Practical Handbook of Plant Breeder´s Rights

[Gert Würtenberger, Karin Grau-Kuntz]

About this handbook


Chapter I –  Object of Protection and Entitlement to PVR

I. What is protectable as a variety according to the UPOV Convention

1) The definition of the notion “variety” and its requirements

2) Material conditions for grant of a Plant Variety Right

3) Novelty

4) Differences between Plant Breeder´s Rights and Patent

II – Entitlement to PVR

Chapter II – Steps for Grant of Protection

1) Formal Requirements

2) Missing information 

3) Examination of Distinctness, Uniformity and Stability

4) Decision on the Application

(Chapter III – coming soon!)