Edgar Krieger

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EDV Principle: A Necessary PVP Protection Mechanism, not a Redundant Plagiarism Prevention

The main purpose of incorporating the principle of Essentially Derived Varieties (EDV) into the UPOV 1991 Act was to provide effective protection to breeders...

Nadorcott Case Should Prompt UPOV to Improve PVR System

The European Court of Justice decision in Nadorcott case C-176/18 exposes loopholes in the provisional protection and the protection of harvested material under the...

Why Horticultural Breeders Need UPOV to Reopen its Explanatory Notes on EDV

CIOPORA’S take on Essentially Derived Varieties In CIOPORA’s view, horticultural breeders, first and foremost, need effective protection of their Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR). In respect...