plant variety protection

Abbreviation: PVP

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Plant Variety Protection Act — The Plant Variety Protection Act of 1970 (PVPA), 7 U.S.C. §§ 2321 2582, is an intellectual property statute in the United States. The PVPA gives breeders up to 25 years of exclusive control over new, distinct, uniform, and stable sexually… …   Wikipedia

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  • Swedish National Plant Variety Board — The Swedish National Plant Variety Board ( Statens Växtsortnämnd ) was a Swedish government agency that answered to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Consumer Affairs. The agency handled issues related to plant breeders rights, and was… …   Wikipedia

  • Plant breeders' rights — (PBR), also known as plant variety rights (PVR), are intellectual property rights granted to the breeder of a new variety of plant (or to another person or entity that can claim title in the new plant variety by, for example, agreement with the… …   Wikipedia

  • plant patent — A patent issued for new strains of asexually reproducing plants. Plant patents last for 20 years from the date the patent is filed. Certain sexually reproduced plants also may be protected under the Plant Variety Protection Act of 1970 for… …   Law dictionary

  • Plant Patent Act of 1930 — The Plant Patent Act of 1930 (enacted on 1930 06 17 as Title III of the Hawley Smoot Tariff, ch. 497, USStat|46|703) is a United States federal law spurred by the work of Luther Burbank. This piece of legislation made it possible to patent new… …   Wikipedia

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  • Plant breeding — is the art and science of changing the genetics of plants in order to produce desired characteristics.[1] Plant breeding can be accomplished through many different techniques ranging from simply selecting plants with desirable characteristics for …   Wikipedia

  • Variety (plant) — A plant variety is a legal term, following the UPOV Convention. Recognition of a cultivated plant as a variety (in this sense) provides its breeder with some legal protection, so called plant breeders rights, depending to some extent on the… …   Wikipedia

  • plant breeders' rights — Abbreviation: PBR Legal protection of a new plant variety granted to the breeder or his successor in title. The effect of PBR is that prior authorization is required before the material can be used for commercial purposes …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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