Plant variety rights

Judgement Review- Decision of the CJEU- C-534/10 P – Brookfield New Zealand Ltd. and Elaris SNC vs. Community Plant Variety Office and Schniga GmbH

 |Gert Würtenberger| Legal Context New plant breeding results may be granted Community plant variety right if the variety is distinct, uniform, stable and new. Whether the first three criteria “Distinctness”, “Uniformity” and “Stability” (the so called DUS requirements) are given, is examined by the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) by means of a technical examination […]