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European Plant Protection and Agrochemical Conferences 2018 / 2019

From November 26. - 27. 2019 the 60. Austrian Plant Protection Days have taken place near Graz (Seggau Castle/Leibnitz). From September 10 - 14, 2018 the 61. German Plant Protection Conference had taken place at the University of Hohenheim. Attorney Dr. Peter E. Ouart has been invited to both conferences as an international expert advising the international agrochemical industry for many years and being one of the high recognized and renowned international experts in agrochemical law (Product Authorisations,EU Parallel Trade)and one of the most successful specialists for product approvals according to the Regulation(EC) No.1107/2009.Dr.Ouart had been involved in the most spectacular judgements of German Courts concerning PPP-Authorisations .In result the court did confirm the legal arguments of Dr.Ouart concerning the Interpretation of the Regulation.The authority had been obliged by the court to grant the requested product approval to the client of our firm. At the conferences Dr.Ouart informed the audience about this jurisdiction and the range of open legal questions and possible answers.

The German Plant Protection Conference is a conference on phytomedicine and agrochemicals that takes place every two years. It serves as a forum for the exchange of new information and knowledge in plant protection, agrochemicals and phytomedicine. It is the conference with the highest reputation concerning this domain in Europe. World's leading chemical industry and trade companies as well as experts from science, universities and all relevant authorities are represented in the congress.

60. German Plant Protection Conference

From September 20 - 23, 2016 the 60. German Plant Protection Conference has taken place at the University of Halle-Wittenberg.

59. German Plant Protection Conference

From September 23 - 26, 2014 the 59. German Plant Protection Conference has taken place at the University of Freiburg. Attorney Dr. Peter E. Ouart had been invited by the Committee ofthis conference as an international expert advising the international agrochemical industry for almost 20 years.

In 2014 the event focused on the prospects of research and knowledge for better plant protection, the assurance of high alimentation quality and an exchange to experiences with the new EU-Regulation and product-approvals.

As a long known member of this event in the past years Dr. Peter E. Ouart participated as specialist adviser in every conference since 2000. In 2014 he has performed again as an expert in the fields of EU-Regulation No. 1107/2009, the new German Plant-Protection-Law, EU-Parallel Trade, Anti-Counterfeiting and Trademark-Protection.

Relevant regulations

  • Gesetz zum Schutz der Kulturpflanzen (PflSchG) (PDF)
  • Verordnung (EG) Nr. 1107/2009 des Europäischen Parlaments und Rates über das Inverkehrbringen von Pflanzenschutzmitteln und zur Aufhebung der Richtlinien 79/117/EWG und 91/414/EWG des Rates (PDF)
  • Gesetz über die vorläufige Durchführung unmittelbar geltender Vorschriften der Europäischen Union über die Zulassung oder Genehmigung des Inverkehrbringens von Pflanzenschutzmitteln (PDF)
    (Übergangsgesetz)

Recent judgements

  • Administrative Court of Braunschweig, judgement from 30.11.2016 - 9 A 27/16 - Mutual recognition of Agrochemicals (PPP) (Link)
  • Administrative Court of Braunschweig, judgement from 30.11.2016 - 9 A 28/16 - Authorisation of PPP (Link)
  • German Supreme Court, judgement from 17.01.2013 - I ZR 187/09 - Illegal Import of PPP (Flonicamid) (PDF)
  • European Court of Justice, judgement from 18.10.2011 - C-406/09 - International Prosecution (PDF)
    published in NJW 2011, 3568
  • German Supreme Court, resolution from 25.03.2010 - I ZB 116/08 - International Prosecution (PDF)
    published in NJW 2010, 1883
  • German Supreme Court, judgement from 19.11.2009 - I ZR 186/07 - Illegal Import of PPP Quizalofop (PDF)
    published in NJW-RR 2010, 767; GRUR 2010, 160; StoffR 2010, 54; WRP 2010, 250

Publications

  • Dr. Peter E. Ouart
    Ungelöste Rechtsprobleme bei der Zulassung von Pflanzenschutzmitteln, in: StoffR 1/2017, S. 23 ff.(PDF)
  • Dr. Peter E. Ouart
    Das neue Pflanzenschutzrecht 2012 (Zulässigkeit von EU-Parallelimporten, Re-Importen, Generika und Drittlandimporten), in: StoffR 2/2012, S. 57 ff. (PDF)
  • Dr. Peter E. Ouart
    Anmerkung zum Beschluss des Bundesgerichtshofs – I ZB 116/08 – vom 25. März 2010(PDF)
  • Dr. Peter E. Ouart
    Urteilsrezension zum Urteil des Bundesgerichtshofs – I ZR 186/07 – vom 19. Nov. 2009
    (veröffentlicht in: StoffR 2010, 134) (PDF)
  • Dr. Peter E. Ouart
    EU-Parallelimporte von Pflanzenschutzmitteln, in: WRP 2005, S. 323 ff.
    (veröffentlicht in: WRP 2005, 323) (PDF)
  • Dr. Peter E. Ouart
    Abverkaufsfristen, Abverkaufszulassungen und Aufbrauchfristen für Pflanzenschutzmittel
    (veröffentlicht in: StoffR 6/2004, S. 258) (PDF)
  • Dr. Peter E. Ouart
    Stoffliche Identität ist ausreichend - Sicht des IVA
    (veröffentlicht in: Ernährungsdienst Nr. 11 vom 08. Feb. 2003) (PDF)

    • Dr. Volker Kaus (PDF)
      „Importe von Pflanzenschutzmitteln – Problembereich „Umpacken““
      (veröffentlicht in StoffR 2010, 176)

     
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