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Understand Essentially Derived Variety Concept in 90 Seconds

CIOPORA has released a short explanatory video on the Essentially Derived Variety (EDV) concept. With the 90-second video, CIOPORA, who is co-leading the...

Celebrating 25 Years of CPVO

Part 2 - Looking At The Hot Topics The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO), in Angers, France, is tasked to administer the EU system of plant...

Essentially Different: Australia’s Position on the EDV Concept

With a public UPOV Seminar coming up in Oct 2019 about essentially derived varieties (EDV’s), it becomes apparent that the views among UPOV members...

EDV – View from the USPVPO

In Oct 2018, UPOV discussed the revision of its Explanatory Note of Essentially Derived Varieties (EDVs). Several contributions for text revisions had come in,...

Is There a Need to Change UPOV? A Seed Industry View on Essentially Derived Varieties

The adoption of the UPOV 1991 Act saw the advent of the Essentially Derived Variety (EDV) concept into the Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) system....

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...

The Ten Pillars: The Position of the European Seed Industry on the Interpretation and Practical Application of the EDV Concept

The understanding of the European Seed Industry of the EDV notion boils down to the following 10 main elements: The conditions that an EDV...

Introduction to the Notion of Essentially Derived Varieties

The notorious concept of the “Essentially Derived Variety” (EDV) is one of the most complex yet fascinating legal constructions in the plant breeding rights’...

Aspects on Essentially Derived Varieties in the EU

The European Union plant variety protection system (EU PVP) is based on the UPOV 1991 Convention. The concept of essentially derived varieties (EDV) is...