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Chairperson
Josef KRATOCHVÍL, President, Industrial Property Office of the Czech Republic (CZ)

Deputy Chairperson
Borghildur ERLINGSDÓTTIR, Director General, Icelandic Patent Office (IS)

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 me.gif
ME Montenegro / Crna Gora
de.gif DE Deutschland mk.gif MK Severna Makedonija
dk.gif DK Danmark mt.gif MT Malta
ee.gif EE Eesti nl.gif NL Nederland
es.gif ES España NO.gif NO Norge
fi.gif FI Suomi / Finland pl.gif PL Polska
fr.gif FR France pt.gif PT Portugal
gb.gif GB United Kingdom ro.gif RO România
gr.gif GR Elláda Serbian flag (GIF)
RS
Srbija
HR.gif HR Hrvatska se.gif SE Sverige
hu.gif HU Magyarország si.gif SI Slovenija
ie.gif IE Ireland / Éire sk.gif SK Slovenská Republika
is.gif IS Ísland sm.gif SM San Marino
      tr.gif TR Türkiye

AL (GIF)   AL: Albania

Representative:
Ms Rovena BEQIRAJ, Director General
General Directorate of Industrial Property

Alternate Representative:

Ms Rudina BOLLANO, Examination Director
General Directorate of Industrial Property

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at.gif   AT: Austria

Representative:
Frau Mariana KAREPOVA, Präsidentin
Österreichisches Patentamt

Alternate Representative:
Frau Raphaela TIEFENBACHER, Vorständin der Stabsstelle für Strategie
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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:
Ms Vladia BORISSOVA, President
Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

Alternate Representative:
Ms Iveta ISTILIYANOVA, Vice-President
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:
Ms Irene MYLONA-CHRYSOSTOMOU, Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry

Alternate Representative:
Ms Stalo PAPAIOANNOU, Senior Officer, Department of Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry

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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 Christian WICHARD, Ministerialdirigent
Bundesministerium der Justiz und für Verbraucherschutz

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

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dk.gif   DK: Denmark

Representative:
Mr Sune STAMPE SØRENSEN, Director General
Danish Patent and Trademark Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Flemming KØNIG MEJL, Head of International Secretariat
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 Aida FERNÁNDEZ GONZÁLEZ, Director
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

Alternate Representative:
Ms Miriam VERDE TRABADA, Senior Adviser, DG Support Unit
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. Pascal FAURE, Directeur général
Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle

Alternate Representative:
M. Jérémie FÉNICHEL, Directeur du départment des brevets
Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI)

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gb.gif   GB: United Kingdom

Representative:
Mr Adam WILLIAMS, Interim Chief Executive Officer and Comptroller General
Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Andrew BARTLETT, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Director of Services
Intellectual Property Office

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gr.gif   GR: Greece

Representative:
Mr Panagiotis KANELLOPOULOS, Director General
Industrial Property Organisation (OBI)

Alternate Representative:
Mme Catherine MARGELLOU, Deputy Director General & Legal Support
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 Tanja MILOVIĆ, Acting Deputy Director General 
State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia

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hu.gif   HU: Hungary

Representative:
Mr Péter LÁBODY, Vice-President, Legal Affairs
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Ms Dóra GYETVAINÉ VIRÁG, Head of Patent Department
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office

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ie.gif   IE: Ireland

Representative:
Mr James KELLY, Controller
Intellectual Property Office of Ireland

Alternate Representative:
Ms Claire O'REILLY, Head of Finance and Customer Services
Intellectual Property Office of Ireland 

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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 Amedeo TETI, Director General
Directorate General for the Protection of Industrial Property, Italian Patent and Trademark Office
Ministry of Enterprises and Made in Italy

Alternate Representative:
Ms Simona MARZETTI, Head of unit IV: European and International Affairs
Directorate General for the Protection of Industrial Property, Italian Patent and Trademark Office
Ministry of Enterprises and Made in Italy

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li.gif   LI: Liechtenstein

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

Alternate Representative:
Herr Panagiotis POTOLIDIS-BECK, Leiter, Abteilung Wirtschaft und Entwicklung
Amt für Auswärtige Angelegenheiten

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lt.gif   LT: Lithuania

Representative:
Ms Lina MICKIENĖ, Acting Director
State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

Alternate Representative:
Ms Dovilė TEBELŠKYTĖ, Head, Law and International Affairs Division
State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

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lu.gif   LU: Luxembourg

Representative:
Mme Iris DEPOULAIN, Chargée de la 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 Agris BATALAUSKIS, Director
Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia

Alternate Representative:
Ms Ieva Ābelīte, Director of Legal and Administrative Department
Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia

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mc.gif   MC: Monaco

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

Alternate Representative:
Mme Isabelle BROWARNYJ, Responsable du système d'information, Division de la Propriété Intellectuelle
Direction de l'Expansion Economique

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me.gif   ME: Montenegro

Representative:
Ms Jasna Vujović, General Director
Directorate for Internal Market and Competition, Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism of Montenegro

Alternate Representative:
Mr Nebojša Mugoša, Head of Department for Legislation and International Cooperation in the Area of Intellectual Property
Directorate for Internal Market and Competition, Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism of Montenegro

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mk.gif   MK: Severna Makedonija

Representative:
Mr Ibush JUSUFI, Director
State Office of Industrial Property

Alternate Representative:
Ms Luljeta DEARI, Head of IT
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, European Funds and Lands 

Alternate Representative:
Mr Matthew PISANI, Director Industrial Property Registrations, Commerce Department
Ministry for the Economy, European Funds and Lands 

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nl.gif   NL: Netherlands

Representative:
Mr Thijs SPIGT, 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:
Ms Kathrine MYHRE, 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 Patrycja CZUBKOWSKA, Vice-President
Patent Office of the Republic of Poland 

Alternate Representative:
Ms Anna DACHOWSKA, Director of the Cabinet of the President, International Cooperation Division
Patent Office of the Republic of Poland

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pt.gif   PT: Portugal

Representative:
Ms Ana Margarida BANDEIRA, President of the Directive Council
National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)

Alternate Representative:
Ms Margarida MATIAS, Member of the Directive Council
National Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)

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ro.gif   RO: Romania

Representative:
Mr Marian Octavian ŞERBǍNESCU, Director General
State Office for Inventions and Trademarks

Alternate Representative:
Ms Simona GEORGESCU, Director of Economic Directorate
State Office for Inventions and Trademarks

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Serbian flag (GIF)   RS: Serbia

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

Alternate Representative:
Ms Aleksandra MIHAILOVIĆ, Acting Assistant Director of the Patent Sector
Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia

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se.gif   SE: Sweden

Representative:
Mr Peter STRÖMBÄCK, Director General
Swedish Intellectual Property Office

Alternate Representative:
Ms Marie ERIKSSON, Head of Legal Affairs, Patent Department
Swedish Intellectual Property Office

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si.gif   SI: Slovenia

Representative:
Ms Karin ŽVOKELJ, Acting 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 Matúš MEDVEC, President
Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic

Alternate Representative:
Mr Emil ŽATKULIAK, Head, International Affairs 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: Türkiye

Representative:
Mr Cemil BAŞPINAR, President
Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

Alternate Representative:
Mr Salih BEKTAŞ, Head of Patent Department
Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

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