Who We Are
SIPA Program Officers
Corinne Marshall, Intellectual Property and Licensing Manager, Sakata Seed America
Mark Kimm, Licensing & Distribution Business Manager, Corteva Agriscience
SIPA Program Board of Directors
American Seed Trade Association
Bejo Seeds, Inc.
Enza Zaden USA, Inc.
Florida Foundation Seed Producers
Rijk Zwaan USA Inc.
|Corinne K. Marshall
Sakata Seed America, Inc.
Executive Director – Eloy R. Corona
As Executive Director of the Seed Innovation Protection Alliance, Eloy R. Corona brings over 34 years of agricultural experience in areas from sales, marketing, product management as well as 14 years of intellectual property management experience. Spanning 34 years across 3 of the 4 largest integrated seed companies will allow Eloy to bring to SIPA a resource base upon which to drive the importance of seed innovation and the criticality of respecting intellectual property in order to feed and cloth our global village.
Over the last 15 years Eloy has participated/served in many American Seed Trade Association committees, USDA Plant Variety Protection board member, co-authored an IP publication in conjunction with Iowa State University as well as serving as a SIPA officer over 5 years.
A native born Texan from the Rio Grande Valley known for a diverse agricultural cropping economy, Eloy graduated from Texas A&M University with both a BS in Animal Science and MS in Agricultural Economics. He and his wife Ellen and family currently reside in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina.
Become a SIPA Member
The Seed Innovation and Protection Alliance is established to promote the understanding and value of seed innovations as well as to facilitate and promote the respect of intellectual property rights for the benefit of members, growers, industry associates, consumers and the agricultural community. To learn more, visit our SIPA Member Benefits & Terms on our website.I want to join SIPA