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April 3, 2015


Interrelations between plant treaty, UPOV, WIPO, farmers’ rights – Do they equate? (Intellectual Property Watch)


April 2, 2015


American Farm Bureau Federation: Safe and accurate food labeling act sets national standards for biotech labeling


April 1, 2015


Landmark case on Beneforte broccoli patent


„Entscheidung im ‚Brokkoli-Fall‘ setzt falsches Signal“ - Deutscher Bauernverband fordert Änderung der EU-Biopatentrichtlinie 


March 31, 2015


European Seed Association regrets "broccoli/tomato decision" of European Patent Office's Enlarged Board of Appeal


Patent ruling boosts innovative plant breeding


European Seed Association regrets "broccoli/tomato decision" of European Patent Office's Enlarged Board of Appeal - Patentability of plants obtained by essentially biological processes threatens balance of breeders’ rights and patents and may hinder future breeding innovation


March 30, 2015


USA - Plot to steal seed corn a national security threat (The Des Moines Register)


Uitspraak octrooibureau grote tegenslag voor plantenveredelaars - Octrooieren van natuurlijke eigenschappen bevestigd


March 27, 2015


Bundesverband Deutscher Pflanzenzüchter übt Kritik an Entscheidung im Brokkoli Fall - Patentrecht wird unangemessen ausgeweitet – Zugang zu genetischer Diversität gefährdet 


March 26, 2015


Zimbabwe - Government urged recognises the rights of smallholder farmers to save, use and freely exchange indigenous seed varieties (The Herald)


March 25, 2015


Semilleros advierten que necesitan cobrar patentes para invertir en tecnología - Desde la Asociación de Semilleros Argentinos insisten en que se debe buscar un mecanismo para que haya una retribución y apuntan contra el Estado, que no fiscaliza (Cronista)


American Seed Trade Association supports proposed resolution to patchwork of state labeling regulations


USA - GMO labeling bill would provide clarity with a national non-GMO label, says American Soybean Association


Australian “contamination” battle highlights divide over GMO-organic coexistence (Genetic Literacy Project)


March 24, 2015


Australia - Organic farmer's GM appeal rests on 'duty of care' (farmonline)


South Australia's GM ban threatens export future (Stock Journal)


March 23, 2015


Deutsche Bundesländer für bundesweites Gentechnikverbot (Top Agrar)


March 22, 2015


Rwanda - Government is looking into protecting its unique plant varieties (East African Business Week)


March 19, 2015


Who is winning the PR battle over neonicotinoids? (The Guardian)


March 14, 2015


El Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario (ICA) no solo quiere imponer las semillas ahora también los documentales (Las 2 Orillas)


March 13, 2015


Argentina - Desde la Coalición Cívica solicitan cambios en la ley de semillas (Info Campo)


Deutschland - Umfrage: Schadsituation in Raps durch Neonikotinoidverbot gewaltig (Proplanta)


March 12, 2015


Greater GM protection urged for small-scale farmers (SciDev.Net)


March 10, 2015


Gentechnik „durch die Hintertür" vom BVL zugelassen? (Proplanta)


March 9, 2015


Rethinking GMO regulation - An interview with HHMI-GBMF Investigator Jorge Dubcovsky, head of the Wheat Breeding Program and Wheat Molecular Genetics Laboratory at the University of California, Davis (HHMI Bulletin)


In Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement under negotiation, US Trade Representative seeks to boost criminal remedies against Intellectual property infringement (Intellectual Property Watch)


Hawaii, USA - GMOs and the right to know (The Garden Island)


March 7, 2015


USA - What would a ban on neonicotinoids mean? (Delta Farm Press)


March 6, 2015


EU-Saatgutverordnung der EU-Kommission nun final ad acta gelegt (02elf)


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