06.20.17

Contact Details for the EPO’s Administrative Council Delegations

Posted in Europe, Patents at 1:03 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Older listings may be out of date.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 RAMĀNS, 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 MARČOKOVÁ, 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 YAŞAR, Vice President
Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

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