Decision European Patent Office
On 25 March 2015 the Enlarged Board of Appeal, as the highest 'court' of the European Patent Office, has declared that plants or seeds obtained through conventional breeding methods are patentable.
International Licensing Platform Vegetable for Plant Breeding Innovations Launched by Leading Vegetable Companies
A new business association, the International Licensing Platform Vegetable, launches today to improve global access to and use of plant breeding traits for vegetables.