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Retraction Note to: A Case for a Limited Breeding Exemption from Patent Protection

  • Zhiqian Wan
  • Samuel MengEmail author
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1 Retraction Note to: IIC (2018) 49:636–655  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40319-018-0719-x

The Editors-in-Chief have retracted this article (“A Case for a Limited Breeding Exemption from Patent Protection” by Zhiqian Wan and Samuel Meng, IIC (2018) 49:636–655,  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40319-018-0719-x) because the article shows significant overlap with two previous publications by Viola Prifti without proper citation (“The Breeding Exemption in Patent Law: Analysis of Compliance With Article 30 of the TRIPS Agreement” by Viola Prifti, The Journal of World Intellectual Property (2013) Vol. 16, No. 5–6, pp. 218–239,  https://doi.org/10.1002/jwip.12014 and “The Breeder’s Exception to Patent Rights – Analysis of Compliance with Article 30 of the TRIPS Agreement” by Viola Prifti, Springer 2015, ISBN 978-3-319-15770-2,  https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-15771-9). Authors Zhiqian Wan and Samuel Meng do not agree to the retraction.”

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Associate Professor; College of Humanity and LawHuazhong Agricultural UniversityWuhanChina
  2. 2.Senior Research Fellow; University of New England Business SchoolArmidaleAustralia

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