29 Jan 2021

What are Plant Breeders’ Rights?

Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) are a form of intellectual property rights by which plant breeders can protect their new varieties in the same way an inventor protects a new invention with a patent. The holder of PBR obtains exclusive rights in relation to the propagating material of their variety. The holder is then able to protect the variety from exploitation by others. Algae and mushrooms are exempt.

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Why apply for Plant Breeders’ Rights?

Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) give owners exclusive rights on new varieties of vegetation. To receive protection, the variety mus...

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