From Tradition to Modernity: Which Right for Which Varieties?

  • Nicole Bustin
Conference paper


Besides the general laws regulating our social life (property rights, penal law etc..), several specific laws can step in practice of the work of a plant breeder. Chronologically, these laws are patent law, trade marks law, protection of know-how and industrial secrecy and finally protection of plant breeders’ rights.


Breeding Process Patented Product European Patent Convent Inventive Step Biotechnologic Invention 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicole Bustin
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  1. 1.General Secretary of Plant Breeders’s Rights BoardParisFrance

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