News

  • Brexit: consequences for the marketing position of vegetables and agricultural crops (repeated reminder)

    As a consequence of the imminent Brexit, the United Kingdom (UK) will no longer be a member of the EU as from 30 March 2019. From such time, the UK will be considered a ‘third country’. This will change our trade relationship with the UK. The...

    30 november 2018

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  • Gazette October 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated October 2018.

    23 oktober 2018

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  • Gazette September 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated September 2018.

    25 september 2018

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  • Gazette August 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated July 2018.

    20 augustus 2018

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  • The appointment- and honourable discharge of members of Walking reference committees

    With the publication of this decision, the Board for Plant Varieties notifies the appointment of 3 experts in various walking reference committees. From Januari 1st 2018 onwards, the following persons are appointed: mr. J.A.J. Kester...

    09 augustus 2018

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  • Gazette July 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated July 2018.

    07 augustus 2018

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  • Gazette June 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated June 2018.

    26 juni 2018

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  • Gazette May 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated May 2018.

    24 mei 2018

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  • Contact information Board for Plant Varieties

    You submit your applications for Dutch plant breeders' rights and / or listing to the Board for Plant Varieties. You can also contact the Board for questions about the procedure, rates, submission requirements and required forms for submitting Dutch...

    17 mei 2018

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  • Gazette April 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated March 2018.

    17 april 2018

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  • Gazette March 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated February 2018.

    03 april 2018

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  • Brexit: consequences for the marketing position of vegetables and agricultural crops

    As consequence of the imminent Brexit, the United Kingdom (UK) will no longer be a member of the EU as from 30 March 2019. From such time, the UK will be considered a ‘third country’. This will change our trade relationship with the UK. This article...

    27 maart 2018

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  • Gazette Februari 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated February 2018.

    27 februari 2018

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  • Gazette January 2018

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated January 2018.

    19 januari 2018

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  • VCU TQ's

    As from now on the VCU TQ's are also available in English.

    21 december 2017

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  • Gazette December 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated December 2017.

    21 december 2017

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  • Fees 2018

    The fees for 2018 have been adopted by the Ministry for Economic Affairs.

    As from the 1st of January 2018 these fees are applicable.

     

    Changes as from the 1st of January 2018

    Due to developments in prices and salaries the fees of 2017 have been...

    20 december 2017

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  • Gazette November 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated September 2017.

    28 november 2017

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  • Gazette October 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated October 2017.

    02 november 2017

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  • Gazette September 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated September 2017.

    03 oktober 2017

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  • Gazette August 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated August 2017.

    24 augustus 2017

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  • Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated July 2017.

    03 augustus 2017

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  • Update of overview with forestry stands

    Update of overview with forestry stands

    Recently the overview with the registrered forestry stands of the Netherlands has been updated. This overview can be found here. The overview with the registered forestry stands of all EU member states has...

    04 juli 2017

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  • Gazette June 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated June 2017.

    27 juni 2017

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  • Gazette May 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated May 2017.

    19 mei 2017

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  • Gazette March 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated February 2017.

    28 maart 2017

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  • VCU protocol for winterwheat

    Now available: an English version of the VCU protocol for winterwheat. English versions of VCU protocols of other species will be available during 2017. 

    02 maart 2017

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  • Announcement

    With this publication the Board for Plant Varieties announces the appointment of some new experts in the walking reference collections for ornamentals. The experts, appointed in these committees have the authority to advise the Board for Plant...

    28 februari 2017

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  • Gazette February 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated January 2017.

    23 februari 2017

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  • FRUMATIS (Fruit Reproductive Material Information System)

    An overview with fruit varieties which have been granted or registered within the EU is available on this link.

    In December 2016 all EU member states have notified their national lists. For each variety you can find information e.g. on the status...

    15 februari 2017

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  • Procedure regarding publishing variety descriptions on the website

    Since 2009, we have published variety descriptions of the varieties which have been granted Plant Breeders’ Rights or are listed in the Netherlands on the  Naktuinbouw website. The descriptions of the listed varieties are accessible as public...

    26 januari 2017

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  • Gazette January 2017

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated January 2017.

    26 januari 2017

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  • Gazette December 2016

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated November 2016.

    02 januari 2017

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  • Gazette November 2016

    Please find enclosed the Dutch Gazette of the Board for Plant Variety dated November 2016.

    02 december 2016

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  • New application form

    The application form for the submission of applications for listing and/or granting Dutch PBR has been revised.

    The new version of the application form is more linked to the lay-out and electronical systems of UPOV and CPVO.

    The new version can be...

    09 mei 2016

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  • Submission of Dutch national applications via the online system on the CPVO-website

    Submission of Dutch national applications via the online system on the CPVO-website

    As from now on it is possible to submit online applications for listing in The Netherlands (Board for plant varieties) or France (GEVES) and/or plant breeders...

    01 februari 2016

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  • Meeting for the applicants 19 October 2015

    At the 19th of October the meeting for the applicants has been organised by Naktuinbouw and the Dutch board for plant varieties.

    The agenda and presentations which were presented during the meeting can be found here.

    In case you should have...

    20 oktober 2015

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  • Announcement

    The Dutch board for plant varieties and Naktuinbouw invite you kindly to participate the meeting for applicants on the 19th of October 2015.

    This meeting will take place in hotel ‘de Wageningsche Berg’, Generaal Foulkeslaan 96, 6703 DS in...

    01 september 2015

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  • Contact information Dutch Board for Plant varieties

    In order to be sure that applications for the execution of a DUS-test for listing and/or (Dutch) plant breeders rights, correspondence and questions/requests arrive in the right office and therefore can be dealt with efficiently, we request you to...

    20 juli 2015

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  • Online Dutch variety register has been modified

    As from now on for each variety which has been notified in the Dutch variety register the status ‘a’ or ‘b’ will be mentioned. 

    The mentioning is stated in the column ‘Variety status’. Below you can find the meaning of the variety status a or b. 

    ...
    13 juli 2015

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  • Clearing the Dutch Variety Register of Field Crops (deletions from the National List)

    The marketing of plant reproductive material of agricultural varieties is based on the listing of the variety in one of the EU Member States and on the subsequent addition to the EU Common Catalogue.
     
    These varieties are included in the Dutch...

    14 april 2015

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  • New EU directives: mandatory registration of fruit varieties

    Per January 2017 new directives Fruit crops will be effective. The introduction of this has implications for the cultivation and trade of fruit tree growers. 

    On 24 February 2015 there has been meeting at Naktuinbouw to discuss the implications on...

    07 april 2015

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  • Complaints about the increased testing fee for DUS testing

    Naktuinbouw received complaints about the increase in testing fees for DUS testing.
    The complaints seem to focus mainly on the increase of the fees for DUS testing which are charged by the CPVO as from the 1st of January 2015. For some species...

    25 maart 2015

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  • Appointment Krieno A. Fikkert (67) as Of Counsel at CMS

    Krieno A. Fikkert (67) has been appointed Of Counsel for CMS as of January 1, 2015. Krieno specializes in plant variety rights (national and international). After studying law (Leiden University), he started as a lawyer at the then Ministry of...

    14 januari 2015

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  • The online Dutch variety register has been renewed

    The online Dutch variety register has been renewed

    The online Dutch variety register has a new set up. The lay-out has been modified and besides that search possibities have been extended, and is it also possible from now on to export information...

    23 december 2014

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  • Change botanical name tomato crop

    As of March 31, a change in the botanical name for the specie tomato as specified in EU directive 2013/45 will be applicable.

    In the EU directive 2013/45 it has been stated that the botanical name of the species tomato will have to be mentioned as...

    24 maart 2014

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  • New website Board for Plant Varieties

    As of January 1, 2014 the new website of the Board for Plant Varieties is live. A fresh, bright and user-friendly design. First intention of the website is to guide the main group of users of the website - the applicants – in a structured way...

    30 december 2013

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Contact for information?

Do you have a question when applying for Plant Breeders’ Rights or registration? Please contact us at teamsupport@rasraad.nl or

Telephone number:

+31 (0)71 332 6137

You can also go to the contactpage (click here)

 

Board for Plant Varieties

Visiting address:

Sotaweg 22, 2371 GD Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands

 

Postal address:

P.O. Box 14, 2370 AA Roelofarendsveen, The Netherlands