Decide if you have a PBR
Before you apply for plant breeder’s rights find out if your new plant variety meets the eligibility criteria.
Before applying for PBR it helps to do a search to make sure your new plant variety is not already registered.
Application part 1
This is the first step in the application process, and will provide provisional protection for your new plant variety.
Get a qualified person (QP)
You need to nominate a qualified person to complete some parts of your application for plant breeder’s rights.
The growing trial needs to demonstrate that your new plant variety is distinct, stable and uniform.
Application part 2
The description of your new plant variety is provided for publication at this final stage of applying for plant breeder’s rights.