Agro Patent Fast Alert is delivered weekly in PDF format, covering 20-40 patents in each issue
Innovative crops have transformed farming and are driving long-term productivity and sustainability in agriculture. But did you know it takes 10-15 years to develop commercially viable seeds?
Intellectual property rights in agriculture play a key role in enabling plant-biotech to attract investors and generate returns for reinvestment in future R&D projects.
Patents in agriculture incentivise further R&D to produce plant biotech assets. IPR in agriculture enable licencing opportunities to generate a maximum return on investment, making technology available to a wider group of researchers, expedite seed development, and rapidly improving crop yield.
Patents filed through the European, US and World (PCT) routes are routinely scanned both manually and online, providing coverage of all commercially significant patents.
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