Question :

What are Community Plant Variety Rights? What are the advantages of applying for a Community Plant Variety Right?

Answer :

A Community Plant Variety Right (“CPVR”) is an intellectual property right designed for new plant varieties. Applicants can either apply for PVR protection at national or European Union level. By a single application for a CPVR, an intellectual property right is granted with unitary effect throughout the whole territory of the EU.