Plant IP – how the sands are shifting

16th Aug 2016

A blog post by Penny Maplestone FRSB, Chief Executive of the British Society of Plant Breeder.

Say the words broccoli and tomato to a group of European plant breeders and the chances are you will spark an excited and at times furious debate about the best way to protect Intellectual Property (IP) in plants.  Key decisions taken last year by the European Patent Office may have changed the plant IP landscape in Europe for ever.

Read the full post on our blog All Under One Leaf

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