UPOV Plant Breeders’ Rights in the US are only available under the USDA (PVPA) and only cover seed-propagated plants.
To patent a chemotype, the first requirement would be that such a chemotype NEVER EXISTED before as a product of nature
Whatever your business model, there will be an IP approach that can help protect what you’re trying to do.
Big Ag Will Have You Conform or Go Under
Big Cannabis will get its own patents on their own cultivars and/or other inventions — not patents that cover the plants you are using right now.
In the wake of the Phylos controversy, many are wondering about the need for DNA sequence information in patents. That’s a complicated question in some ways, because the answer has some layers and explanations to it. But, in another way, it’s a very simple question. So let’s start with simple: how much DNA sequence information […]