The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia is the representative body for Australian patent and trade mark attorneys.

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Plant Breeder’s Rights

Plant breeder’s rights (PBR) – administered under Australia’s Plant Breeder’s Rights Act 1994 , through the Plant Breeder’s Rights Office at IP Australia – give owners exclusive commercial rights to registered plant varieties.

These rights allow you to:

  • Produce or reproduce plant material
  • Condition plant material for propagation (including cleaning, coating, sorting, packaging and grading)
  • Offer plant material for sale, and sell it
  • Import and export plant material
  • Stock plant material for any of the above purposes.

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