A9 Intellectual Property Protection for Plants: Reaping the Benefits
Track: Global Issues
Target Audience: All Audiences
Melissa Schwaller, Ramey & Schwaller, LLP
Janie Hurley, Texas A&M University
Lisa Lorenzen, Iowa State University
Strategies for the protection of plant-based innovations in various countries will be addressed. Various forms of protection include utility patents, plant patents, protection provided under the International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants, trademark protection of variety names, trade secrets, genetic resource rights and contracts.
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