The Evolving Landscape of IP Rights for Plant Varieties in the United States, 1930-2008

@inproceedings{Pardey2012TheEL,
  title={The Evolving Landscape of IP Rights for Plant Varieties in the United States, 1930-2008},
  author={Philip G. Pardey and Bonwoo Koo and Jennifer Drew and Carol Nottenburg},
  year={2012}
}
The United States was the first country in the world to explicitly offer intellectual property protection for plant varieties. Beginning in 1930, asexually reproduced plants were afforded plant patent protection, in 1970 sexually propagated plants could be awarded plant variety protection certificates, and beginning in 1985, courts confirmed that varieties of all types of plants were eligible for utility patents. From 1930 to 2008, a total of 34,340 varietal rights applications were lodged. The… Expand
Intellectual property rights, international trade and plant breeding
Zaaizaad is de fysieke uitdrukking van de uitvinding van een plantenveredelaar. Plantenvarieteiten vormen een bijzonder type van innovatie, en alle analyses van intellectuele eigendomsrechtenExpand

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