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January 24, 2023

Sortenschutz stärken und damit Innovation in der Züchtung fördern

January 19, 2023

Zugang zu Technologien und biologischem Material ist überlebenswichtig - BDP plädiert für die Einschränkung der Patentierbarkeit in der Pflanzenzüchtung

Seed prices have soared—Is intellectual property the problem? How intellectual property, regulation, and research can make agriculture more competitive (The Breakthrough Institute)

January 18, 2023

State People's Court of China: Parents of hybrid varieties may be protected as trade secrets (Lexology)

January 17, 2023

Venezuela's Seed Law should be a global model (Canadian Dimension)

December 20, 2022

Reform des europäischen Saatgutrechtes

December 15, 2022

Dealers have a responsibility to seed companies (Growing Produce)

December 14, 2022

Concentration and IPRs in the Seed Industry: a View From the USA

Sentence by the Supreme Court of Justice of Honduras, declaring the Law for the Protection of Plant Varieties unconstitutional

December 12, 2022

Nigeria - Seed legislation will enhance sector’s development, says the Director General, National Agricultural Seed Council (Blueprint)

December 8, 2022

Breeders Trust waarschuwt voor vervalst Pools graszaad (Nieuwe Oogst)

December 7, 2022

New Zealand - Plant breeders welcome better protections given by law change (Otago Daily Times)

December 6, 2022

USDA’s plant variety protection system embraces transgenic and gene edited plants (JD Supra)

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) 


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