Seminars & Symposia

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See UPOV Collection for guidance and information materials concerning plant variety protection.

UPOV sessions: program of the week

Meetings by Topic next Seminars & Symposia

  • UPOV-ITPGRFA/SYM/GE/16: Symposium on Possible Interrelations between the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) and the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV Convention)
    October 26, 2016 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • UPOV/SEM/GE/16: Seminar on Propagating and Harvested Material in the Context of the UPOV Convention
    October 24, 2016 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • UPOV/SEM/GE/13: Seminar on essentially derived varieties (EDVs)
    October 22, 2013 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • UPOV/SYM/GE/12: Symposium on the Benefits of Plant Variety Protection for Farmers and Growers
    November 2, 2012 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • UPOV/SYM/GE/11: Symposium on Plant Breeding for the Future
    October 21, 2011 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • UPOV/SEM/GE/11: Seminar on Plant Variety Protection and Technology Transfer: the Benefits of Public-Private Partnership
    April 11 to April 12, 2011 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • UPOV/DUS-SEM: Seminar on DUS Testing
    March 18 to March 20, 2010 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • UPOV/SYM/GE/08: Symposium on Contracts in Relation to Plant Breeders' Rights
    October 31, 2008 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • WIPO-UPOV/SYM/03: WIPO-UPOV Symposium on Intellectual Property Rights in Plant Biotechnology
    October 24, 2003 (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • WIPO-UPOV/SYM/02: WIPO-UPOV Symposium on the Co-Existence of Patents and Plant Breeders' Rights in the Promotion of Biotechnological Developments
    October 25, 2002 (Geneva, Switzerland)

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