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Managing Intellectual Property Rights in Plant Varieties
Summary To prepare a report on the management of intellectual property rights in plant varieties including plant breeder's rights patents trade marks copyright passing off and confidentiality agreements in the grain and seedindustries.
Program Pasture Seeds
Research organisation University of Technology, Sydney
Objective summary The objective of this project is to prepare a report on the management of intellectual property rights in plant varieties including plant breeder's rights patents trade marks copyright passing off and confidentiality agreements in the grain and seedindustries. In particular the report will focus on the incidence status and content of IP contracts and licensing agreements including growing agreements and the exhaustion of IP rights under IP sales agreements. The report will analysis existing standard contracts in these industries and comment on the legality of effectiveness of existing industry practices.
Project Stage Closed
Project start date Wednesday, December 15, 2004
Project completion date Friday, June 15, 2007
Journal articles from project Not Available
National priority Frontier technologies for building and transforming Australian industries
Rural priority Advanced Technology
RIRDC goal PSE-Improved alignment between industry objectives and Research and development outcomes
Principal researcher Rocque Reynolds
Research manager Michael Beer
Admin contact Nick Pappas