PVPO HAS MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION
The new address is:
USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service, Science & Technology Program, The Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO), 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Room 4512, South Building, Mail Stop 0274, Washington, DC 20250-0002
PVPO administers the Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA), by issuing Certificates of Protection in a timely manner. The Act provides legal intellectual property rights protection to breeders of new varieties of plants which are sexually reproduced (by seed) or tuber-propagated.