Availability of exclusive rights on new plant varieties is one of the driving forces for the development of agriculture and horticulture. Patents do not provide a shelter for new variety of plants when obtained through an essentially biological process, and that is where the Plant Variety Rights could come in.
Stock is one of the few specialists in the area of plant variety rights, with litigation skills along with deep-rooted prosecution know-how.
Our services include:
✓ Advising on availability for registration
✓ Conducting denomination clearance
✓ Preparing and prosecuting applications
✓ Filing notices of opposition/cancellation
✓ Providing renewal services
✓ Recording changes of status and ownership
✓ Recording of licenses
✓ Filing of assignments