The new Plant Variety Gazette is now available for download. Please visit the Plant Variety Gazettes page or click the link below to download the Plant Variety Gazette Volume 16.
PVP STAT is now available under resources.
Welcome to the new Philippine Plant Variety Protection website.
The Plant Variety Protection Office (PVPO) was created through Republic Act 9168, An Act to Provide Protection to New Varieties, Establishing a National PlantVariety Protection Board and for other purposes. This law is otherwise known as the Plant Variety Protection Act of 2002.
The PVP Act of 2002 is the legal basis of a sui generis system of intellectual property rights. The Act provides rights to plant breeders over the propagating material of their protected variety. Specifically, the law states In respect of the propagating materials, holders of a Certificate of Plant Variety Protection shall have the right to authorized any of the following acts:
The PVPO is under the Department of Agriculture-Bureau of Plant Industry, and a Registrar heads the Office. The PVP Office has the following functions:
DUS Eggplant, Tomato, Pumpkin, Snap Bean, Melon VarietiesEast West Seed Company PH, Lipa, Batangas
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