Patenting of plant varieties and plant breeding methods

Blakeney, M. (2012) Patenting of plant varieties and plant breeding methods. Journal of Experimental Botany. pp. 1-6.

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This article considers the relationship between patenting and plant variety rights protection, through a detailed analysis of the recent determination by the Extended Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office that methods for breeding broccoli and tomatoes were not patentable. It concludes that the right to patent agricultural innovations is increasingly located within a political context.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intellectual Property, Patents, Plant Breeding, Plant Variety Rights Protection.
Author Affiliation: University of Western Australia(Australia)
Subjects: Statistics and Experimentation
Divisions: Other Crops
Depositing User: Mr Siva Shankar
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2012 07:25
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2012 07:25
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