Variety Plantation Gold 06 exodus of varieties to China is serious, National Taiwan University honorary professor Guo Huaren: The protection of variety rights is obviously unequal

Published Jul 14, 2023

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China and Taiwan signed a cooperation agreement in 2010 for the mutual recognition of intellectual property rights. However, there are significant differences in the regulations and implementation of variety rights protection between the two countries. Guo Huaren, an honorary professor at National Taiwan University, suggests that variety rights holders should understand the differences before making international arrangements, and the government should actively educate them on the gaps. The outflow of high-quality crop varieties from Taiwan to China has already occurred, and the protection of variety rights needs to be considered to prevent further loss.
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Our country and China signed the "Cross-Strait Intellectual Property Protection Cooperation Agreement" in 2010, mutual recognition of patents, trademarks and plant variety rights, and the establishment of a "coordination mechanism". News. Relevant regulations and judicial implementation are different in different countries. Guo Huaren, an honorary professor of the Department of Agronomy at National Taiwan University, suggested that folk variety rights holders should understand the protection of variety rights in China and other countries before making international arrangements; etc., the government should actively explain the gap to the variety rights holders. In 2010, Guo Huaren pointed out in his paper "Analysis of the Agreement on the Protection and Cooperation of Breeders' Rights between Taiwan and China" that the protection of variety rights between the two parties is obviously not equal. The biggest key is that Chinese regulations only target the production and sale of ...
Source: Agriharvest
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