This webinar will provide essential knowledge on the European system of Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) for growers and other actors of the horticultural value chain. The participants will learn how to check whether a cultivar is protected, what rights and obligations may arise from the use of protected varieties and corresponding licensing agreements, and why IP and IP compliance play key role for the development of global horticulture.
- intellectual property | plant breeding | plant variety right
- Live streaming available
- European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency
- Number of seats
- Entrance fee
- The webinar will be offered free of charge.
Host: European IP Helpdesk & CIOPORA - “International Community of Breeders of Asexually Reproduced Horticultural Plants”
Speaker: Dr. Edgar Krieger (Secretary General CIOPORA)
Designed for growers and propagators, the webinar will provide participants with tools to get a better general understanding of Plant Variety Protection and how it benefits all players in the green supply chain. In particular, the webinar will touch upon the principles of Plant Variety Rights and the awareness of IP liability, providing guarantees for fair business practices in the green sector.
Duration: 60 minutes (presentation) + 15 minutes (Q&A)