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European Union Plant Variety Protection

Gert Würtenberger, Martin Ekvad, Paul van der Kooij, and Bart Kiewiet


This book explains how the Community plant variety rights system works and provides guidance regarding the field of law relating to the Basic Regulation and other implementing regulations. It gives an idea of how the grant system works, the advantages of Community plant variety rights, and the aspects to be considered in exploiting and defending. It also explains the mechanisms in the Basic Regulation on how infringements of Community plant variety rights should be dealt with, including certain enforcement systems of the EU Member States. This book analyses major aspects that are considered of ... More

Keywords: Community plant variety rights, Basic Regulation, EU Member States, infringement proceedings, case law

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780192898234
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780192898234.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gert Würtenberger, author
Chairman, Southern German Arbitration Court for Seed and Plant Variety Protection

Martin Ekvad, author
President, CPVO

Paul van der Kooij, author
Chairman, Board of Appeal of the CPVO