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Prison Term for PVP Infringement by Alleged Wheat Bandit

On 14 April 2016, a criminal court in the Spanish city of Segovia sentenced an individual to a six month prison term for infringing the plant variety protection (PVP) rights of Limagrain Europe SA┬áin the soft wheat variety known as … Continue reading

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In Spain, Plant Breeders’ Rights Criminal Cases Draw Fines, Jail Terms, Acquittal

In several separate judicial proceedings this year, Spanish courts have handled prosecutions for alleged criminal infringements of plant breeders’ rights. This article briefly reviews five cases in which courts imposed fines and prison terms, and one case upholding a finding … Continue reading

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