Sept 8-9, 2016: Workshop on Worldwide IP for Plants in Watsonville, CA

Sept 8-9, 2016: Workshop on Worldwide IP for Plants in Watsonville, CA

September 8-9, 2016
Driscoll’s Cassin Ranch • Watsonville, CA, USA

The CIOPORA Academy will make its U.S. debut in California with a 2-day, small group educational workshop.  The event will consist of 6 ‘Modules’ focusing on today’s important topics in intellectual property protection for plants.  On the evening of September 8, participants will be invited to a networking dinner at Shadow Brook restaurant in beautiful Santa Cruz, California (transportation will be included).  Seats are available on a first come, first served basis.

Topics:

  • Updates on Plant Patents in the U.S. and Utility Patents
  • Basic Principles of Trademark Protection
  • Basic Principles of Plant Breeders’ Rights
  • Basics of Licensing of PBR and Plant Patents
  • New Developments in PBR
  • Suitability and Use of Variety Denomination and its Relation to Trademarks’