FOR IP PROFESSIONALS

Plant Breeder's Rights case studies

  • Andrew Lake, Pristine Forage Technologies

    Pristine Forage Technologies operates breeding and plant improvement programs across a range of annual and perennial legumes.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • End Point Royalties (EPR) Scheme

    As one of the pioneers of end point royalties (EPR) in Australia, Kerrie Gleeson from Australian Grain Technologies, shares his perspectives on how the EPR scheme has transformed the wheat breeding industry.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • Harvest, science you can eat - Radio Adelaide

    Dr Heather Bray (University of Adelaide), Dr Jane Rathgen (Adelaide Research and Innovation), and Doug Waterhouse (IP Australia) talk all things PBR on Radio Adelaide.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • PBR enforcement

    Doug Waterhouse (IP Australia), Benny Browne (a barrister), and Rob Wilson (Dupont Pioneer) discuss PBR enforcement.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • Plant Breeder's Rights for CSIRO wheat breeding program

    The plant breeder's rights (PBR) scheme has enabled the CSIRO to protect its IP rights over a new variety of water-use-efficient wheat developed through decades of research.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • Plant Breeder's Rights for agricultural plant breeder

    Companies like SARDI Pastures Group - developer of a new legume variety that could significantly reduce crop losses - use plant breeder's rights (PBR) to license new varieties to seed companies and gain royalties that help fund further innovative breeding.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • Plant Breeder's Rights for grape breeders

    The plant breeder's rights (PBR) scheme enables viticulturalists like Cleggett Wines to license new varieties to other growers and gain royalties that help fund further innovative breeding.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • Plant Breeder's Rights for rose growers

    Tasmanian rose breeder Lilia Weatherly discovered an exciting new mutation, saw its potential and applied for plant breeder's rights (PBR). Within a short time she had licensed it to a nursery and turned her hobby into a business.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • Plant Breeder's Rights for seed company

    A South Australian company commercially protected its development of high-performing crop seeds using the plant breeder's rights (PBR) process. This has become an international success that is delivering better profits for growers.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

  • Plant Breeder's Rights for the plant nursery industry

    Fleming's Nurseries' 'Zee Sweet' program was set up to provide a sustainable revenue stream for breeders of fruit varieties. It has become a model for production-based royalty programs internationally, and Fleming's is now a key player in the plant breeder's rights (PBR) system.

    Plant Breeder's Rights

Last Updated: 23/11/2013

Meet Marcus
Certificate 3 in Horticulture

Patent Administration Officer
Learn more about working with us