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Contact Details for the EPO's Administrative Council Delegations

Older listings may be out of date.

Summary: List of Heads of Delegation and their E-mail addresses (used to be public information before Benoît Battistelli's oppressive regime or coup)

AL: Albania

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.dppm.gov.al/index1.php

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



elvin.lako@dppm.gov.al

Alternate Representative:

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



elvanda.mece@dppm.gov.al

AT: Austria

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.patentamt.at/

Representative: Frau Mariana KAREPOVA, Präsidentin Österreichisches Patentamt

Mariana.Karepova@patentamt.at

Alternate Representative: Frau Andrea SCHEICHL, Vizepräsidentin Österreichisches Patentamt



Andrea.Scheichl@patentamt.at

BE: Belgium

Industrial Property Office:

http://economie.fgov.be/opri-die.jsp?

Representative:

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



jerome.debrulle@economie.fgov.be

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



geoffrey.bailleux@mineco.fgov.be



BG: Bulgaria

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.bpo.bg/

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

pnikolov@bpo.bg

Alternate Representative: Mr Dimitar ILIEV, Head, International Co-operation Department Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria

CH: Switzerland

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.ige.ch/

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

roland.grossenbacher@ipi.ch

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

CY: Cyprus

Industrial Property Office: http://www.mcit.gov.cy/mcit/drcor/drcor.nsf/index_en/index_en?opendocument

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

skokkinos@drcor.mcit.gov.cy

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

CZ: Czech Republic

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.upv.cz/

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

jkratochvil@upv.cz

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



skopecka@upv.cz

DE: Germany

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.dpma.de/index.htm

Representative: Herr Christoph ERNST, Ministerialdirigent Bundesministerium der Justiz

ernst-ch@bmjv.bund.de

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

DK: Denmark

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.dkpto.dk/

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



arj@dkpto.dk

EE: Estonia

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.epa.ee/

Representative: Mr Margus VIHER, Director General Estonian Patent Office



Margus.Viher@epa.ee

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

Elle.Mardo@epa.ee

ES: Spain

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.oepm.es/

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



patricia.garcia-escudero@oepm.es

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



pedro.cartagena@oepm.es

FI: Finland

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.prh.fi/

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

antti.riivari@prh.fi

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



jorma.hanski@prh.fi

FR: France

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.inpi.fr/

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)

GB: United Kingdom

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.ipo.gov.uk/

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

tim.moss@ipo.gov.uk

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

Sean.Dennehey1@ipo.gov.uk

GR: Greece

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.obi.gr/

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

ikap@obi.gr

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

HR: Republika Hrvatska

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.dziv.hr/

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



ljiljana.kuterovac@dziv.hr

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

HU: Hungary

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.hipo.gov.hu/

Representative: Mr Viktor ŁUSZCZ, President Hungarian Intellectual Property Office

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

szabolcs.farkas@hipo.gov.hu

IE: Ireland

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.patentsoffice.ie/

Representative: Mr Gerard BARRETT, Controller Irish Patents Office gerard.barrett@patentsoffice.ie Alternate Representative: N.N.

IS: Iceland

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.patent.is/

Representative: Ms Borghildur ERLINGSDÓTTIR, Director General Icelandic Patent Office

borghildur@els.is

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

IT: Italy

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.uibm.gov.it/

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

mauro.masi@consap.it

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



loredana.gulino@mise.gov.it

LI: Liechtenstein

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.avw.llv.li/immaterialgueterrecht

Representative: Frau Ute HAMMERMANN, Abteilung Recht Amt für Volkswirtschaft

Ute.Hammermann@llv.li

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



Esther.Schindler@llv.li

LT: Lithuania

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.vpb.lt/

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

arunas.zelvys@vpb.gov.lt

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

zilvinas.danys@vpb.gov.lt

LU: Luxembourg

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.eco.public.lu/

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

lex.kaufhold@eco.etat.lu

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



claude.sahl@eco.etat.lu

LV: Latvia

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.lrpv.lv/index.php?lang=EN

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

sandris.laganovskis@lrpv.gov.lv

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

guntis.ramans@lrpv.gov.lv

MC: Monaco

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

tlantheaume@gouv.mc

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

MK: Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.ippo.gov.mk/

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

safet.emruli@ippo.gov.mk

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

jetmir.shabani@ippo.gov.mk

MT: Malta

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.commerce.gov.mt/

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

godwin.warr@gov.mt

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



michelle.bonello@gov.mt

NL: Netherlands

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.octrooicentrum.nl/

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



derk-jan.degroot@agentschapnl.nl

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

p.h.m.vanbeukering@minez.nl

NO: Norge

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.patentstyret.no/

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

pfo@patentstyret.no

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

jsa@patentstyret.no

PL: Poland

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.uprp.pl/

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



aadamczak@uprp.pl

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



ematysiak@uprp.pl

PT: Portugal

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.inpi.pt/

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



leonor.trindade@inpi.pt

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



marco.dinis@inpi.pt

RO: Romania

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.osim.ro/

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

RS: Serbia

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.zis.gov.rs/

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

vmaric@zis.gov.rs

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

SE: Sweden

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.prv.se/

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

susanne.sivborg@prv.se

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

karin.bergh@prv.se

SI: Slovenia

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.uil-sipo.si/

Representative: Mr Vojko TOMAN, Director Slovenian Intellectual Property Office

vojko.toman@uil-sipo.si

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



h.zalaznik@uil-sipo.si

SK: Slovakia

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.indprop.gov.sk/

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

richard.messinger@indprop.gov.sk

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

lukrecia.marcokova@indprop.gov.sk

SM: San Marino

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.usbm.sm/on-line/en/home.html

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

silvia.rossi.ubm@pa.sm

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

TR: Turkey

Industrial Property Office:

http://www.turkpatent.gov.tr/

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

habip.asan@turkpatent.gov.tr

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

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