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November 24, 2014

EUA reconhece patente da TMG que traz benefícios ambientais e econômicos

November 21, 2014

Fast Clone ID permite identificar variedades y clones de vid

November 20, 2014

Estudio evidencia los beneficios sociales de la propiedad intelectual en innovación agraria

November 19, 2014

Bundessortenamt - Blatt für Sortenwesen, November 2014

New study finds that intellectual property protection secures significant benefits for society - Analysis shows 80% of economic benefits from IP-protected agricultural innovation goes to farmers and consumers

November 17, 2014

Canada - Disappointment with efforts to derail amendments to Plant Breeders’ Rights legislation

Advierten que “cláusula” Monsanto alienta comercio negro de semillas (Punto Biz)

Dow Chemical patents: from genetically modified organisms to construction barrier films (IP Watchdog)

November 14, 2014

Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana reiterates its opposition to the Plant Breeders Bill in its current form (GhanaWeb)

November 13, 2014

International Licensing Platform (ILP) for plant breeding innovations launched by leading vegetable companies - New business association to improve global access to, and use of, plant breeding traits for vegetables
International Licensing Platform (ILP) voor innovaties in de plantenveredeling gelanceerd door vooraanstaande groenteveredelingsbedrijven - Vandaag is een nieuwe vereniging, het International Licensing Platform (ILP), gelanceerd om wereldwijde toegang tot en gebruik van planteigenschappen van groentegewassen te verbeteren

November 5, 2014

Naktuinbouw and Korean Seed & Variety Service sign agreement to develop joint projects in the field of Plant Breeders' Rights and seeds and planting materials

November 4, 2014

Les semenciers contribuent à une société durable

October 31, 2014

India - Haryana Agricultural University signs memorandums of understanding with 150 seed companies for the production and marketing of seed of a recently developed yellow disease resistant wheat variety (Hindustan Times)

Ghana - Convention People’s Party calls on government to redraw the Plant Breeders Bill (Vibe Ghana)

October 29, 2014

Breeders’ vision for the future: CIOPORA presents its Position Papers on IP 2014 to PBR experts of UPOV members

USA - Plant Variety Protection Board Meeting

October 27, 2014

ISB News Report, October 2014

October 24, 2014

AGSouth Genetics LLC and the University of Georgia Research Foundation win lawsuit to enforce plant variety protection

October 20, 2014

Agra Europe interview with Garlich Von Essen, director-general of the European Seed Association (ESA) - The European Union must deliver legal certainty for seed and plant sectors

October 18, 2014

USA - Federal Circuit clears Dow AgroSciences in Bayer CropScience seed patent suit (Law 360)

October 17, 2014

Multilingual patent database created to propel innovation (SciDev.Net)

October 16, 2014

UPOV Council holds its forty-eighth ordinary session

France - Vente de semences : l’arrêt de la Cour d’Appel de Nancy clarifie la situation

October 14, 2014

October 21 is the deadline to apply for a scholarship Naktuinbouw to attend Plant Variety Protection (PVP) Course

Governing body of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) meets this week amid civil society concerns over harmonisation (Intellectual Property Watch)

October 13, 2014

Canada - Ag committee focuses on plant breeders’ rights (The Western Producer)

October 12, 2014

IP in Ag Innovation Series: Crop protection

Feeding China: seed counterfeiting a challenge (The Des Moines Register)

October 10, 2014

Partners in Innovation supports Canada’s Plant Breeders’ Rights amendments at committee

Nagoya-Protokoll: Ziele durch Überregulierung gefährdet - Pflanzenzüchter befürchten Reduzierung der biologischen Vielfalt 


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