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November 28, 2022

Deutschland - Protestaktion gegen Patente auf konventionelles Saatgut (Top Agrar)

October 17, 2022

Farmers urge intellectual property system changes as U.S. Department of Agriculture prepares competition report (Bloomberg Law)

October 12, 2022

República Dominicana - Ley nacional de semillas (Listin Diario)

October 7, 2022

Plant variety rights: how IP is giving Mother Nature a helping hand (Lexology)

October 5, 2022

South Africa - New plant improvement act and plant breeders’ rights regulations look forward to an age of industrial hemp (Engineering News)

September 22, 2022

We will not achieve food security without reaching consensus on Farmers’ Rights and Breeders’ Rights” - Speech by Arthur Santosh Attavar, ISF Vice President, at the Opening Ceremony of the ninth session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture 

August 18, 2022

United Kingdom - Implications of the Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill on the life science IP sector (Dehns)

August 15, 2022

Exploring benefits of Plant Variety Protection system in Nigeria (Blueprint)

July 11, 2022

United Kingdom - Legal confusion on essentially derived varieties must be cleared up for the sake of innovation  - Green light to gene-editing plants risks uncertainty and increasing disputes (JD Supra)

June 22, 2022

USA - Seed industry debates consolidation, intellectual property protections (Agri-Pulse)

June 10, 2022

Taiwan - Government should investigate illegal sale of alleged Chinese seeds: lawmakers (Taipei Times)

Custo alto favorece oferta de semente irregular - Entre 2020 e 2021, Secretaria da Agricultura, Pecuária e Desenvolvimento Rural observou aumento de mais de 1200% na quantidade do insumo pirata apreendido entre produtores do Rio Grande do Sul

May 17, 2022

Argentina - Proponen una política integral de Derechos de Propiedad Intelectual que contribuya al desarrollo nacional

May 6, 2022

Piratería de semillas: un flagelo de pérdidas multimillonarias para Colombia - Solo en 2021, la piratería se tradujo en más de 300 mil millones de pesos en pérdidas para el sector agrario.

April 28, 2022

New study shows that Plant Variety Rights have significant positive impact on European Union’s economic growth and environmental sustainability

April 26, 2022

Día de la Propiedad Intelectual - La propiedad intelectual en plantas y semillas, factor clave de la competitividad agraria

April 14, 2022

Three questions with...Francesco Mattina, president of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) 

April 12, 2022

The reasons why Indonesia should not (be forced to) join UPOV

February 25, 2022

Video interview of Francesco Mattina, President of the CPVO since February 2022

January 31, 2022

Potenzial des Genom-Editings droht an Patentpolitik zu scheitern (Swissinfo)

Genome editing’s patent problem fuels concern for the future of food (Swissinfo)

México - Producción, la no importación de semillas y contrabando, retos para sector algodonero (Milenio)

January 28, 2022

China’s new seed law with intellectual property protection over plant variety (Rouse)

January 27, 2022

‘Brown-bagging’ crop seed affects producers as well as research advances - Texas A&M AgriLife Foundation Seed increases promotion of certified seed

January 11, 2022

Pirataria de Sementes: Ação da Croplife Brasil

December 7, 2021

USA - How are new varieties of plants registered and why? The final step in breeding programs is registering their new variety with the USDA

November 29, 2021

The EU’s push for intellectual property rights on seeds and its impact on developing countries
La presión de la UE a favor de los derechos de propiedad intelectual sobre las semillas y sus consecuencias para los países en desarrollo
La pression de l’UE en faveur des droits de propriété intellectuelle sur les semences et son impact sur les pays en développement

Plant variety protection & UPOV 1991 in the European Union’s Trade Policy: Rationale, effects & state of play

November 24, 2021

New Zealand - Select Committee report on Plant Variety Rights Bill released (Lexology)

November 16, 2021

Australia - Spotlight on end point royalties as harvest ramps up (Farm Weekly)


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