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Spoor & Fisher | South Africa | 16 Jan 2023

New legislation on plant breeders' rights in South Africa: key changes to be aware of

🕑 8 minutes The new South African Plant Breeders' Rights Act and accompanying regulations will introduce various changes that plant breeders should bear in mind. In particular, the changes relate to exceptions to plant breeders' rights, the application process and the payment of annual fees, among other things. This article provides an overview of the changes and points out the important......
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Spruson & Ferguson | Australia | 22 Dec 2022

The Australian Intellectual Property Report 2022 unveils the latest IP Trends in Australia

In April 2022, IP Australia released their 10th edition of the Australian Intellectual Property Report (the Report), and for those with an interest…
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Studio Legale Jacobacci & Associati | Italy | 19 Oct 2022

"PBRs enforcement: new (and advanced) technology helping traditional legal tools”

A right does not really exist if it cannot be enforced and to enforce a right one needs to build a case. Speaking of which, no matter the…
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AJ Park | New Zealand | 6 Oct 2022

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

Plant breeding is often a time and resource heavy activity, so it is important that breeders can achieve a return on their efforts. Plant variety…
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RK Dewan & Co | India | 21 Sep 2022

Patentability of transgenic & genetically modified plants in India

A transgenic plant is a modified organism where genes are transferred from one organism to another through genetic engineering techniques. Maize…
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Bird & Bird LLP | Saudi Arabia | 12 Sep 2022

Practical guide to patents in Saudi Arabia: relevant legislation

This article is the first in a series outlining the practical aspects of patent legislation and procedure in Saudi Arabia. In particular, this article sets out the relevant legislation. The following are covered by patent law in Saudi Arabia: inventions, layout designs of integrated circuits, plant varieties; and industrial models. The law provides exclusive rights to the registered owner......
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Deriş Patents and Trademarks Agency | Turkey | 23 May 2022

Plant breeders' rights in Turkey

Plant breeder's rights are part of IP law and constitute an important IP right that remains somewhat on the side-lines compared with mainstream rights such as patents and trademarks. Turkish Law No. 5042 on the Protection of Breeder's Rights of New Plant Varieties was enacted in 2004, while Turkey ratified the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants Convention in......
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Wanhuida Intellectual Property | China | 21 Mar 2022

SPC issues new batch of guiding cases

All six of the cases released by the Supreme People's Court as part of its 28th batch of guiding cases concern intellectual property. The issues addressed by the cases include copyright infringement, patent ownership, patent infringement, new plant varieties, false advertising and trademark invalidation. This article provides an overview of each case.
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OMC Abogados & Consultores | Peru | 31 Jan 2022

Plant breeders' rights in Peru: FAQs

Breeders' rights provide protection to new plants or plant varieties that are obtained through investment in research and experimentation. They enable the holder to enjoy the right of exclusivity for the exploitation of the varieties for a defined period of time. This article answers FAQs about plant breeders' rights in Peru.
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ENSafrica | South Africa | 8 Dec 2021

Cannabis update for South Africa

There is now global awareness of the benefits of cannabis products based both on existing traditional knowledge and use, and exciting new innovations in the space. This provides a great opportunity to leverage the South African climate, existing South African growers and sellers and traditional knowledge relating to cannabis cultivation and use. However, there is a need to act not only......
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