2022-10-07 2022-10-07 nhow Amsterdam RAI +31 (0)20 800 3200 nhow Amsterdam RAI Europaboulevard 2b, 1087 Amsterdam Amsterdam, 1087 2,180 € plus tax Dr. Michael Kock https://www.forum-institut.com/seminar/22121100-ip-protection-for-plant-innovation-2022/referenten/22/22_12/22121100-conference-ip-protection-for-plant-innovation_kock-michael.jpg IP Protection for Plant Innovation 2022

The conference offers you once again the most recent developments in IP for the seed industry and the breeders.

The contents of your conference
  • New Breeding Technologies: patent landscape update, global regulatory overview
  • Patents: native traits
  • Developments from China, India and Brazil
  • PVP: EDV from industry perspectives
  • Nagoya Protocol, ITPGRFA: update, digital sequence information
  • First-hand updates from UPOV, CPVO and EPO


Who should attendDo you work in the seed industry and deal with intellectual property? Or do you have clients in this field and you counsel them on IP?

Then this is the right conference for you. Breeders, representatives of plant variety, IP, patent and trademark offices as well as representatives of plant breeders‘ associations will also benefit from this conference.
The objectives of your conference
We are proud to announce FORUM Institut's 10th Conference on Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Innovation 2022 to be held 8 and 9 December 2022 in the beautiful city of Amsterdam.

The conference is the biennial venue for professionals from around the world to discuss the most important IP developments in the plant innovation sector. A panel of world-class international experts, key decision makers and leading players will focus on the most topical issues aff ecting today's IP protection for plant innovations and answer your questions. The meeting will bring together representatives from all fi elds of practice and off ers you the unique opportunity to meet practitioners.

Mark your calendar to join us for the 10th Conference on Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Innovation in Amsterdam!
Your benefit

  • High-level: You meet world-class experts and key decision makers.
  • Multiple views: You experience diff erent views in one place.
  • Best practice: You learn the best tips and tricks and share experiences.
  • Global: The event attracts delegates from across the globe.
  • Networking: You can expect fi rst class opportunities to network with the experts and your co-delegates at coffee breaks and during the
    delicious lunches.
  • Come together: You meet speakers and colleagues at the traditional Conference Dinner and experience a lively exchange of views.

Conference - IP Protection for Plant Innovation

IP Protection for Plant Innovation 2022

10th International Conference

Benefits
  • Excellent speakers
  • Up to date information
  • First-hand updates from the offices

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Speakers


Everything at a glance

Appointment

08-09/12/2022

08-09/12/2022

Period

8 - 9 December 2022 I 1st day: 09:00...

8 - 9 December 2022 I 1st day: 09:00 - 18:05 I 2nd day: 09:00 - 15:30
Venue

Amsterdam

Amsterdam

Fee
Your contact

Jean-Claude Alexandre Ho, LL.M.
Lawyer, Conference Manager

+49 6221 500-675
jc.alexandreho@forum-institut.de

Details

The conference offers you once again the most recent developments in IP for the seed industry and the breeders.

The contents of your conference
  • New Breeding Technologies: patent landscape update, global regulatory overview
  • Patents: native traits
  • Developments from China, India and Brazil
  • PVP: EDV from industry perspectives
  • Nagoya Protocol, ITPGRFA: update, digital sequence information
  • First-hand updates from UPOV, CPVO and EPO


Who should attendDo you work in the seed industry and deal with intellectual property? Or do you have clients in this field and you counsel them on IP?

Then this is the right conference for you. Breeders, representatives of plant variety, IP, patent and trademark offices as well as representatives of plant breeders‘ associations will also benefit from this conference.
The objectives of your conference

We are proud to announce FORUM Institut's 10th Conference on Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Innovation 2022 to be held 8 and 9 December 2022 in the beautiful city of Amsterdam.

The conference is the biennial venue for professionals from around the world to discuss the most important IP developments in the plant innovation sector. A panel of world-class international experts, key decision makers and leading players will focus on the most topical issues aff ecting today's IP protection for plant innovations and answer your questions. The meeting will bring together representatives from all fi elds of practice and off ers you the unique opportunity to meet practitioners.

Mark your calendar to join us for the 10th Conference on Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Innovation in Amsterdam!

Your benefit

  • High-level: You meet world-class experts and key decision makers.
  • Multiple views: You experience diff erent views in one place.
  • Best practice: You learn the best tips and tricks and share experiences.
  • Global: The event attracts delegates from across the globe.
  • Networking: You can expect fi rst class opportunities to network with the experts and your co-delegates at coffee breaks and during the
    delicious lunches.
  • Come together: You meet speakers and colleagues at the traditional Conference Dinner and experience a lively exchange of views.

Detailed programme

8 - 9 December 2022 I 1st day: 09:00 - 18:05 I 2nd day: 09:00 - 15:30

09:00 - 09:10

Welcome

09:10 - 09:30

Michael Keller (ISF)

ISF opening address

09:30 - 10:00

Michael Kock (Inari Agriculture)

Global seed industry: IP update

10:00 - 10:45

N.N. (European Patent Office)

EPO update
  • Current practice post G3/19

11:00 - 11:30

Szonja Csörgo (Euroseeds)

The seed association perspective on patents on native traits

11:30 - 12:00

Sonja Woitsch (KWS Saat), Nicolas Amelot (Syngenta)

Patents on native traits: the company perspectives
  • Comparative company’s perspectives on G3/19
  • Remaining questions post G3/19
    • Patentability - everything solved?
    • Enforceability - the next problem?

12:00 - 12:30

Panel discussion/Q&A with N.N., Szonja Csörgo, Sonja Woitsch and Nicolas Amelot

Native Traits Patents FORUM

12:30 - 13:30

Business lunch/networking

13:30 - 14:10

Francesco Mattina (CPVO)

Update from the Community Plant Variety Office
  • Recent developments at the Community Plant Variety Offi ce
  • Recent case-law

14:10 - 14:50

Peter Button (UPOV)

UPOV update
  • E-PVP: digitalizing the UPOV system
  • Scope of the breeder's right: EDV, harvested material, smallholder farmers

14:50 - 15:05

Tea and coffee break/networking

15:05 - 15:35

Magali Pla (ISF/Limagrain), Edgar Krieger (CIOPORA)

Essentially Derived Varieties - the industry association perspective

15:35 - 16:05

Eli Gilsohn (Tropic Biosciences)

Essentially Derived Varieties - another industry perspective

16:05 - 16:35

Francesco Mattina (CPVO)

Essentially Derived Varieties - an office perspective

16:35 - 17:05

Panel discussion/Q&A with Peter Button, Francesco Mattina, Magali Pla, Claudia Hallebach, Eli Gilsohn

Plant Variety Protection FORUM

17:05 - 17:35

Thomas Greiber (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation)

Update on the Nagoya Protocol

17:35 - 18:05

Dominic Muyldermans (CropLife International/EuropaBio)

The ICC perspective on the Nagoya Protocol and the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

18:05

End of the first conference day, followed by reception and conference dinner

09:00 - 09:05

Michael Kock

Opening of conference day two

09:05 - 09:35

Marc Cool (Corteva)

Cas9 Open Licensing Initiative
  • The need for scientific knowledge sharing
  • The need for transparency of breeding methods in the seed and agricultural industry
  • Open Innovation/CRISPR-Cas9 license platform: details and principles

10:05 - 10:20

Tea and coffee break/networking

10:20 - 10:50

Claudia Hallebach (KWS Saat)

The Agricultural Crop Licensing Platform: boosting plant innovation via a licensing platform for seamless technology transfer
  • Objectives and motivation for the ACLP
  • Territory, scope and membership
  • Principal rights and obligations of the members
  • State of play: fi nal framework, incorporation, membership
options, technical setup

10:50 - 11:50

Petra Jorasch (Euroseeds)

New Breeding Techniques: an overview about policy approaches in different regulatory environments
  • EU: The Commission's policy initiative on plants resulting from certain new genomic techniques (NGTs)
  • Global policy approaches on the latest plant breeding methods

11:50 - 12:35

Panel discussion/Q&A with Dan Knauss, Marc Cool, Claudia Hallebach, Petra Jorasch

New Breeding Technologies FORUM

12:35 - 13:35

Business lunch/networking

13:35 - 14:05

Elliot Papageorgiou (Gowling)

Developments in China

14:05 - 14:35

Malathi Lakshmikumaran (Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan)

Developments in India

14:35 - 15:05

Gustavo de Freitas Morais (Dannemann Siemsen)

Brazil post-backlog. What to expect?
  • Patents
    • Continuing eff orts to put the backlog to sleep for good
    • Compulsory licenses threats: did we dodge a bullet?
    • IP law review
  • Plant variety protection
    • A watershed moment: a decision by the Superior Court of Justice
    • Will Brazil ratify UPOV 1991?
  • Enforcement

15:05 - 15:30

Panel discussion/Q&A with Elliot Papageorgiou, Malathi Lakshmikumaran, Gustavo de Freitas Morais

Global Developments FORUM

15:30

End of the conference

Your Benefits

Testimonials

  • 'Good update on IP issues related to plants.' (Breeder)
  • 'You get a specialised update hard to get elsewhere and meet interesting/useful people.' (Patent Attorney)
  • 'All current important issues addressed.' (Senior Patent Counsel)
  • 'Fits today’s hot topics.' (Director)
  • 'Update on all relevant IP matters in the plant sector.' (Senior IP Manager)
  • 'Many interesting and relevant topics, many interesting stakeholders attending.' (Head RD Legal & IP)
  • 'Overview of latest developments concerning protection of plants. Excellent platform for meeting colleagues and clients.' (European Patent Attorney)
  • 'Good experience and networking. New ideas and info to check. I would recommend it.' (IP Manager)
  • 'Interesting for breeders.' (Market Access and Compliance Manager)
  • 'Quality of speakers and peers.' (Attorney-at-law)
  • 'Comprehensive and provides up to date info.' (Patent Attorney)
  • 'Generally broadened my understanding and specifi cally raised some issues in my own company.' (CEO)
  • 'Professional level of speakers, good organisation.' (General Manager)
  • 'Good collection of topics. Good and unique.' (Senior Patent Counsel)
  • 'Professional and targetted. Focused and specialist quality conference.' (CEO)
  • 'Well spent two days in getting up to speed.' (Legal Counsel)
  • 'High interest subject-matter, well presented.' (Consultant)
  • 'Very well organized!' (Research Project Leader)

Our cooperation partner: ISF

The International Seed Federation (ISF) is a non-governmental, non-profi t making organisation. It has represented its members' interests since 1924 and is widely regarded as the voice of the global seed industry. ISF's vision is a world where the best quality seed is accessible to all, supporting sustainable agriculture and food security. The organisation sees it as its mission to create the best environment for the global movement of seed and promote plant breeding and innovation in seed. ISF promotes the establishment and protection of intellectual property rights for seeds, plant varieties and associated technologies and represents the seed industry at international and inter-governmental organisations including, among others, UPOV, CBD and WIPO.

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Testimonials

What our participants say:
'Good update on IP issues related to plants.'

Patent Attorney


'Interesting for breeders.'

Market Access and Compliance Manager


'Quality of speakers and peers.'

Attorney-at-law


'Comprehensive and provides up to date info.'

Patent Attorney


'Generally broadened my understanding and specifically raised some issues in my own company.'

CEO


'Professional level of speakers, good organisation.'

General Manager