Representatives

Recent changes are marked in bold.

Chairman
Jesper KONGSTAD, Director General, Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DK)

Deputy Chairman
Miklós BENDZSEL, President, Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HU)



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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Elvin LAKO, General Director
General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks

Alternate Representative:

Ms Elvanda MECE, Director of Examination Coordination and Training
General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks

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Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Frau Mariana KAREPOVA, Präsidentin
Österreichisches Patentamt

Alternate Representative:
Frau Andrea SCHEICHL, Vizepräsidentin
Österreichisches Patentamt

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be.gif BE: Belgium

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Kamen VESELINOV, President
Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

Alternate Representative:
Ms Olya DIMITROVA, Director, Inventions and Industrial Designs Directorate
Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

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ch.gif CH: Switzerland

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Herr Roland GROSSENBACHER, Vertreter der Schweiz im Verwaltungsrat der EPO
Eidgenössisches Institut für Geistiges Eigentum

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

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cy.gif CY: Cyprus

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Jesper KONGSTAD, Director General
Danish Patent and Trademark Office

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

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ee.gif EE: Estonia

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Ms Rauni HAGMAN, Director General
Finnish Patent and Registration Office

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

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fr.gif FR: France

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
M. Yves LAPIERRE, Directeur général
Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle

Alternate Representative:
M. Philippe CADRE, Directeur des brevets, des marques et des dessins et modèles
Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI)

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gb.gif GB: United Kingdom

Intellectual Property Office

Representative:
Mr John ALTY, 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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Miklós BENDZSEL, President
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Mihály FICSOR, Vice-President for Legal Affairs
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office

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ie.gif IE: Ireland

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Gerard BARRETT, Controller
Irish Patents Office

Alternate Representative:
N.N.

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is.gif IS: Iceland

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Ms Borghildur ERLINGSDÓTTIR, Director General
Icelandic Patent Office

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

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it.gif IT: Italy

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Library

Representative:
Frau Isabel FROMMELT-GOTTSCHALD, Botschaftsrätin
Amt für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten

Alternate Representative:
Frau Esther SCHINDLER, Diplomatische Mitarbeiterin
Amt für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten

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lt.gif LT: Lithuania

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

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

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lv.gif LV: Latvia

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Alexandru Ioan ANDREI, Director General
State Office for Inventions and Trademarks

Alternate Representative:
N.N.

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Serbian flag (GIF) RS: Serbia

Industrial Property Office

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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Ms Susanne ǺS SIVBORG, Director General
Swedish Patent and Registration Office

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

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si.gif SI: Slovenia

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Vojko TOMAN, Acting Director
Slovenian Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Ms Helena ZALAZNIK, Head of Patent Department
Slovenian Intellectual Property Office

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sk.gif SK: Slovakia

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Ľuboš KNOTH, 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

Industrial Property Office

Representative:
Mr Habip ASAN, President
Turkish Patent Institute

Alternate Representative:
Mr Ibrahim YAŞAR, Vice President
Turkish Patent Institute

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