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April 11, 2014

UPOV Council holds its thirty-first extraordinary session

April 10, 2014

CIOPORA elects new board: the election in The Hague shows high degree of unity among members

March 21, 2014

Chile - Government withdraws controversial Plant Growers Law from Congress (The Santiago Times)

March 19, 2014

Breeders’ group CIOPORA redefining its position on intellectual property 

March 11, 2014

CIOPORA AGM 2014 in The Hague: ornamental and fruit breeders define the association’s future IP position

March 6, 2014

ChileBio lanza video sobre la confusión entre la ley de obtentores vegetales, ley Monsanto y la propiedad de las semillas en Chile

February 17, 2014

UPOV course: “Introduction to the UPOV System of Plant Variety Protection under the UPOV Convention”

February 13, 2014

ChileBio lanza video sobre la confusión entre la ley de obtentores vegetales, ley Monsanto y la propiedad de las semillas en Chile

February 7, 2014

New CBD Access And Benefit Sharing Clearing-House website presented at WIPO

Study maps global distribution of genetic resources in patented claims (Intellectual Property Watch)

January 14, 2014

Issue No. 106 of the UPOV Gazette and Newsletter has been posted on the UPOV website

November 9, 2013

Las semillas en el centro de las disputas (Realidad Económica via IADE)

Propiedad intelectual sobre las semillas en la Argentina: debates (casi) ausentes, urgentes y necesarios (Realidad Económica via IADE)

October 24, 2013

Council of the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) holds its forty-seventh ordinary session

September 11, 2013

Dominican Republic prepares to launch patent database

September 8, 2013

Monsanto to waive royalties on RR1 technology in Paraguay (Overseas Agro)

July 25, 2013

Brazil - FAMATO (Growers Federation of Mato Grosso state), Monsanto and Rural Unions reached an Agreement
A Federação da Agricultura e Pecuária do Estado de Mato Grosso (FAMATO), a Monsanto e os Sindicatos Rurais de Mato Grosso chegam a um acordo

Monsanto offers soybean seed discount to end Brazilian patent dispute (Bloomberg)

July 9, 2013

Chile - Fuerte debate por la “Ley de Obtentores Vegetales” en el Senado (Diario UChile)

May 23, 2013

Argentina - El Gobierno le da un nuevo impulso a la ley de semillas (Info Campo)

May 22, 2013

Argentina aims to improve its soy and corn output by adopting a law securing the rights of seed companies to protect their genetic modification technology (Thomson Reuters)

May 17, 2013

Monsanto continues to pursue its appeal of patent term correction at Brazilian Superior Court of Justice

May 8, 2013

Breeders Trust curbs illegal trading in grass seed in Bulgaria

April 9, 2013

Ecuadorian Minister of Science and Human Talent, Augusto Espinosa, meets CIOPORA to discuss solutions after dramatic increase of fees for PBR in Ecuador

March 28, 2013

Monsanto to waive some GMO soy royalties in Paraguay (Reuters)

February 28, 2013

Brazilian growers seek $607 million from Monsanto (St. Louis Business Journal)

February 27, 2013

Brazilian soybean growers to sue Monsanto for royalty payments (Bloomberg)

Brazil - Monsanto presents farmer solution while RR1 soybean term correction matter is ongoing in court

February 26, 2013

Monsanto suspends Roundup Ready royalties in Brazil (Reuters)

February 22, 2013

Monsanto vai recorrer da decisão do Superior Tribunal de Justiça (STJ) sobre correção de prazo de patente da soja Roundup Ready (RR1)


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