Representatives

Recent changes are marked in bold.

Chairman
Christoph ERNST, Ministerialdirigent, Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz (DE)

Deputy Chairman
Mr Josef KRATOCHVÍL, President, Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic (CZ)



Member states
AL (GIF) AL Shqipëria it.gif IT Italia
at.gif AT Österreich li.gif LI Liechtenstein
be.gif BE Belgique / Bëlgie lt.gif
LT Lietuva
bg.gif BG Bălgarija lu.gif
LU Luxembourg
ch.gif CH Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera lv.gif
LV Latvija
cy.gif CY Kýpros mc.gif
MC Monaco
cz.gif CZ Česká Republika mk.gif MK Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
de.gif DE Deutschland mt.gif MT Malta
dk.gif DK Danmark nl.gif NL Nederland
ee.gif EE Eesti NO.gif NO Norge
es.gif ES España pl.gif PL Polska
fi.gif FI Suomi / Finland pt.gif PT Portugal
fr.gif FR France ro.gif RO România
gb.gif GB United Kingdom Serbian flag (GIF)
RS
Srbija
gr.gif GR Elláda se.gif SE Sverige
HR.gif HR Hrvatska si.gif SI Slovenija
hu.gif HU Magyarország sk.gif SK Slovenská Republika
ie.gif IE Ireland / Éire sm.gif SM San Marino
is.gif IS Ísland tr.gif TR Türkiye

AL (GIF)   AL: Albania

Representative:
Mr Elvin LAKO, General Director
General Directorate of Industrial Property

Alternate Representative:

Ms Rudina BOLLANO, Director of Examination Directorate
General Directorate of Industrial Property

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at.gif   AT: Austria

Representative:
Frau Mariana KAREPOVA, Präsidentin
Österreichisches Patentamt

Alternate Representative:
Frau Andrea SCHEICHL, Vizepräsidentin
Österreichisches Patentamt

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be.gif   BE: Belgium

Representative:

M. Jérôme DEBRULLE, Conseiller général
Office de la Propriété Intellectuelle, Service Public Fédéral Economie, P.M.E., Classes moyennes et Energie

Alternate Representative:
M. Geoffrey BAILLEUX, Conseiller
Office de la Propriété Intellectuelle, Service Public Fédéral Economie, P.M.E., Classes moyennes et Energie

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bg.gif   BG: Bulgaria

Representative:
Mr Petko NIKOLOV, President
Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

Alternate Representative:
Ms Maria SLAVOVA, Head, International Cooperation Department and IT Services
Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

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ch.gif   CH: Switzerland

Representative:
Mme Catherine CHAMMARTIN, Directrice
Institut Fédéral de la Propriété Intellectuelle

Alternate Representative:
Herr Alban FISCHER, Vizedirektor und Leiter der Patentabteilung
Eidgenössisches Institut für Geistiges Eigentum

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cy.gif   CY: Cyprus

Representative:
Mr Spyros KOKKINOS, Registrar of Companies & Official Receiver
Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism

Alternate Representative:
Ms Stalo PAPAIOANNOU, Senior Officer of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry & Tourism

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cz.gif   CZ: Czech Republic

Representative:
Mr Josef KRATOCHVÍL, President
Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic

Alternate Representative:
Ms Svĕtlana KOPECKÁ, Director of the International Department
Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic

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de.gif   DE: Germany

Representative:
Herr Christoph ERNST, Ministerialdirigent
Bundesministerium der Justiz

Alternate Representative:
Frau Cornelia RUDLOFF-SCHÄFFER, Präsidentin
Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt

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dk.gif   DK: Denmark

Representative:
N.N.

Alternate Representative:
Ms Anne REJNHOLD JØRGENSEN, Director, Policy & Legal Affairs
Danish Patent and Trademark Office

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ee.gif   EE: Estonia

Representative:
Mr Margus VIHER, Director General
Estonian Patent Office

Alternate Representative:
Ms Elle MARDO, Head of the Patent Department
Estonian Patent Office

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es.gif   ES: Spain

Representative:
Ms Patricia GARCÍA-ESCUDERO MÁRQUEZ, Director General
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Pedro CARTAGENA ABELLA, Senior Adviser
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

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fi.gif   FI: Finland

Representative:
Mr Antti RIIVARI, Director General
Finnish Patent and Registration Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Jorma HANSKI, Director, Patents and Trademarks
Finnish Patent and Registration Office

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fr.gif   FR: France

Representative:
M. Romain SOUBEYRAN, Directeur général
Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle

Alternate Representative:
M. Philippe CADRE, Directeur de la propriété industrielle
Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI)

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gb.gif   GB: United Kingdom

Representative:
Mr Tim MOSS, Chief Executive and Comptroller General
Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Sean DENNEHEY, Deputy Chief Executive
Intellectual Property Office

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gr.gif   GR: Greece

Representative:
Mr Ioannis KAPLANIS, Director General
Industrial Property Organisation (OBI)

Alternate Representative:
Mr Ioannis BOUMPARIS, Deputy Director General
Industrial Property Organisation (OBI)

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HR.gif  HR: Republika Hrvatska

Representative:
Ms Ljiljana KUTEROVAC, Director General
State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia

Alternate Representative:
Ms Ana Rački MARINKOVIĆ, Deputy Director General
State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia

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hu.gif   HU: Hungary

Representative:
Mr Viktor ŁUSZCZ, President
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Szabolcs FARKAS, Vice-President for Technical Affairs
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office

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ie.gif   IE: Ireland

Representative:
Mr Gerard BARRETT, Controller
Irish Patents Office

Alternate Representative:
N.N.

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is.gif   IS: Iceland

Representative:
Ms Borghildur ERLINGSDÓTTIR, Director General
Icelandic Patent Office

Alternate Representative:
Ms Elfa Íshólm ÓLAFSDÓTTIR, Head of Finance and Operations
Icelandic Patent Office

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it.gif   IT: Italy

Representative:
Mr Mauro MASI, Delegate for Intellectual Property
Directorate General for Global Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Alternate Representative:
Mme Loredana GULINO, Director General
General Directorate for the fight against counterfeiting - Italian Office for Patents and Trademarks
Ministry for Economic Development

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li.gif   LI: Liechtenstein

Representative:
Frau Ute HAMMERMANN, Abteilungsleiterin, Immaterialgüterrecht
Amt für Volkswirtschaft

Alternate Representative:
Herr Patrick RITTER, Abteilungsleiter, Abteilung Wirtschaft und Entwicklung
Amt für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten

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lt.gif   LT: Lithuania

Representative:
Mr Arūnas ŽELVYS, Director
State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

Alternate Representative:
Mr Žilvinas DANYS, Deputy Director
State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

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lu.gif   LU: Luxembourg

Representative:
M. Lex KAUFHOLD, Conseiller de direction 1ère classe
Chargé de direction, Office de la propriété intellectuelle
Ministère de l’Economie

Alternate Representative:
M. Claude SAHL, Chef du secteur "Législation"
Office de la propriété intellectuelle
Ministère de l’Economie

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lv.gif   LV: Latvia

Representative:
Mr Sandris LAGANOVSKIS, Director
Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia

Alternate Representative:
Mr Guntis RAMĀNS, Director of the Department of Examination of Inventions
Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia

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mc.gif   MC: Monaco

Representative:
M. Thomas LANTHEAUME, Directeur Adjoint
Direction de l'Expansion Economique

Alternate Representative:
M. Jean-Pierre SANTOS, Chef de Division, Division de la Propriété Intellectuelle
Direction de l'Expansion Economique

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mk.gif   MK: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Representative:
Mr Safet EMRULI, Director
State Office of Industrial Property

Alternate Representative:
Mr Jetmir SHABANI, Head of Patent Section
State Office of Industrial Property

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mt.gif   MT: Malta

Representative:
Mr Godwin WARR, Director General Commerce Department, Comptroller of Industrial Property
Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business

Alternate Representative:
Ms Michelle BONELLO, Director Industrial Property Registrations, Commerce Department
Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business

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nl.gif   NL: Netherlands

Representative:
Mr Derk-Jan DE GROOT, Director
Netherlands Patent Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Paul VAN BEUKERING, Unit Manager
Ministry of Economic Affairs

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NO.gif   NO:Norge

Representative:
Mr Per A. FOSS, Director General
Norwegian Industrial Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Jostein SANDVIK, Director, Legal and International Affairs
Norwegian Industrial Property Office

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pl.gif   PL: Poland

Representative:
Ms Alicja ADAMCZAK, President
Patent Office of the Republic of Poland

Alternate Representative:
Ms Ewa NIZIŃSKA MATYSIAK, Director of the Cabinet of the President
Patent Office of the Republic of Poland

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pt.gif   PT: Portugal

Representative:
Mme Maria Leonor MENDES DA TRINDADE, President of the Directive Council
National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)

Alternate Representative:
Mr Marco DINIS, Member of the Directive Council
National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)

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ro.gif   RO: Romania

Representative:
Ms Adriana ALDESCU, Director General a.i.
State Office for Inventions and Trademarks

Alternate Representative:
Mr Catalin NITU, Director Legal Department
State Office for Inventions and Trademarks

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Serbian flag (GIF)   RS: Serbia

Representative
Mr Vladimir MARIĆ, Acting Director
Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia

Alternate Representative:
Ms Mirjana JELIĆ, Assistant Director of the Patent Sector
Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia

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se.gif   SE: Sweden

Representative:
Ms Susanne ǺS SIVBORG, Head of Delegation
Swedish Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation

Alternate Representative:
Ms Karin BERGH, Chief Legal Counsel
Swedish Patent and Registration Office

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si.gif   SI: Slovenia

Representative:
Mr Vojko TOMAN, Director
Slovenian Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Ms Helena ZALAZNIK, Head of Patent and SPC Section
Slovenian Intellectual Property Office

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sk.gif   SK: Slovakia

Representative:
Mr Richard MESSINGER, President
Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic

Alternate Representative:
Ms Lukrécia MARČOKOVÁ, Directress, Patent Department
Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic

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sm.gif  SM: San Marino

Representative:
Ms Silvia ROSSI, Director
State Office for Patents and Trademarks

Alternate Representative:
M. Bruno CINQUANTINI, Advisor
Secretariat of State for Industry, Handcraft and Commerce
State Office for Patents and Trademarks

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tr.gif   TR: Turkey

Representative:
Mr Habip ASAN, President
Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Ibrahim YAŞAR, Vice President
Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

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