SIPA TIP LINE – HELPFUL REPORTING GUIDELINES

When filing a report with 1-844-SeedTip, please provide as much of the information identified below as possible regarding the potential illegal use of seed. All information provided to SIPA will be kept confidential.

– Please provide any specific location(s) of the potential violation(s), including but not limited to the specific farm, fields, bins, and dates of potential violation;

– Please provide the full name of suspected violator(s) or entity including but not limited to cleaner/conditioner/delinter/nursery/grow out companies/seed broker as well as any associated individuals;

– Please provide the type of crop;

– If you know, please provide:

o The brand;

o The variety; and

o The trait.

and

– Any additional specific information regarding the suspected infringement, including:

o Seed volume; and

o Potential sales of the crop to a third party.