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Plant Patents Protect Breeder’s Rights

plant patentsFor growers and nurseries, obtaining a plant patent can help to protect an investment, guarantee revenue, and increase brand prestige. Unfortunately, it isn’t always clear when a patent should be obtained and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) doesn’t exactly make the application process crystal clear. The investment of time and money to obtain a patent may or may not be worth it, but understanding what a patent provides is the first step. Continue reading