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May 24, 2015

Argentina - Monsanto’s royalties under fire (Buenos Aires Herald)

May 21, 2015

Argentina - Ya en 2012, CFK hablaba de reconocer la propiedad intelectual en las semillas (InfoCampo)

Argentina - Controversia entre semilleros y productores por el decreto de semillas, aún sin publicar (La Voz)

India - Monsanto gets stay on Bt cotton royalty cut (The Hindu BusinessLine)

May 20, 2015

Open-source plant breeding: new freedom for farmers

Argentine farmers to register Monsanto soybean seed use in crackdown (Reuters)

May 18, 2015

Kenya Seed Company launches SMS technology to fight counterfeit (Standard Digital)

May 17, 2015

Semillas Fitó mantiene su sistema “FITOVALE” para la venta de semillas de tomate protegiendo así la calidad de las semillas y evitando fraudes (Agronews Castilla y León)

AgBioForum Volume 18 // Number 1 // 2015 - Special Issue: Agri-Biotech Studies from Policy and Regulatory Perspectives  

May 15, 2015

Beyond adoption: the role of intellectual property rights in emerging Australian agricultural biotechnology and GM crops (Lexology)

May 14, 2015

A solution to the controversy on plant variety protection in Africa - African countries can establish a plant variety protection system that supports commercial seed systems without negatively affecting smallholder farmers (Nature Biotechnology)

May 13, 2015

DuPont investor claims over gene-engineered crops tossed out (Bloomberg)

North Dakota State University Research Foundation warns of illegal grain sales - Some U.S. seedsmen and others have been approached by farmers or entities in Canada in an effort to buy Faller hard red spring wheat seed to plant in Canada

May 12, 2015

Weitere Klagen gegen EU-Patent gescheitert (Top Agrar)

May 11, 2015

AVRDC article on Naktuinbouw's plant breeders' rights training in Tanzania
Kwekersrechttraining Tanzania in Nieuwsbrief AVRDC

May 8, 2015

Notice of intent to grant exclusive license - The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, intends to grant to Washington State Crop Improvement Association of Pullman, Washington, an exclusive license to the variety of field pea described in Plant Variety Protection Certificate Application Number 201500303, "HAMPTON,'' dated April 13, 2015

May 6, 2015

UPOV course "Train the Trainer"
UPOV-cursus "Train the Trainer"

May 5, 2015

More than 100 participate in CIOPORA’s 54th Annual General Meeting in Hamburg - Breeders and intellectual property experts debate general plant breeders rights, approve CIOPORA new strategy

May 1, 2015

Hiding in plain sight: the Delano Farms plant patent case (Lexology)

Canada - Changes to the Plant Breeders' Rights Act have arrived (Bereskin & Parr)

April 30, 2015

Zukunft der Pflanzenzüchtung am Scheideweg - Züchtungsausnahme dramatisch gefährdet

April 29, 2015

Changes to Canada’s Plant Breeders’ Rights legislation bring new varieties to Canadian farmers

April 27, 2015

Tokyo District Court denies breeders' rights under Plant Variety Act (International Law Office)

April 25, 2015

Dutch biotech firms worried about minister’s patent plans (DutchNews)

Argentina - Buscan que se cobren todos los derechos de propiedad en semillas (La Gaceta)

April 24, 2015

ABRASS recebe representante da UPOV e elos da cadeia produtiva para falar sobre políticas de proteção de cultivares

April 23, 2015

Official Gazette of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), Issue 2 - 2015

Get up, stand up for World Intellectual Property Day - 26 April 2015

Welttag des geistigen Eigentums - Unausgewogener Schutz gefährdet Innovationen in der Pflanzenzüchtung

April 22, 2015

GE Crops at the National Academies - Registration open for final webinars








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