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PVPO Services and Fees  
Total cost of protection: The total cost of protection is $5,150. This price includes $4,382 for the application and examination; and the certificate fee of $768 upon issuance of the certificate. These fees are subject to change. (Complete list of itemized fees)

Field inspections by a representative of the Plant Variety Protection Office made at the request of the applicant shall be reimbursable in full (including travel, per diem or subsistence, salary, and administrative costs) in accordance with Standardized Government Travel Regulations. Any other service not covered above will be charged for at rates prescribed by the Commissioner, but in no event shall they exceed $107 per employee-hour. Charges also will be made for materials, space, and administrative costs.

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  Last Modified Date: 07/08/2010