Plant Breeders' Rights

Plant Breeders' Rights

South Africa is a member of the UPOV Convention for the Protection of new Varieties of Plants, and the WTO / TRIPS. Protection by way of a plant breeder’s right may be obtained in respect of new varieties of certain ‘kinds of plants’ by filing an application for registration under the Plant Breeders’ Rights Act. Contact us now for details on protectable subject matter, as well as our services pertaining to Plant Breeders’ Rights in South Africa and worldwide.