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February 27, 2015

Canada - Landmark legislation Bill C-18 receives Royal Assent in Parliament - Plant Breeders’ Rights amendments keep Canada competitive and innovative

February 25, 2015

Canada - Commissioner of plant breeders’ rights says UPOV ’91 will benefit farmers: enhanced intellectual property protection will bring more investment, better varieties, and greater choice (Alberta Farmer)

February 23, 2015

France - L'agriculture et l'alimentation ont besoin d'un droit d'auteur sur les nouvelles variétés de semences créées 

February 9, 2015

Integrated Seed Sector Development (ISSD) Africa Project - High level round-table meeting on plant variety protection in Africa in November 2014

February 7, 2015

Canada’s plant breeder’s rights legislation - Bill C-18 will take from farmers’ pockets (The Western Producer)

January 30, 2015

IP in Ag Innovation Series: One innovation? Billions in benefits

January 15, 2015

Per la tutela delle varietà vegetali serve tempestività (AgroNotizie)

December 15, 2014

Towards a balanced regime of intellectual property rights for agricultural innovations (Journal of Intellectual Property Rights)

December 14, 2014

Off-patent GMO soybeans: what happens now? (Biology Fortified)

December 8, 2014

Towards a global Plant Breeders’ Rights system?

December 6, 2014

Patent protection, a key issue for foreign hybrid seed companies (The Hindu Business Line)

December 5, 2014

Plant licensing platform open (Farm Weekly)

Europe - Civil society files opposition to Monsanto's climate-related soybean patent (Intellectual Property Watch)

November 28, 2014

Murcia competes for the world horti leadership (La Verdad / HortiBiz)

Murcia, España - Las bazas de los Países Bajos y el lastre de la piratería (La Verdad)

November 27, 2014

España - APROSE acepta que el agricultor reutilice su propia semilla si se evita el mercado clandestino - La asociación defiende la aprobación del Senado sobre las semillas certificadas (agroinformacion.com)

November 26, 2014

Canada - Harper Government destroys farmer control over seed, says National Farmers Union

Plant breeders are learning the value of protecting their inventions (JD Supra)

November 20, 2014

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

November 19, 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

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

November 14, 2014

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

October 31, 2014

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

October 25, 2014

« L'industrie du brevet brade le futur de notre nourriture » (ONG) (La France Agricole)

October 24, 2014

European patents on plants and animals – Is the patent industry taking control of our food? (No Patents on Seeds)

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

Canada - Right to save seed will be absolutely clear, vows Agriculture Minister Ritz - Government has introduced amendments to its Agricultural Growth Act 
to make the language around seed saving clearer (Manitoba Co-operator)

Inside views: the TPP’s new plant-related intellectual property provisions (Intellectual Property Watch)

October 15, 2014

Africa’s agriculture system… need for new approaches (Business Day)


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