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Community Plant Variety Office
  • Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Launched in 1995 to administer a system of plant variety rights. The system allows Community Plant Variety Rights (CPVRs), valid throughout the European Union, to be granted for new plant varieties as sole and exclusive form of Community intellectual property rights.

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  • Barry Turner

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