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What the World Can Learn From Canada’s Approach to UPOV

Canada’s plant breeders rights commissioner talks to our European sister publication about how our country has benefited from its ratification of UPOV 91. Since 1961,...

ITPGRFA Rejects “Compromise” on Access & Benefit Sharing Enhancements

The Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) concluded its 8th session (GB8) with a rejection...

UPOV is Getting Stronger All the Time

Together, ISF and UPOV are working to encourage continued innovation needed to meet the world’s increasing needs. There are a lot of questions that surround...

Why ISF is Playing Traffic Cop

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has waited for a new Standard Material Transfer Agreement, but how can we...

Canadian PBR is a Model for the World

Latin America faces an ongoing struggle over plant breeders’ rights. Canada’s Partners in Innovation approach offers one way forward. Editor’s note: We intend this story...

As Trump Vows to Stand Up for IP Protection, a “Trade War” Ensues

Guilty: One count of conspiracy to steal trade secrets, one count of conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property and one count of...

What the World Can Learn From Canada’s Approach to UPOV

Canada’s plant breeders rights commissioner talks to our European sister publication about how our country has benefited from its ratification of UPOV 91. Since 1961,...

ITPGRFA Rejects “Compromise” on Access & Benefit Sharing Enhancements

The Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) concluded its 8th session (GB8) with a rejection...

UPOV is Getting Stronger All the Time

Together, ISF and UPOV are working to encourage continued innovation needed to meet the world’s increasing needs. There are a lot of questions that surround...

Why ISF is Playing Traffic Cop

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture has waited for a new Standard Material Transfer Agreement, but how can we...

Canadian PBR is a Model for the World

Latin America faces an ongoing struggle over plant breeders’ rights. Canada’s Partners in Innovation approach offers one way forward. Editor’s note: We intend this story...

As Trump Vows to Stand Up for IP Protection, a “Trade War” Ensues

Guilty: One count of conspiracy to steal trade secrets, one count of conspiracy to commit interstate transportation of stolen property and one count of...
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