PATENT & TM ATTORNEYS PRACTICE
Plant Varieties and Animal Breeds
Plant varieties and animal breeds are unique intellectual property subject matter. They are biological objects that have been produced as a result of selection (i.e, purposeful selection carried out by humans), and whose genetic features distinguish them from other similar objects. Plant varieties and animal breeds should comply with certain requirements, such as novelty, be homogeneous in their distinguishing features, be distinguishable and stable. We provide our clients with high-quality services in assessing the protectability of plant varieties and animal breeds. We also prepare the necessary documents for registering rights to plant varieties and animal breeds, as well as for obtaining a permission to use them. We also provide legal support for licensing and other methods of commercialisation of our clients’ species. Lastly, we provide our clients with professional legal assistance in case of conflicts or disputes involving plant varieties and animal breeds.