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No Patents On Seeds

German Parliament adops resolution against patents on conventional breeding

Berlin - 9 Feb 2012 - The Bundestag (German parliament) unanimoulsy adopted a resolution, insisting:

- that no patents are granted on conventional breeding methods, livestock and plants derived by such methods, as well as their offspring,

- that the scope of product-by-process patents which cover livestock and plants is limited to the process described in the patent.


application/pdf iconText of resolution as it was adopted on 9th February
application/pdf iconunofficial translation into English