Plant Variety

A breeder is defined as the person who has bred or discovered and developed the variety. If a variety was bred in the course and scope of the breeder’s employment, the employer is regarded as the breeder.

An application for the grant of a plant breeders rights (PBR) can be made by the breeder thereof. In order to qualify for PBR protection, a variety has to be new, distinct, uniform and stable.

PRO IP takes care of the filing and administration of PBR applications, including all aspects of the application up to grant and beyond.