SERVICES - PLANT VARIETY PROTECTION
U.S., the Plant Variety Protection Act (PVPA) provides
patent-like protection for sexually reproduced and
tuber-propagated plant varieties. Unlike utility patents and
plant patents which are granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark
Office, the PVPA is administered by the U.S. Department of
Agriculture. The Plant Variety Protection Act was enacted to
allow a “breeder of any sexually reproduced or tuber propagated
plant variety who has so reproduced the variety” to receive
protection for the variety if the variety is new, distinct,
uniform and stable.
is important to remember that plant protection laws vary from
country to country.
Our firm has extensive experience with plant protection in the
U.S. and countries all around the world. Our firm has earned its
reputation based on the extensive training and experience, both
scientific and legal, of its professional staff.
We strive to obtain for
our clients the best protection available through a thorough and creative
approach in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, negotiating and
drafting license agreements, collaborative research, development and marketing
agreements, materials transfer agreements and other types of agreements relating
from other law firms is our depth of knowledge in plant science,
genetics, and plant research, and
our commitment to your business goals.