New POSTnote on plant IP including genetic resources

ZWHix2OE_400x400A new POSTnote from The Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology considers the different intellectual property rights approaches available to plant breeders. Download PDF (392kB) >>

Plant breeding is an essential practice in agriculture and horticulture. Plant breeders may seek intellectual property rights (IPR) over plant varieties and breeding techniques to protect their investment in research. This POSTnote considers the different IPR approaches available to plant breeders.