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Second Birthday of the ECJ ruling – Two Years of “Rest In Peace” For Plant Breeding Innovation

On 25 July 2018, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) published its ruling on mutagenesis breeding including targeted genome editing techniques. This ruling put...

Update: 26 European Business Organizations ask the EU for Pro-Innovation Rules For Plant Breeding

On 23 April, 22 European business organisations jointly signed a letter calling upon member states and the European Commission to initiate a legislative change...

22 European Business Organisations ask the EU for Pro-Innovation Rules for Plant Breeding

22 European business organisations jointly call upon member states and the European Commission to initiate a legislative change that provides innovation-friendly rules for plant...

Rest In Peace Plant Breeding Innovation In The Eu After The ECJ Ruling?

MEP Christopher Fjellner is organising an event entitled "Rest in Peace Plant Breeding Innovation in the EU after the ECJ Ruling?" on Wednesday, 6th of...

Bayer to Appeal Against Recent General Court Verdict on Neonicotinoids

Bayer will appeal against the recent ruling of the General Court of the European Union in Case T-429/13. The company is concerned that the...

So, What Did The Advocate General Bobek Say Exactly?

A legal analysis of case number C-528/16 on mutagenesis in plants In December 2014, nine French NGOs initiated legal proceedings against an Article of the...