ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Varieties

Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Varieties

This paper looks at the Indian Plant Act and highlights some issues that need attention in the context of plant protection and the introduction of IPR-protected transgenic crops in the country. While the act has made a good beginning by providing a legal framework taking into account the various players, its success will depend on creating and strengthening the institutional infrastructure to register, monitor and regulate plant varieties.

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