Managing Intellectual Property Rights in Plant Varieties

Summary

To prepare a report on the management of intellectual property rights in plant varieties including plant breeder's rights patents trade marks copyright passing off and confidentiality agreements in the grain and seedindustries.

Program

Pasture Seeds

Research Organisation

University of Technology, Sydney

Objective Summary

The objective of this project is to prepare a report on the management of intellectual property rights in plant varieties including plant breeder's rights patents trade marks copyright passing off and confidentiality agreements in the grain and seedindustries. In particular the report will focus on the incidence status and content of IP contracts and licensing agreements including growing agreements and the exhaustion of IP rights under IP sales agreements. The report will analysis existing standard contracts in these industries and comment on the legality of effectiveness of existing industry practices.

Project Code

PRJ-000771

Project Stage

Closed

Project Start Date

Wednesday, December 15, 2004

Project Completion Date

Friday, June 15, 2007

Journal Articles From Project

Not Available

National Priority

Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries

National Priority

Advanced Technology

National Priority

PSE-Connectivity and communication

Contact

Related publications

02.10.07

Plant Breeders Rights and contract Growing in the Pasture Seeds Industry