Canada Ratifies the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

On July 9, 2015, in News, Patents, Plant Breeder, by Natalie Raffoul

Canada has ratified the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants. The treaty will come into force on July 19, 2015. Canada previously amended the Plant Breeders’ Rights (PBR) Act via Bill C-18, which came into force in February 2015, to bring the legislation in line with the Convention. Under the PBR […]