  • Agent / Local representative: specifies whether it is mandatory or recommended for the applicant to have an agent or local representative in the selected territory.
  • Filing date: clarifies what is required to obtain a filing date for the application in the UPOV member concerned.
  • Specific requirements in relation to applications made using UPOV PRISMA
  • PVP Office contact information
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OVERVIEW OF ALL SUBMISSIONS

You can have an overview of all of your PVP application submissions from your dashboard.