March 26, 2014
What are Plant Variety Protection Rights?
Developing new conventional and biotech seeds is becoming increasingly challenging. The process is becoming longer and more costly, and innovators are using Plant Variety Protection (PVP) rights to ensure their investment is protected.
Dr Jan Demolder, Head of Intellectual Property at VIB, the public Flemish Institute for Biotechnology in Belgium, explains what PVP rights offer to an inventor.