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EU - Webinar & CPVO coop: New ways to create plants and the challenges of their IP protection

The aim of this Webinar is to understand what new breeding techniques are and to give some examples of their possible applications as well as the benefits that they can bring to agriculture, human health and the environment.

In this Webinar, you will learn about the latest genome editing techniques and their potentialities for plant breeding; the Biosafety Directive and what the European Court of Justice established on mutagenesis; the patentability of essentially biological processes and the products thereof; the relationship between essentially derived varieties and NGTs; the concerns on the effectiveness of the breeder’s exemption; and, finally yet importantly, the outcome of the report recently issued by the EU Commission on the state of art of NGTs, requested by the Council to shape a proper policy for the years to come.

  • plant variety right | plant breeding | intellectual property
  • Tuesday 8 June 2021, 10:30 - 12:00 (CEST)
  • Live streaming available

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Tuesday 8 June 2021, 10:30 - 12:00 (CEST)
European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency